Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: midterm elections

WATCH: Ahead of midterms, ‘Rigged’ exposes GOP’s 10-year effort to sabotage...

"The suppression of American voters is something we thought our country had moved past, and yet here we are in the 21st century still engaged in this battle over fundamental rights."

1,200+ US officials and candidates have rejected fossil fuel cash

"Taking the pledge means that a politician and their campaign will adopt a policy to not knowingly accept any contributions over $200 from the PACs, executives, or front groups of fossil fuel companies – companies whose primary business is the extraction, processing, distribution, or sale of oil, gas, or coal."

The ‘both sides do it’ lie

“You don't hand matches to an arsonist and you don't give power to an angry left-wing mob, and that's what the Democrats are.”

Message to Millennials

On November 6, you have the power to alter the course of American politics...

As 2018 midterms approach, Native American women are running for office...

Three Native women are running for governor, and 31 are running for seats in state legislatures.

‘Lives hang in the balance:’ 21 days before midterms, McConnell admits...

"It is genuinely not an exaggeration to say that lives hang in the balance in the midterms, Republicans want to use their political power to kill people."

Voter registration is inherently racist

And several other reasons that the midterm elections are testing how far some states can go in disenfranchising certain voters.

Are you on the list?

Even if a person is eligible, their names could be on the voter purge list after research from the Brennan Center for Justice in New York confirmed an upward trend of voter roll purges as the midterm elections are fast approaching.

Power begins at home: Vote

Building power at the state level matters now more than ever.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

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