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Serena Williams set to retire after this year’s US Open

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Trump complained US generals lacked the loyalty German generals showed Hitler, book says

The disgraced ex-president once again showed a disturbing affinity for the genocidal German dictator and a very poor grasp of history.

Take Action: Demand Congress rebuff Trump’s SCOTUS and take climate change action NOW!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Donald Trump gets a devastating surprise from the FBI

The furious reaction from the ex-president’s buddies at Fox News over the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago is pure schadenfreude, and it is glorious.

Take Action: Tell the Justice Department: Charge Trump for the dozens of crimes he’s committed!



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Pete Buttigieg SHREDS Republicans in must-see takedown

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Perfect.


Father and son sentenced to life in prison, neighbor gets 35 years for federal hate crimes in killing of Ahmaud Arbery
The father and son convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery were both given an additional sentence of life in prison Monday on federal hate crime charges, while their neighbor was sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Take Action: Tell the Senate to end “blue slips” and fill EVERY judicial vacancy ASAP!


Rating agencies expect Biden’s bill to cut inflation and the deficit
The numbers are in, and the experts say President Biden’s historic Inflation Reduction Act is set to do just that and more.

Take Action: Tell Congress to force political groups to disclose their wealthy backers!


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Republicans hoist “We Are All Domestic Terrorists” banner at CPAC Dallas

The white supremacist convention in Texas was an unabashed celebration of the Jan. 6th attack that veered from the deranged to shockingly on the nose. Yes. we know they are, but who thought they would just come out and say it?


Marjorie Taylor Greene says it’s unfair to ruin Alex Jones for defaming Sandy Hook parents, claims Infowars is right “most of the time”
Congresswoman, are the gay, weather-controlling al-Qaeda goblins in the room with us right now?


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Military Veteran BLASTS Trump for Betraying America

OD Action Partner: How the 🤬 is this man not in handcuffs?!?!


Rudy Giuliani’s claims he can’t travel for his trial due to a medical issue immediately fall apart
In a court filing Monday, local prosecutors in Georgia said they had obtained records showing that Giuliani had “purchased multiple airline tickets with cash, including tickets to Rome, Italy, and Zurich, Switzerland,” for flights between July 22 and July 29. Oops.


Killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico spark manhunt
The most recent homicide took place on Friday, when Naeem Hussain, 25, was shot near Truman St. and Grand Ave. just before midnight. In a news release, police said they believe Hussain’s killing is tied to the killings of Muhammed Afzaal Hussain, 27, and Aftab Hussein, 41, who were shot to death on Aug. 1 and July 26, respectively.


Florida Republican calls for FBI agents to be “arrested upon sight” after Trump raid
The right-wing reaction to the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago has been nothing short of deranged across the board.


Kyrsten Sinema received $500,000 from private equity before shielding the industry from tax hikes
The vampiric, remorseless private equity companies responsible for everything from the housing crisis to the collapse of local newspapers funneled half a million dollars to the corrupt Arizona senator, and she rewarded them by keeping their tax loophole wide open.


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I wanna vax you a question

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

There are four primaries taking place TODAY: Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, and Wisconsin. 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 four states voting today and don’t yet have a plan to vote, make yours now. If you have friends there, call 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 healthcare, 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 online get-out-the-vote events happening that need your participation, like the NOPE meeting with featured speaker John Fetterman, candidate for US senator, tonight at 7 PM EDT. You can filter through other events here. No matter what you choose, your involvement can and will make 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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