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Tell your U.S. Senator: “Vote NO on any bill that repeals Obamacare!

September 19, 2017
It’s not yet October, but it seems that some extremists in the U.S. Senate and Pres. Trump are bringing out the zombies—in the form of yet another ridiculous and damaging Obamacare (health care) repeal bill! Boo. **We can’t let this bill pass! Sign on now to tell your U.S. Senator: Protect our...
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#ProtectOurCare! How and Why to Call your U.S. Senator RIGHT NOW

September 19, 2017
Not on OUR watch will we let health care coverage be rolled back for more than 20 million people! It's time to make some calls...again... TODAY ... because health care is on the chopping block yet again: ***Call your US Senators at: 1-888-496-4842 and tell them #ProtectOurCare! --> People have...
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On Health Care: Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Bill Is Reckless and Harmful

September 13, 2017
In yet another partisan, secretive attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Senators Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy, Dean Heller and Ron Johnson today introduced a bill that would strip Medicaid funding, weaken protections for those with pre-existing conditions and lead to massive numbers of people...
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No tax cuts for wealthy corporations!

September 13, 2017
Right now, many of us have our eyes trained on Hurricane Irma, concerned about people in the path of its progress. When it rains, it pours. There’s a storm of a whole other kind brewing in our nation’s capitol—it’s one that’s not being tracked by radar on national news, and doesn’t have a catchy...
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Working Families NOT Wall Street! Updates on the budget and tax fight.

September 12, 2017
A new, major fight is starting in the U.S. Congress this fall. The fight is on whether or not extremists in Congress will get their way and cut the programs that boost our families’ health care, nutrition, and education in order to pay for tax cuts for millionaires, billionaires, and wealthy...
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Your #5Actions for This Week!

September 11, 2017
Today we remember all of those who were lost and who were impacted by 9/11, including the over 3000 children who lost parents that day alone. Thank you for all you do to for our country, including via taking action with MomsRising. Below please find our top actions for the week, including on tax...
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A Mesothelioma Diagnosis and a New Baby in the Same Year

September 8, 2017
When my husband and I recited our wedding vows to one another, we said “for better or worse, richer or poorer, in sickness and in health.” We didn’t realize that later on in our marriage, those vows would be put to the test, all at once no less. We were your typical optimistic newlyweds, and...
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Black birth workers support sacred birth and self-determination for Black mamas

September 8, 2017
This piece is published in partnership with Echoing Ida, a Forward Together Program. In a room filled with bright lights, Janeal entered her active stage of labor. With each contraction, she yelled and screamed. I held her hand and reminded her to breathe. Her hands were warm and soft. This was her...
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Tell Congress: Act quickly to extend CHIP!

September 8, 2017
Wouldn’t it be great if there were something members of Congress could agree on?! Well, believe it or not… THERE IS!!! But it needs a little push from you to get going. We’ve got a hugely popular, bipartisan issue that Congress can get done ASAP: Extending the hugely successful, life-saving...
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Birth Control Coverage is in Jeopardy, and This is a HUGE Problem

September 5, 2017
The Affordable Care Act’s mandate that Marketplace plans and all new private insurance plans , from 2012 on, cover birth control without requiring a copay or coinsurance is a critical component of the health care legislation. This mandate has made it possible for women to obtain highly effective...
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