Posts By Ben O'Keefe

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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Let's Talk Issues: The Worst Trade Deal You've Never Heard Of
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This is part two of our series, “Let’s Talk Issues.” Today we’ll discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement that Senator Elizabeth Warren has strongly spoken out against and that MoveOn members have actively opposed. What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? If I were to ask you to lay out the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, would you […]

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MUST SEE: Robert Reich Makes the Case for a Contested Primary with Elizabeth Warren
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On Wednesday night, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich joined “All In with Chris Hayes” on MSNBC to discuss the upcoming 2016 presidential election and the importance of having a contested primary. In the interview Reich says: “It seems to me very important for Democrats to be able to have a debate about what’s important to Democrats, what’s important […]

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"Selma is Now": 50 Years After Bloody Sunday There is Still Work to Be Done
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Over the weekend, thousands of Americans came together in Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Fifty years ago, on Sunday, March 7, 1965, six hundred peaceful civil rights activists, led by now-Congressman, John Lewis, marched in protest of the shooting of Jimmie Lee Jackson by an Alabama state trooper. Just short of the Edmund […]

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‘House Of Cards’ Frank Underwood Is Trolling Elizabeth Warren On Facebook And We Can’t Get Enough
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Could you imagine how epic a conversation between Elizabeth Warren and fictional President Frank Underwood would be? Well, we imagined it for you! This was a fictional, satirical conversation, pairing real quotes from Elizabeth Warren and Netflix’s House of Cards characters. Neither Warren nor Netflix were involved in this project—but it’s still hilarious! Check Out […]

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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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