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6 Women of Color Who Campaigned for Congress on Inequality and Won
These trailblazers often drew from their own personal stories to connect with and win over the hearts of voters. Each is heading to Washington to advance a bold social and economic justice agenda, with a strong focus on reversing inequality.
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Voting Machines: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Beyond the midterms, voters must pressure Congress to pass substantive election security legislation
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At a rally at the University of Colorado in Boulder last week, Chris Hoffman wears a sign to promote a proposition to limit fracking. (David Zalubowski/AP) Views
Big Oil Is Sloshing a Crude Tsunami Across the Country
The sums the oil companies are investing are so large that they may well overwhelm science and common sense
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How to Fully Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions: It's Called Medicare for All
While Democratic candidates have rightfully exposed the outlandish lies by Trump and numerous Republicans suddenly acting as defenders of the sick, the inconvenient truth is that even with the ACA, insurance companies have found numerous ways to skirt the law, part of their business goals which...
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Ted Cruz-Challenger Beto O'Rourke Gains National Attention With Viral Video Defending NFL Players Who Take a Knee
"I can think of nothing more American than to peacefully stand up, or take a knee, for your rights, any time, anywhere, in any place."
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Recognizing Populist Demand, Gillibrand and Booker Swear Off Corporate Cash
In making pledge, Gillibrand and Booker join a small group of their Senate colleagues—Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Maria Cantwell and Bernie Sanders—who have also vowed to reject corporate PAC donations
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Iraq and Afghanistan: The $6 Trillion Bill for America’s Longest War Is Unpaid
On Memorial Day, we pay respects to the fallen from past wars – including the more than one million American soldiers killed in the Civil War, World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam. Yet the nation’s longest and most expensive war is the one that is still going on. In addition to nearly 7,000...
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Now That The House Has Passed Fast Track, Here’s What’s Next
When Wall Street and the giant corporations want something from Congress, Congress finds a way to give it to them. With only a few hours notice, the House of Representatives snuck in another fast track vote, and it passed 218-208. The bill now must return to the Senate. During the pre-vote...
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