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MoveOn response to Netroots Nation presidential town hall
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MoveOn.org Civic Action Executive Director Anna Galland had the following reaction to the #BlackLivesMatter action at the Netroots Nation presidential town hall in Phoenix this morning and to Sen. Sanders’ and Gov. O’Malley’s responses: “The presidential candidates’ responses today to the powerful protest led by Black activists at Netroots Nation—as well as other remarks from […]

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MoveOn responds to historic agreement with Iran
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Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, responded today to news of a historic agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program: “The diplomatic negotiations between the United States and five world powers have yielded a strong, verifiable deal with Iran. MoveOn members are going to fight like hell to defend it and to stop opponents […]

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MoveOn, Allies Send Letter to Congress on Iran Talks
Diplomatic Negotiations With Iran

On Tuesday, MoveOn.org and more than 3 dozen allied grassroots organizations sent a letter to members of Congress encouraging them to support ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran. The letter reads in part: “The following organizations, representing millions of Americans, urge you to support the strong nuclear deal being negotiated currently between world powers and Iran, […]

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MoveOn Cheers Nationwide Marriage Equality
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  Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of an Ohio gay couple in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, ruling that marriage is a fundamental constitutional right, protected by the Fourteenth Amendment, that extends to same-sex as well as opposite-sex couples. Responding to the decision, Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic […]

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The Big Picture: Get Big Money Out of Politics
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Dear fellow MoveOn member, Big News: Tuesday night, I’ll be on a special call with Anna Galland and fellow MoveOn members like you to talk about what’s next for The Big Picture: Ideas to Save the Economy and our upcoming national teach-ins. Click here for information and to RSVP.  Now for our last video in […]

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MoveOn Applauds SCOTUS Decision on ACA: 'GOP Must End Frivolous Attacks on Obamacare and Move On'
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Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a major 6-3 decision in the case of King v. Burwell upholding critical components of the Affordable Care Act. Responding to the decision, Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, issued the following statement: “Today’s Supreme Court ruling in King v. Burwell upholds critical components of the […]

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#TakeDownTheFlag Petitions Multiply; Hundreds of Thousands Call on States, Corporations to Remove Racist Symbol
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More than 600,000 people have signed more than 50 petitions on MoveOn.org calling for states to stop flying the Confederate flag on government property, discontinue Confederate license plates, and stop selling Confederate merchandise. In the week since the racially motivated terrorist attack in Charleston, more than 600,000 people have signed petitions on MoveOn.org calling on […]

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MoveOn statement on Gov. Haley's remarks on Confederate flag
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Statement of MoveOn.org Executive Director Anna Galland in response to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s remarks on the Confederate flag: “Gov. Haley did the right thing today by adding her voice to many who are calling for one of the nation’s most potent symbols of white supremacy to be taken down from South Carolina’s state […]

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500,000 Sign Petition to Take Down Confederate Flag
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MoveOn.org Petition continues to grow rapidly on the heels of large rallies in South Carolina over the weekend; petition calls on South Carolina officials to “remove the Confederate flag from all government places” and denounces the flag as a symbol of racism, hatred, and division. ** View the petition here: www.moveon.org/confederateflag ** CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA […]

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