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February 27, 2021 at 2:01 AM

Kamala Harris, "the most targeted American politician on the internet”

A Woman's Place         John: We have some alarming news.   According to the Los Angeles Times' Noah Bierman, “Research shows that Kamala Harris may be the most targeted American politician on the internet.”   The reason? She “checks every box for the…
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February 27, 2021 at 1:01 AM

Biden is fighting back against gun violence

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Great news -- Biden is gearing up to fight for better gun control measures.   President Biden is reportedly eyeing a variety of measures including required background checks for guns without serial numbers, increased…
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February 26, 2021 at 11:31 PM

The GOP is blocking a historic Cabinet nomination

A Woman's Place         John,   In a historic nomination, Neera Tanden could become the first woman of color to head the White House Office of Management and Budget -- but Republicans are determined to block her nomination and force Biden to seek an a…
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February 26, 2021 at 10:01 PM

Merrick Garland’s vow to curb extremism: “This is the highest, best use of my own set of skills.”

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   During his confirmation hearings, Merrick Garland made the American people a promise: that investigating the white supremacist groups that invaded the Capitol and bolstering civil rights would be his priority as Atto…
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February 26, 2021 at 8:02 PM

CNBC: The largest legal threat Trump faces

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   CNBC is reporting that New York Attorney General Letitia James probe into Donald Trump's taxes is “among the largest legal threats Trump faces” now that he's a private citizen.   AG James is the first Black woman to…
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February 26, 2021 at 6:01 PM

The FBI is investigating Trump’s so-called “soldiers of the right wing”

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   According to The Washington Post, The Proud Boys, a white supremacist militia group, have been a major focus of the FBI investigation into the January 6 Capitol riot so far, “in part because of their statements in t…
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February 26, 2021 at 4:03 PM

Stacey Abrams’ GOP rival

A Woman's Place           John:   According to Fox News, defeated Republican senator Kelly Loeffler has now launched a voting organization “to rival Stacey Abrams' political machine after GOP losses in Georgia.”   Loeffler, one of the Republican senato…
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February 26, 2021 at 1:02 AM

VP Harris is the “most targeted American politician on the internet”

A Woman's Place         John: We have some alarming news.   According to the Los Angeles Times' Noah Bierman, “Research shows that Kamala Harris may be the most targeted American politician on the internet.”   The reason? She “checks every box for the…
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February 25, 2021 at 11:31 PM

Lauren Boebert will lose her seat next year if we act right now

A Woman's Place         John,   Republican congresswoman Lauren Boebert recently claimed that “the Democrat party is the greatest threat America faces.”   That is a bold and baseless claim from the same Trump loyalist who voted to overturn the 2020 el…
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February 25, 2021 at 10:02 PM

Trump’s anti-abortion “gag rule” could be overturned

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   When Donald Trump was president, he cut family planning funding to health care providers that perform or refer patients for abortion.   But now that Trump is out of office, that “gag rule” policy of prohibiting fede…
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February 25, 2021 at 8:02 PM

Rep. AOC prioritizes people. Sen. Ted Cruz prioritizes himself.

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   Sen. Ted Cruz is a wealthy, career politician who left his own constituents to fend for themselves during a climate disaster.   Unlike Cruz, Rep. Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez is a community organizer who rolled up her s…
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February 25, 2021 at 6:01 PM

Trump’s loyalist-packed Supreme Court is solidifying the GOP’s anti-woman agenda

A Woman's Place           John,   Now that the GOP has a 6-3 far-right majority in the Supreme Court to back its anti-woman agenda, it is ramping up its attacks against reproductive rights in our country.   According to the latest health analysis from …
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February 25, 2021 at 4:01 PM

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene attacks AOC as a “fake climate crisis profiteer”

A Woman's Place           John,   A Big Oil CFO referred to the deadly power outages and subsequent price gouging that devastated millions of Texan families as a “jackpot” for profits -- and rather than hold energy companies accountable for exploiting …
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February 25, 2021 at 2:01 AM

Lauren Boebert will lose her seat next time if we act now

A Woman's Place         John,   Republican congresswoman Lauren Boebert recently claimed that “the Democrat party is the greatest threat America faces.”   That is a bold and baseless claim from the same Trump loyalist who voted to overturn the 2020 el…
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February 25, 2021 at 1:01 AM

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene claims protecting LGBTQ rights is “immoral”

A Woman's Place         John:   “DISGUSTING, IMMORAL, AND EVIL”   That's how QAnon Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene described the Equality Act after brazenly claiming the LGBTQ+ protections bill “is a direct attack on God's creation, He created us male and…
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February 24, 2021 at 11:31 PM

The fight for women’s rights starts with local women leaders

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Republicans across the country are rushing to pass sweeping abortion bans at the state level as we wait for a Supreme Court decision that could further restrict or even overturn Roe v. Wade.   But courageous Democrat…
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February 24, 2021 at 10:01 PM

Kamala Harris is the “most targeted American politician on the internet”

