Posts By Ben O'Keefe

Poll: Warren’s Message and Biography A Big Winner Among 2016 Battleground State Voters
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A new poll of voters in general election battleground states show that Senator Elizabeth Warren’s biography and message of economic populism are appealing to voters from across the political spectrum in the key states likely to swing the 2016 presidential election. These states include, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Neveda, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Battleground […]

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Meet the Run Warren Run National Field Organizer
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Few people get as excited about organizing for change as Alejandro Chavez, but to be fair it’s in his blood. As the grandson of the late Cesar Chavez, Alejandro has been fighting for important progressive causes since shortly after birth. Alejandro knows that it’s the people in the streets, at events, writing letters, knocking on doors, […]

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MoveOn's Ben O'Keefe Joins "HuffPost Live" to Talk About Run Warren Run
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I sat down with Alyona Minkovski at “HuffPost Live” for her segment “Political Junkies.” We discussed the groundswell of support that Run Warren Run has been receiving and our growing effort to draft Elizabeth Warren into the presidential election. We also discussed political lunch dates and crystal balls—you’ll have to watch below to find out more […]

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MoveOn's Anna Galland talks to C-SPAN's 'Washington Journal' About Run Warren Run
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Over the weekend, MoveOn.org Civic Action Executive Director Anna Galland appeared on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” for nearly an hour to take questions from callers from across the country—from all across the political spectrum. Anna took a stand for strong progressive values and discussed the incredible work of MoveOn members and progressives across the country. A big piece of […]

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VICTORY: Walmart Raises Its Wages!
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Walmart employs hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country. The majority of those workers make minimum wage—as Walmart executives are making BILLIONS. Our friends at OUR Walmart have been fighting for a living wage by starting petitions, staging protests, and organizing to fight for their rights. Last week, Walmart workers won a big victory: Walmart announced that they will […]

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VICTORY: L.A. School Board Tells Gerawan Farms to Honor It's Workers' Union Contracts
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Gerawan Farming employs over 5,000 workers at peak harvest season, selling peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, and grapes under its Prima label. Our friends at United Farm Workers have been working hard to protect the union rights of the Gerawan Farm workers. When the Los Angeles Unified School District Board, who contracts to purchase Gerawan’s products, […]

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MUST SEE: 'The Rachel Maddow Show' Covers Run Warren Run Events
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Over the weekend, Run Warren Run supporters held events across the country to celebrate Presidents Day, reaching a broad audience of supporters and building momentum behind the growing effort to draft Elizabeth Warren into the presidential race. These grassroots efforts certainly reached a wide audience—and even made it onto MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show.” Check out the […]

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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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