It's About Us
Today, Big Money campaign donors call the shots in Washington, blocking progress on the issues that matter most to Us. Time and again, the insider crowd puts their interests ahead of the public interest.
The Super PACs and Billionaires think it’s all about them. But we know it’s about Us. The answer is to build a new system for funding campaigns that gives Us the power, that lets Us call the shots. With the Us Campaign, we can make that change happen!
Voices from around the country.
I believe that getting big money out of our politics will positively affect the health of Americans. By getting rid of the chemical industry’s influence we will be able to remove the harmful chemicals and ingredients that are currently allowed in our personal care products and food supply (often unknown to the consumer). As a parent this issue is important to me because of the links between these harmful ingredients and behavioral health issues, chronic health conditions, and cancers.
How to Coup-Proof America
• Feb 16, 2021
After the impeachment and acquittal of Donald Trump, we now confront the Republican Party we have — not the one we want or the nation needs, not the one we grew up with, not the one moored to conservative principles or moral judgment or even shame. Any senator who voted to acquit the former president in the face of the overwhelming case against him is a senator who today appears committed, even after the deadly Capitol insurrection, to undermining democratic rule — and Democratic rule. Once Republicans stopped competing for votes through policy, once they decided to win elections by trying to ensure that fewer citizens could vote, they were ready to be led by Trump.
House to vote on HR 1 government overhaul, policing bill first week of March
• Feb 16, 2021
The first week of March will be a big one in the House as Democratic leaders bring two top party priorities to the floor: a government overhaul measure given the coveted bill number HR 1 and legislation named after George Floyd that would overhaul policing laws.
John Oliver: Democrats ‘Don’t Seem Remotely Prepared’ to Fight Republican Threats (Video)
• Feb 15, 2021
“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” made its return Sunday night on HBO after a momentous couple months off the air, and Oliver started things off with the most pressing issue of the moment: that the Democrats, who currently control both the White House and both houses of Congress, don’t seem as committed to defeating Republican attempts to restrict voting rights.