White extremist arrested for murder spree targeting Asians

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White extremist arrested in Atlanta killing spree that targeted Asian women and left eight dead

More senseless deaths inspired by Donald Trump’s hate.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: McConnell issues dangerous THREAT to Democrats on Senate floor

The panicked Minority Leader lashed out in desperation as he saw his power slipping away.

Take Action: Add your name to demand a wealth tax so the super rich finally pay their fair share!



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Republicans CAUGHT pulling desperate stunt over relief package

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Beyond shameless.


US intelligence report says Russia used Trump allies to influence 2020 election with goal of ‘denigrating’ Biden
There will finally be consequences for interfering in American democracy.


FBI facing allegation that its 2018 background check of Brett Kavanaugh was “fake”
Senator Whitehouse is calling on Attorney General Merrick Garland to facilitate “proper oversight” into concerns on the investigation.

Take Action: Demand a REAL investigation into Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual misconduct and perjury!


Analysis: There is no “Biden Border Crisis” and calling it that plays into Republican racism
It’s critically important that we don’t fall for the misleading narratives being pushed by Trump’s cronies.


Trump Tower secures vaccines at Luxury hotel under program intended for impoverished communities
The health department is “looking into” the vaccination event at Trump Tower, saying staff aren’t yet eligible to be vaccinated and it wasn’t aware of any Protect Chicago Plus events at the Downtown hotel.


Biden: Cuomo should resign if allegations confirmed
The president said he thought Andrew Cuomo could “end up being prosecuted.”

Take Action: Tell President Biden to declare climate change a national emergency


US sanctions 24 Hong Kong and Chinese officials ahead of Blinken meeting with Beijing
Republicans said Biden would be soft on China. They were wrong.


Michigan AG charges man with terrorism for death threats against Whitmer, Biden
The defendant said he would use a gun to shoot and kill the elected officials and would “be the catalyst” for a new American revolution.


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Today’s Action: Eliminate the Jim Crow filibuster

Joe Manchin is onboard. Joe Biden is onboard. Now is the time to act!

For too long, Mitch McConnell has abused the Senate’s provision for unlimited debate to enable a minority of senators to overturn the will of the majority of Americans. But that progress-halting power could be on the verge of extinction — IF we demand it.

Contact your Senators TODAY and demand they work to eliminate the Senate’s minority veto by ending the filibuster as we know it!

What’s the filibuster? Ending debate and officially advancing most legislation to a final vote in the Senate requires 60 votes. So, the minority party may simply vote against ending debate – thereby blocking legislation that would otherwise pass with a simple majority. No long speeches into the night; the minority has nearly the same power as the majority, thanks to the filibuster.

The filibuster’s past and present is racist. It has been used countless times since the early 20th-century to block major pieces of civil rights legislation, and extend the life of horrific Jim Crow laws — prompting Rep. Ayanna Pressley to accurately dub it “the Jim Crow Filibuster.” President Obama has said the filibuster made it impossible for him to effectively govern. And, the GOP will use it to block our legislation designed to advance the voting rights of Black Americans.

Call or email your Senators and demand they eliminate the Jim Crow filibuster, to allow the majority of Americans to finally rule in the United States!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition calling on Republicans stop their racist lies about the pandemic, and be sure to follow OD Action on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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