21 Aug 2009

FDL Action: Whip It! Day 58

Standing Up for the Public Option has raised over $300,000.00. Amazing…. Took the Pledge Only With "Robust" PP Weasel Words "Open to Anything" Emanuel Cleaver II Lloyd Doggett Donna Edwards Keith Ellison Bob Filner Barney Frank Raul Grijalva Phil Hare Rush Holt Carolyn Maloney Jerrold Nadler Chelle Pingree Lynn Woolsey

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19 Aug 2009

Health Care Action in the States (8/19 Edition)

Today’s In The States includes Tennesse, Virginia, Kentucky, California, Arizona, Illinois, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Massachusetts and features a lot of action on the Blue America “Standing Up For The Public Option” ActBlue page.

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19 Aug 2009

Health Care Action in the States

Today’s In The States includes Tennesse, Virginia, Kentucky, California, Arizona, Illinois, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Massachusetts and features a lot of action on the Blue America “Standing Up For The Public Option” ActBlue page.

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19 Aug 2009

FDL Action: Whip It! Day 56

In case anyone missed it, we’re doing a little fundraiser to thank the members of congress who have agreed to draw a line in the sand over a public plan. As of last count, we’re up to $97,863 with 1456 individuals who have given money. It’s an amazing result in

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18 Aug 2009

Public Option Tests Obama’s Commitment to Change

As Krugman notes, the White House seems to be oblivious to the kinds of signals they have repeatedly sent to progressives about whether or not the President will follow through on many of the campaign promises he made in 2007 and 2008.

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18 Aug 2009

The Public Option and Obama

Yesterday Paul Krugman offered one of the best explanations I’ve seen yet for why the Public Option has become such a prominent factor for progressives in the health care debate: If progressives had real trust in Obama’s commitment to doing the right thing, the administration would have broad leeway to

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18 Aug 2009

FDL Action: Whip It! Day 55

As Jane noted yesterday, 60 members of the House made it clear they won’t vote for a bill without a public option, so we’ve added them to our whip count.

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11 Aug 2009

FDL Action: Whip It! Day 48

15 down…25 to go.

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10 Aug 2009

FDL Action: Whip It! Day 47

15 down….25 to go.

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06 Aug 2009

Health Care Action in the States (8/6 edition)

August is showdown month, so please use our August Recess Event tool and keep working the phones even more to whip votes. If you are a blogger, please sign up your blog.

Here’s a round-up of the latest action in Vermont, Ohio, Colorado, Michigan, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and California.

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