'On the Side of the People': Nina Turner Launches New Congressional Run in Ohio

'We deserve... a leader who is on the side of the people,' says @NinaTurner, 'not out for the powerful or for themselves.'

1/26/2022 9:46:00 PM

'We deserve... a leader who is on the side of the people,' says NinaTurner, 'not out for the powerful or for themselves.'

\u0022Obstruction of the Democratic agenda is hurting Greater Cleveland and as the next congresswoman, I am going to fight back.\u0022

Andrea GermanosJanuary 26, 2022Democrat Nina Turner announced Wednesday she's running again to represent Greater Cleveland in U.S. Congress, bringing back anof priorities like Medicare for All, a living wage, and recurring federal relief amid the ongoing pandemic, and a fresh promise to be a fighter for"a progressive future that works for all."

"Greater Cleveland needs... a leader who knows poverty is a policy choice.""When we look over the course of last year, families are still struggling—with higher gas and food prices, stagnant wages, and shrinking benefits, while corporations make record profits," Turner said in a statement.

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ninaturner I was in an a rural part of FL today & there were Rump posters, flags & stickers everywhere as if it were 2016 & they didn't know any better. ninaturner Which people? VoteForChanges ninaturner We need both ninaturner and shahidforchange in office ninaturner Yeah, we do deserve it, but that's never what we end up getting.

ninaturner Yay! The people deserve a leader like Nina! Especially a Senator! The Senate needs Nina! Yay! ninaturner So, just constantly running for office then? How is she different?

"Obstruction of the Democratic agenda is hurting Greater Cleveland and as the next congresswoman, I am going to fight back." Andrea Germanos January 26, 2022 Democrat Nina Turner announced Wednesday she's running again to represent Greater Cleveland in U.S. Congress, bringing back an of priorities like Medicare for All, a living wage, and recurring federal relief amid the ongoing pandemic, and a fresh promise to be a fighter for"a progressive future that works for all." "Greater Cleveland needs... a leader who knows poverty is a policy choice." "When we look over the course of last year, families are still struggling—with higher gas and food prices, stagnant wages, and shrinking benefits, while corporations make record profits," Turner said in a statement. "We can get an agenda through Congress that puts working families first but it is being blocked by a handful of holdouts," she said."Obstruction of the Democratic agenda is hurting Greater Cleveland and as the next congresswoman, I am going to fight back." A former Ohio state senator and national co-chair for Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign, Turner made the announcement before the state's newly drawn congressional maps are , though the campaign says the new Cleveland district will likely work in her favor.  Earlier this month, the state Supreme Court the Republican-drawn state legislative district map redrawn after the majority found them to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered. The campaign development comes less than six months after Turner's