The latest on Obamacare repeal
Friend -- Congressional leaders just released their latest bill to repeal Obamacare -- and this version is even more cruel. It still raises premiums. It still gives massive tax cuts to the wealthy. And it still would cover 24 million fewer Americans than Obamacare. But this one goes even further: It allows states to opt out of a key protection for Americans with pre-existing conditions, and another that requires coverage for services including maternity care, prescription drugs, and emergency room visits. Repealing Obamacare would be a disaster -- call your representative right away and let them know. Make the call: my.ofa.us/Make-A-Call-for-Obamacare Thanks, Organizing for Action
· Thu, Apr 27 · obama

re: 100 long days
100 days in... Trump's promises: --Pledged to "Buy American" --Promised "insurance for everybody" by repealing & replacing the ACA --Campaigned on "draining the swamp" --Pledged to make lives better for American families Trump's reality: --Allows oil companies to use foreign steel while Ivanka has imported 53 shipments of her company's products from China since the election --Backs a (failed) health care bill that could have taken coverage from 24 million Americans --Filled his administration with lobbyists and appointed the wealthiest Cabinet in history --Put forth a budget that cuts funding for programs that benefit the working class, like Meals on Wheels and PBS Donate to help Democrats keep fighting Trump: my.democrats.org/100-Day-Resistance-Fund-AB
· Thu, Apr 27 · obama

Why is Amazon funding Breitbart’s hate? (sign the petition)
[ act.credoaction.com/sign/Amazon_Breitbart ]Amazon: Stop advertising on Breitbart Tell Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: “Stop funding white supremacy and misogyny. Stop advertising on Breitbart or any platform that promotes hate.” Add your name: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Amazon_Breitbart ]Sign the petition ► Dear Anne, [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Amazon_Breitbart ]Amazon: Don't fund hate CREDO members recently helped force Bill O’Reilly, Fox News’ flagship racist and misogynist, off the air. Now we need to turn our attention to Breitbart, the white supremacist, misogynistic, fake news media outlet formerly run by Steve Bannon that helped fuel Donald Trump's rise to power. After months of pressure from progressive activists, more than 1,000 advertisers have abandoned Breitbart over its racist, sexist, anti-Semitic and xenophobic reporting.^1 But one company stands out for continuing to fund Breitbart’s hate: Amazon. Our friends at UltraViolet, SumOfUs and MoveOn — along with the social media campaign Sleeping Giants — have been pushing on Amazon executives for months, but they have so far refused to pull their ads. Can you help ramp up the pressure today? [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Amazon_Breitbart ]Tell Amazon: Stop funding Breitbart’s hate. Click here to sign the petition. Amazon won’t accept discriminatory ads on its own site.^2 There is no reason for it to advertise on a site that is literally the breeding ground for some of the most toxic hate in the country. The outrage against Amazon funding Breitbart’s hate is growing inside the company. More than 550 employees have signed a petition demanding that executives stop advertising on Breitbart.^3 According to an email sent to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Senior Vice President Jeff Blackburn, an employee asked Blackburn, "What is it going to take for us to stop advertising on Breitbart News?" at a March company-wide meeting.^4 Blackburn shifted the blame from Amazon to the third-party ad exchanges through which it buys its ads, but that seems a weak excuse given the enormous number of advertisers who have successfully cut their ties with Breitbart.^5 Amazon's ads on Breitbart are not the only troubling part of its track record when it comes to Trump’s dangerous agenda. In December, Bezos was part of a meeting between tech CEOs and Trump that helped normalize and legitimize Trump and his extremism. Bezos called the meeting “very productive.”^6 That same month, CREDO partnered with our friends at Muslim Advocates, Color Of Change, MPower Change, Courage Campaign, Democracy for America and more than a dozen other progressive and civil rights groups to demand that tech companies refuse to help build Trump’s Muslim registry. While Google, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, IBM and Microsoft all pledged not to enable Trump’s xenophobic hate, Amazon failed to join them.^7 Amazon’s leaders have a choice: They can get their ads off Breitbart and make sure they never appear on other sites that promote racism, xenophobia and misogyny, or they can keep funding hate. Can you add your voice to demand they do the right thing? Tell Amazon: Stop funding Breitbart’s hate. Click the link below to sign the petition: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Amazon_Breitbart ]act.credoaction.com/sign/Amazon_Breitbart Thanks for everything you do, Heidi Hess, Senior Campaign Manager [ act.credoaction.com/go/111 ]CREDO Action from Working Assets Add your name: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Amazon_Breitbart ]Sign the petition ► References:  1. Tom Embury-Dennis, "[ act.credoaction.com/go/13812 ]Breitbart 'loses advertising deals' with more than 1,000 companies," Feb. 16, 2017.  2. Amazon, "[ act.credoaction.com/go/13766 ]Creative acceptance policy," accessed April 20, 2017.  3. Lauren C. Williams, "[ act.credoaction.com/go/13767 ]Amazon employees pressure CEO to kill Breitbart ads," ThinkProgress, April 14, 2017.  4. Charlie Warzel, "[ act.credoaction.com/go/13768 ]Over 550 Amazon employees are pressuring leadership to cut advertising ties with Breitbart," Buzzfeed, April 13, 2017.  5. Ibid.  6. David Streitfeld, "[ act.credoaction.com/go/13769 ]‘I’m here to help,’ Trump tells tech executives at meeting," The New York Times, Dec. 14, 2016.  7. Sarah A. Harvard, "[ act.credoaction.com/go/13770 ]These 3 major Silicon Valley tech companies haven't condemned Trump's Muslim registry proposal," Mic, Jan. 18, 2017.
· Wed, Apr 26 · obama

