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US Politics & Gov't

Challenge Chris Christie: "You're 'Tired' of Hearing About the Minimum Wage? Then Try Living on It" ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, government, NJ, USA, republicans, ethics, elections, family, americans, economy, money )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - leftaction.com
Governor Christie is apparently bored by the topic, but millions of Americans working for the minimum wage don't have that luxury. Maybe Governor Christie needs to experience that first hand.
Sarah Palin Defends Family After Alleged Brawl (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'Wasilla Hillbillies', Sarah Palin, family, brawl, media, ethics, dishonesty, republicans, candidates, politics )

CarrieSIC
- 39 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The former vice presidential candidate didn't address the alleged fight directly, but praised her children. "I love my Bristol! My straight-shooter is one of the strongest young women you'll ever meet. I have to say this as a proud mama.
Why Are 10 & 13 Year Old Brothers in Detention?? ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, asylum seekers, family, violence, human rights )

Nancy
- 65 days ago - action.dreamactivist.org
Esmeralda, her husband and their five children fled from El Salvador earlier this summer after their 16-year old son was threatened after refusing to join a gang. The family was told they had 1 week to live. Esmeralda and her husband made the decision to
Tell Congress: Support Our Native Children! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: culture, family, children, native americans, indigenous children, politics )

Nancy
- 72 days ago - action.heidifornorthdakota.com
Our federal government is failing our American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian children.
Sign the Petition to Delaware Legislature: Hold Hearings on How a Wealthy, Admitted Child Rapist Avoided a Single Day of Jail Ti
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: law, politics, society, safety, rights, child, culture, crime, americans, ethics, family, dishonesty, government, humans, interesting, news, police, sadness )

Robert
- 211 days ago - dailykos.com
Sign the petition to the Delaware legislature, urging them to convene hearings on how a wealthy, admitted child rapist avoided a single day of jail time.
Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

Robert
- 230 days ago - action.workingamerica.org
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
Maria Shriver to Meet With President Obama Tuesday to Discuss "A Woman's Nation Pushes Back From the Brink"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, children, women, ethics, family, economy )

Beverly
- 288 days ago - shriverreport.org
The report is a groundbreaking investigation into the millions of women who are doing it all and barely scraping by, struggling to provide and parent in a nation that hasn't kept pace with the modern realities of their lives.
TAKE ACTION: Help End Abstinence-Only Education Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, healthcare, safety, politics, religion, health, government, children, ethics, family )

Beverly
- 296 days ago - action.americanhumanist.org
The government has spent nearly $2 billion on abstinence grants since 1996, and it's about time taxpayers stop paying for ineffective sex education that leaves children vulnerable and uneducated about their own bodies.
Tell Your House Member: Absolutely No Cuts to Food Stamps. None. PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, humans, diet, food, family, news, safety, society, americans, culture, dishonesty, interesting, politics, sadness, democrats, republicans )

Robert
- 320 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Sign and email a petition your House member now, and tell them in no uncertain terms: No Farm Bill that cuts food stamps. Absolutely no cuts to food stamps at all. None.
GOP Proven 100% Wrong About Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, hunger, americans, SNAP, child, family, ethics, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, GoodNews, goodnews, health, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, usa, lies, media, congress, propaganda, republicans )

JL
- 328 days ago - alternet.org
Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.
Tell Congress: Co-Sponsor the Strong Start for America's Children Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, education, ethics, family, government, politics, society, government, politics, congress )

Beverly
- 350 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Please urge your Members of Congress to co-sponsor the Strong Start for America's Children Act -- and to support a final budget that ends the sequester and includes significant new investments in early learning.
TELL CONGRESS: Reinstate Food Stamp Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, diet, ethics, family, food, government, health, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

Beverly
- 360 days ago - forcechange.com
For the sake of millions of Americans in need, we must demand that Congress reinstate all of the funds it has cut from SNAP, and increase overall funding for this program.
As Our Safety Nets Get Slashed, More People Fall Into Deep Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: family, government, americans, poverty, children, health, hunger )

Judy
- 369 days ago - billmoyers.com
Since 1996, the number of families with children living in extreme poverty -- that is, on $2 a day or less -- has gone up nearly 130 percent.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Speaker Boehner: Don't Kick Abused Women Onto the Street. End the GOP Shutdown.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, women, children, family, politics, government, ethics )

Beverly
- 380 days ago - act.couragecampaign.org
Let Congress vote on a "clean" continuing resolution and end this government shutdown so that women and children fleeing abuse can have a safe place to recover.
OBAMA: BE A FOOD STAMP PRESIDENT - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, presidential veto, Americans, family, children, congress, corruption, ethics, economy, government, politics, republicans )

CarrieSIC
- 401 days ago - youpower.democracyforamerica.com
President Obama - Don't allow Congress' cruel and reckless rationing starve millions of Americans. Veto any cuts to SNAP (food stamps). Since Congress has already voted on massive cuts, we only have one option left on the table: a presidential veto.
 

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