Posts By Ben O'Keefe

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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MoveOn Members Rally Against Egregious LGBT Discrimination Laws
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In recent days, a controversial new law in Indiana which grants businesses the right to discriminate against anyone—notably LGBT citizens—under the guise of religious freedom has sparked national outrage. Corporations, celebrities, and entire state governments have taken their business out of the state, and everyday citizens are stepping up to take action as well. MoveOn members […]

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MUST SEE: MoveOn's Anna Galland Joins 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' to discuss Run Warren Run
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Last night, MoveOn.org Civic Action Executive Director Anna Galland joined “The Last Word” with Lawrence O’Donnell on MSNBC to discuss The Boston Globe’s call for Elizabeth Warren to run for president. Anna, who penned one of the three op-eds that accompanied the piece from The Boston Globe’s editorial board, made the case for Run Warren Run and explained why more […]

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Latino Leaders Arturo Carmona and Erika Andiola Call for a Contested Primary
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Exciting news: Two well-known and respected leaders in the immigration reform community have signed a letter calling for a contested Democratic primary in 2016. Arturo Carmona, the executive director of Presente Action, and Erika Andiola, the co-director of the Dream Action Coalition, signed the letter which highlights the need for a strong, contested presidential primary to […]

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We Asked People on the Streets of Boston One Question. Their Answers Were Inspiring.
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The support for Senator Elizabeth Warren grows every day. In fact, more than 311,000 people have already signed a petition urging Elizabeth Warren to get into the presidential race. Two of those Run Warren Run supporters from Elizabeth Warren’s home state are Pat Cahill Watson and Kendrys Vasquez, a Lawrence city councilperson. They were curious: “What do my […]

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16 Iowa Political and Business Leaders Sign an Open Letter Urging Elizabeth Warren to Run for President
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Today, 16 well-known leaders in the political and business fields in Iowa have joined to publicly call on Elizabeth Warren to run for president in 2016. More than 311,000 Americans have already signed a petition calling on Warren to enter the race—including supporters in all 99 counties in Iowa—and supporters have organized more than 75 […]

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Elizabeth Warren: Check Your Voicemail
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Since the beginning of Run Warren Run, just three months ago, more than 311,000 people have signed onto our effort to encourage Elizabeth Warren to run for president in 2016. Many people have shared their inspiring stories about why Elizabeth Warren is the candidate that they need, and we wanted Senator Warren to hear the real-life […]

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