Anne, don't let these offers expire
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· Wed, Apr 26 · obama

A government shutdown?
Friend -- Congress has just three days to pass a bill that keeps the government funded, or we'll be face-to-face with another shutdown. This White House should want Congress to pass a straightforward funding bill so we can avoid the disastrous consequences of a shutdown -- but instead, they've repeatedly floated outrageous demands. Just days ago, they insisted that Congress would have to provide funds for their misguided border wall if they wanted to keep the government open. But thanks to voices like yours, the administration seems to have realized that the American people won't tolerate their tax dollars being wasted on this wall and the cruel immigration agenda it embodies. We've made clear that this demand was a non-starter, and the administration has reportedly dropped it -- at least for now. But it remains to be seen what other poison pills might end up on the table. Join the team that's standing up against the partisan games that have brought us here -- tell us you want to be a part of the effort, and we'll follow up with ways to take action: my.ofa.us/Say-No-To-Partisan-Games If Speaker Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and their colleagues can't fulfill their responsibility to fund the government, the people who they are supposed to represent, and all of us, will suffer the consequences of a shutdown: Veterans' benefits could be on the chopping block. Payments that serve as critical lifelines for the unemployed or for farmers could be discontinued. Potential homeowners or small business entrepreneurs may have to wait for their loans to be approved. National parks could close, and hundreds of thousands of government workers could be put on leave. Cutting off access to these services over ideological demands -- like insisting that taxpayers foot the bill for a foolish border wall -- would be irresponsible and harmful to the people Congress should be working for. Say we deserve better than these partisan games -- add your name now: my.ofa.us/Say-No-To-Partisan-Games Thanks, Jack Jack Shapiro Director of Policy and Campaigns Organizing for Action
· Tue, Apr 25 · obama

