Posts By Ben O'Keefe

MUST SEE: Poll Shows Big Opening for Elizabeth Warren in IA, NH
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Polling of likely Democratic caucus goers and primary voters in Iowa and New Hampshire conducted by YouGov for the Run Warren Run campaign shows that Elizabeth Warren’s story and vision are highly resonant, and that she has an opening should she decide to run for president. New Polls in IA and NH Show Big Opening […]

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Meet the Run Warren Run Social Media Manager
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When it comes to the person most likely to put a smile on my face, that person is definitely Jayne Fagan. Jayne and I often work closely together on digital projects, and she is as good as they get. With color-coded spreadsheets and a seemingly endless supply of Amy Poehler gifs, she makes the sometimes arduous task […]

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This is HUGE: The Working Family Party Endorses Run Warren Run
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Last night, The New York Times broke news that the Working Families Party of New York State voted to encourage Elizabeth Warren to run for president. As MoveOn.org Civic Action Executive Director Anna Galland said, “This is a big deal!” The New York Working Families Party is a major force in the fight for progressive change. They fight […]

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This Cab Ride in NYC Will Open Up Your Eyes to the Issue of Income Inequality in America
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“I believe the playing field is rigged. Evidence of that is everywhere. Now I’ve been in the Senate for nearly a year and believe as strongly as ever that the system is rigged for powerful interests and against working families.”—Elizabeth Warren A couple of weeks back, I took a quick trip to attend an Artists for Warren event […]

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Celebrities to Elizabeth Warren: Please run for president
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What would you do if you got a letter from 90-some well-known artists–actors, directors, musicians, and other members of the creative community–asking you to run for president? That’s a question you can ask Senator Elizabeth Warren; she just received an open letter from the members of “Artists for Warren,” a growing group of artists and creatives urging the senator to […]

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Meet the Run Warren Run Community Manager
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Hi! I’m Ben O’Keefe, the new community manager for the #RunWarrenRun Campaign. I have to say that my new job is pretty great. Here’s a quick rundown: Throughout the duration of our draft Elizabeth Warren efforts, I will be your authority on all things #RunWarrenRun. I’ll be giving you updates on what we’re working on, […]

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No Democratic presidential debates? Seriously?
Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Here lies competitive debates, dead in 2016? An article in Politico last week reports that if a strong progressive leader like Elizabeth Warren doesn’t enter the presidential primary,the next Democratic presidential candidate “might wind up not even debating during the primaries.”1 What?! Having no debates would hurt Democratic voters and the American electorate. It would also mean […]

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