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A Road Map for America

May 2, 2018

Over the last 16 months, my mission has been to help lead the fight in Congress, resisting Donald Trump and his hateful and divisive agenda. But if Democrats are going to take back control of Congress, we must do more than resist Donald Trump.

It's past time for Democrats in Congress to stand up and be clear about what we are fighting for – a strong, progressive vision for America.

My vision is a "Road Map for America." It's a vision that makes us safer, healthier, and more economically secure. It includes:

Cannabis State of the Union 2018

April 20, 2018

For the two decades after cannabis was listed as a Schedule 1 controlled substance, we were spinning our wheels. While a few states decriminalized marijuana, starting with Oregon in 1973, we were basically overwhelmed by Richard Nixon's misguided War on Drugs.

Reducing Gun Violence

Far too many times, we've seen senseless acts of gun violence. We all have stories that affected our communities and our lives. It's past time for action. We need to treat this epidemic like the public health crisis it is.

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