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Pass new legislation to insure the best healthcare for
America's military personnel and make the Veterans Administration a
model healthcare system.

Rein in the Bush Administration's culture of official secrecy and
restore Congressional oversight of intelligence operations.

Pass the Employee Free Choice Act to create more unions, keep workers
safe from labor-law violations, preserve middle-class jobs and
stabilize the economy.

Stop the dumbing down of America: Enact real reform to prevent the
shrinking market of ideas caused by concentration of media properties
in the hands of the few.

Preserve our nation's core democratic principles by introducing
significant reforms to the Patriot Act.

Create a stable healthcare system. Start by expanding the
current Medicare system to cover more children and vulnerable adults.

Pass new laws that reward companies that care about
America, its workers and its communities.

Win the global war against disease--AIDS, tuberculosis,
malaria and pandemics. America must deliver more food, medicine and
development aid to poorer nations.

Approve a Voting Rights Amendment to the Constitution, granting all the
right to vote; craft a unitary voting system for federal, state and
local elections, guaranteeing an honest and efficient count.

Blogs

The Senate Intelligence Committee is absolutely right to respect transparency and accountability with release of report on Bush-Cheney era abuses.

December 9, 2014

Rand Paul and Barbara Lee are right: “The Constitution requires Congress to vote on the use of military force.”

November 24, 2014

With a new film out about Webb, Kill the Messenger, we look back at Cockburn’s testament to the investigative reporter.

October 14, 2014

The president gets support for humanitarian efforts, but wise voices warn of mission creep.

August 11, 2014

“The CIA’s misconduct threatens the institution of the Senate and its role in ensuring the proper oversight of our government,” Senator Leahy says.

August 1, 2014

A new report reveals that the NSA spied on five prominent American Muslims.

July 9, 2014

There's a reason corporations want the TPP negotiations secret—it wouldn’t pass otherwise.

May 15, 2014

The right-wing attack machine defeats Debo Adegbile’s nomination to head DOJ Civil Rights Division.

March 5, 2014

Money spent on lobbying in DC now enjoys a 22,000% return on investment.

February 25, 2014

It’s a big moment for hundreds of thousands of workers, as well as progressive activists.

February 12, 2014