Weekly Address: Following the President's Plan for a Strong Middle Class

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In this week's address, President Obama calls for quick action on the proposals he made during the State of the Union to grow our economy and create jobs, including making America a magnet for manufacturing, strengthening our education system through high-quality preschool for every child, and raising the minimum wage.

Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton Demands a Plan for her daughter Hadiya

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Hadiya Pendleton performed at President Obama's inauguration in January. Just a week later, she was shot and killed in Chicago. Her mother, Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton, demands action from Congress to end gun violence.

President Obama talks about reducing gun violence, fatherhood at Hyde Park Academy

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President Obama talks about reducing gun violence, fatherhood at Hyde Park Academy, February 15, 2013

The NRA Doesn't Speak for Me

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Gun owner Jerry Thompson of Ohio has a message for Congress: The NRA Doesn't Speak for Me. Stop taking their money.

Support Universal Background Checks - Call Cornyn & Cruz


Tell your Senators that you are one of 90 percent of Americans that supports universal background checks. We deserve a vote! Call 888-284-5479 or use the link below and we'll connect you. Share this with your friends, it's important Congress hears from us.


Revealed: The Truth about the NRA

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Think you know who and what the NRA is? Watch this video and find out the truth about the gun industry money behind the NRA's fight against common sense gun safety legislation in the aftermath of the tragedy in Newtown.

A Thriving Middle Class

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New DNC Video "A Thriving Middle Class"

2/11/2013: White House Press Briefing

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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 2/11/2013

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

12:43 P.M. EST

Favorite Quotes

"It is long past the time for state leaders to confront board members who make a mockery of public education in Texas. Who is Cynthia Dunbar? She is a disgrace to public education and an embarrassment to Texas."

From a scathing editorial in the Austin American-Statesman (Friday, November 07, 2008), which condemns Texas State Board of Education member Cynthia Dunbar, R-Richmond, for charging that President-elect Barack Obama sympathizes with terrorists who want to destroy America.