Federal Action Alert 3/7/21

FOR PRESIDENT BIDEN: email to https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/ or leave a message on the comment line at (202) 456-1111. Re: Failure to sanction killers of Jamal Khashoggi.  Proposed script/email:  “I am profoundly dissappointed that Pres. Biden has disregarded his campaign promise to hold Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince accountable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.  Letting him […]

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Mitch McConnell Was Wrong

Last week Senate Minority Leader McConnell claimed the only reason 7 in 10 Americans supported the American Rescue Plan was because they didn’t know what was in it. New polling shows that as Americans have learned more about the bill, their support for it holds. 71 percent of Americans support Biden’s rescue package, including two […]

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Americans Haven’t Heard Much About Biden Rescue Plan But They Like What They Have Heard

Seventy-three percent of Americans support aspects of the American Rescue Plan — compared to just 19 percent who oppose it — including 71 percent of Independents and 53 percent of Republicans. This level of support is nearly identical to the 72 percent supportive of the Rescue Plan just two weeks ago. And even among those […]

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Why the Minimum Wage Hike Belongs in the COVID Relief Bill

Let’s start with an important statement laid out by Paul Krugman over a month ago: “There is indeed a radical party in America, one that, aside from hating democracy, has crazy ideas about how the world works and is at odds with the views of most voters. And it’s not the Democrats.” In fact, it’s […]

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