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Biden goes on offense, announces sweeping vaccine mandates that could cover 100 million Americans

Speaking at the White House, Biden sharply criticized the tens of millions of Americans who are not yet vaccinated, despite months of availability and incentives.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Texas gets bad news about its new abortion ban

President Biden’s Department of Justice announced it is suing Texas to stop its new abortion ban, which encourages and incentivizes ordinary citizens to become bounty hunters to rat out anyone receiving — or helping others receive — an abortion after six weeks.

Take Action: Add your name to repeal the Hyde Amendment and make abortion safe, legal, and affordable!



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Texas Republicans pull horrific stunt

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Disgusting.


Hundreds of law enforcement officials were warned about “mass-casualty event” in days leading up to Capitol riot
In addition to a conference call on Jan. 4 outlining the threat of a “mass-casualty event,” officials even had a hashtag to share information on the FBI’s private communication service: #CERTUNREST2021.

Take Action: Demand the Jan 6th select committee subpoena Trump and insurrectionist-supporting Republicans NOW


“Show some respect:” Biden blasts travelers who harass flight attendants over face masks
President Joe Biden blasted travelers who harass flight attendants because they don’t want to wear a face mask and announced fines would double for those who don’t comply with the US federal transportation mask mandate.

Take Action: Tell President Biden to tax the wealthy to fund the infrastructure plan!


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Federal judge blocks controversial DeSantis-backed anti-riot law

A federal judge delivered a major blow to Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday when he temporarily blocked some authorities from enforcing a key part of the Florida’s controversial “anti-riot” bill.

Take Action: Hold Florida Governor Ron DeSantis liable for his criminally negligent response to the pandemic!


Los Angeles public schools approve vaccine mandate for students 12 and older
Vaccines work! Get the shot.


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🔥 Richard Ojeda RIPS Kevin McCarthy

No Dem Left Behind: Watch the Army veterean and Democratic star call out the “treasonous coward” in no uncertain terms.


Tennessee teen talking about grandma who died of COVID heckled by adults at school board meeting
Grady Knox was telling a personal story about his grandmother’s death to argue for mask mandates when adults laughing in the crowd told him to “shut up.”


Biden and Xi Jinping speak for the first time in months amid fraying US-China ties
President Biden held a phone call with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Thursday, only their second since Biden took office, in an attempt initiated by the US to stabilize the bilateral relationship and coax Beijing into more substantive engagement amid deepening competition.


GOP candidate-turned-MAGA-rioter complains ankle monitor “beeps too loudly” around potential clients
It turns out Proud Boy Gabriel Augustin Garcia, a one-time Florida GOP legislative candidate who stormed the US Capitol, isn’t quite as proud about his ankle monitor. Garcia, a roofer, claims “the monitor has randomly started beeping loudly around potential clients, immediately followed by an embarrassing phone call from pretrial services asking for his exact location.”


FBI seizes phone of Oath Keepers lawyer in “seditious conspiracy” investigation
Kellye SoRelle, a Texas attorney who volunteered for Lawyers for Trump and served as general counsel for the far-right Oath Keepers organization, is under investigation for “seditious conspiracy.”


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Seriously?

Yes. Seriously.

Hope…


Today’s Action: Call on your representatives to unilaterally extend the federal eviction moratorium!

An estimated 7 million tenants in the US were behind on rent as the nation’s federal eviction moratorium expired in July. While President Biden attempted to extend the moratorium in a race against the clock, the conservative-majority Supreme Court deemed it unconstitutional in late August — and since then, things have been stagnant. We need the House to pass new legislation to extend the moratorium now. Without it, more than a million people could be facing imminent eviction.

Some states have been using pandemic aid as emergency rental assistance, but distributing those funds has proven extremely challenging in some cases. Many months into the crisis, only about 11% of the $47 billion dollars in aid has been distributed to renters and landlords to help prevent evictions.

The Supreme Court ruling demands that Congress extend the moratorium unilaterally. We need everyone to keep the pressure on their representatives until the House sets new legislation in motion — it’s the only way to protect millions of renters from eviction.

Call (202-224-3121) or write your representatives and demand that they prioritize new moratorium legislation, and quickly!

We are living through extraordinary, parallel crises. The housing market is skyrocketing, rental assistance programs are struggling, and families everywhere are facing thousands of dollars in back rent and utilities exacerbated by the pandemic. Without an extension of the federal eviction moratorium, we can expect homelessness throughout the nation to rise dramatically.

Call (202-224-3121) or write your representatives and demand they extend the federal eviction moratorium immediately! Remind them that stable housing for millions of Americans depends on their willingness to act.

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