Before President Obama took office, the economy was losing 800,000 jobs a month. Now, we've seen years of sustained job growth. OFA is working to ensure progress continues.

Raise the Wage

The federal minimum wage is $7.25—that’s less than $15,000 a year for a full-time position. That’s not enough, and that’s why OFA is fighting to increase the minimum wage and provide relief to these families—and a huge boon to the economy.

Stand with Women

Stand with Women

The average full-time female worker loses approximately $434,000 in wages over a 40-year period as a direct result of the gender pay gap. In communities nationwide, OFA is working to change that.

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Enough Already

Enough Already

In October of 2013, a group of Tea Party Republicans in the House of Representatives forced a government shutdown in a failed attempt to derail Obamacare. While Congress was all talk, OFA was all action.

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End This Now

End This Now

The government shutdown lasted for 16 days, and Americans were outraged by the political games. OFA supporters made their voices heard, telling Congress to re-open the government and get back to work -- and to stop threatening default and pay the bills. The outrage expressed by millions of Americans pressured Congress to put an end to the pattern of moving from one fiscal crisis to the next, and lawmakers came together to pass the first long-term, bipartisan budget agreement in 27 years.

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Online Action

Online Action

OFA supporters took action on social media to put pressure on Congress to end the shutdown. Constituents posted to their representatives’ Facebook walls, and Americans nationwide delivered more than 35,000 messages to Speaker John Boehner.

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