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We could be on the verge of losing in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin 14-the brave Democratic state senators who left the state to stop the Republican attacks on workers-are under increasing pressure to return to Wisconsin.
Governor Walker is even threatening to lay off thousands of state workers to blackmail Democrats into coming back.1 And as soon as just one Democratic senator returns, Republicans will be able to jam through their terrible bill.
Unfortunately, over the last 24 hours there have been credible reports from blogs and local news reporters that this is imminent.2
These senators have been away from their homes and families for almost two weeks now, at great personal cost. Their bravery has made this whole fight possible, and it can’t be easy. That’s why we need to show them that they have the support of millions of progressives nationwide-and that as long as they stay strong, we’ll stand with them.
Will you add your name to our emergency statement of support? We’ll deliver your signatures and comments electronically, throughout the day, to the senators or their staffs, so they can see how much support they have.
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The statement of support says: “I support the Wisconsin 14 and will stand with them in their brave opposition to Governor Walker’s radical attacks on workers.”
Thanks for all you do.
–Daniel, Lenore, Peter, Julia, and the rest of the team
1. “Wisconsin Gov. Walker threatens to trigger layoffs for thousands of public workers,” The Washington Post, February 26, 2011
2. “Some Wisconsin Democratic senators looking to return, recalls loom (Updated),” Daily Kos, March 1, 2011
“Senate leader meets with some missing Democrats,” Associated Press, March 1, 2011
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