Action alert: we need your voice now

Congress needs to hear from you now. Today, the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has 10,000—yes,10,000—supporters on Capitol Hill pushing a hawkish, misinformed position on Iran diplomacy. Don’t let this be a one-sided debate. Tell Congress not to undermine talks with Iran. AIPAC has been the main proponent of […]

Previewing the Pentagon budget

Next week, the president will present his 2015 budget to Congress (about a month later than usual). With elections coming up, there will be a brief window of time for Congress to weigh in. While we don’t have all the details yet, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel previewed the […]

Action alert: time to choose: talks or war?

It’s time for Congress to choose sides. We’re at a crossroads, and the decisions our government makes could have costs in dollars and even lives. We’ve blocked a bad bill for now that politicians and pundits thought was a sure thing. But with talks for a permanent deal with Iran starting up this month, […]

Action alert: time to go on offense

The momentum is on our side. The Senate sanctions bill that Iran hawks sold as an inevitable victory is stopped in its tracks. President Obama used his high-profile State of the Union speech to mount a strong case for diplomacy and renew his threat to veto counterproductive sanctions. […]

Action alert: they’re at it again

I’m starting to think some senators are crazy enough to want a war with Iran. How else do you explain the 59 senators who are cosponsoring a bill that could be so damaging to negotiations that President Obama has already threatened to veto it? Tell your senators NOT […]


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