re: winning
The Democratic Party
· Tue, Apr 25 · obama

Sign to tell Congress: No tax legislation until Trump releases all tax returns
[ act.credoaction.com/sign/trump_tax_legislation ]Tell Congress: No tax legislation until Trump releases all tax returns Petition to Congress: "Do not consider any legislation pertaining to taxes until Donald Trump releases full copies of all undisclosed tax returns. Congress cannot consider changing the tax code while Trump hides potential conflicts of interest from legislators and the public." Add your name: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/trump_tax_legislation ]Sign the petition ► Dear Anne, [ act.credoaction.com/sign/trump_tax_legislation ]Tell Congress: No tax legislation until Trump releases all tax returns On April 15, over 100,000 protesters took to the streets in dozens of cities to demand Donald Trump finally stop the excuses and release his tax returns. The show of force got under Trump’s skin, forcing him to reroute his motorcade and prompting a Twitter tirade against the protesters – including CREDO members.^1 We cannot let this energy fade away. In the coming weeks, Congress is preparing to take up right-wing tax cut plans under the guise of “tax reform.”^2 We need to make it clear that no tax legislation should get a second of consideration until Trump releases his tax returns. [ act.credoaction.com/sign/trump_tax_legislation ]Tell Congress: No tax legislation until Trump releases all tax returns. Click here to sign the petition. CREDO was a proud supporter of the Tax Day Marches, and CREDO members showed up in force. The people out in the streets know that Trump’s taxes cut the core of so many of the problems with his discredited regime. We have not forgotten Trump admitting in one of the 2016 presidential debates that he dodges taxes, declaring that not paying taxes “makes him smart.”^3 Refusing to release the returns reflects an obsession with secrecy and open contempt for democratic norms – after all, every modern president has released their taxes. Trump’s taxes could also reveal his conflicts of interest, ties to foreign interests, potential corruption, history of making money by scamming hardworking Americans and dodging taxes. Given the enormity of potential conflict of interests, Trump owes it to the American people to be as transparent as possible and release any and all of his tax returns.^4 Now, Trump is bragging that “we’re going to surprise you” with the speed of tax cut plans.^5 Republicans are plotting nothing less than a massive handout to tax-dodging corporations and Wall Street hedge fund billionaires in the name of “overhauling” taxes. There is no way the public can judge Trump’s tax plans when we don’t know how the so-called president and his businesses stand to personally benefit – and there is no justification for considering tax legislation until every single one of his returns is public. [ act.credoaction.com/sign/trump_tax_legislation ]Tell Congress: No tax legislation until Trump releases all tax returns. Click here to sign the petition. Every modern president has released his tax returns even while going through the automatic yearly audits required for the president and vice president. Trump’s excuses that he couldn’t release returns while under an audit were always hogwash, but are even more outrageous now that he is in office.^6 Americans need to get the truth about Trump’s business dealings, his claims of extreme wealth, how he truly makes his money, what tax loopholes he is using to dodge taxes and the tax rate he actually pays. As Congress starts considering massive tax cuts for corporations and Wall Street billionaires, the American people deserve to know how much Trump stands to personally profit from Republican tax plans. Tell Congress: No tax legislation until Trump releases all tax returns. Click below to sign the petition [ act.credoaction.com/sign/trump_tax_legislation ]act.credoaction.com/sign/trump_tax_legislation Thank you for your activism, Murshed Zaheed, Political Director [ act.credoaction.com/go/111 ]CREDO Action from Working Assets Add your name: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/trump_tax_legislation ]Sign the petition ►  1. Emma Stefansky, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13792 ]Trump’s Tweets Give Tax Day Marchers At Least Part of What They Wanted,” Vanity Fair, April 16, 2017.  2. William James and Richard Cowan, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13793 ]House Speaker Ryan sees long battle over tax reform,” Reuters, April 19, 2017.  3. Siobhan Fenton, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13794 ]Presidential debate: Donald Trump claims not paying tax 'makes him smart' as pressure grows to release tax returns,” The Independent, Sept. 27, 2016.  4. Richard Painter and Norman Eisen, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13795 ]No Trump taxes, no tax reform,” USA Today Network, April 18, 2017.  5. Jacob Pramuk, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13796 ]Trump: 'We're going to surprise you' with speed of tax reform,” CNBC, April 18, 2017.  6. Stefansky, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13792 ]Trump’s Tweets Give Tax Day Marchers At Least Part of What They Wanted.”
· Tue, Apr 25 · obama

Get the Amazing 32GB iPhone 7 for $0
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· Tue, Apr 25 · obama

President Obama just now
Friend -- "Ordinary people, when working together, can do extraordinary things." --President Obama, April 24, 2017 Together we can protect the progress we've made -- and create pathways for the next generation of leaders. Say you'll be a part of the work ahead: my.ofa.us/Be-Part-Of-This Thanks, Organizing for Action
· Mon, Apr 24 · obama

