Call Reports: Did Your Member of Congress Sign the ENDA Executive Order Letter to President Obama?

By: Friday May 4, 2012 11:01 am

We had hundreds of people calling their representatives yesterday to ask if they would sign the letter to President Obama, telling him to issue an executive order preventing federal contractors from discriminating against employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity. LGBT activists lobbying on the Hill report that the DNC is actively discouraging the [...]

Has Your Member of Congress Told President Obama to Issue an Executive Order on ENDA?

By: Thursday May 3, 2012 10:27 am

Federal contractors account for more than 20% of jobs in the U.S.  And right now, it’s perfectly legal for these corporations — paid by your tax dollars — to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender employees. In 1965, Lyndon Johnson signed Executive Order 11246 prohibiting government contractors from discriminating on the basis of “race, [...]

Obama Seeks More Power: Proposes Majority Vote for Cuts, While Lieberman Keeps His Veto over Progressive Reform

By: Monday May 24, 2010 3:35 pm

President Obama is now asking for a modified version of the line-item veto, called the Reduce Unnecessary Spending Act of 2010 (PDF). This law would give the President the ability to force the United States Senate to take a guaranteed up-or-down vote on a set of budget cuts without amendments. This request by the President [...]

We’re Joining “Don’t Ask, Don’t Give” Boycott

By: Tuesday November 10, 2009 7:38 am

John and Joe at AmericaBlog are launching a donor boycott of the DNC, and we’re joining them. If you’re a member of OFA, you can “unsubscribe” here and let them know you’ll be back when these issues have been addressed.