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AFT Prez. Teacher, Unionist. Fighting 4 children & communities, democracy & justice, public ed & healthcare as a right. Wife of @Skleinbaum. Pronouns: She/her

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And Trump leaves Washington.. what a relief to turn the page... bye bye to Trump and today is the moment to pray, h… https://t.co/HTu31CX4D3Wake up America! He’s gone! Today’s a new day!!! #Inauguration2021
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenThe Official #BidenHarris #Inauguration Playlist. 🎶 💉🇺🇸🥳🙌🏻 #InaugurationDay #Inauguration2021 https://t.co/yqAPc5wAbu
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenTrump leaves the White House for the last time as President... what a relief!!!It is time for a new day… https://t.co/3cCsR1JIMFTonight I pray for the families separated, evicted or unemployed; the trans soldiers denied the right to serve; tho… https://t.co/XEZ4aT1pkS
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenAs we come together offering light and the ringing of bells, to those grieving loved ones lost to COVID-19, always… https://t.co/N7foJuaFqi
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenMany thanks again to @SpeakerPelosi’s wonderful staff and our phenomenal @MSNBC team and crew for making tonight’s… https://t.co/aEKKSDabtf
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenWhite supremacist Stephen Miller will no longer be working in the White House. Remember that.
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenThe scope of the actions @JoeBiden & @KamalaHarris are taking are breathtaking.... aimed to HELP people and tackle… https://t.co/oj4lJNsgbdThe 1776 Commission undermines the race and class struggles and movements that have tried to create a more just so… https://t.co/HaMuHycTV3Yes!! https://t.co/5Q3VWxs5ZmJoe Biden will be President of the United States today. Kamala Harris will be Vice President of the United States today.
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenWith unshakable faith in government’s power, @JoeBiden prepares to be sworn in today as 46th President of the Unit… https://t.co/RmKRlUuz5TLooking forward to this #InaugurationDay - we've all done so much work we can celebrate! I'm also very proud of my… https://t.co/YATYsa0JxA
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenMax Rose headed to Pentagon as senior COVID-19 advisor • Brooklyn Paper https://t.co/qwZ8FM8k7bNational Retailers Dropping My Pillow Products https://t.co/IbiQA91N0S
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenOrganized by @HispanicFed & 50 other Latino institutions, #LatinoInaugural2021 celebrates a new era for our communi… https://t.co/6PKVbwpAPo
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenWoody Guthrie’s This Land Is Your Land performed by a Texan High School Mariachi Band just put me in tears! Thank y… https://t.co/HsDp6kW1Et
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenSo they're purging the reality-based people, and elevating Maria Bartiromo, the clearest voice of Trump's lies. https://t.co/p9yRJd9TAh
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenTed Kirsch, will be sorely missed.. @aftunion mourns his loss. He believed in public education, fought for our memb… https://t.co/PcniRyr4KKTed Kirsch was a legend of the labor movement in Philadelphia. Teachers and all laborers are better off thanks to t… https://t.co/i4ETgRZJYw
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenThis is a failure of @cps and the city of Chicago to deal w/ the legitimate issues @CTULocal1 has raised. NY & Bost… https://t.co/hUWLMnlJRhAmazing Video of what the last 5 years have been like......Blue Revolution: One Day More https://t.co/2elKZXDnmO via @YouTubeThe Trump administration bailed out prominent anti-vaccine groups during a pandemic  https://t.co/1oZuw10qf4It’s about politics, not education and that is why we are confident it will fail on the merits.  https://t.co/WYo8quvfoaI’m glad part of the formula in this new package uses headcount instead of full-time-equivalent student – this will… https://t.co/uVI177jT59.@JoeBiden’s plan to invest in higher ed is a much-needed boost to schools that have seen enrollment fall and inves… https://t.co/XXTg3mkBmw“Teachers have started resigning to protect their health. There are no ideal education models in the middle of a pa… https://t.co/LBWNlk8oUF"I don't know why they are minimizing the lives of the employees....Why are we jeopardizing people's lives at this… https://t.co/Q2KkzrnH3EWondering how @IamCPS will find the substitute teachers who will staff schools in Feb. as more of us get sick or ar… https://t.co/40YZuKzMxB
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenCPS notified staff at Hendricks Elementary this eve that someone in the building tested positive for COVID after be… https://t.co/JeaDIzm3M1
