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Veterans erupt in fury after the GOP kills burn pit bill out of sheer spite

Enraged that Democrats figured out how to overcome GOP obstruction to help people, the America First crowd has taken their revenge by screwing over ill veterans. That’ll show ’em?

Take Action: Demand Republicans stop sabotaging President Biden’s work to combat inflation!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Jon Stewart goes viral excoriating Republicans over disgusting stunt

The beloved comedian tore into the GOP for revealing their true selves as selfish, cynical monsters.

Take Action: Tell Congress to pass the Equal Rights Amendment NOW!



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Kamala Harris SLAMS Republicans in MUST-SEE takedown

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Wow.


Sex trafficking suspect Matt Gaetz among 20 Republicans to vote against anti-sex trafficking bill
Gaetz has been under federal investigation since 2020 for having sex with a minor, and allegedly paying her to cross state lines, but what have the other 19 pro-sex trafficking Republicans been up to?

Take Action: Tell Biden to take executive action to get dark money out of politics!


Pelosi leads delegation to Asia as tension with China mounts
The House Speaker is tentatively scheduled to visit Taiwan, which China has warned will be seen as a violation of the U.S.-China Three Communiqués that govern the US’s relationship with the island.


Doug Mastriano under fire for relationship with anti-Semitic website and its neo-Nazi founder
The GOP’s extremist nominee for Pennsylvania governor has had a personal and financial relationship with Andrew Torba, founder of the white supremacist social media website Gab, which hosted the violent statement of Tree of Life Synagogue shooter who massacred 11 people.

Take Action: Demand Congress reform the extremist Supreme Court!


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Jan. 6 committee interviews Mnuchin as probe expands into Trump Cabinet

More rats fleeing Trump’s sinking shit.


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Ron Johnson: Wisconsin doesn’t need jobs or child healthcare

OD Action partner: The Trump Republican is a disgrace, and his constituents know it. Now is the time to flip this seat blue, but we all need to do our part to get it done!


Viral video shows Chicago police viciously beating 17-year-old Muslim teen
Hadi Abuatelah fled from a traffic stop — and was pummeled in the head when police finally caught up to him. The teen remains hospitalized and suffered fractures to his face, skull and pelvis and has swelling of his brain.


Justice Alito mocks foriegn critics over Roe v. Wade revocation
The robed troll took his war on women on the road where he literally added insult to injury for the tens of millions of Americans he’s helping to persecute.


Drugmakers are waging a ‘Hail Mary’ campaign to sink prescription drug price negotiation in reconciliation bill
The grasping, greedy, lowlife bloodsuckers who have spent the past two decades extorting sick Americans and destroying our communities with deadly opioids are once again pulling all the strings they can to make sure their heartless racket keeps going.


Trump goes 9/11 truther while defending Saudi golf tournament
The Whitewash Mohammed bin Salman’s Bloodsoaked Reputation Through Sports Tour, also known as the LIV golf tour, is taking place at Mar-a-Lago on Friday, much to the horror of 9/11 victims’ families. In response to their outrage, Trump claimed that “nobody’s gotten to the bottom of 9/11” despite having (correctly) previously blamed the Saudi government for playing a role in the deadly terror attacks.


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It just keeps getting worse

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Hope…


Today’s Action: Get out the vote in the primaries!

 

A huge number of states have primaries next week — Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Washington all vote on Tuesday, while Tennessee votes on Thursday. We all know the biggest enemies of progress in America are Republicans, but it’s also been painfully clear that just a few bad Democrats can muck a LOT of things up for all of us. This is our chance to do something about it — to not just elect any Democrats, but to reshape the party with real progressives to advance our legislative priorities!

 

If you live in one of the SEVEN states voting next week and don’t yet have a plan to vote, make yours now. If you have friends in Maryland, call them and cajole them to the polls! Find out when your own state’s primaries will be held, and identify your current polling place here. It is absolutely critical to show up this year — and every year — to build a truly progressive future.

 

Every. Vote. Matters. Check your voter registration status and polling place to ensure you’re prepared for upcoming primaries and the midterms — and tell your network of like-minded friends and family to do the same on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, at the park, in the bleachers, in the pews, at the dinner table, and anywhere else you can!

No matter how unpopular Trump and the GOP seem to be, Americans are still dealing with extreme income inequality, incessant voter suppression schemes, worsening climate change, relentless attacks on reproductive care, and the demonization of marginalized communities, because corrupt Republicans are regularly joined by a few bad-faith Democrats hellbent on protecting the status quo. Fortunately, we have some amazing progressives running for office this year — but they can’t win if we don’t show up!

If you’ve already voted or don’t have a primary coming up, civic engagement is still as important as ever. There are tons of virtual Get Out The Vote events happening that need your participation, like virtual letter writing with DoTheMostGood and Swing Left/Vote Forward next Monday. You can filter through events here, but no matter what you choose — you’re making a difference in this fight. 

Every meaningful electoral victory shares a common thread: progressives turning out in full force on Election Day.

Check your voter registration status at odaction.com/vote and make sure you’re ready to do your part in upcoming primaries and the midterms to win Congress and more. Then share away on social media!

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