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Tlaib, Jones bill could cut US child poverty 2/3

“With the Senate failing to extend the CTC, we must do more to protect our young people,” said Rep. Mondaire Jones. “By creating a universal, monthly child allowance, the End Child Poverty Act will do exactly…

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Tlaib says lack of stimulus checks in bipartisan relief plan shows ‘disconnect’ between Senate and people

“There may not be bipartisan support for an additional check” among Republican and Democratic lawmakers, said Rep. Rashida Tlaib, “but there is support outside of Congress.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer Tuesday, December 1 Democratic Congresswoman…

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Posted in Analysis Common Dreams Politics Race for the White House 2020

Omar and Tlaib credited as ‘major factors’ in securing Biden victories in Minnesota and Michigan

“You get what you organize for,” said Rep. Ilhan Omar. “Direct voter contact wins elections,” added Rep. Rashida Tlaib. by Kenny Stancil, staff writer Friday, November 6 Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, members of the…

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