the Senate PRO ~~ CONGRESS 6/29 ~~ FORMA the House

0da54-orcas_on06_1The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business conducted, on the following dates and times, unless the House adopts the provisions of S.Con.Res.19 (adjournment resolution):

Friday, June 26, 2015 at 10:00am;

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:00pm; and

Friday, July 3, 2015, at 10:00am.

When the Senate adjourns on Friday, July 3, it will stand adjourned until 2:30pm on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

Following any Leader remarks on Tuesday, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #63, S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #81, the nomination of Kara Farnandez Stoll, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.


The House adjourned pursuant to S. Con. Res. 19.

The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on July 7, 2015.

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straight from the horse’s mouth:

Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, and Mike Huckabee are running for president

 Three new Republicans officially joined the GOP presidential primary this week: Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.

But despite the bevy of new faces, we’re not seeing any new ideas — and that’s no surprise. Take a look below at what each of these new Republican presidential candidates stands for, and then share the facts with your family and friends.

Ben Carson is running for president
Carly Fiorina is running, too
And so is Mike Huckabee

As a Factivist, you already know that the only way we’re going to keep a Democrat in the White House is by making sure everyone knows the truth about these Republican candidates and the completely, utterly, inexplicably backwards direction they want to take us in.

So please, spread the word to your family members and friends right now!

Thanks for all of your help

2016 DNC Factivists

P.S. — Make sure everyone you’re sharing the facts with knows that they can sign up to be a Factivist, too — just send them this link:

Support the FEC complaint against Scott Walker

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Urge the FEC to investigate Scott Walker.

Not a great personality trait for someone who wants to be the POTUS of the Free World

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Ted Cruz and some FACTS …

cruz_redBut as of this moment, Texas Senator Ted Cruz is officially running for president, and if we don’t do everything in our power to stop him, the possibility of President Ted Cruz could become a reality.

So here are three things everyone needs to know about wannabe President Ted Cruz:

  •    (1) He led the GOP’s government shutdown, costing the economy a staggering $24 billion, as part of a personal crusade to take away quality health care from millions of Americans and give control back to the insurance companies.
  •    (2) He has obstructed everything from raising the minimum wage to paycheck fairness to immigration reform.
  •     (3) He would give corporations and the richest Americans huge tax breaks, at the expense of working Americans.

Here’s what you can do to fight back right now — become a Factivist, and commit to spreading the word about Ted Cruz and his fellow Republicans:

Thanks for doing your part!

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