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A Labor Day Message

Paula Bradshaw Calls for Full Employment With a Green New Deal The United States of America needs a lot of work done. Our infrastructure is in need of repair and modernizing, our inner cities are crumbling, our land and waters need protection and our people need food, water, shelter, health and education. A lot of […]

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Time to Raise the Minimum Wage

Paula Bradshaw Supports a Living-Wage Law: “America needs a raise!” In a speech delivered August 31, 1910, President Theodore Roosevelt made a common-sense observation that we seem to have forgotten about in recent years: “No man can be a good citizen unless he has a wage more than sufficient to cover the bare cost of […]

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Why We Fight

Greetings and salutations. I am running for Congress because I am part of the resistance to corporate=occupied Washington, DC.   The 1 % have used the wealth they have gained in the last 34 years to buy themselves media, lobbyists, congressmen and the Supreme Court. Not to mention the Presidency. They are using their ill-gotten […]

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Paula observes National Breastfeeding Month by calling for paid maternity leave in the U.S.

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Breastfeeding is the best way to give your baby a good start in life, in terms of nutrition, protection from disease and emotional bonding. It would be easier for American women to breastfeed their babies if the US provided paid maternity leave for new mothers. The United States is the […]

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The Farm Bill

A Green farm bill would make sure that all American citizens were well fed, farmers received just compensation, animals are treated humanely, and our topsoil and water conserved and protected. The Farm Bill passed by this Congress and signed by President Obama did none of those things. Millions of Americans will have less money for […]


Recent Articles

Bradshaw: Policies need to create jobs and save Earth (Belleville News Democrat)

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As both Hitler and George W. Bush pointed out, if you repeat something often enough, people will believe it. When Ronald Reagan cut taxes on the 1%, they used part of their new wealth to buy think tanks, media and politicians. For 30 years now, the American people have been told that Social Security and […]

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Link to Tonight’s Debate at 7pm Central Time

A link to last night’s debate –  

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Chicago Tribune Questionnaire

Editorial board questionnaires Portrait of Paula Bradshaw Paula Bradshaw Green candidate for U.S. House, 12th Paula Bradshaw Green candidate for U.S. House, 12th Education: ADN Occupation: ER RN Home: Carbondale Past Political/Civic Experience: Green Party member and precinct committee person Responses to our questionnaire Q: The federal government has $17.6 trillion in debt and is […]

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Belleville News Democrat Questionnaire

ECONOMY 1. What are the biggest hurdles to improving the region’s economy and how would you work to overcome them? First, we must recognize that the private sector alone will never create full employment at a living wage, because the profit motive drives corporations to minimize labor costs, so they eliminate jobs through technology or […]

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The Un-Debate

Join us Thursday evening for an “un-debate” and spaghetti dinner! One of Paula Bradshaw’s opponents, Mike Bost, was “too busy” for a proposed televised debate on September 25th. He has an appointment at 7pm this Thursday that he just couldn’t break, even with two months notice. That’s odd. What could be more important to someone […]

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13 Years of War Have Left Us Poorer, Not “Safer”

Bradshaw Opposes Obama’s Unconstitutional Acts of War Says Thirteen Years of Constant War Have Not Made Us Safer – Just Poorer Green Party Congressional Candidate for the 12th District of Illinois, Paula Bradshaw issued the following response to President Obama’s unilateral commitment of U.S. armed forces to attack the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria: […]

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Mike Bost Claims “Previous Comittment” As Reason For Ducking Debate

20 years in Springfield have apparently convinced Mike Bost that he can say any absurdity and get away with it. We’re supposed to believe that he had an appointment at 7pm on Sept. 25th that he couldn’t reschedule two months in advance? Just how gullible do you think the voters are, Mike? http://thesouthern.com/news/local/bost-says-he-s-not-ducking-debates-scheduling-conflict-to/article_0db72f54-fa68-567d-8246-9cf191a665fe.html

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A Labor Day Message

Paula Bradshaw Calls for Full Employment With a Green New Deal The United States of America needs a lot of work done. Our infrastructure is in need of repair and modernizing, our inner cities are crumbling, our land and waters need protection and our people need food, water, shelter, health and education. A lot of […]

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Debate Cancellation Doesn’t Serve The Voters

Paula Bradshaw calls for debate with Bill Enyart even if Bost refuses to show. Bradshaw says: “Debate cancellation doesn’t serve the voters.” Says debate should continue with herself and Bill Enyart, even if Bost refuses to show. The Paula Bradshaw for Congress campaign issued the following statement today after learning that a televised debate scheduled […]

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