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I wrote out some thoughts on how to make this moment a real turning point to bring about real change––and pulled together some resources to help young activists sustain the momentum by channeling their energy into concrete action.

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Last month, Joe Biden claimed that no military leader advised him to leave a small troop presence in Afghanistan. Today, General Milley and General McKenzie both confirmed their recommendation that 2,500 U.S. troops remain in Afghanistan. Which is it?

Michelle and I had fun surprising some of the hardworking women from the Chicago Women of Trades. We’re grateful for the work they're doing — not only to build the Obama Presidential Center, but also to make it easier for more people to follow their example.

Democrats in 2020: “Doctors and nurses are American heroes.” Democrats in 2021: “You’re fired.”

“If the White House thinks these programs are worth the cost, it could make that case. Instead the political situation is apparently so desperate that it’s resorting to deception that is transparently ludicrous.”

Every one of my Republican colleagues on the @SenateBanking  Committee last year voted for the CARES Act. Every one voted for the $2 trillion tax cut for their wealthy friends. They didn’t mind the debt limit then – now they don’t want to pay the bill.

Democrats are prepared to accept the responsibility of funding the government and dealing with our national debt with or without Republicans. But defeating a filibuster requires 60 votes. Until Sen. McConnell removes that barrier on the debt ceiling, we are stuck at an impasse.

The family of Gabby Petito will be holding a press conference at 1pm EST (6pm BST)

Just as he's done on everything from immigration to evictions, Joe Biden simply refuses to follow the law on #NordStream2 . He is in open defiance of several sanctions laws, and outright violating others - all to green light Putin's pipeline.

At this point, the functional definition of "anti-vax" is the same as "grifter," "white supremacist," "contrarian," "misogynist," etc.: one who questions or defies liberal orthodoxy. That's how it can apply to those who advocate vaccines. These are not so much words as weapons.

Breaking: Texas is set to release more than 220 migrants who were arrested under Gov. Greg Abbott’s new criminal justice system for migrants. They sat in prison for more than a month without being charged with a crime, which violates state law.