Stop the NRA (sign this)
[ act.credoaction.com/sign/Block_CCR ]Stop the NRA: Block concealed carry reciprocity Tell Congress: “Block concealed carry reciprocity legislation that would undermine state laws protecting residents from gun violence.” Add your name: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Block_CCR ]Sign the petition ► Dear Anne, [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Block_CCR ]Stop the NRA The National Rifle Association’s (NRA) dream bill is moving through Congress.^1 It pushes concealed carry reciprocity, an extremely dangerous policy that would undermine state efforts to protect residents from gun violence and force every state to abide by the weakest gun laws in the country. For years, the NRA’s lock on Congress has blocked every attempt to pass proactive gun control legislation, but the gun lobby had to look to state legislatures to undermine gun safety laws and advance its “guns everywhere” agenda. Now Republicans are in control of the House and the Senate, and Donald Trump, who pandered to gun extremists on the campaign trail, is in the White House. The NRA and its lackeys in Congress see a chance to promote their reckless agenda on a national scale. We have to push back now and show our elected officials that there is a massive public opposition to the NRA’s “gun everywhere” agenda. [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Block_CCR ]Tell Congress: Block concealed carry reciprocity legislation that would undermine state laws protecting residents from gun violence. Click here to sign the petition. Every state allows some kind of concealed carry, but 39 states require a gun owner to obtain a permit before publicly carrying concealed weapons in public.^2 Some of those states require training before residents are issued permits. Some states block people who have committed violent crimes, domestic abusers, stalkers, or people with mental illness that make them a danger to themselves or others from buying a gun or getting a concealed carry permit. Nearly every state restricts residents from carrying concealed weapons in places like schools, hospitals, government buildings or bars.^3 Concealed carry reciprocity uses the differences between states’ gun control laws to water down protections across the country. It forces states to recognize concealed carry permits issued by any other state, no matter how lax the state’s permitting standards are.^4 A resident of a state whose legislature has stood up for public safety and passed gun control legislation would be no safer than a resident of a state whose legislature is in the pocket of the NRA. Years of statistics prove that comprehensive state gun laws lead to fewer gun deaths.^5 It is outrageous but not surprising that the NRA wants to undermine public safety by advancing a reckless, dangerous policy like concealed carry reciprocity. It would be even more outrageous for Congress to prove its blind allegiance to the NRA by passing it. We know that politicians beholden to the NRA won’t do the right thing unless they are forced to by their constituents. Add your voice to make sure your representatives know you expect them to stand up to the NRA, not do its bidding. Tell Congress: Block concealed carry reciprocity legislation that would undermine state laws protecting residents from gun violence. Click the link below to sign the petition: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Block_CCR ]act.credoaction.com/sign/Block_CCR Thanks for standing up to the NRA, Heidi Hess, Senior Campaign Manager [ act.credoaction.com/go/111 ]CREDO Action from Working Assets Add your name: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/Block_CCR ]Sign the petition ► References:  1. Michele Gorman, "[ act.credoaction.com/go/13755 ]Guns in America: What is national concealed carry reciprocity?" Newsweek, March 3, 2017.  2. Ibid.  3. Ibid.  4. Everytown for Gun Safety, "[ act.credoaction.com/go/13756 ]Federally Mandated Concealed Carry Reciprocity," accessed April 18, 2017.  5. Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, "[ act.credoaction.com/go/13757 ]2016 Gun Law State Scorecard,” accessed April 18, 2017.
· Mon, Apr 24 · obama

re: our goal
The Democratic Party
· Mon, Apr 24 · obama

Get the Incredible 16GB iPhone SE - on us
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· Mon, Apr 24 · obama

What we did yesterday
Friend -- Yesterday was a big day for science, progress, and facts. Help carry this momentum forward as we build for the fights ahead -- chip in now to keep the momentum strong: my.ofa.us/Pitch-In Thanks, Organizing for Action
· Sun, Apr 23 · obama

