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TAKE ACTION: Executive Act,on to Stop Gun Violence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: executive order, gun violence, President Obama, guns )

- 1 day ago -
Sign the petition to President Obama to tell him you support him in taking executive action to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.
U.S. PIRG: Let's Get Big Money Out and Voters in - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Government for the People, Election 2016, big money in politics, dark money, PACs, small donors, petition )

- 1 day ago -
Right now, Congress is considering two good bills -- the Government by the People Act in the House and the Fair Elections Now Act in the Senate -- that would do several things to amplify the voice of voters.
Barack Obama Apologises for Deadly Air Strike on MSF Hospital in Kunduz
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, MSF, apology, air strike )

- 22 hours ago -
US president calls chief of Medicins Sans Frontieres to apologise for bombing of hospital in Afghanistan which killed 22 and MSF considers a war crime
TAKE ACTION: It's Time for $15!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: $15/hour, workers, union rights )

- 17 hours ago -
Workers across the nation are speaking out for $15 an hour and union rights. Add your name NOW.
Thank Ruth Bader Ginsburg for Standing Against Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: End Citizens United, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court )

- 16 hours ago -
Please join me in thanking her! Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been one of the loudest and strongest voices against the corrupting influence of money in politics. (IMHO, she is one of the only people who WILL do this, she deserves thanks for it!
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Act Now and Avert a Drastic Spike in Medicare Part B Costs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, disability, low-income )

- 22 hours ago -
Please act now to prevent increases in the 2016 Medicare Part B premium and deductible. Many older adults and people with disabilities are living on low- and fixed incomes, and simply cannot afford additional health care costs.
The Oregon Sheriff's Position on Gun Control Is More Radical Than We Think | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, US Constitution, Oath Keepers, far Right, Sandy Hook, posse comitatus, sheriffs, letter to Joe Biden, Southern Poverty Law Center, Patriot Movement, Cliven Bundy )

- 8 hours ago -
The idea expressed [by Sheriff John Hanlin], that sheriffs are the ultimate arbiters of constitutionality, has become a popular idea on the radical right. There are several national movements that champion this cause,
BP to Pay Record $20.8 Bln Over Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP to pay )

- 1 day ago -
I'll believe it when I see it. I wonder how much of any money paid will actually reach the poor or be used to rebuild actual infrastructure? The land is valuable to the politicians and land developers but the people are expendable.
Tell Congress Where You Stand on the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TTP, Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) )

- 22 hours ago -
<br /> Should Congress ratify the TPP?<br />
Hillary Clinton Says She Opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, US, presidential candidate, presidential election, news, propaganda )

- 19 hours ago -
In a sharp break from the Obama administration's position, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday came out against a major trade agreement reached earlier in the week among the U.S. and 11 other Pacific nations.
Washington Post Columnist Repudiates The Narratives Behind Conservative Media's Attacks On Planned Parenthood
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: planned parenthood, videos, investigation, hearings )

- 12 hours ago -
You would think that in 2015, the pursuit of an agency that does so much good over fraudulent videos would be an unconscionable waste of time and money. And you'd be right. But that doesn't mean they'll give up the effort.
Obamas Refugee Resettlement Plan Could Stir Battle With States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: refugees, migrants, Islam, Muslims, americans, ethics, government, obama, propaganda, terrorism, usa, war )

- 1 hour ago -
The Obama administrations pledge to absorb thousands more Syrian and other refugees could run headlong into resistance from state and local officials worried about whether their communities can handle the influx.
Argentine President: Obama Administration Tried to Convince Us to Give Iran Nuclear Fuel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Argentina, abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, obama, propaganda, terrorism, usa, Nuclear weapons )

- 1 hour ago -
Kirchner went on to say at the U.N. that when Samore was asked to provide the request in writing, all communications immediately ceased and Samore disappeared. The Obama people knew that what they were doing was wrong, and would be hated by the America
10 GMO Labeling Myths Busted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMO Labelling )

- 1 hour ago -
I just don't eat them
The Meat Industry Is Licking Its Chops Over Obama's Massive Trade Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Trans Pacific Partnership, meat, food, deals, agreements )

- 20 hours ago -
The US meat industry scored a big victory this week when world leaders hammered out an agreement that would reduce trade barriers across the Pacific.
Rep. Sewell Releases Letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch Requesting Investigation Into DMV Closures | Congresswoman Terri S
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, republicans, voting rights, Thievery )

- 3 hours ago -
This is so horrible and dishonest. Republicans are at it again. Not only Afro-Americans will be affected so will older Anglo- Saxons and everybody else will be affected. Help stop this...

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