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenDear @GovPritzker: Please sign #HB2275 to give @CTULocal1 the same bargaining power as all other unions across IL.… https://t.co/0urRk0zMA3
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenOn Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Chicago Teachers Union and supporters held a march in Pilsen to continue the uni… https://t.co/Mo9SeITMYG
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenTeachers Union Wants Educators Moved Higher On The Vaccine List @AFTIndiana  https://t.co/gapqofNNgcEducators and communities know when schools are safe and when they aren’t. That’s why @AFTWV is taking legal action… https://t.co/vE1u6OvXYSAs the Washington Post notes, "Democracy dies in darkness". And that is exactly what the WV GOP legislative leader… https://t.co/2j4fUeje0b
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenGetting teachers and all school staff vaccinated should be a top priority for RI to keep schools open safely for al… https://t.co/vGm1Uacyzg
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenWe're calling on the NYS Education Department to request a federal waiver for grade 3-8 and high school testing — j… https://t.co/XCXI9mJMU5
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenCongratulations to our former communications director, @SenWilliamsPA, on her new position as Senate Education Minority Chair! (1 of 4)
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenDr. Levine's leadership has been unparalleled. I'm delighted by President @JoeBiden's appointment of… https://t.co/uQJC34amzE
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenThis is a cynical attempt to use the Montana case as a tool to syphon even more public money into private hands.  https://t.co/WYo8quvfoaIt’s a Trojan Horse designed not to help parents or provide equal access to education, but to set a damaging preced… https://t.co/go1403hiKUExactly. “We need more discussion and dialogue, not less.” @ruaaup  https://t.co/opItetj404Kean University had a great fireside chat with Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, AFT President Randi Weingarten and Dr. Lamo… https://t.co/cNwcmhtanc
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenWe deserve the respect shown by the district in this agreement." 👏  https://t.co/nL8QT1K0wFAPS teachers, supporters push delay for opening school buildings. https://t.co/N89DebwPTd
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenRachel Levine, a pediatrician and former Pennsylvania physician general, is an incredibly qualified and historic ad… https://t.co/bEwIwdS7ghthe rest of this ridiculous tweet aside, denouncing multiculturalism is pretty extreme https://t.co/zHjWFJQCNI
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenGood. Extremism has no place in our country, and has no place in our military.  https://t.co/ZfjN1R3BCr"Amazon is one of the biggest employers in the United States, & they're heavily, heavily anti-union. So if you can… https://t.co/MOlb9g1vHtTrump .. lowest first term rating ever https://t.co/d6lvJHfG2rSounds about right.  https://t.co/zDempbed22Conspiracy theories lead to violence. They're driving people to believe that overthrowing our democracy is okay. Th… https://t.co/op8C67m9tkAs the US transitions to the administration of President Biden, we've updated and organized the best resources for… https://t.co/XqYlXHrCA9We all know that this purposeful cruelty was the point.  https://t.co/nlrVk12oaEThe incoming Biden administration has made getting rid of Trump’s cruel and inhumane immigration policies a day one… https://t.co/a535qDLlVBHow the New COVID–19 Variant Could Affect Kids and Schools  https://t.co/CbpLG8zfR0How we #ReopenSafely continues to be clear and possible so long as we follow the science and expert guidance, have… https://t.co/raKzW3yjoFBig news announced in Playbook this morning: the For the People Act will be introduced as S. 1 in the Senate, to ma… https://t.co/a7nUdfu0Jf
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenFrom a violent insurrection to countless attempts to suppress votes: Attacks on democracy have come in many forms.… https://t.co/xb5LZBW27K
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenCovid relief, economic stimulus, immigration: What to expect in Biden's first 100 days  https://t.co/iX3onBf4rtGOP members are concerned this price is too high. We will pay a higher price if we do not act now.  https://t.co/bsCLRb3jE2Thank you @JanetYellen: I have always approached economics as a means to help people. Without further action we ris… https://t.co/63MOrSEfjYCongress cannot go on with snooze button legislation. Working people need Congress to take action." Thank you… https://t.co/In57iJ0SM8⁦@RandyRainbow⁩ Delivers 'Seasons Of Love' Parody On Trump's Final Day https://t.co/rvZYp1M8paHe failed to lead us through a pandemic and so many people died because of it. That's a major piece of how history… https://t.co/wiacHzCJa0Trump has been saying that the reports about COVID are “exaggerated.” Americans (and medical experts) disagree.  It… https://t.co/JQiAGY3t92Millions of vaccines still need to be distributed and while states fumble their way through distribution, thousands… https://t.co/N34Me6zprAYes these representatives need to be investigated and held accountable, but we must see this for what it is: Trump… https://t.co/xZ0jBEj7EUFour years ago, President Trump’s first act as president was an Executive Order directing his cabinet to begin dism… https://t.co/UHiJNL8Dxz
