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    Tell Fox News: Suspend Bill O'Reilly for Lying about Combat Reporting

    If Brian Williams can be suspended for lying about coming under fire in a war zone, then it seems only fair that Bill O’Reilly should be suspended for his own lies about reporting from a combat zone in the Falklands War. In fact, O'Reilly’s lies appear far worse. Williams actually was in a combat zone, with a nearby helicopter taking fire. O’Reilly, on the other hand, was actually more than a thousand miles away from combat in Buenos Aires (source). And yet, he has...

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    Tell the GOP: No More Shutdowns: Fund the DHS

    Republicans are refusing to fund the Department of Homeland Security unless they can undo the progress made by President Obama on addressing the country’s immigration issues. They’re threatening to shut down the government unless they get what they want – AGAIN. Demand Republicans stop putting our nation’s security at risk and pass a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security. Threatening countless shutdowns is not the way we should negotiate. Shutdowns...

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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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    Help End Forced Child Marriage in Jordan

    Forced child marriage among the Syrian refugee population in Jordan is rising sharply1as more and more families see child marriage as a way to lessen their financial burden and protect girls from sexual violence. Front-line agencies are working hard to stem the tide of child marriages with education and protection programs, but are heavily underfunded. America can help change this, if we take action. We know these programs are having an impact. They are reaching thousands of men, women and...

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    Stand with President Obama against Republican Inaction

    (Petition not loading?  Click here for the unformatted version) Sign your name, and let President Obama know you stand with him, and the steps he is taking to fight Republican inaction and obstructionism. Show your support for progress, and for the actions the President is taking to move this country forward. Stand with President Obama.                                          

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    Demand Republicans Give Up Their Salaries in a Shutdown

    (Petition not loading? Click here for the unformatted version) Republican leaders are once again threatening a government shutdown. Even though the last one accomplished nothing, and even though it cost us $24 billion. Enough is enough. If Republicans are going to force America to endure this hardship, then they need to feel the pain themselves. Sign the petition, and demand that Republicans in Congress promise to give up their salaries if they force a shutdown. And to be clear, we...

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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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    Thank President Obama for Vetoing Keystone Pipeline

    Republican leaders in Congress pushed through a bill to build the Keystone XL pipeline – and President Obama has used his veto pen to stop it. Please sign your name, and join us in thanking the President for protecting our environment and our future. Here are the facts about Keystone: It is not a job creator. In fact, the project would only create 35 permanent jobs, while putting farms and communities in its path in peril. It would, however, create more than 5 billion tons of CO2 by...

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    Tell Rudy Giuliani to Apologize to President Obama

    Just a few days ago, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said the following at a Scott Walker fundraiser: “...I do not believe that the president loves America. He doesn’t love you. And he doesn’t love me. He wasn’t brought up the way you were brought up and I was brought up through love of this country.” Really Giuliani??? President Obama is the son of an immigrant, and he is a man who worked hard to attain a world class American education, and then chose...

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    Tell Republicans: A Woman's Place Is in The House – and The Senate

    Democratic women in Congress are under fire again, accused of causing gender problems in the party and “scaring off serious male challengers.” Progressive leaders like Hillary Clinton, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senator Elizabeth Warren are being attacked solely because of their gender. The problem in politics isn’t that there are too many women – it’s that there are not enough. Women make up about half the United States population but less than 20% of...

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