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Pull the Pork from the Pentagon: A National Day of Action

Pull the Pork from the Pentagon: A National Day of Action

Ross Wallen March 1, 2013 1

Feb. 27 marked the emergence of an historic collaboration. USAction joined with peace groups and online activists across the country to mobilize for what many believe is the single, largest national day of action

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Stronger At Home, More Respected Abroad

Stronger At Home, More Respected Abroad

clee February 6, 2013 1

We must cut the things we don’t need, including Pentagon pork, to pay for the things we do. By USAction Executive Director Jeff Blum (Originally posted at OtherWords.org.) Americans agree it’s time to strengthen our

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USAction Affiliates Fight for Fair Taxes, Not Cuts

USAction Affiliates Fight for Fair Taxes, Not Cuts

Ross Wallen January 31, 2013 0

Across fourteen states, USAction affiliates participated in a national Day of Action, mobilizing for tax fairness and no cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. Twenty-three different events, including visits to Senate offices, rallies

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Progressive Maryland Op-Ed in the Baltimore Sun: Filibuster reform can’t wait

Progressive Maryland Op-Ed in the Baltimore Sun: Filibuster reform can’t wait

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Op-ed originally placed in the Baltimore Sun:Filibuster reform can’t wait Cardin, Mikulski must throw their weight behind reforming Senate rules By Kate Planco Waybright and Elbridge James of Progressive Maryland Two months after American

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CutPentagonWaste.com in the news

CutPentagonWaste.com in the news

clee December 17, 2012 0

The Nahsua Telegraph covered our new ad calling on GOP Senator Kelly Ayotte to proetect Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security not Pentagon waste: An advertising campaign targeting U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte accusing her of

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Politico on “Today IS the Day” Vigil at the White House

Politico on “Today IS the Day” Vigil at the White House

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USAction ED Jeff Blum was quote by Politico while he and other USAction staff attended the vigil on Friday evening at the White House. The group had gathered to demand leadership and a conversation about gun violence

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Showdown in Washington: The choices we face

Showdown in Washington: The choices we face

November 15, 2012 1

Op-ed originally posted in the Bangor Daily News By Jesse Graham, executive director of the Maine People’s Alliance The votes have been counted. The election is over. But now we have another decision to make. Over 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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Robert Kraig: One election can’t kill a true movement

Robert Kraig: One election can’t kill a true movement

clee June 18, 2012 1

Op-ed originally posted at The Cap Times. By Robert Kraig, executive director of USAction affiliate Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Clearly the failure to recall Gov. Scott Walker is a devastating setback for Wisconsin progressives.

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