Trump trashes “jerk” senator as GOP feud explodes

The Senate must put voting rights ahead of the filibuster.

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GOP “jerk” senator hits back at Trump as “Big Lie” feud explodes into public

Senator Mike Rounds’ feud with the former president escalated after some incredibly petty comments.

Take Action: Tell the Senate to END partisan gerrymandering!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Jen Psaki torches Fox News’ Peter Doocy on his first day back

The right-wing reporter recovered from COVID-19 and immediately returned to spreading misinformation about the virus.



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Prosecutor talks Trump getting charged for January 6

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Don’t miss this.


Joe Biden to back filibuster rule change in voting rights speech in Georgia
President Biden is set to throw his support behind changing the Senate’s filibuster rules to allow action on voting rights legislation, calling it a moment to choose “democracy over autocracy.”

Take Action: Tell the Senate: Do everything you can to protect our freedom to vote!


Mitt Romney defends Biden’s 2020 win against Trump’s lies
After Trump lashed out at a fellow Republican for stating the obvious and denying the Big Lie, the Utah senator and former presidential nominee took a rare stand against the disgraced ex-president.


North Carolina voters dispute GOP Rep. Cawthorn candidacy over Jan. 6
A group of voters told state officials they want Rep. Madison Cawthorn disqualified as a congressional candidate, citing his involvement in the “Stop the Steal” rally that led to the MAGA insurrection at the Capitol.

Take Action: Expel Madison Cawthorn from Congress!


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Michelle Obama unveils plans to register one million voters by the 2022 midterms

The former first lady said the the idea is “to vote like the future of our democracy depends on it.”

Take Action: Add your name to stop white washing America’s history with racism and ensure REAL African American history is taught and preserved!


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Marjorie Taylor Greene, Madison Cawthorn, and Lauren Boebert’s extremism costing them support from their voters

United Rural Democrats: New extremists in Congress are taking their districts for granted while delivering nothing for them. United Rural Democrats are organizing on the ground to shock Republicans by winning back Middle America. But they need your help!


President Biden issues rules requiring private health insurers to cover the cost of 8 at-home COVID-19 tests every month
The bold move is aimed at curbing the explosion of the omicron variant.


United Nations experts urge US to close “ugly” Guantanamo
The reviled Cuban military prison has become a site of “unrelenting human rights violations” over its twenty-year history.


Kevin McCarthy vows to remove Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, and Ilhan Omar from committees if Republicans win House
The anti-democratic move would be revenge for Democrats removing Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar from their committees for legitimate reasons.


Nebraska announces $500 million plan to claim water from Colorado
The battle for precious natural resources in 2022 tracks like a dystopian harbinger of things to come.


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Today’s Action: Tell your senators to pass the Build Back Better Act!

For months, corporate Democrat Joe Manchin has been stalling action on the transformative Build Back Better Act – and the stalemate is preventing millions of working families across America from getting historic investments in childcare, paid family and medical leave, healthcare, and universal pre-k education. His biggest sticking point? A poverty-busting permanent child tax credit that lifted three million children out of poverty in July 2021 alone.

Miners from West Virginia, his own constituents, are fighting for him to support the bill so that some renewable energy efforts are directed to coal-heavy regions. And on top of that, the bill supports health initiatives for miners with black lung disease. Manchin is neglecting his own constituents’ needs, and the rest of working America, by preventing the passage of the Build Back Better Act.

We need the Build Back Better Act, and we need it as soon as possible – without allowing Manchin to negotiate away any more key priorities.

Call (202-224-3121) or write your senators and demand they fight to keep all of the current progressive initiatives in the Build Back Better Act!

The Build Back Better Act has the power to transform the United States into a global force for cleaner energy and real emissions reduction. It would also ensure that working families pay no more than 7% of their income for childcare, which would save working families a LOT of money. And with a cost largely footed by the wealthiest households and corporate America, there’s zero reason to withhold passage or change its contents.

The only things standing in the way of real, meaningful change for working families across the country are greedy corporate politicians who would rather cash in with big oil and big pharma than keep their promises.

Call (202-224-3121) or write your senators and remind them America’s future depends on their commitment to the passage of the Build Back Better Act!

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