The Next Great Communicator

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Having lived through seemingly a full range of presidents and presidential performances over the preceding decades—from the similarly ineffective stints of an exceptionally intelligent nuclear physicist and an underachieving C-student, to the two iconic two-term performances of our time: one by a Hollywood actor and Eureka College cheerleader, the other a Rhodes Scholar—what my observations […]

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Policy Round Up: Government Shut Down

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The government shut down began last Tuesday, October 1, leading to a great deal of frustration amongst politicians and citizens alike. It is not clear how much longer the shut down will last, but thus far it has led to thousands of federal employees being furloughed and essential funding for programs such as Head start […]

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Policy Round Up: Immigration

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Immigration reform is an often-debated issue at the local, state and federal level, and there are many differing opinions on how to best deal with undocumented immigrants. But it seems that immigration reform is finally making progress with the latest immigration bill passing its first procedural hurdle on the Senate floor Tuesday, June 11 in […]

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Join Members of Congress, Take the #SNAPChallenge

Why would Members of Congress commit to spend only $4.50 a day on food and live on the budget of the average SNAP recipient? The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly called Food Stamps), is an essential lifeline that helps put food on the table for 47 million hungry Americans, and it is under fire.

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The Trustees Report, Congressional Update & Moms On A Mission

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Pivot Point with Maya Rockeymoore – June 9, 2013 “The Trustees Report, Congressional Update & Moms On A Mission” Featuring: Michael Hiltzik, Pulitzer Prize-winning L.A. Times columnist & author of “The New Deal: A Modern History” Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, executive director of MomsRising & Host of “Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner” on the We Act Radio […]

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Is Congress Conspiring to Screw Us Again ?!

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Pivot Point with Maya Rockeymoore Segment from March 24, 2013 – “The Progressive Caucus, Marriage Equality & Social Security, WaPo Goes Wall St, and The One & Only RJ Eskow” Featuring: Richard Eskow, Senior Fellow & Collumnist at Campaign for America’s Future Ernie Powell, National Grassroots Director at NCPSSM

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The Progressive Caucus, Marriage Equality & Social Security, WaPo Goes Wall St, and The One & Only Richard Eskow

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Pivot Point with Maya Rockeymoore Segment from March 24, 2013 – “The Progressive Caucus, Marriage Equality & Social Security, WaPo Goes Wall St, and The One & Only RJ Eskow” Featuring: Annie Weinberg, Associate Director of Congressional Progressive Congress Cole Stangler, Washington Correspondent for In These Times Zachary Pleat, Senior Researcher at Media Matters For […]

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Policy Round Up: Gun Control

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The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., brought the nation together in grief. Like all-too-many similar occurrences in this nation’s history, it has also reignited a debate on gun control laws. Here is a round up of what experts of color are saying about gun violence and how what happened in Newtown […]

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