Take Action: 1 Create a petition to your member of Congress right now asking them to co-sponsor Rep. Sarbanes’ Government by the People Act. 2 Sign up today to attend or host a rapid response event when the Supreme Court hands down its ruling in McCutcheon vs. FEC, 2014’s Citizens United. Resources: “10 Ways Citizens […]
Author: Mark Crain
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Yesterday, thousands of fast-food workers went on strike and organized rallies in more than 100 cities demanding a living wage, because, as New York strikers said, “We can’t survive on $7.25.” These efforts drew so much attention, even President Obama took notice, calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage in solidarity with “airport workers, […]
Senator Elizabeth Warren is the latest Democratic leader to come out in support of expanding Social Security benefits. Check out her brilliant appearance on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, then see MoveOn’s new polls showing deep support for Social Security expansion.
A new survey commissioned by MoveOn.org and looking at 10 key House and Senate districts found that voters there strongly oppose cutting Social Security benefits. The survey was taken as the bi-cameral budget committee began deliberations on a proposed bill that could include benefits cuts, and indicates that support for such cuts could imperil lawmakers […]
Big news: Yesterday a deal finally emerged that would end the government shutdown and stop the U.S. from hitting the debt ceiling. This is a victory that MoveOn members helped create.
Tea Party Republicans have driven the government to a shutdown for the first time in 17 years. At stake, thanks to their showmanship, is our ongoing economic recovery. That’s why we’ll be holding Tea Party Republicans accountable for this nonsense. Can you start today by sharing this image?
President Obama declared on Tuesday night that he’d halted requests for an authorization to use military force so he could pursue a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Syria with Russia—and Congress has stopped moving toward a vote on that authorization