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When women succeed, America succeeds

When women succeed, America succeeds

Emma Einhorn February 5, 2014 0

As President Obama said in last week’s State of the Union,”I firmly believe that when women succeed, America succeeds… It’s time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a Mad Men episode.” 

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Call your Senators: Renew Jobless Benefits Immediately

Call your Senators: Renew Jobless Benefits Immediately

clee February 5, 2014 1

Tomorrow, the Senate will vote on an extension of vital jobless benefits that have expired for more than 1.6 million families because Republicans refuse to allow a majority vote in the House and Senate.

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America Deserves a Raise

America Deserves a Raise

clee February 1, 2014 0

On Tuesday, President Obama made it clear: America deserves a raise. And he is leading by example. President Obama took the first step by signing an executive order raising the minimum wage to $10.10

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Rep. Keith Ellison: This pro-corporate bill doesn’t need a fast track

Rep. Keith Ellison: This pro-corporate bill doesn’t need a fast track

clee January 23, 2014 0

USAction is partnering with Rep. Ellison and Democracy for America to stop the TPP. Check out the below note from Rep. Keith Ellison (D, MN-05) Co-Chair, Congressional Progressive Caucus and take action.  As Co-Chair of the

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We can stop the next war

We can stop the next war

clee January 19, 2014 0

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid needs your help to prevent a war with Iran. Senator Reid and President Obama are taking on 59 Senators, including 16 Democrats, who are trying to sabotage diplomatic negotiations

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NYC Event With Sen. Warren: Taking On Big Money’s Power Over the Economy

NYC Event With Sen. Warren: Taking On Big Money’s Power Over the Economy

clee January 10, 2014 0

Via USAction affiliate Citizen Action of New York:  How can we create jobs, get student debt under control, reform Wall Street, and stop huge tax breaks for big corporations? By taking on big money

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Republicans Kick Jobless Workers While They’re Down

Republicans Kick Jobless Workers While They’re Down

clee December 28, 2013 1

Federal unemployment insurance (UI) expired today for 1.3 million Americans, including 20,000 recent veterans, because Republicans blocked an extension of critical jobless aid for the long-term unemployed. Tell Congress to act immediately and renew

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Farewell to Health Care for America Now

Farewell to Health Care for America Now

clee December 20, 2013 0

By Richard Kirsch, USAction Board Member and Senior Adviser Cross-posted from Next New Deal, the blog of the Roosevelt Institute. The campaign that won passage of health care reform is closing up shop, but its

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Obama Updates His Story About America

Obama Updates His Story About America

clee December 6, 2013 1

By Richard Kirsch, USAction Board Member and Senior Adviser.  Cross-posted from Next New Deal, the blog of the Roosevelt Institute.  When President Obama frames the story of the American dream as one that is

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Don’t cut Social Security and Medicare to pay for more Pentagon waste.

Don’t cut Social Security and Medicare to pay for more Pentagon waste.

clee December 5, 2013 0

What do Republicans love more than cutting Social Security and Medicare? Contributing more to the Pentagon’s bloated budget of course! So it’s no surprise that yesterday, Tea Party Republicans in the House introduced a

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