A Woman's Place         John: We have some alarming news.   According to the Los Angeles Times' Noah Bierman, “Research shows that Kamala Harris may be the most targeted American politician on the internet.”   The reason? She “checks every box for the…
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February 24, 2021 at 8:02 PM

The GOP thinks immigrants are a burden

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   The GOP demonized immigrants. They tried to prevent immigrants from getting critical health care. They took away tax-paying immigrants' access to public benefits.   But the Supreme Court just announced that it will t…
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February 24, 2021 at 6:02 PM

Rep. AOC had to do Ted Cruz’s job for him

A Woman's Place         John,   While Texas Senator Ted Cruz was off vacationing in Cancun, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez organized her supporters to raise over $5 million to help Texas rebuild after deadly winter storms devastated the state.   Workin…
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February 24, 2021 at 4:04 PM

Rep. Lauren Boebert used her guns to intimidate House committee members

A Woman's Place         John,   This is how QAnon-aligned Rep. Lauren Boebert called into the House Committee on Natural Resources' first meeting -- to go over an amendment proposed by Democrats that would ban lawmakers from bringing guns to meetings.…
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February 24, 2021 at 1:01 AM

Lauren Boebert will lose her seat next year if we act now

A Woman's Place         John,   Republican congresswoman Lauren Boebert recently claimed that “the Democrat party is the greatest threat America faces.”   That is a bold and baseless claim from the same Trump loyalist who voted to overturn the 2020 el…
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February 23, 2021 at 11:31 PM

McConnell won’t let Dems add two stars to the flag

A Woman's Place           John: We're one step closer to a truly representative democracy.   According to AXIOS, Puerto Rico's governor expects Congress to act on Puerto Rico statehood within the next month -- and advocates fighting for Washington, D.C…
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February 23, 2021 at 2:02 AM

McConnell won’t let Dems add two stars to our flag

A Woman's Place           John: We're one step closer to a truly representative democracy.   According to AXIOS, Puerto Rico's governor expects Congress to act on Puerto Rico statehood within the next month -- and advocates fighting for Washington, D.C…
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February 23, 2021 at 1:01 AM

Lauren Boebert can lose her seat next year if we act now

A Woman's Place         John,   Republican congresswoman Lauren Boebert recently claimed that “the Democrat party is the greatest threat America faces.”   That is a bold and baseless claim from the same Trump loyalist who voted to overturn the 2020 el…
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February 22, 2021 at 11:32 PM

A necessary step to ending white supremacy in our country

A Woman's Place         John,   In promoting a potential reparations bill, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee echoed how many of us are feeling: “I think that in 2021, we want to isolate white supremacy, white racism, domestic terrorism, we want to look at each …
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February 22, 2021 at 9:02 PM

Republicans want to block the only Native American Cabinet appointee

A Woman's Place         John,   Climate activist Rep. Deb Haaland is poised to make history as the first Native American to serve as Secretary of the Interior -- and yet according to conservative news outlets, Republicans are already “gearing up for a…
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February 22, 2021 at 8:02 PM

“The cost of inaction is far greater than the cost of bold climate action.”

A Woman's Place         John,   As deadly winter storms devastated our country, Rep. Pramila Jayapal issued a necessary wake up call to Congress: “The cost of inaction is far greater than the cost of bold climate action.”   For decades, Big Oil and Bi…
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February 22, 2021 at 6:01 PM

We refuse to give up

A Woman's Place         John,   Source: Twitter   Since January 6, bold progressive women in Congress have been leading the charge against white supremacy, conspiracy theories, and seeking accountability for the GOP attacks on our nation.   While Rep…
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February 22, 2021 at 4:01 PM

The GOP is blaming teachers for their own failings

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   According to NBC News, “Republicans think school reopenings may be their winning issue in key races in the 2022 midterm elections that could help them recapture the chamber.”   That's why they're coming after teacher…
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February 21, 2021 at 10:02 PM

QAnon Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene thinks she’s untouchable

A Woman's Place         Hi John, While Donald Trump was being acquitted by his loyalists in the Senate, QAnon conspiracy-driven extremist Marjorie Taylor Greene sent out a message to Democrats: “You've picked a fight you can't win. We will make sure o…
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February 21, 2021 at 8:02 PM

A far-right Supreme Court is closer than ever to overturning Roe v. Wade

A Woman's Place         John, Republicans have made it their mission to restrict a woman's right to choose -- and they're close to getting their wish. In Tennessee, Republican lawmakers introduced legislation to give a man who gets a woman pregnant th…
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February 21, 2021 at 6:01 PM

White supremacist Josh Hawley just had his best fundraising month ever

A Woman's Place         Hi John, Josh Hawley, the GOP Senator who fist bumped Trump's white supremacist mob on January 6, just had his best fundraising month since the start of his career. According to a widely-read op-ed from Hawley's home state pres…
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February 21, 2021 at 5:02 PM

NY’s Attorney General could succeed in prosecuting Trump

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   First, Donald Trump incited a deadly white supremacist mob to charge the U.S. Capitol and directly assault our democracy.   Then, Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, Lindsey Graham, and the rest of Trump's loyalists in the Senate…
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February 21, 2021 at 4:01 PM

