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Don't Tax the Internet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Internet tax, politics, media, Internet Access, senate, laws, americans )

Sabine
- 21 days ago - change.org
Since 1998, there has been a ban on taxing Internet access. But that ban is set to expire on November 1, 2014 unless the Senate passes the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act - which will permanently extend the ban on Internet access taxes.
Here Are the Senate Democrats Who Voted for Keystone
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Keystone XL Pipeline, Democrats for Keystone XL )

Judy
- 85 days ago - marketwatch.com
Backers want the pipeline to be constructed now. But the failure of the bill to fetch the 67 Senate votes needed to override a veto means Keystone supporters will have to go back to the legislative drawing board.
Mitch McConnell's Abortion Ban: Tell the Senate: Don't Play Politics With Women's Lives ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: McConnell, abortions ban, senate, 'War On Women', republicans, news, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, healthcare )

Carrie
- 102 days ago - act.credoaction.com
This is nothing more than political grandstanding by Mitch McConnell, who promised anti-abortion activists during the election that he would make banning abortion a top priority if Republicans won control of the Senate.
Stand With Elizabeth Warren: No Wall Street Bankers Running Treasury - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Treasury, Senate, Petition, Antonio Weiss, Wall Street, Bankers )

Dandelion
- 143 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Elizabeth Warren has only been part of the Senate Democratic leadership for a few days, and she's already showing that she will stand up for Main Street over Wall Street in her new role. Now it's up to us to have her back please sign petition.
Tell the Senate: Stop the Keystone XL!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone XL, Senate, environment, petitions )

Freya
- 159 days ago - nextgenclimate.org
The Senate is about to vote on the Keystone XL pipeline. Tell your senator to vote NO.
McConnell Concedes GOP Senate Will Not Mean Obamacare Repeal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, obama, healthcare, repeal of obamacare, GOP, Senate )

Cal
- 178 days ago - npr.org
Election Day isn't until next week, but Senate Majority Leader-in-Waiting Mitch McConnell is already warning Republicans who would like to repeal Obamacare and roll back environmental regulations about two key numbers: 60 and 2.
Tell Senate: Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, September 8, Senate, vote, urgent, Supreme Court, unlimited political spending )

Dandelion
- 231 days ago - act.credoaction.com
On September 8, the Senate is scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and other toxic Supreme Court decisions that have opened the floodgates to unlimited political spending by corporations.
The Fleecing of America By Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fleecing, syphon, money, Israel, war, crimes, corrupt, congress, senate, cowards, AIPAC, politicians, American, deficit, Israel, US, treasury, bilking, taxpayers, war crimes, crimes, against, humanity, human, rights, tie, aid )

Sam
- 270 days ago - news.yahoo.com
While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military operations.
Find Out If Your Senators Voted for Women or Hobby Lobby
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, reproductive rights, birth control, Senate, Hobby Lobby )

Freya
- 281 days ago - prochoiceamerica.org
Thank them if they voted for women - or scold them for siding with Hobby Lobby and other religious nut jobs.
Senate Vote on Agriculture Funding Bill Delayed Twice By Partisan Wrangling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Agriculture Funding Bill, senate, vote, USDA, FDA, government, ethics, elections, republicans, democrats, abuse, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 306 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The $180-billion "minibus" package of appropriations bills to fund agriculture and other government programs for fiscal 2015 was pulled from the Senate floor Thursday afternoon by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) after his attempt failed to...
Stop Wall Street From Driving Up the Cost of Food and Fuel PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Goldman Sachs, money, news, politics, finance, ethics, economy, energy, corporate, society, safety, rights, government, politics, freedoms, congress, americans, abuse )

Robert
- 441 days ago - action.civilrights.org
according to studies by Princeton, MIT, the Petersen Institute, the University of London, and the U.S. Senate, among other highly credible sources. Goldman Sachs suggested that speculation in the energy market increases the price of a gallon of gas by 65
Take Filibuster Reform to the Next Level - SIGN TOM UDALL'S PETITION PLEASE!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: senate, Senate bill, Tom Udall, talking filibuster, congress, obstruction, obstructionist republicans )

Angelika
- 456 days ago - tomudall.com
Right now, any Senator can block vital bills for any reason -- and they don't even have to say why. Sign up to call on the Senate to adopt the talking filibuster rule
Senate Democrats: Don't Help the Republicans Start Another War.--Rep. Sandy Levin: Oppose Fast Track
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, fast-track, Senate, Michigan, NY, Ch.Schumer, Rep. S.Levin, Iran, war )

Angelika
- 490 days ago - act.credoaction.com
TAKE ACTION PLEASE! PHONE CALLS TO MAKE! (alternatively e-mail them) FURTHER INFO IN COMMENTS:
Senate Rejects House's Funding Bill In Party Line Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obamacare, senate, house of representatives, government shutdown, news, government, republicans, democrats, politics )

Carrie
- 572 days ago - nationalmemo.com
The vote once again sends a "clean" continuing resolution back to the House of Representatives, which now has less than 10 hours to pass the Senate bill before the government shuts down at midnight on Tuesday.
Reid Slams GOP's 'Thelma & Louise' Plan to Shut Down Government and Kill Obamacare (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obamacare, Reid, senate, congress, Americans, Tea Party, politics, government, ethics, republicans, democrats, healthcare, news )

Carrie
- 578 days ago - rawstory.com
"President Obama has been clear and I have been clear, any bill that defunds Obama and his health care plan is dead on arrival in the Senate," Reid explained on the Senate floor.
 

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