Tag Archives: Democracy

President Barack Obama Speaks at the University of Illinois |Mid-term Elections

Today I’m at the University of Illinois to deliver a simple message to young people all over the country: You need to vote, because our democracy depends on it. I hope you'll tune in at 11am CT: https://t.co/34WjNaVAcU — Barack … Continue reading

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Be Part of the Fight: 5 Calls

5 CALLS MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD Turn your passive participation into active resistance. Facebook likes and Twitter retweets don’t create the change you want to see. Spend 5 minutes, make 5 calls. There’s one simple and straightforward way to influence … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | #DNCLeaks: Debbie Wasserman Schultz furiously pressured MSNBC

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chair of the Democratic National Committee, was furious when she was criticized by MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski. Wasserman Schultz called for Brzezinski to “apologize” and told her co-worker Chuck Todd “this must stop.” The DNC chair … Continue reading

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Photos | Myanmar Welcomes President Obama

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