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American Progress 3h
Replying to @TomJawetz
Full statement by Calling for Congress to immediately vote on the after detention of Dreamer Osman Enriquez.
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American Progress 3h
Replying to @amprog
The time for rhetoric is over. Congress must pass the Dream Act before the end of the year, and Osman Enriquez must be released today so that he doesn’t spend another night apart from his wife and infant child.
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American Progress 3h
While the Trump administration and Republican leadership in Congress continue to lie about the fact that Congress has until March to provide a permanent protection for Dreamers, more than 12,000 DACA recipients already have lost protection.
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Danyelle Solomon 4h
THREAD: Last night’s race was a clear illustration of the incredible weight of the black electorate. Black voters determine elections. – especially Black women. 1/
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Dara Lind 5h
BREAKING: A PA immigrant who lost his DACA bc of mail delays — & was waiting for instructions to reapply — is now in detention.
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WhyCourtsMatter 8h
Sen. Booker wants DOJ memo that could show Trump's judicial pick lied to Senate
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American Progress 6h
Today's must-read: on how we can maximize the power of women of color
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
What remains to be seen is whether members of Congress will listen to their constituents or to their own past statements of principle.
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
The American people have seen right through this scam from the very beginning and oppose this bill in historic numbers.
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
Of course, this tax scam is the very opposite of the middle-class-focused tax reform that President Donald Trump and other members of the majority promised.
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
And it was brought to this point by a rushed, secretive, and now undemocratic process—a mockery of regular order.
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
As every credible analysis has found, it explodes deficits by at least $1 trillion—and potentially much more with gimmicks.
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
It hurts rather than helps Dreamers.
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
It fails to meaningfully boost the Child Tax Credit for low-income families.
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
It does not include the health care bills whose passage Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said were prerequisites for her vote, let alone address the damage caused by the provision sabotaging health care.
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
As reported, this conference agreement is squarely inconsistent with the principles and red lines that numerous members have laid down.
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American Progress 6h
Replying to @amprog
The majority party is plunging ahead with this Christmas gift for the donor class without any hearings, with only a charade of a deliberative process, and without waiting for the duly-elected senator from Alabama to take his seat.
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American Progress 6h
Republicans in Congress didn’t even wait for the only public meeting of the tax conference committee before striking a backroom deal to deliver massive tax cuts for wealthy corporations, millionaires, and billionaires.
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Jeff Stein 9h
White House: Nomination of Alabama Lawyer Brett Talley 'Will Not Be Moving Forward'
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American Progress 9h
One thing we saw clearly last night? The power of Black women.
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