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Superdelegates: Let the voters decide

The race for the Democratic Party nomination should be decided by who gets the most votes, and not who has the most support from party insiders. That's why we're calling on all the Democratic superdelegates to pledge to back the will of the voters at the Democratic Party convention in Philadelphia.

Save Our Post Office

1. Stop closing US Postal Service mail processing plants. 2. Stop closing rural post offices. 3. Keep 6 day delivery of mail in America. 4. Return the postal service to the delivery standards prior to July 2012. 5. Return the overfunding of retirement accounts to the postal service.

DONALD TRUMP Please Stand Behind Chronic Lyme Disease Patients Being Denied Coverage And Treatment!

There are millions of people in the U.S. that had to go to 25 or more specialists to finally get diagnosed with Chronic Lyme Disease bc NONE of the doctors are properly trained in Lyme, and they use in accurate testing. Is this the doctor's fault? No....It's the CDC and IDSA's fault. The IDSA and CDC guidelines for the treatment and diagnosing of Lyme has been proven time and time again to be highly flawed and inaccurate, and yet they haven't changed it! The CDC and IDSA claim that Chronic Lyme doesn't exist based off of THEIR OWN studies, while...

Support Student Loan Forgiveness

Total outstanding student loan debt in America is expected to exceed $1.4 TRILLION this year. Millions of hardworking, taxpaying, educated Americans are being crushed under the weight of their educational debts, while the economy continues to sputter. Support a REAL economic stimulus and jobs plan. Support Student Loan Forgiveness.

Protect America's Wolves!

President Obama and his first Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar, a Colorado rancher, adopted unjust and heartless "tea party" policies toward America's wolves, and the U.S. Congress is equally guilty in this ecological and ethical injustice. Wolves are highly intelligent, native, and vital natural predators that belong on the land. Too many brutish ranchers and misguided hunters have unfairly demonized and maligned wolves for centuries. An American majority wants an end to the demonization and massacre of America's wolves and other native wildlife.

FBI Investigate numerous kidnappings, multiple child rapes, physical and mental abuse, and death threats by Jeffrey Epstein and his associates.

According to numerous articles, prior investigations, affidavits and sworn testimony, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein lured numerous young girls as young as 12 to perform sexual massages for numerous wealthy associates. These incidents apparently took place on private jets, mansions and a private island. There were parties also apparently attended by young girls. Apparently, many of these underage girls were also raped, including forcible rape and physically and mentally abused. There are sworn statements concerning physical abuse and death threats. We do not know how many because only a couple have come forward, in spite of severe intimidation and even being told...

Charge Donald Trump with Treason

Donald Trump has personally spread false information from Russian intelligence propaganda op, presenting it as true. He has outright invited Russia to hack America. Why does he collaborate with an enemy regime?

WE DEMAND A NEW PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2016

In light of the fact that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to work against Hillary Clinton's candidacy both by hacking emails and spreading fake news about her, with the goal to influence the election in favor of Donald Trump, we the citizens of the United States demand that either: 1. a NEW presidential election be held or 2. that the popular vote be respected.

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VICTORY: Gov. Brown Signs Dark Money Disclosure Bill into Law

In the wake of the large sums of out-of-state anonymous donations that flooded into California during the 2012 election, the Legislature took up SB27, which would require political nonprofits to identify their donors in California elections. So Trent Lange of the California Clean Money Campaign, along with allies including California Common Cause, Credo Action, Courage Campaign, MoveOn.org, and others, launched a campaign to get the bill passed. (Read More)

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VICTORY: Hawaii Increases the Minimum Wage!

When the Hawaii Legislature took up an important bill to raise the minimum wage, Drew Astolfi of the organization Faith Action for Community Equity, along with allies and the Hawaii MoveOn Council, launched a campaign to raise wages for workers in the state. (Read More)

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VICTORY: New York Times Works to Inform Readers on Budget

The New York Times' tendency to report on budget numbers without contextualizing them was a problem - especially in light of the recent federal budget crisis. MoveOn member (and former staffer) Daniel Mintz and Robert Naiman of Just Foreign Policy started MoveOn Petitions to Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan, asking her to institute a policy of always reporting budget numbers with percentages or comparisons. (Read More)

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VICTORY: Governor Corbett Releases Education Dollars To Philadelphia Schools

In October 2013, a student at one Philadelphia school suffered from an asthma attack that led to her death. If there had been a school nurse on campus that day, she might still be alive. This tragedy motivated Philadelphia parent Jesse Bacon to start a MoveOn Petition to Governor Tom Corbett, asking him to stop withholding $45 million of funding from Philadelphia schools. (Read More)

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VICTORY: Tribune Papers Spared From Koch Empire

When the Tribune Company went up for sale, it was widely reported that the Koch brothers were interested in acquiring its newspapers - including the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. The billionaire Kochs and their tea party politics presented a clear threat to independent journalism, so several organizations, including Forecast the Facts, Courage Campaign, and Working Families started MoveOn Petitions asking Tribune Company CEO Peter Liguori not to sell to the Koch brothers. (Read More)