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Senate Judiciary Committee voting on three critical gun violence prevention bills TODAY

The Senate Judiciary Committee is voting on three critical gun violence prevention bills TODAY, MARCH 7, 2013!

The Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee say they support the legislation. Please call the following Republican lawmakers on the Committee as soon as possible and demand they vote to:

Why Won't Pete Olson Vote to Protect Women?

52 Pete Olson - Congressional District 22, voted against Women.
Call Pete and tell him what you think: 

(281) 494-2690

Other Republican Representatives who voted against women:
Aderholt, Amash, Bachmann, Barton, Bentivolio, Bilirakis, Bishop (UT), Black, Blackburn,Bonner, Brady (TX)

The Little Blue Book

The Little Blue Book: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking 51

The indispensable handbook for Democrats

Voters cast their ballots for what they believe is right, for the things that make moral sense. Yet Democrats have too often failed to use language linking their moral values with their policies. The Little Blue Book demonstrates how to make that connection clearly and forcefully, with hands-on advice for discussing the most pressing issues of our time: the economy, health care, women’s issues, energy and environmental policy, education, food policy, and more. Dissecting the ways that extreme conservative positions have permeated political discourse, Lakoff and Wehling show how to fight back on moral grounds and in concrete terms. Revelatory, passionate, and deeply practical, The Little Blue Book will forever alter the way Democrats and progressives think and talk about politics.

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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.

Most Texas voters done with Rick Perry

54 Texas voters- even Republicans- have had enough of Rick Perry. PPP's newest poll finds that only 31% of voters think Perry should seek reelection next year, compared to 62% who think it's time for him to step aside. He's among the most unpopular Governors in the country, with only 41% of voters approving of him to 54% who disapprove.

Perry could face great peril in a primary challenge next year. Only 41% of GOP primary voters want him to be their candidate again, compared to 47% who think it's time for someone else.

Democratic Party Candidates for November 6, 2012 General Election - Fort Bend County

Sugar Land Democrats Club Get Out The Vote visibility campaign

The Sugar Land Democrats Club will resume their Get Out The Vote visibility campaign at the corner of Beechnut and Highway 6 from 7:00am to 9:00am and from 4:30pm to 7:00pm Monday, November 5th, 2012. Volunteers will be holding up President Obama and Fort Bend County candidate (Vy Nguyen, Dora Olivo, Michael Ellison, Teana Watson, Fredericka Allen Petry, M.E. "Skip” Belt, Jesse Torres, Richard Morrison, etc.) signs at this busy intersection.

Hurricane Sandy

This is a serious storm, but we are going to do what it takes to keep people safe and secure, and make sure the communities affected get the assistance they need. FEMA is working with state and local governments to respond effectively. We all owe a debt of thanks to the first responders who will be dealing with the immediate impact of the storm.

If you live in the storm's path, please listen to state and local authorities about where and how to take shelter and stay safe -- and encourage your friends and family to do the same. If you are asked to evacuate, please take that seriously.

For more information on how to prepare for this storm, visit

And if you'd like to find out how to support relief efforts where they're needed most, please visit the Red Cross or your local relief organization:

Michelle and I are keeping everyone in the affected areas in our thoughts and prayers. Be safe.


Who Bought Peter G Olson (R)

Ask politicians whether campaign contributions influence their decisions, and they’ll tell you certainly not.

Ask any citizen, and they’ll likely give the opposite answer.

Wired magazine has introduced web-widget that lists the top 10 donors and their contributions to any member of the House and Senate, their opponents, and the presidential candidates.  Congressman Pete Olson's contributors are shown above.