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New audio of 2019 phone call reveals how Giuliani relentlessly pressured Ukraine to investigate baseless Biden conspiracies

The ex-president and his lackeys knew they couldn’t beat Biden in a fair fight, so they tried roping in foreign agents to promote baseless conspiracy theories from abroad.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Fox News’s Chris Wallace calls out Joe Manchin on air for helping Republicans

Wallace pinned the West Virginia senator to the wall for bringing checkers to a chess match.

Take Action: Restore voting rights with the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act!



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Democrats finally score HUGE win

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: We’ve been waiting for this.


Senate probe uncovers more alarming intelligence failures by Capitol Police before MAGA riot
A bipartisan probe led by two Senate committees has found that US Capitol Police and other authorities were in possession of more alarming intelligence clues ahead of the Jan. 6 attack on the complex than previously reported.


Hundreds arrested around the world in huge global organized crime sting
The FBI and Australian officials developed an encrypted device company which eventually gave them access to hundreds of criminal networks.

Take Action: Add your name to tell Congress the time to take big action on climate is NOW!


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Obama slams Republicans for embracing 2020 election conspiracy theories

The 44th president did not have nice things to say about his predecessor’s death grip on the GOP.

Take Action: Tell Democrats to create a select committee to investigate Trump’s insurrection!


Trump gives befuddled answer about his son Barron when asked about cyberattacks
Fox News’s Stuart Varney was visibly exasperated by the ex-president’s bizarre, rambling response to a very simple question.

Take Action: Demand funding for zero emission transit and busses immediately!


Democratic rep calls Joe Manchin “the new Mitch McConnell” following voting rights bill fiasco
New York Rep. Jamaal Bowman lambasted the West Virginia senator for kowtowing to the GOP on the most consequential election and ethics reform bill in years.


Steve Bannon pushes for “major effort” to “bring Joe Manchin into the Republican Party”
If you like opposing democracy, you’ll love fascism!


Republican overseeing Pentagon cybersecurity just tweeted out his Gmail password
It’s not been a good week for Rep. Mo Brooks, who was just served legal papers for helping incite the MAGA riot at the Capitol.


White House briefing room returns to full capacity as pandemic improves
All 49 seats will be filled for daily episodes of the Jen Psaki Show.


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Seriously?

Yes. Seriously.

Hope…


Today’s Action: Yes, you can do something about Joe Manchin…

You’ve probably heard about Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) recent op-ed, in which he doubles down on refusing to join every other member of the Democratic caucus in supporting the For The People Act, a sweeping upgrade of voting rights, accessibility, and transparency, and in spite of the fact that the bill is supported by 79% of West Virginia voters. Manchin also reiterates that he will not support any changes to the filibuster, which must be eliminated or reduced in power to pass essentially the entire Democratic agenda. Go ahead – get angry for a moment.

But here’s the thing: in the op-ed, Manchin reiterates his support of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which will also require the elimination of the filibuster to pass. We badly need this bill passed to restore the anti-racist voting rights protections established in 1965, and gutted by a right-leaning Supreme Court in 2013. But with one single Republican in favor, and given Mitch McConnell’s refusal to allow a vote on the bill in 2019, this is a lost cause while the filibuster remains in place – and Manchin knows this.

So Manchin wants to play chess? Fine, we’ll play chess too. But we won’t be his pawns.

This month, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to put everything on the table, forcing Senate votes on many of the pieces of legislation that Manchin and other filibuster-reform-squeamish Democrats want to see passed even as they cling to false narratives of potential bipartisanship.

And it’s our job to back Schumer’s power move and clamor like hell for these policies, to make it politically impossible for Democrats to allow their failure – thereby forcing Manchin and other moderate Democrats to change their minds about eliminating the filibuster to pass them.

No more business as usual, folks. It’s time to demand much more of moderate Democrats who have sat too long in the unchanging comfort of mediocrity. Make the call for voting rights today.

Call or email your Senators and demand the passage of the For The People Act AND the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to restore democratic voting to the people and end widespread and racist GOP voter suppression. Tell them failure is NOT an option.

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