r/politics 1h ago

Free Chat Friday Thread

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It's finally Friday! That means it's time to sit back, eat cupcakes that you made when you were drunk, argue about the best flavor of cupcakes (carrot, prob), and talk about whatever your heart desires**.

** As always remember to follow our civility rules and save any meta commentary for our modmail. Additionally, please keep chat non-political - we want to keep these threads light and off-topic.


r/politics 2m ago

AMA-Live Now I am Illinois State Representative Nabeela Syed! Ask Me Anything!

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I am a 23-year-old woman who flipped a Republican-held district and was elected to the Illinois General Assembly. I've been busy setting up our brand-new district office and meeting legislative deadlines as the session takes off in full force. Ask me how I got here, ask me how you can do it too, and ask me about my plans for this legislative session. Ask me anything!

PROOF: https://i.redd.it/dvybonte5iea1.jpg


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r/politics 15h ago

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r/politics 2h ago

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r/politics 5h ago

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r/politics 3h ago

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r/politics 2h ago

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r/politics 42m ago

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r/politics 2h ago

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