This is incredible: We've reached 140,023 signatures on our petition calling out Eric Cantor for caving to special interests and softening the STOCK Act, a bill intended to ban insider trading and crack down on corruption.
Hours after a watered down STOCK Act passed the House, news broke that powerful Republican Spencer Bachus, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee will face an ethics investigation over possible insider trading allegations. Bachus is being investigated about whether he received secret briefings on the imminent collapse of the economy in 2008 and then made trades to profit off the economic crisis.
If you haven't signed our petition it's not too late. House and Senate negotiators will be meeting to hammer out a final STOCK Act bill. Make your voice heard and send an unmistakable message to Eric Cantor and Speaker Boehner to demand the toughest ethics reforms and that that people's interests come before the special interests.
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Giffords' Aide Launches Special Election Campaign
Thanks for helping Gabrielle Giffords' district director Ron Barber successfully launch his campaign for Congress. He is the ideal candidate to carry on Gabrielle Giffords' legacy of public service and that is why Gabrielle and her husband Mark Kelly endorsed him.
Watch this video of Ron Barber on CNN and help his campaign get off the ground quickly by making a generous contribution.
Washington Post: "In both parties, a sense that Democrats could retake the House"
This week the Washington Post reported that Democrats are closer to winning the House Majority and even Republicans are saying Democrats have put the House in play.
Check out this article on how we can win the House >>
Thanks for your tremendous support. Stayed tuned for all the latest in our "Drive to 25" to win the Majority.
Onward to victory,
DCCC Executive Director
Republican Budget 2.0: Medicare's Revenge
If you thought Medicare was safe from House Republicans, guess again. After the first Republican plan to end Medicare tanked, Republicans are reviving plans to end Medicare in their new budget.
This sequel is sure to be even more frightening. Download a free poster here >>
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