State of the Union Address

 President Barack Obama called on the American people to “fix our politics” in his final State of the Union address. “The future we want  —  opportunity and security for our families; a rising standard of living and a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids  —  all that is within our reach. But it will only …

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President Obama Focuses on Gun Loopholes

 (CNN) President Barack Obama grew emotional Tuesday as he made a passionate call for a national “sense of urgency” to limit gun violence.   “Every time I think about those kids, it gets me mad,” Obama said, pausing to wipe away tears.   He was introduced by Mark Barden, whose son Daniel was killed in …

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Watch the Complete Video Series from MoveOn.ORG: “10 Ideas to Save the Economy”

Watch Robert Reich’s video series “The Big Picture: 10 Ideas to Save the Economy.” Mr. Reich makes the case for raising the estate tax, strengthening unions, ending corporate welfare, reinventing education, taming Wall Street, expanding Social Security, helping working families, and increasing the minimum wage. To watch these videos or to learn more about campaigns …

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SemDems Participate in Medicaid Expansion Rally

Last week, disability caucuses from around the state gathered in front of ORMC to urge the Florida Legislature to expand Medicaid to cover approximately 800,000 of the working poor. Speakers included Tiffany Namey, President of the Orange County democratic Disability Caucus, Former State Rep. Linda Stewart, Sen. Darren Soto, Rep. Victor Torres, State President of …

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