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Democrats Fight #GOP Culture of Corruption to Make Washington Work for the People/1 #VoteBlue2018 #Midterms #Democrats #DemsWork4USA #WhyIVoteDemocrat It’s a vintage button with a donkey kicking an elephant saying “Kick out Depression with a Democratic Vote”
This week’s indictment of #GOP Congressman Chris Collins shines a stark light on the rampant culture of corruption and self-enrichment among #Republicans in Washington today/2 #Collins #CorruptGOP #SwampThings
..and the story continues to widen as reporters unearth at least six other #GOP current and former Members of Congress who have recently owned or sold stock in Innate Immunotherapeutics, the Australian company at the center of the arrest of Rep. Collins./3 #GOPCORRUPT #Collins
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) allowed some individuals who were brought to the US illegally as children to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and become eligible for a work permit in the U.S. #DemHistory #WhyIVoteDemocrat
The DACA policy was announced by President Barack Obama on June 15, 2012, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting applications for the program on August 15, 2012. #DemHistory #WhyIVoteDemocrat #DACA
Studies have shown that #DACA increased the mental health outcomes for DACA-eligible immigrants and their children.There are no known major adverse impacts from DACA on native-born workers' employment, and most economists say that DACA benefits the U.S. economy #DemHistory
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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), enacted by the U.S. Congress & signed into law by Pres. Barack Obama in 2009, designed to stimulate the U.S. economy by saving jobs jeopardized by the Great Recession of 2008–09 and creating new jobs #DemHistory #ForAll
Obama’s first major legislative effort was to enact a recovery program that would stimulate the economy by creating or saving millions of jobs and staunching the bleeding from the recession. #DemHistory #ForAll #DemsWork4USA
#ARRA introduced in the House of Representatives less than a week after Obama assumed office/on 1/28/09 the House passed its version of the bill, which envisioned an $819B package of gov spending & tax cuts & was passed without the support of any Republicans #DemHistory #ForAll
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The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)was designed to cover uninsured children in families with incomes that are modest but too high to qualify for Medicaid. #DemHistory #WhyIVoteDemocrat #CHIP #ProtectOurCare
The legislation to create CHIP was sponsored by Senator Ted Kennedy in a partnership with Senator Orrin Hatch, with support coming from First Lady Hillary Clinton during the Clinton administration. #DemHistory #WhyIVoteDemocrat #ForAll #CHIP
In 1997, 10 million children were without health insurance, many of whom were in working families with incomes just above states’ Medicaid eligibility levels. Since the enactment of CHIP, the %of children lacking health insurance has been halved. #DemHistory #WhyIVoteDemocrat
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Sometimes it's good to review what we've accomplished so we remember what we stand for: #Thread #DemHistory #WhyIVoteDemocrat #DemsWork4USA #DemPartyPlaform
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 was enacted by Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration requiring corporations make public certain financial information, including stock sales and distribution. #DemHistory #WhyIVoteDemocrat #DemPartyPlaform #DemsWork4USA 2
The Social Security Act, signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935, created Social Security, a federal safety net for elderly, unemployed and disadvantaged Americans. #DemHistory #DemPartyPlaform #WhyIVoteDemocrat
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