Activists confront Florida attorney general at Mr. Rogers movie, ask what he’d think of her values

Protesters on Friday night demanded Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi explain how her policies fit with Mr. Rogers’ values as she left a movie screening of a new documentary about the kids show host.

Timothy Heberlein, an activist with Organize Florida, captured a video that shows several people shouting at Bondi as she leaves the screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor with a police escort.

“What would Mr. Rogers think about you and your legacy in F...

The Resistance Now: campaigners warn fight for healthcare is not over

John McCain dealt a blow to Republican hopes of passing the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act but activists warn against complacency

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Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act were teetering on the brink of failure on Friday, after John McCain said he would vote no on the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill.

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‘All hands on deck’: protesters to target healthcare bill at rallies across US

Hundreds prepare to gather in Washington and at dozens of other sites in coming days even as John McCain’s opposition threatens bill’s survival

Activist groups praised John McCain for his promise to vote no on the Lindsey Graham-Bill Cassidy healthcare bill on Friday, but they warned against complacency as they said the fight to protect the Affordable Care Act was “not over”.

McCain’s pledge, which means Republicans can only afford to lose one more Senate vote in their quest to...

Activists refuse to slow resistance after stymying Republican healthcare plan

Progressive leaders and healthcare advocates organize events such as Drive for Our Lives, a weeks-long national bus tour targeting swing states for 2018 election

In the early hours of Friday morning, as Republican senators began voting on a healthcare bill that would have repealed pieces of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more than 200 protesters outside the Capitol chanted “Shame! Shame! Shame!”

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The resistance movement could still kill Trumpcare

As the Senate opens debate, constituents are ramping up pressure.Capitol Hill police officers prepare to arrest a group protesting the Republican healthcare bill outside the offices of Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 17, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

Senate Republicans voted Tuesday to move forward with some form of a health care bill, starting the clock on...

Senate health care vote interrupted by protesters

It’s not over ‘til it’s over.

The Senate’s vote on a motion to proceed on a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act Tuesday was interrupted by protesters chanting “Kill the bill.”

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The Trump resistance can be best described in one adjective: female | LA Kauffman

With the anti-Trump resistance, the preponderance of women is so noteworthy that failing to name it obscures the movement’s basic nature

  • LA Kauffman is a longtime grassroots organizer and author of Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

It’s now been six dizzying and nauseating months since Donald Trump took the oath of office, and the brightest spot on the American political landscape is the grassroots resistance that has sprung up to cou...

What are you doing to protest the Republican health bill?

We want to know what you’re doing to push back against the Republican-drafted healthcare bill, which could be passed into law this week

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The Senate is working to finalize a vote on a Republican-drafted healthcare bill that is projected to gut funding for Medicaid, Planned Parenthood and coverage options for the middle and working class while leaving millions uninsured.

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The Resistance Now: big, angry crowds to fight back against Trumpcare

Activists opposing Trump’s healthcare bill take the fight to town halls; liberals raise $1m for Democratic challengers in 2018; and the GOP loves Bud Light

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After working hard to pass a bill that would strip millions of Americans of their health insurance, Congress is taking a well-earned recess for the next week. The idea is that politicians return to th...