Millions of people are terrorized by the daily gun violence in our communities. We need to elect leaders who will support commonsense gun measures.
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Proposed changes could end nutritional assistance benefits for more than 3 million Americans. We can't let that happen.
Ensure labor rights of dedicated public employees working every day to improve their communities are protected.
NAFTA has been catastrophic for working families, and NAFTA 2.0—now called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement—still doesn’t do enough to protect working people.
More than 40 years ago, Congress made a commitment—through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act—to help level the playing field and educate every child in this country, regardless of ability, neighborhood or skin color.
Violence should never be a part of the job. The house has passed the Workplace Violence Prevention Act; it is time for the Senate to do their part: Protect healthcare workers and pass S. 851.