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Families & The Federal Budget

Unemployment Insurance Was Crucial To Workers And the Economy in the Last Recession

March 23, 2020
Twelve years have passed since the onset of what we call the Great Recession. Now, as the effects of the coronavirus-spawned COVID-19 pandemic send the U.S. economy hurtling into another recession, or possibly depression, and Congress wrestles with designing the components of an urgent policy...
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***Important*** Tell your Senator to vote YES on the COVID-19 package!

March 14, 2020
Listen, I’m going to get real with you. I know that you might be more than a little anxious right now and unsure of what is going on with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreading. I am too. The good news is that late last night Speaker Nancy Pelsoi and leaders in the U.S. House of...
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Moms Are Scared. Families Are Hurting. President Trump Continues to Let Us Down.

March 11, 2020
Moms are scared. Families are hurting. And tonight we were angered as we watched President Trump utterly fail to adequately address the coronavirus pandemic. We may never have needed our government to step up with meaningful solutions more than we do now. But President Trump didn’t do that tonight...
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#5Actions You Can Take Right Now: Coronavirus, Paid Sick Days, More!

March 6, 2020
As we watch the news, coronavirus is showing up in more cities and states across the country. We have two actions related to coronavirus in this week's 5Actions. We need to make sure that once a vaccine is available, it's affordable for everyone. And, we also want to help make sure that those that...
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QUICK SIGNATURE for coronavirus testing kits!

March 4, 2020
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) already starting to spread in the United States, it is time for our federal government to take action and release funds ASAP to combat the virus and protect our families and economy. Sign our letter calling on the U.S. Congress and President Trump to pass and allocate emergency funds to combat the coronavirus ASAP.
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"Don't Gaslight Me"

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 22, 2020

February 22, 2020
Last week we asked supporters to contribute to help us fight the lies , and we struck a chord. Our campaign triggered attacks: We had to report a threatening phone call that targeted Gloria and Kristin . One thing is clear - moms and families are sick and tired of the lies and disinformation coming...
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"Don't Gaslight Me"

Get your “Don’t Gaslight Me” button!

February 17, 2020
We’ve all heard the story about six-year-old George Washington chopping down his father’s cherry tree, and not being able to lie about it. And, of course, Abraham Lincoln was known as “ Honest Abe .” This Presidents’ Day, as we remember previous Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, we...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 7, 2020

February 7, 2020
What a week. The work continues, and we the people will Keep Marching to ensure our economy and our country work for all of us. This week's list of top actions includes important items on youth incarceration, protections for pregnant workers, paid family leave, and more. Please be sure to scroll...
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2020 State of the Union Was Massive Exercise in Gaslighting

February 6, 2020
The 2020 State of the Union address was yet another massive exercise in gaslighting the American people. Since he took office three years ago, President Trump has told lie after lie after lie, and his 2020 SOTU was no different, misrepresenting his intentions and completely fabricating a record of...
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