• Letter to the editor: It's time

    Comprehensive immigration reform can't wait any longer. It's time for the House of Representatives to act.

    By writing a short letter to your local newspapers, you can help bring attention to the the House of Representatives' failure to act on immigration reform.

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  • More good news on Obamacare

    How good are prices on the new health insurance marketplace? Pretty damn good.

    While Washington is focused on the political games being played by Senator Ted Cruz and a group of Republicans in the House who are willing to sabotage the economy over Obamacare, what is making headlines in the rest of America? The facts. read more »
    Health Care
  • Organizing for women's equality

    OFA kicked off the "Stand with Women" initiative last week at house parties across the country. More than 500 supporters attended local events to discuss how to take action on issues that impact women's lives—including access to health care and economic equality. read more »
  • What's your Obamacare story?

    If you or someone you know is planning to shop for a health insurance plan on the new health care marketplaces, you can share your story with our easy-to-use tool. read more »
    Health Care
  • Climate change denial: a passing fad?

    The good news: The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing Wednesday on President Obama's climate action plan. The bad news: Thirteen of the 17 Republican members at the hearing are climate change deniers. read more »
  • What will they do next?

    With only 10 days left to pass a budget, what's coming out of the House is just plain ridiculous. What could possibly be next? read more »
    Economy and jobs
  • Spreading the word: Obamacare is working

    With just two weeks to go before the new health insurance marketplaces open nationwide, OFA volunteers are working hard to make sure their neighbors have all the facts. Millions of Americans with insurance are already starting to see better coverage at lower costs, thanks to Obamacare. When the marketplaces open on October 1st, millions of uninsured Americans will be able sign up for affordable coverage ... read more »
    Health Care
  • Don't let a group of Republicans stop our progress

    We've come a long way since the financial crisis: More Americans are getting back to work, and the middle-class is growing stronger. But a group of House Republicans are risking all this in an attempt to defund Obamacare, a law that's already helping Americans get better health care at a lower cost. Speaking on the five-year anniversary of the financial crisis, President Obama ... read more »
    Health Care Economy and jobs
  • Why it's time to stand with women

    Women's rights and security have come a long way, but there is still more to do. We’re making sure that state legislatures—and Congress—know that they should be helping women and families, not putting up more road blocks to success. read more »
  • A more secure economic future for women

    More and more, women are becoming the main breadwinners in American households. In fact, that's currently the case in 40% of households with children. But women working full-time make an average of only 77 cents for every dollar that a male counterpart earns. Over the course of a lifetime, that’s a dramatic gap.

    It hurts our families and it hurts our communities when ... read more »
    Women's Voices Economy and jobs
  • Truth Team: Making health care more affordable

    One of the lesser-known facts about Obamacare is that, starting in 2014, it provides financial help to millions of eligible Americans. This is a big deal—for the country, for the middle class, and for people who have been looking forward to the day that they can finally get affordable health care.

    We have an opportunity to make sure our friends and family know the ... read more »
    Health Care
  • We support Obamacare for our son

    Our son was born with Spina Bifida 45 years ago. When he was in his 20s, he was diagnosed with leukemia. We know firsthand the tremendous expenses parents face with the birth of a child with health problems.

    We were fortunate enough to have health insurance through an employer that covered the cost of 40 surgeries, a bone marrow transplant to cure the leukemia, wheelchairs ... read more »
    Health Care
  • In honor of Patriot Day

    "Today, we can honor those we lost by building a nation worthy of their memories." —President Obama on #PatriotDay— Barack Obama (@Barac read more »