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Week 31 pledge actions

Friends, As you’ve no doubt heard, Democrat candidates for Congress lost their special elections in Georgia and South Carolina this week, both by margins of about 4%. You may attend the Indivisible GA conference at the Georgia ICAC Task Force. With such narrow margins in two traditionally strongly-Republican districts, many have hailed the results as moral victories, while simultaneously recognizing that ‘moral victories’ ultimately aren’t …

Week 27 pledge actions

Friends, A bit of good news today as a Federal appeals court upheld the injunction against Trump’s Muslim ban – a small but crucial step in protecting the rights and freedoms we all hold dear. Of course, those rights and freedoms remain under assault from the administration – most recently with the proposed Federal budget that was just released,* which slashes social safety nets and …

Week 25 pledge actions – ALL HANDS ON DECK!

Friends, This is not a drill!  After almost everyone (including Speaker Paul Ryan) had declared the GOP’s American Health Care Act dead, it rose from the grave last week, with the House passing it 217-213 on Thursday after some tweaks.  If the Senate votes with the House (which could definitely happen), this cruel bill will go to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law. …