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Take action! Tell your U.S. Senators to vote for witnesses and documents!

January 29, 2020
As moms, we know we must protect our democracy for our children—and for our nation. By the end of this week, the U.S. Senate will face a crucial vote in the impeachment trial of President Trump. What’s at stake is whether witnesses and new documentary evidence can be presented BEFORE a vote to...
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Impeachment Cupcakes to the Rescue!

January 29, 2020
Last week, MomsRising delivered impeachment cupcakes to U.S. Senate Republican offices with the message: “Don’t frost the American people. Bake in democracy now!” And you know what? Even though they may not all have liked our message, every single GOP office we visited welcomed us and accepted our...
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Swarm the Capitol

#SwarmTheCapitol: MomsRising There in Force

January 27, 2020
By the end of this week, the U.S. Senate will face a crucial vote in the impeachment trial of President Trump. What’s at stake is whether to call witnesses and allow new documentary evidence to be presented BEFORE a vote to remove the President of the United States. As Senate Minority Leader Chuck...
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Don’t Frost the American People. Bake in Democracy Now.

January 23, 2020
Today as the U.S. Senate continues debating the impeachment of President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, MomsRising members will deliver cupcakes to 16 key U.S. Senators. The cupcakes will carry the message: The deliveries – to U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Roy...
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Tell your U.S. Senators: Conduct a fair and complete impeachment trial!

Quick signature: The American people deserve a fair impeachment trial!

January 13, 2020
The evidence is clear: President Trump used taxpayer money and the promise of a meeting to try to obtain dirt from a foreign nation on a Democratic challenger in the 2020 elections for his own personal gain. After that, he obstructed Congress’ investigation into this abuse of power, blocking...
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Thank You Dyslexia Moms: Now Can We Get Some Back Up?

January 4, 2020
This new year, I raise my glass to dyslexia moms everywhere. L ike many parts of parenting —moms are often expected to take the lead. # 10millionmoms . Reporters from Emily Hanford of APM to Stephen Sawchuck of Ed Week to linguists and reading and curriculum experts like Lyn Stone and Karen Vaites...
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Your December 2019 MOMentum!

December 29, 2019
It’s that time already. Already! The weather changed, the air is crisp, and it’s December, when we gather inside to share meals and memories. And it’s when we, as the MomsRising movement, remember and celebrate all that we’ve accomplished together in the past year. It’s been a LOT! This month’s...
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The CHN Human Needs Report: Final spending bills, parental leave for federal workers, ACA's future, and more

December 20, 2019
The highlights - and lowlights - of the FY20 spending package. Paid parental leave for federal workers. A ruling against the ACA. Efforts to preserve SNAP and immigration benefits. All this and more in the Coalition on Human Needs' latest Human Needs Report.
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Egregious Abuse of Power Left Responsible Lawmakers No Choice But to Impeach

December 18, 2019
President Trump’s abuse of power, the ways he covered it up, and his undeniable obstruction of the congressional investigation left responsible, fair-minded members of the U.S. House of Representatives no choice but to vote to impeach him. The House did its duty today. We commend every...
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Tell Trump Administration: DO NOT use taxpayer dollars for hateful discrimination!

December 12, 2019
Add your name! We're sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, urging them to reject a Trump Administration proposal to legalize anti-LGBTQ and other discrimination.
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