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BREAKING: U.S. House will vote to take health care away from 24 million people.

March 24, 2017
It’s time to double down to help protect health care for 24 million people. The vote is scheduled to happen within hours. **Can you make a quick call to your U.S. Representative NOW and tell them: Vote “No!” for the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that would strip health care from millions? Use our...
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5 Ways to Stay Woke and Engaged Politically

March 23, 2017
It has been reported that the Trump presidency has inspired hundreds of thousands of people to become politically active , as if Americans have been hibernating. In this political climate, one thing has become very evident, President Trump has woken the sleeping bear. Large numbers of voters on...
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Quick Action: Raise your voice for health care!

March 23, 2017
Our voices are making a difference! The U.S. House was scheduled to vote tonight on the hugely harmful American Health Care Act (AHCA), but had to cancel the vote in no small part due to the amount of public outrage about the bill! You are being heard! We can’t let up! We need you to continue to...
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Early Education Teachers Deserve More

March 22, 2017
My three year old has been going to full time day care for over one and half year so all topics and issues relating to early childhood education and the teachers who form an integral part of it interest me tremendously. The other day I overheard a child care provider explaining how stressed she was...
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UPDATED! #KeepMarching Meeting Guides and Recordings

March 22, 2017
Downloads and recordings of #KeepMarching Telephone Town Hall Meetings. Check back for new resources monthly! MomsRising Conversation on Presidential Accountability, Including the Nuts and Bolts of Impeachment, How Special Counsels and Independent Commissions Work, and More. June 22, 2017 WAV audio...
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Child Watch® Column: A Time for Penance and Action to Help Our Immigrant Brothers and Sisters

March 17, 2017
After the new administration’s first Black History Month event included a general reference to 19th century lion Frederick Douglass as “somebody who’s done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more,” Frederick Douglass’s descendants jumped in with their own clarification.
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Child Watch® Column: Congress: Don’t Hurt Children

March 10, 2017
The Children’s Defense Fund has made giving every child a healthy start a core part of our mission for all of our 44 years. We are extremely concerned that the American Health Care Act under consideration by Congress right now would undo more than 50 years of progress made expanding comprehensive child-appropriate health coverage to tens of millions of children.
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Congressional Super Women Just Introduced This WINNING Legislation!

March 20, 2017
U.S. Senator Murray and U.S. Representative DeLauro swooped in last week (Super Woman style) with the reintroduction of the Healthy Families Act, national paid sick days legislation, which is a true win-win-win for working families, businesses, and the economy!
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Quick signature to protect our healthcare!

March 17, 2017
Yikes. We need you to raise your voice with us now: House Speaker Paul Ryan just released the U.S. House of Representatives “replacement” plan for the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) and, well, it’s bad. Like, really, really bad. → Sign our open letter to Congress that says: “Keep the...
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Trump’s Priorities are Not America’s Priorities

March 16, 2017
The budget blueprint the Trump administration released today is an attack on our families, our communities, our economy and our country. Simply put - American families, and our economy as a whole, would be worse off if Congress adopted this budget, which prioritizes building walls over building...
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