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    Support Bernie Sanders' plan to make college tuition free

    (Petition not loading correctly?  Click here for the unformatted version) Senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is introducing a bill to make college tuition free at public institutions. Tuition is spiraling out of control. This plan will keep students from starting their lives saddled in debt. As a national investment, it will ensure sure America continues to compete effectively in the global economy. And its funding mechanism, a small tax on stock trades, will help slow the...

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    Tell W: How Dare You Lecture Us on Iraq and Iran

    Send a message to George Bush.  "How dare you lecture us on Iraq and Iran!" After the disastrous foreign policy record of the Bush administration -- including launching an unnecessary war in Iraq -- it takes an unbelievable amount of chutzpah for George W Bush to lecture President Obama...about Iraq. And now, Iran too. And yet, that's exactly what he has now started to do (see NY Times).  Taking foreign policy advice from George Bush is like getting fire safety tips from an...

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    Tell the Forest Service: Shut down Nestle's Illegal Water Pumping in California

    (Petition not loading correctly? Click here for the unformatted version) While California is currently in the midst of the worst drought it has ever faced, the multi-national Nestle Corporation is pumping tens of millions of gallons of water a year -- on a permit that expired in the 1980s.   Why was this allowed to happen? The U.S. Forest Service said their permit system has been too backlogged to notice Nestle was working on an expired permit. Sign your name and tell the U.S. Forest...

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    Thank President Obama for Choosing Diplomacy over War

    (Petition not loading properly?  Click here to view the unformatted version) President Obama has announced a historic agreement with Iran to curb that nation's nuclear program. But war hawks in Congress are steaming mad because of the deal. They’re so hell-bent on launching another war, they attacked the agreement before they even knew what was in it. Sign our letter to thank President Obama for ignoring the war hawks and choosing diplomacy: Sign your name using the form to the...

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    Tell Ted Cruz: "Repeal your own Obamacare first, hypocrite!"

    Remember when Ted Cruz filibustered for 21 hours against the Obamacare and caused a government shutdown? Now that he is in need of a new insurance plan, guess where he’s turning...the Obamacare exchange. That’s right. After Cruz’s wife decided to take a leave of absence from her cushy Goldman Sachs jobs, the Cruz family was forced to find a new health insurance plan. And he is shopping for it on the same federal exchange set up by the Affordable Care Act (aka, "Obamacare...

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    Thank You, Jon Stewart

    After 16 incredible years, Jon Stewart has announced he will be stepping down as host of The Daily Show. And while his show has been one of the funniest on TV, Stewart hasn't just entertained, he has often been simply the best at taking apart absurd talking points and political positions and the politicians who spout them.  And for many of us dealing with right-wing insanity on a nonstop basis, Stewart's show provided a much needed daily dose of sanity. So while we're happy for him, and...

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    Tell Democrats: Stop Running Away From Democratic Values & Achievements

    (Petition not loading? Click here for the unformatted version) One of the more frustrating parts of this past election was watching the trouncing of the large numbers of Democratic candidates who tried to pretend they were not Democrats, but rather, "Republican Lite." Frustrating, because we've seen this strategy fail again and again. Voters who want Republicans vote Republican. Frustrating, because we've got real achievements to run on. Democrats created Social Security and...

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    Fight for Paid Family Leave

    Stand with Hillary and Fight for Paid Family Leave It is outrageous that America is the only developed country that doesn’t provide paid family leave. Join Hillary’s campaign if you believe this is fight we should take on and win together! The arrival of a new child should be exciting and joyful – but for so many Americans it is a time of uncertainty and stress. The stark reality is that far too often parents have to go back to work without having needed time with their child...

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    Stand with Feingold & Help Take Back the Senate!

    Wisconsin’s former senator and national progressive champion Russ Feingold is back for a rematch with the Tea Party Republican who edged him out in 2010. With Feingold in the race, Democrats’ hopes of reclaiming the Senate majority go way up – Join the DSCC in standing with Russ! Russ is a top champion of campaign finance reform, and has shown time and again that he will not be bought by special interests – which is why the GOP fought so hard to replace him with their...

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    Tell Congress: Restore the Voting Rights Act

    After much Republican delay, President Obama recently called on Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act, an essential protection for minority voters in battleground states across the country: "Right now, in 2015, fifty years after Selma, there are laws across this country designed to make it harder for people to vote... Meanwhile, the Voting Rights Act, the culmination of so much blood and sweat and tears, the product of so much sacrifice in the face of wanton violence, stands...

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