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President Obama & Congress: Tax US!

— Mike L
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In the State of the Union address, President Obama called for strengthening tax benefits for middle class and low-income working families, and for investing more in child care, early education, and higher education, including making the first two years of community college free. Responsible Wealth is gathering signatures in support of the President's plan.

25-State Coverage Gap Hits Blacks and Latinos Harder

— Brian Miller
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Blacks and Latinos represent a disproportionate share of the 5 million who will be denied health insurance due to the GOP's 25-state coverage gap.

Read State of the Dream 2014: Healthcare for Whom? to learn more.

For the Super-Committee, Failure is Success

— ts
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The Super-Committee didn’t fail. The failure was the creation of the Super-Committee itself. It was created as a result of the false, politically manufactured debt ceiling crisis last August. By not reaching an agreement, the Super-Committee produced the best outcome of any of the options that were on the table in this terribly misguided process.

VIDEO: Is the U.S. Broke?

The Story of Broke

“See? We can rebuild the American dream,” Anne Leonard says in The Story of Broke. It will take a unified movement for tax fairness to fund a people’s budget and a government that is accountable to all of us, not just the rich. 

Take Action Now for a Fair Super Committee Deal

— Lee Farris
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Democrats on the Super Committee have already offered $400 billion in cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, even though Republicans still refuse to raise taxes on the wealthy. In fact, they want even more tax cuts for the wealthiest households. A bad deal is worse than no deal at all. Your senators need to hear that you want a deal that will serve our country as a whole, not just the rich.
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