Sign the petition: Big Pharma is the problem with American health care
[ act.credoaction.com/sign/franken_big_pharma ]Stand with Sen. Franken: Fight Big Pharma. Lower drug prices. Petition to Congress: "Support real solutions that reform health care by cracking down on Big Pharma. Pass The Improving Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs Act." Add your name: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/franken_big_pharma ]Sign the petition ► Dear Anne, [ act.credoaction.com/sign/franken_big_pharma ]Stand with Sen. Franken: Fight Big Pharma. Lower drug prices. Despite the demise of Trumpcare, Republicans have not given up on their dream of stealing health care from millions of Americans.^1 We stopped one bill for now, but we need to stay on offense. Americans still pay the highest prices in the world for pharmaceutical drugs, and too many still must choose between groceries and medicine. Republicans are the party of no health care. Democrats need to be the party of better health care. That means cracking down on Big Pharma’s price gouging, and Sen. Al Franken and Democratic allies in the Senate have a bold, comprehensive bill to do just that.^2 It’s time for a show of force to highlight that progressives have the courage to take on Big Pharma and bring down prescription drug prices. [ act.credoaction.com/sign/franken_big_pharma ]Stand with Sen. Franken: Fight Big Pharma. Lower drug prices. Click here to sign the petition. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Jeff Merkley and more are standing alongside Sen. Franken and pushing for the most comprehensive bill to reform American health care by bringing down prescription drug prices.^3 Big Pharma is one of the biggest drivers of our high health care costs. Massive pharmaceutical monopolies rake in money with little incentive to innovate or lower prices. Drug companies have successfully lobbied to bar Medicare from using its massive buying power to negotiate lower drug prices, inflating the market for pharmaceuticals. They buy up exclusive rights to drugs and jack up the price, like “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli did.^4 This bill tackles prescription drug prices on multiple fronts by promoting:^5 * Transparency, forcing drug companies to be open and honest about how they arrive at their ridiculous prices * Affordability, letting Medicare negotiate discounts, monitoring price spikes, and allowing the importation of safe and affordable drugs from Canada * Innovation, from new funding for research and trials to awarding prize money for new cures * Competition, ending tax breaks for Big Pharma’s constant television ad campaigns and boosting generic drugs. Repealing health care is off the table. Fixing the Affordable Care Act and expanding it by moving toward Medicare for All and cracking down on high drug prices are the only options the American people will accept. This bold bill shows that progressives have health care solutions that will benefit all Americans, and we need to get behind it in a big way. [ act.credoaction.com/sign/franken_big_pharma ]Stand with Sen. Franken: Fight Big Pharma. Lower drug prices. Click here to sign the petition. After a long campaign promising to take on Big Pharma, it took Trump less than two weeks to echo the Wall Street line. At a White House event, immediately after talking to pharmaceutical representatives, Trump said nothing about price negotiations or importation. Instead, he promised tax cuts and fewer safety rules on companies that already rake in record billions in profits.^6 A huge show of support for this new bill will help show the clear contrast between Trump Republicans, who want to help Big Pharma and health insurance companies, and Democrats who stand with everyday Americans who need health care. Let’s show that progressives have solutions – and keep the pressure on Congress to take positive steps instead of floating new health care repeal plans. Stand with Sen. Franken: Fight Big Pharma. Lower drug prices. Click below to sign the petition: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/franken_big_pharma ]act.credoaction.com/sign/franken_big_pharma Thank you for speaking out, Murshed Zaheed, Political Director [ act.credoaction.com/go/111 ]CREDO Action from Working Assets Add your name: [ act.credoaction.com/sign/franken_big_pharma ]Sign the petition ►  1. Lisa Mascaro and Noah Bierman, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13675 ]White House and GOP aim for do-over of failed Obamacare repeal, but chances for agreement are slim,” Los Angeles Times, April 4, 2017.  2. Sen. Al Franken, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13676 ]As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Franken and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices,” March 29, 2017.  3. Ibid.  4. Judd Legum, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13186 ]‘It’s Criminal': Congressman Wants ‘Pharma Bro’ To Testify Under Oath,” ThinkProgress, Sep. 22, 2015.  5. Sen. Franken, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13676 ]As Health Care Debate Shifts, Senator Franken and Senate Colleagues Lead Milestone Effort to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices.”  6. James Downie, “[ act.credoaction.com/go/13185 ]Trump is handing Democrats a gift on drug prices,” The Washington Post, Feb. 2, 2017.
· Sun, Apr 23 · obama

Here's to you, Anne!
The Democratic Party
· Sun, Apr 23 · obama

CREDO is fighting for climate justice
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· Sun, Apr 23 · obama

Fight back against the anti-science GOP (add your name)
Today is Earth Day, and thousands marched to protect our planet from the anti-climate change, anti-science Trump administration and GOP-controlled Congress. Add your name to stand with Democrats as we fight to save our planet: my.democrats.org/Protect-the-Environment
· Sat, Apr 22 · obama

Add your name if you believe in science
Donald Trump doesn't believe in climate change and nullified President Obama's Clean Power Plan. House Republicans voted to restrict the EPA from basing decisions on scientific facts. And EPA administrator Scott Pruitt ignored decades of scientific research to keep a toxic pesticide on the market. Today as Americans across the country march for science, say you're ready to fight back against the anti-science GOP: my.democrats.org/Protect-the-Environment
· Sat, Apr 22 · obama

