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    Tell Republicans: Americans Need Paid Maternity and Sick Leave

    What do the United States and Papua New Guinea have in common? Neither one of them offer paid maternity leave for new mothers. Tell Republicans in Congress that it’s time for America to guarantee paid leave for mothers. Not only is the US the only major country that doesn’t grant workers paid time off after having a baby, we still don’t have any federal protections for those that get sick or injured. For millions of American workers, ending up in the hospital could cost them...

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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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    Call out Ted Cruz for his disaster aid hypocrisy

    Send a message, and call out Ted Cruz for his disaster aid hypocrisy. Back in 2013, when super storm Sandy devastated the northeast, Senator Ted Cruz voted against federal disaster relief, calling it "wasteful spending." Instead of helping out his fellow Americans in their hour of greatest need, he chose to lecture about "pork" and play to the idiot extreme of his right-wing base. But now in 2015, with his home state of Texas hit by floods, Senator Cruz has done a 180. He...

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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 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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    Support Bernie's Plan: Medicare for All

    Add your name to support Medicare for all >> Health care should be a basic human right. Medicare already provides cost-effective, quality healthcare to seniors. It’s time we expand this system to all Americans. If you agree, sign the petition to support a single-payer, universal Medicare system >> Our national healthcare system should provide coverage for everyone. But even though Obamacare has done a lot to increase coverage, we’re falling short of that goal. We know...

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    Tell Texas to Stop Denying Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is telling county clerks they don’t have to issue same-sex marriage licenses. The Supreme Court was clear. Marriage equality is the law of the land and it’s a Constitutional right! Add your name to tell Texas to stop breaking the law>> The news last week that marriage equality was the law of the land was joyous -- for most reasonable folks. On the other hand, bigots around the country are raging mad. And it’s not just random angry dudes...

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    Co-Sign Hillary's Letter to Support Marriage Equality

    Love won! Join Hillary and continue the fight for equal rights for every LGBT American!//Join Hillary and show your support for equal rights for every LGBT American! Marriage equality is now the law in all 50 states! The courage and determination of the LGBT community has changed hearts, minds, and laws. Generations of advocates and activists sacrificed so much for this victory. This is America at its best: inclusive, open, and striving towards true equality. But the struggle for LGBT rights...

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    Tell South Carolina: Take Down the Confederate Flag

    Today, in 2015, the Confederate flag still flies on the grounds of the South Carolina capitol.   It is time -- long past time -- for it to be taken down.    Enough waiting.  Enough excuses.  Enough lies.   Tell South Carolina officials:  Take down the Confederate flag now.  (Petition not loading? Click here for the unformatted version)                                 ...

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