Posts By Brian Stewart

MoveOn Applauds President Obama's New Executive Action: Big Move on Immigration is Welcome Step, Major Organizing Victory

On the heels of President Obama’s announcement of executive action protecting millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, Anna Galland, Executive Director of Civic Action, released the following statement: “With Republican extremists in Congress failing to govern, President Obama has kept his promise to take steps within his power to fix our broken immigration system […]

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MoveOn members urge ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX to air major immigration speech

MoveOn members from across the country are flooding the phone lines of four major broadcast networks today after they indicated they won’t air the president of the United States’ address from the Oval Office. President Obama will address the nation tonight to discuss significant and long-anticipated reforms to our broken immigration system. This is an issue that […]

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MoveOn Calls on Clinton to Oppose Keystone XL Pipeline

Statement of Anna Galland, executive director of Civic Action, on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s continued refusal to take a position on the Keystone XL Pipeline: “Hillary Clinton’s refusal to take a position raises the possibility that she is worse on climate change than 80 percent of the incoming Senate’s Democratic caucus. If […]

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MoveOn Celebrates Win for Grassroots in Senate’s Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline, Turns Focus to President Obama

In reaction to this evening’s Senate vote on the Keystone XL pipeline, MoveOn Lead Campaign Director Victoria Kaplan released the following statement: “Today’s Senate rejection of the dangerous Keystone XL pipeline is a win for grassroots activists and the American public, and echoes the voices of MoveOn members who have said loudly and clearly that […]

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MoveOn, NARAL Rebuke Denver Post’s Misguided Gardner Endorsement with Full-Page Ad in Sunday’s Edition

*** SEE THE NEWSPAPER AD HERE:  *** The ad campaign highlights Gardner’s far-right stances on issues including a woman’s right to choose, climate, and immigration—viewpoints that clearly contrast with the paper’s previous stances. A hard-hitting, full-page ad from Political Action and NARAL Pro-Choice America running in this Sunday’s Denver Post blasts the state’s […]

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MoveOn calls for Grimes to pull offensive ad from air

Ilya Sheyman, executive director of Political Action, responded today to a new TV ad by Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes which refers to immigrants as “illegal aliens” and shows Grimes promising to never extend benefits to undocumented immigrants: “This latest TV ad from Alison Lundergan Grimes is deeply upsetting. Grimes seems to be […]

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MoveOn's Ben Wikler talks midterm elections on C-SPAN
Washington Journal Ben Wikler November Midterms _ Video _

This week, MoveOn’s Washington Director Ben Wikler joined C-SPAN’s Greta Wodele Brawner to discuss the 2014 midterm elections and how MoveOn members across the country are making 5 million phone calls to voters to prevent a Republican takeover of the Senate. See a clip below of Ben explaining MoveOn’s innovative voter contact program and what’s at stake this […]

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