BY MIDNIGHT: $100,000 for Jon Ossoff (last call!)
The Cook Partisan Voter Index: Rates Georgia's 6th district R+8. In 2016, Republican Tom Price won 61% of the vote. So if Jon Ossoff is going to turn this district blue, he'll need our help! We need to raise $100,000 for Jon before midnight tonight. Pitch in $3 or more to Jon's campaign and the DNC to help get Jon and Democrats around the country to Congress! my.democrats.org/Jon-Ossoff-AB
· Fri, Apr 21 · obama

An immigration policy with heart?
Friend -- When this administration took office, they said they would approach their immigration policy with "a lot of heart." Well, something happened this week that puts that claim to the test. Let me explain: Over the past several years, OFA supporters, President Obama, and many in Congress have fought to make our nation's broken immigration system more fair. We fought especially hard for a group of undocumented immigrants known as "DREAMers" -- young people who were brought to this country as children through no fault of their own. DREAMers are Americans in every way except on paper. That's exactly why President Obama instituted the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provided eligible individuals who represent no national security or public safety risk the opportunity to apply for protected status to stay and in America. Now, pivoting back to the current situation: In January, the new administration insisted that DREAMers "shouldn't be very worried" about losing their protected status. But then, this week, they released a statement that said that the temporary relief from deportation DREAMers received through the DACA program "may be revoked at any time." Since DACA was implemented, more than 750,000 young people have earned this protected status -- it allowed them to pursue college degrees, serve in the military, and hold jobs without the constant threat of being deported. But the administration's stance strips them of that peace of mind. This is not who we are. We pull strength from our diversity and take pride in our compassion -- add your name with OFA and say you'll stand up for those core values: my.ofa.us/Speak-Out-Against-Discriminatory-Policies Thank you, Yoli Yolanda Magallanes Development Director Organizing for Action
· Fri, Apr 21 · obama

BY MIDNIGHT: $100,000 for Jon Ossoff
We need to raise $100,000 by midnight tonight to help Jon Ossoff turn a red district blue. Can you help us get there? (Your donation will be divided between Jon's campaign and the DNC to help elect Jon and Democrats nationwide.) my.democrats.org/Jon-Ossoff-AB
· Fri, Apr 21 · obama

💢 Battle to save affordable health care: round 2 💢
1. "Some Republicans Think They May Have A Health Care Deal" --The Huffington Post, 4/19/2017 2. "New GOP Health Proposal Could Ditch Protections For People Who Are Sick" --NPR, 4/20/2017 3. "White House plans Obamacare showdown next week" --Politico, 4/20/2017 It's back. Stop the GOP's health care disaster: my.democrats.org/Stop-the-GOP-Bill
· Thu, Apr 20 · obama

"Even crueler than the last plan."
Friend -- It hasn't even been a month since congressional leaders withdrew their "best" effort to repeal Obamacare. They presented a plan that would have raised premiums, given massive tax cuts to the wealthy, and taken health care away from 24 million Americans -- but an onslaught of grassroots opposition led them to cancel the vote. Now, they've taken that bill -- which received a whopping 17 percent approval -- and somehow made it worse. Obamacare opponents are meeting in secret to finalize a new plan -- one that, in the words of the Washington Post, is "even crueler than the last one." They're working on something called the MacArthur Amendment, and it would keep all of the same dangerous ideas the American people rejected the first time around: gutting coverage, slashing Medicaid, and raising health care costs for families. But now, there's a new twist. It would allow states to opt out of critical provisions embedded in Obamacare, leaving anyone with a pre-existing condition -- otherwise known as millions of Americans -- at the mercy of big insurance companies, while their premiums spike as much as 3,500 percent. Congress returns to Washington next week, and they're threatening to jam this bill through right away. We need to stand up -- right now -- and say loudly: This isn't an option: my.ofa.us/Keep-Up-This-Fight This is the clearest sign yet that the administration and congressional leaders aren't interested in listening to the people they represent. They're trying to score political points, meeting behind closed doors in a desperate attempt to have anything to show for their first 100 days -- even if it comes at our expense. Here's what they need to understand: Obamacare is more popular than it's ever been, and it's been helping millions of Americans get the quality, affordable care they deserve. It's up to all of us to raise our voices again and keep fighting against another cruel attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Add your name: my.ofa.us/Keep-Up-This-Fight Thanks, Saumya Saumya Narechania National Issues Campaign Manager Organizing for Action
· Thu, Apr 20 · obama

· Thu, Apr 20 · obama