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    Tell Mitch McConnell: Do Your Job & Stop Blocking Judges

    Any sensible person might think that Republicans would eventually get tired of blocking President Obama at every available opportunity. Well, maybe it’s time we stop trying to see rhyme or reason behind what Republicans do. Stand with Senate Democrats and demand that Republicans do their jobs instead of obstructing the president. Just recently, Mitch Connell revealed on a far-right radio show—perhaps where he’s most comfortable letting his true colors show—that he plans...

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    Don't Let Republicans Raise the Social Security Retirement Age to 70

    SIGN YOUR NAME: Don't let Republicans raise the Social Security retirement age to 70 >> Millions depend on Social Security to provide them with a safe and secure retirement, but Republicans are continuing their attempts to dismantle this very successful program. In the latest attack, leading Republican Presidential contender Jeb Bush suggested we raise the retirement age to 70! Take action → Don't let Bush and Republicans Raise the Social Security Retirement Age to 70. Progressive...

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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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    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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    Happy Birthday Barack

    August 4th is President Obama's birthday.  Sign your name, and wish him a happy birthday!                                                

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    Thank Obama & EPA for Bold Climate Action!

    It's official: for the first time EVER, we have national limits on carbon pollution from America's existing power plants—our largest source of carbon dioxide emissions. This is a huge step forward for climate action. Climate change is an undeniable problem and is one of the greatest challenges we face today. The Clean Power Plan will slash dangerous climate pollution significantly by setting the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. Take action: Thank...

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    Help Tammy Defeat Mark Kirk

    Mark Kirk has proven again and again that he’s not looking out for Illinois’ families. Kirk put his Wall Street backers first by voting to repeal Dodd-Frank banking reform. He voted against equal pay for women, childcare to support working moms, and nutrition aid for expectant women. And he was recently caught on a hot mic during a Senate committee meeting making a sexist joke. It’s no wonder that he’s been called “the most vulnerable Senator in the country....

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    Restore the Voting Rights Act

    Our right to vote is fundamental to our democracy. Yet, obstacles still prevent many Americans from electing their representatives and voting on key issues in their community, state, and our nation. Add your name to join Ted Strickland: It’s time to restore the Voting Rights Act. Even with expanded early voting, challenges still keep citizens home on Election Day. Ted Strickland believes it is wrong to keep Americans from fulfilling their constitutional right to vote. Thanks to...

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    Tell Republicans: Obamacare is Here to Stay

    After another attempt by Republicans to destroy affordable healthcare in America, the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act, keeping its successful reforms in place. Tell Republicans: Enough with the attempts to destroy affordable healthcare. Obamacare works! Despite another defeat in the courts, Republicans remain determined to tarnish the President’s overwhelmingly successful program. Tell Republicans that Obamacare is here to stay once and for all. Obamacare is...

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    Tell Texas Officials: Slavery was not just a "side issue" in the Civil War. Don’t lie to our students

    In a jaw-dropping and shameful rewrite of history, the new Texas state curriculum teaches students that slavery was just a “side issue” of the Civil War, and barely mentions the Ku Klux Klan or Jim Crow laws. It's a brazen attempt to whitewash the past, and it comes at the price of filling young minds with lies. We can’t pick and choose which parts of history we learn. While repulsive, these events are important parts of America’s history. Truths can’t be ignored...

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