McConnell won’t let Democrats add two stars to our flag

A Woman's Place          John: We're one step closer to a truly representative democracy. According to AXIOS, Puerto Rico's governor expects Congress to act on Puerto Rico statehood within the next month -- and advocates fighting for Washington, D.C. s…
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February 21, 2021 at 2:03 PM

The GOP’s anti-science agenda is costing lives

A Woman's Place          Hi John, Millions of Texans have spent days without power in freezing temperatures. But, Texas GOP Governor Greg Abott had nothing better to do than jump on Fox News to blame renewable energy sources and claim that “the Green N…
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February 21, 2021 at 1:02 AM

McConnell’s last hope to block a $15 minimum wage

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Senator Elizabeth Warren: “The federal minimum wage hasn't increased in more than a decade. Now, working families -- especially workers of color -- are battling a pandemic with barely enough to get by.”   “We need to…
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February 20, 2021 at 11:31 PM

Congress could raise the minimum wage by next month

A Woman's Place           John   We have the latest from The Hill: “The battle over whether to keep a minimum wage hike in President Biden's COVID-19 relief package is heating up, with key players on both sides of the issue digging in for the fight.   …
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February 20, 2021 at 10:02 PM

POLITICO: The GOP tries to weaponize pandemic-exhausted parents against Biden

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   According to POLITICO, “Republicans see room to capitalize on the grim public health and economic situation the White House inherited from Donald Trump by trying to put Democrats on the defense” when it comes to pro…
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February 20, 2021 at 8:03 PM

Support for gun reform is reaching an all-time low

A Woman's Place           John,   According to The Hill, Joe Biden is “personally committed” to taking action on gun violence and reinstating talks on stricter gun laws and universal background checks.   As a gun law reform advocate, Rep. Mary Gay Scan…
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February 20, 2021 at 6:02 PM

Speaker Pelosi’s not done seeking GOP accountability

A Woman's Place           John: We have some reassuring news.   Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that Congress will move to establish an independent commission to investigate the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, including facts “relating to the inter…
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February 20, 2021 at 4:03 PM

The NRCC has us worried

A Woman's Place         John,   We're worried we won't have the resources we need to protect our House majority come 2022, and we need your help.   The National Republican Congressional Committee just announced it is working to unseat 21 Democratic wo…
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February 20, 2021 at 2:31 AM

Our democracy must be stronger than Trump’s 43 loyalists

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Shortly after the Senate acquitted Trump, Senator Elizabeth Warren shared her thoughts on the future of our democracy:   Source: Twitter   We couldn't agree more. The first step to strengthening our democracy is en…
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February 20, 2021 at 1:01 AM

Lindsey Graham is threatening to impeach Kamala Harris

A Woman's Place         John,   Senator Lindsey Graham is throwing threats against Vice President Kamala Harris as apparent retaliation for Democrats opening an impeachment trial against Trump.   After voting to acquit, Graham said "I don't know how V…
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February 19, 2021 at 11:31 PM

VP Harris could eliminate McConnell’s power in the Senate

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   “All right, should I do this?”   Those were Kamala Harris' words right before she cast the tie-breaking vote to move the Senate toward approving a much-needed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.   But as MSNBC re…
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February 19, 2021 at 10:15 PM

Ted Cruz parties in Cancun while Texans freeze to death

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   As millions of his constituents struggled to keep warm in freezing temperatures, Texas Senator Ted Cruz hopped on a plane to Cancun, Mexico for a vacation.   We are standing with AOC in demanding Ted Cruz resign imme…
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February 19, 2021 at 6:03 PM

Trump’s approval is soaring after his second acquittal

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   According to a new poll from POLITICO, Donald Trump received an 18-point approval rating boost among Republicans after being absolved of inciting a deadly insurrection in the Senate.   A majority of Republicans now s…
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February 19, 2021 at 4:03 PM

The “biggest winner of Trump’s whole impeachment trial”

A Woman's Place         John,   According to Lindsey Graham, “the biggest winner of Trump's whole impeachment trial is Lara Trump.”   Graham believes that in voting to convict Trump, GOP Senator Richard Burr “made Lara Trump almost the certain nominee…
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February 19, 2021 at 3:01 AM

Kamala Harris could eliminate Mitch McConnell’s power in the Senate

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   “All right, should I do this?”   Those were Kamala Harris' words right before she cast the tie-breaking vote to move the Senate toward approving a much-needed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.   But as MSNBC re…
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February 19, 2021 at 1:01 AM

A GA prosecutor just filed a criminal investigation against Donald Trump

A Woman's Place         John,   Georgia prosecutor Fani Willis has opened a criminal investigation into Donald Trump's January 2 call where he told Georgia's Republican Secretary of State to “find 11,780 votes” in his favor.   It was a blatant attempt…
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February 18, 2021 at 11:31 PM

Progressives are calling to undo Trump’s anti-abortion agenda

A Woman's Place           John,   Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and a number of Democratic women on the House Oversight Committee are demanding the FDA reverse the Trump administration's restrictions on abortion pill access.   Right before…