Posts By Ben O'Keefe

Meet Run Warren Run's "Team Iowa"
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Have you ever wondered why you hear so much about Iowa during presidential election season? The answer is simple: Iowa is the first state to weigh in on the presidential election every four years in the Iowa Caucuses—their version of primaries. It’s imperative that presidential campaigns have a strong presence in Iowa and I’m proud to say that Run […]

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MUST READ: Seven Iowa Run Warren Run Volunteers Share Their Inspiring Reasons for Joining the Movement
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One of the most incredible things about Run Warren Run Team Iowa is the work of the amazing Run Warren Run volunteers. Our Team Iowa volunteers are honestly an exact representation of every political organizer’s dream. They are passionate, hard-working, talented, smart, dedicated, kind, funny—insert any positive adjective you can think of and I promise you they represent […]

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Environmental Activists are Ready for an Elizabeth Warren Candidacy
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On Monday, Senator Elizabeth Warren keynoted the Good Job, Green Jobs conference in Washington, D.C., delivering a speech that reaffirmed her as the economic champion that we know her to be. Senator Warren told an audience of more than 500 people, “The rich and the powerful have rigged the game. They fight for an America that works for […]

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Is Elizabeth Warren Running Yet?
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This week, Run Warren Run launched a new website to answer a question it seems everyone has been asking: Is Elizabeth Warren running for president? We have the answer … Not yet. Come on, haven’t you been watching the news? But we’re focused on convincing Senator Warren to change her mind, and we know that having her voice in the presidential […]

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TAKE ACTION: Defend Diplomacy with Iran!
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MoveOn.org members have a long history of working for peace and security. Our efforts to support diplomacy with Iran are in common cause with a national network of allied organizations.The United States and five world powers have agreed on a framework with Iran ensuring, through rigorous inspections and verification, that Iran can have only a peaceful nuclear […]

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A Look Back: Run Warren Run Builds Momentum in First Quarter
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It’s hard to believe that it’s been four months since MoveOn.org Political Action and Democracy for America members joined together to launch Run Warren Run—a campaign focused on encouraging progressive champion Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the presidential race. Reflecting back on the first 120 days of this campaign, MoveOn.org Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman […]

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Mark Ruffalo's Passionate Plea to Senator Elizabeth Warren
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On Friday night, Senator Elizabeth Warren joined “The HuffPost Show” to discuss the paperback release of her book, A Fighting Chance. Senator Warren discussed the journey that has led her to become the progressive champion that we know her to be today—the same journey that has turned her into the senator who hundreds of thousands of Americans […]

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Demand Mayor Rahm Emanuel Resign!

For over a year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel knew about the gruesome murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. In fact, it wasn’t until a journalist sued the city of Chicago to get video footage of the murder released and the Black community rose up in protest that Mayor Emanuel finally decided to …