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Poor: $0 – Rich: $600 Billion

The below is an email received from Indivisible National. Though lengthy, it’s vital that you be informed about how TrumpCare will be unfolding over the next week and what you can do to help stop it. Thanks! Just as a preface: we don’t normally send “Help! The house is on…

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The secret to effective nonviolent resistance

We’re not going to end violence by telling people that it’s morally wrong, says Jamila Raqib, executive director of the Albert Einstein Institution. Instead, we must find alternative ways to conduct conflict that are equally powerful and effective. Raqib promotes nonviolent resistance to people living under tyranny — and there’s…

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52 – 48

A Message From Indivisible National: Losing elections sucks, but we didn’t lose tonight. Tonight, a little-known 30-year-old political newbie came within a few points of winning Newt Gingrich’s old congressional district. A couple states away in South Carolina, another political neophyte shifted a district that leans Republican by 9 points…

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DC Vote-A-Rama

Ezra Levin, co-founder of Indivisible explained the vote-a-rama process in a series of tweets: “Got a Democratic Senator? Here’s how they can ACTUALLY PLAY HARDBALL on TrumpCare. Yes, they have tools to use. Yes, they can win. The hardball tactic Indivisible Team is proposing here along with MoveOn.org and CREDO…

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We’ve got a secret.

“As Senate Republicans attempt to ram through the American Health Care Act (AHCA), aka Trumpcare, without public hearings before the upcoming recess, Senate Democrats on Tuesday announced their intention to introduce the ‘No Hearing, No Vote Act’ bill in order to highlight the GOP’s obfuscation.” “Senate Republicans’ attempts to pass…

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That’ll be 5,335 dinars.

Today, 196 Congressional lawmakers (30 Senators and 166 Representatives) will sue Trump for accepting payments from foreign governments which is a violation of our Constitution’s emoluments clause. The suit alleges, “Trump had not sought congressional approval for any of the payments his hundreds of businesses had received from foreign governments…

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate Hearing

Langevin Statement on Attorney General Sessions’ Testimony WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence: “The Attorney General’s testimony this afternoon was unsubstantial, unresponsive, and unacceptable. Mr. Sessions – like every government employee – has an…

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