Remember when the U.S. government shutdown for 16 days in 2013 because Republicans in Congress opposed Obamacare—you know the law that gave millions of uninsured Americans access to affordable healthcare? (Thanks a lot Obama.) Well guess what? You’re not having deja vu, Republicans are threatening to do it again. Here’s another flashback. Remember in 1973 […]
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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.
Once again, our nation’s economic health is being held hostage by Tea Party Republicans who insist on keeping Washington in a perpetual gridlock. MoveOn members have flocked to congressional offices across the country to hold demonstrations and tell Congress to “Stop the GOP Madness!”
Federal firefighters are denied the pay, benefits, and title that state and local firefighters receive. 24-year-old Lindon Pronto is trying to change that.
This simple exchange from Parks and Recreation illustrates just how unreasonable the GOP is being.
This spoof will cure your government shutdown blues.
If banjos and a fluffy white dog are more your style than twerking, check this out.
Here’s our new TV ad demanding that House Speaker John Boehner stand up to Tea Party Republicans and allow a vote on a clean funding bill that would reopen the government. The ad was paid for with contributions from thousands of MoveOn members.
It’s like legislative sleight of hand.
Nope, it’s not. It’s about Republicans not budging on these ideological demands, which include cutting programs for low-income and middle-class people.