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From cutting child poverty to praising middle class, Republicans show where they stand on the American people during President Biden’s speech to Congress

Congressional Republicans humiliated themselves by sniveling and literally refusing to stand with the country they claim to love.

Take Action: Tell Congress to stop Republicans’ voter suppression schemes. Pass the For the People Act!


Biden calls for return to government helping people, and 3 other takeaways from Biden’s address to Congress
Government has the power to make people’s lives better, and the Democratic president is determined to put that power to good use.

Take Action: Add your name to call on President Biden and Congress to expand the Supreme Court



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Republicans HUMILIATE themselves while opposing DC statehood

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: This is beyond parody.


Why are you shooting me?’: Video shows Chicago police fatally shooting Anthony Alvarez
Alvarez, 22, was shot and killed by a now-suspended officer with the Chicago Police Department on March 31.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Rudy Giuliani’s son embarrasses himself with unhinged rant after Giuliani raid

The Justice Department is pursuing justice again, and Trump’s allies are NOT handling it well.


Three men indicted on federal hate crime charges for killing Ahmaud Arbery
The killed him for jogging while Black, and in President Biden’s America, that is a crime.

Take Action: Add your name to tell the Senate to join the House in passing the NO BAN act to stop future racist bans like Trump’s disgraceful Muslim ban!


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Notorious Charlottesville marcher tries to join the military, but can’t escape his hateful past

Peter Cytanovic’s enlisted in the Florida National Guard, but an iconic photo caught up with him before he could even start his basic training.


Satellites show world’s glaciers melting faster than ever
Half the world’s glacial loss is coming from the United States and Canada.

Take Action: Tell America’s TV networks to STOP IGNORING CLIMATE CHANGE!


Trump supporter found guilty of threatening to kill members of Congress after Jan. 6 insurrection
His actions were inspired by the deliberate calls of the disgraced ex-president, but it remains to be seen if there will be any accountability for his leader.


Justice Department ends Trump-era limits on grants to “sanctuary cities”
The disgraced ex-president’s war on immigrants is finally being undone.


Fox News host slams false news stories pushed on his own network
The Republican propaganda network promoted complete lies about Kamala Harris’s book, meat bans, and Virginia schools eliminating math tests — just to name a few.


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Well, how about that?

Hope…


Today’s Action: Tell Biden to think big with his Civilian Climate Corp!

President Biden is considering the creation of a Civilian Climate Corp, a modern day version of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Civilian Conservation Corp featured in the 1930’s New Deal.

The original CCC employed 3 million men over nine years to build our National Parks into the treasure we enjoy today, as well as planting trees and fighting forest fires. Today’s CCC would modernize our cities’ and towns’ infrastructure with green energy and protect them from the growing impacts of climate change (like forest fires and flooding).

Biden’s idea is good – but it can be so much better!

Call or email your Members of Congress and urge their support for the Civilian Climate Corps for Jobs and Justice Act to tackle climate change head on: 1.5 million jobs for five years!

President Biden’s current plan includes only $10 billion in funding, enough to supply 150,000-200,000 jobs. But the depth of work our country needs to turn climate change around will take ten times that many workers…at minimum.

From installing half a million car charging stations to restoring damaged wetlands to transitioning buildings and homes to green energy, it will take a literal army of Americans committing years of effort to address this real-time crisis.

The Civilian Climate Corps for Jobs and Justice Act does just that, providing 1.5 million jobs for five years. Biden has an opportunity to make history – but he needs a push to be convinced on just how much work needs to be done.

Email or call (202.224.3121) your Members of Congress and demand they support the Civilian Climate Corps for Jobs and Justice Act, to create a 1.5 million strong workforce to address climate change!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition telling Congress to pass Biden’s American Families Plan, and be sure to follow OD Action on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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