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tara strong Jul 12
“Why bother marching?” This week in DC a beautiful teenage girl came over to me after I spoke, tears in her eyes; “Mrs. Strong? I’m a kid & I just wanted to thank u for using your voice to help us, it means so much to me” I march 4 her.
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Sarah Bigney 4 Dec 17
Breaking: A group of workers have notified staff that they are not leaving her Bangor Office until she commits To oppose the tax scam.
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Wendy Davis Jun 25
5 years ago: At exactly this moment, I began speaking against SB 5, which aimed to close down abortion clinics in Texas. I began, "Mr. President, I intend to speak for an extended period of time on the bill..."
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Ben Wikler Oct 5
202-224-3121 / outside Capitol, NE corner
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Michael Linden 1 Dec 17
The GOP is passing this bill over the objections of the public: 1. At least 650,000 calls to Congress over the last few weeks 2. happening right now which has gone straight for over 25 hours 3. Hundreds of protests around the country 4. 25% approval rating
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Wendy Davis Jun 25
5 years ago: It’s just past 8:00 am & I’ve arrived at the capitol. My team along w the teams of other Democratic senators have prepared binders of material for me to use to fill 13 hours. We joke that these really are “binders full of women.”
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Grace Parra Jul 10
This is incredible. Over 1 million people have donated over $20 million dollars to to . This isn't a "Latino Issue" - it's a humanitarian crisis. Help spread the word & demand the Trump admin to accept this solution.
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Wendy Davis Jun 25
5 years ago: Lt. Gov Dewhurst overrules D points of order with finality. Declares the filibuster dead. Moves for a vote. But then comes the mic drop: “At what point is a woman to be recognized ….? YOU begin to roar. It is thunder. It is symphony.
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Rebecca Vallas 1 Dec 17
The went all night through the cold and rain and IS STILL GOING (into hour 18!!) DC folks, come out to the Capitol and tell GOP senators NO on the they are trying to ram through TODAY 👇👇
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Wendy Davis Jun 25
5 years ago: helps me to buckle a back brace that my team has sent to the senate floor to help with my aching back. This makes me happy, because Senator Ellis has always “had my back.” I keep talking.
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Wendy Davis Jun 26
5 years ago: The people of Texas showed up and did something remarkable. Using our voices, we fought against injustice. From that moment forward, we understood our own power. We’ve been using it ever since.
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Michael Linden 30 Nov 17
I'm LIVE for the Wonking Hour of the !
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RAICES Jul 10
They’ve shut down our to The secret service kicked us off the road. They won’t tell us why. We then moved our camera to the pavement. Now the park police say we can’t be on the pavement because we don’t have a permit.
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Christine Pelosi Oct 4
Nancy Pelosi: “Let us thank Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and survivors for their strength, courage and character. What a sharp contrast to the tirade Kavanaugh presented. Women are watching — and we stand with and .”
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tara strong Jul 10
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Wendy Davis Jun 25
5 years ago: The clock strikes midnight. There is chaos in the chamber. ’s booming voice demands, “Mr. President! What time is it? What time is it, Mr. President?!” We feel sure the last vote didn’t come in before midnight.
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Wendy Davis Jun 25
5 years ago: I am almost 2 hours into a 13 hour filibuster journey. It's at this point that I begin reading from the personal testimonies of women who'd signed up to speak in committee & had been turned away b/c their stories were "repetitive"
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Wendy Davis Jun 25
We couldn't have made it past the midnight deadline without your epic grasp on the senate rules of order and your masterful use of them to eat up the clock. Thank you
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tara strong Jul 10
here’s me in front of the with a broken foot on behalf of all immigrants & , demanding the government accept their check for 20 million dollars to free the incarcerated mothers so they can go get their kids.
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Wendy Davis Jun 25
5 years ago: More than 45 minutes pass after helps me w/ a back brace. Now, a point of order is called. It alleges a complete misapplication of the senate rule prohibiting the aiding of a senator in conducting a filibuster.
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