Charge the Trump supporters who compromised ballot machines!


Top Stories for October 24:

Trump’s sick crack about dismantling the freedom of press via prison rape gets big cheers from his supporters

The disgraced ex-president suggested that the best way to get reporters to spill the beans about their confidential sources is to lock them up in prison where they can be raped by other inmates.

Take Action: Charge Trump with perjury for lying under oath in Big Lie lawsuit!

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Speaker Pelosi hits wannabe strong-man Trump with pitch-perfect challenge

Following the House 1/6 committee’s formal subpoena compelling the disgraced ex-president to testify before Congress, Pelosi quipped with a smirk, “I don’t think he’s man enough to show up.”

Take Action: Fire all the cops, soldiers, and politicians named in the Oath Keepers member list!

Trump faces consequences amid January 6 Committee’s bombshell move

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Finally.

The Trump Organization finally set to go on trial for “sweeping and audacious” tax fraud
New York prosecutors allege the disgraced ex-president’s firm was involved in more than a decade’s worth of “sweeping and audacious” tax fraud by providing untaxed benefits, such as luxury apartments and cars, to top Trump Organization executives. Grifters gonna grift, folks!

Marjorie Taylor Greene claims she and Trump are exploring a 2024 presidential ticket
The QAnon congresswoman and laughably ill-prepared gaffe machine really wants reporters to know that Donald has her in on his very serious short list for his imagined comeback campaign.

Take Action: Tell Congress to protect immigrant youths from deportation!

Republicans are freaking out about drug-laced Skittles just in time for the midterms

It’s nearly Halloween and the midterms are two weeks away. Time for right-wing fearmongers to scare the shit out of moms and dads all over America with yet another stupid laced-candy drug hoax, because everyone knows the best way to make money selling drugs is to give them to children for free. Apparently the cartels of Mexico are filled with Joker-style chaos agents who want children to overdose just for the hell of it — or more likely, Republican politicians love selling preposterous nonsense to a gullible and hysterical crime-obsessed news media.

Take Action: Demand Congress lower drug prices now!

Student debt relief “moving full speed ahead” despite GOP-led lawsuits, education secretary says
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona took aim at bad-faith arguments by six GOP-led states seeking to halt Biden’s transformational relief plan, chastising the very same GOP attorneys general and officials who eagerly supported forgiving billions of dollars in coronavirus pandemic relief loans for their states’ business owners and handing out trillions in tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans during the Trump administration.

Take Action: Protect renters from unfair evictions!

Halloween may be coming, but the only thing you should be scared of is a Republican Senate majority

OD Action Partner: McConnell and his cronies are chomping at the bit to take back the gavel and unleash their extremist agenda of cruelty and greed upon an unwilling nation. Will you make a donation to make sure this nightmare never becomes a reality?

US dismisses “transparently false” Russian claims of Ukraine plan to use “dirty bomb” on its own territory
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy reacted swiftly to Moscow’s provocative and unfounded claims, calling for a swift, united international response. “If Russia calls and says that Ukraine is allegedly preparing something, it means one thing: Russia has already prepared all this.”

Biden administration braces as stealthy variants and lower-than-expected vaccination rates point to troubling winter wave
The pandemic has largely become background noise to a crisis-fatigued public even as new strains show the ability to topple our best defenses. And there’s still confusion over such basics as what it means to be “fully vaccinated.”

Children’s hospitals grapple with a nationwide surge in RSV infections
An unseasonably early spike in respiratory syncytial virus cases among young children is pushing some hospitals to capacity. While RSV mostly manifests as a mild illness with cold-like symptoms in adults, it can cause pneumonia and bronchiolitis in younger people and can be life-threatening for infants.

The first national “report card” since COVID shows math and reading scores are down
In news that will shock no one who watched children endure non-traditional instruction away from the classroom, math and reading scores for students across the country are down following years of disrupted learning during the pandemic.


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Today’s Action:  Prepare for November — check your voter registration!

15 days. The 2022 midterm election is right around the corner. There’s not a second to spare to do absolutely everything we can to hold onto the House and Senate and continue advancing our progressive, equitable, 21st-century agenda.

Ask yourself: what are you fighting for this November? Combatting white supremacy and xenophobia? Ending voter suppression? Ensuring equitable access to healthcare and protecting coverage for pre-existing conditions? Sane climate change policy? Humane immigration procedures? Women’s rights and abortion access? Ending corporate-centered politics?

All of these issues and so much more are at stake. We have the voters…but we need all their votes. You don’t have to put in major volunteer hours to help get out the vote, but every little bit helps — and this fight starts at home and in your community.

Every vote matters. Check your voter registration status at and ensure you’re prepared for the upcoming election on Nov. 8th – and tell your network to do the same on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

If you have more time to give, civic engagement is still as important as ever. There are tons of online get-out-the-vote events happening that need progressive volunteers; filter through them here. No matter how you choose to participate, your involvement can and will make a difference in this fight.

Every meaningful electoral victory shares a common thread: progressives turning out in full force on Election Day.

Check your voter registration status at and make sure you’re ready to do your part in three weeks to win Congress and more. Then share away on social media!


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