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Activist. Advocate. Speaker. Mom of Henry & @JacksonCorbin_. Wife of @mlc161. SOTU guest of @senbobcasey. She/Her #NoonanSyndrome #Medicare4All #CripTheVote
Sep 13, 2018 7 tweets 3 min read
Great reporting by @Rewire_News.
I have spoken at length about work requirements, and this is why.

What is happening in Arkansas is infuriating.

There's a lot to unpack here, and I know threads can be tedious, but please stay with me. 1/ I live in rural PA, where progressives can be pretty moderate. Last spring, a member of our local progressive group's Facebook page commented, "What's the big deal? If they're able bodied, shouldn't they work?" The comment got "likes," so I asked to speak at the next meeting. 2/
Mar 7, 2018 5 tweets 3 min read
65,853,625: Votes @HillaryClinton received in the 2016 election.
62,985,106: Votes @realDonaldTrump received in the 2016 election.

Do you know who has both of them beat? #Medicaid
Over 70,000,000 in the US are Medicaid beneficiaries.
70 million.
1/ Yes, many Medicaid beneficiaries are children. But those children have people who love them, who want to see them survive and thrive.
Moms & dads & grandparents & aunts & uncles & teachers.

Medicaid beneficiaries & their loved ones represent almost 1/4 of the US population.