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenBefore the pandemic, we were already suffering a teacher shortage in this country. If we are going to recruit and r… https://t.co/GgNQGCuJFeTrump's latest attack on the federal workforce runs out of time. Looking forward to an era of respect for public wo… https://t.co/ceyxk3HynM
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenRUAAUP VP @rkgwork Rebecca Givan: “The billionaires have gotten much, much richer over the course of the pandemic,… https://t.co/1PPU5Ae6z4
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenCOVID. Impacts. Working. Conditions. Congrats to GAGE on this important organizing victory! https://t.co/LF5xNbjJf5
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenIncredible news from our @WeAreGAGE family at Georgetown University.  https://t.co/936wmABQmp"To minimize the harm to the next generation and help narrow the racial and gender wealth gaps, bold and immediate… https://t.co/iasTTU00zPMeaningful governance is smothered when decision makers don’t have the information they need to propose change. We… https://t.co/Bm9PhI6RCHGovernor DeWine just announced that K-12 educators & staff will begin receiving vaccines on Feb. 1 & that 96% of sc… https://t.co/zgiffnfwwF
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Retweeted by Randi WeingartenIt’s official! Congratulations again @ossoff and @ReverendWarnock 👏 #AFTvotes  https://t.co/0dkOvy8vDzOur union invites all non-administrative public school employees to build our collective power across Texas. (Yes,… https://t.co/FqGEMQZlfy
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenOn Jan. 6 media failed to uplift the voice of 712k+ disenfranchised citizens who bared the brunt of the insurrectio… https://t.co/x25CuZe5Jd
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenLocal leaders have been on the front lines of every crisis over the past 12 months, now it’s your turn. On… https://t.co/Ono3mdlqioBillions earmarked for schools should be used to supplement state aid. NYS needs to keep aid payments flowing in full ! @nysut @AFTunion
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenThis picture speaks volumes of the change that is coming to America... thank you @JoeBiden @KamalaHarrishttps://t.co/TcZHEjJdXX @TweetBenMax @AndrewYang How in the world do we have a forum with 17 people?
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenMay we all live with a little bit of Ted Kirsch’s grit, and may his memory forever be a blessing.  https://t.co/szCZ6068YFTed loved to bring people together, he loved to ask questions, and he loved to show others the things he loved. Und… https://t.co/TkwK3ec5yWMy statement on the passing of my dear friend Ted Kirsch. He was a pillar of the @AFTUnion  https://t.co/szCZ6068YFThis is great. Not only his her nomination historic, but she’s the type of leader we need during a pandemic. #LGBTQ  https://t.co/wU2aY64YGvIf Antony Blinken is confirmed as Secretary of State the US will "lead by example of our power but also by the powe… https://t.co/9zimoYK97d.@speakerpelosi: "Donald Trump was a stain on our country. I don't think we could have sustained our democracy if h… https://t.co/D3nVhiWEsI
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenGen. Lloyd Austin on Secretary of Defense nomination: If confirmed I will quickly review the @DeptofDefense’s contr… https://t.co/SvAtjygNHyDHS nominee Alejandro Mayorkas references the Capitol riot while swearing to protect the nation against threats: "T… https://t.co/CsKaYb0zLC
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenWishing a happy birthday to @PeteButtigieg! Excited for your new role in the Biden administration. https://t.co/RuVnOLiZadtoday’s the last day a woman has never been vice president
Retweeted by Randi WeingartenGlad we’re having a deep dive on the @JoeBiden @KamalaHarris #Inauguration2021 Please join us tomorrow night at 6 p… https://t.co/7j8ejvNQC1
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As so many Americans grieve the loss of family, friends, & neighbors, it’s important we honor those we lost to… https://t.co/jVvGgaLIGPA President and Vice President Elect Honoring and Grieving those who have died of #Covid ... and a nation coming t… https://t.co/XjLn0IuDT0US coronavirus: #400,000 have died with more than 60% of all US Covid-19 cases were reported since Election Day. https://t.co/wgN88eUrDk
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