REMEMBER THIS: The people and institutions that caused the 'Financial Crisis' are still in place.

In Philadelphia, President Obama delivers remarks at the NAACP's 106th national convention — outlining the unfairness in much of our criminal justice system, and highlighting ideas of reform while keeping Americans safe and secure. July 14, 2015.

Elizabeth Warren just brought down the house at the Netroots Nation conference with one 
of the most powerful speeches of her career.

Mitch McConnell is going to bring an extreme abortion ban up for a vote in the Senate. 

While President Obama will certainly veto the bill, Democrats can and should kill the bill in the Senate, so that it never makes it to the president’s desk.

Sign the petition from CREDO and Daily Kos to Senate Democrats: Filibuster Mitch McConnell’s abortion ban.

Join CREDO and Daily Kos in telling Senate Democrats to filibuster Mitch McConnell’s abortion ban.

Our Message to Senate Democrats

Stand up for women. Filibuster Mitch McConnell’s abortion ban.

A bunch of skeletons kiss, hug, and dance in front of a crowd ... to make an excellent point about love. Also, it's not scary, we promise.

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Defining the Roberts Court’s Legacy: The 2014-2015 Supreme Court Docket

Americans have watched this Court upend decades-old precedent on voting rights, abortion access, workplace discrimination, religious liberties, and forced arbitration.

This year will be a test for the Court. Will it help everyday Americans or continue on its path of judicial overreach that has undermined the civil rights of consumers, racial minorities, and women?

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Who Police Killed In 2014
In the months since Michael Brown was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson on August 9, demonstrators have marched, set up street blockades, shut down highways, and faced off against the very police officers they want brought to justice.

List of who police killed in 2014 here:

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