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White House will consider any online petition that gets 5,000 signatures.

By Judd Legum

"White House will consider any online petition that gets 5,000 signatures."


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Politico reports: “The idea behind ‘We the People’ – as the new program will be known – is that anyone with an idea or cause can go to the White House’s website, and make a public pitch for support. If the idea gets 5,000 backers within 30 days, said White House spokeswoman Sandra Abrevaya, a ‘working group of policy officials’ will respond.” You can check out the White House website HERE.


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