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The Romney/Ryan Plan for Medicare = higher costs for seniors

The Romney/Ryan Plan for Medicare = higher costs for seniors

clee October 16, 2012 1

Via Think Progress, the Kaiser Family Foundation, a well respected non-partisan group, finds that the Romney/Ryan plan for Medicare would result in higher costs for nearly 60% of seniors: the majority of seniors would

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Stand Up for Publicly Financed Fair Elections in New York!

Stand Up for Publicly Financed Fair Elections in New York!

October 11, 2012 0

Right-wing billionaires like the Koch brothers and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson are pouring hundreds of millions into politics in an effort to defeat President Obama, and send the Senate into the hands of the

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USAction Affiliates in the News

USAction Affiliates in the News

October 11, 2012 0

USAction affiliates are busy fighting for tax fairness, protecting the vote, and stopping right-wing attacks on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. An article in the NJ Spotlight covered the release of a report about potential Medicare

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West Virginia Citizen Action seeks to overturn Citizens United

West Virginia Citizen Action seeks to overturn Citizens United

clee October 10, 2012 0

USAction affiliate West Virginia Citizen Action Group delivered a petition to House Speaker Richard Thompson, Senate President Jeffrey Kessler and other members of the West Virginia Legislature, urging them to adopt a resolution asking Congress to

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Big Bird, Rep. Schakowsky and Citizen Action/Illinois take on Paul Ryan

Big Bird, Rep. Schakowsky and Citizen Action/Illinois take on Paul Ryan

clee October 8, 2012 0

On Sunday, 65 activists joined with Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Big Bird outside a Rep. Ryan fundraiser in Chicago to tell him his economic plan is for the birds.  Folks chanted and carried signs

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Equal Justice Under the Law

Equal Justice Under the Law

clee October 5, 2012 0

It’s been five years since the Wall Street banks — through gross negligence and greed — crashed the global economy, resulting in millions losing their homes, their jobs and their livelihoods. And yet not

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Register to VOTE!

Register to VOTE!

clee October 3, 2012 0

The deadline to register to vote is fast approaching — with some states ending their voter registration drives as early as TODAY. This year’s election is pivotal and will shape the future of our

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ProgressOhio and allies say no to a Romney/Bain economy

ProgressOhio and allies say no to a Romney/Bain economy

clee September 28, 2012 0

ProgressOhio and allies protested a Mitt Romney appearance in Ohio yesterday. The protest received local and national coverage including in the New York Times: A dozen or so demonstrators, watched over by a lone police officer, taunted

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Will you pick up the phone to save Medicare?

Will you pick up the phone to save Medicare?

clee September 28, 2012 0

Tommy Thompson, the Republican nominee for Wisconsin’s open Senate seat said at a Tea Party event in June, “who better than me… to come up with programs to do away with the Medicare and

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Citizen Action of New York: Constituents of Ann Marie Buerkle Spin the “Wheel of Misfortune”

Citizen Action of New York: Constituents of Ann Marie Buerkle Spin the “Wheel of Misfortune”

clee September 28, 2012 0

Constituents of Ann Marie Buerkle Spin the “Wheel of Misfortune” to Learn the Effects of Her Voting Record Community, Labor Groups Urge Buerkle to Abandon Her Support for Tax Cuts for the Wealthy Paid

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