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TBT: Warren, Piketty Talk Bestselling Books, Inequality
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Earlier this year, MoveOn members participated in an online discussion with Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Thomas Piketty, the French economist, about their highly praised books and issues pressing issues facing our country. Warren’s memoir, A Fighting Chance, took readers by storm—launching to the top of Amazon and New York Times bestseller lists. Piketty is the author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century, […]

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Run Warren Run News – Dec. 11

WARREN FIGHTS BUDGET DEAL: “In case you’ve been hiding under some coats this week, liberals are keyed up on the idea of recruiting Elizabeth Warren to run for president in 2016” is how Chris Cillizza opens his piece on Warren’s floor speech. (It’s true–bundle up out there!) Here’s more from the Washington Post: “Warren showed […]

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MoveOn to Democrats: Stand Strong; Reject a Bad Budget Deal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC — MoveOn Civic Action’s Executive Director, Anna Galland, called today on Democrats in Congress to reject the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill proposed yesterday, stating: “This spending bill has been corrupted by Wall Street banks that are actively working to undermine rules that currently prevent them from […]

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Results Are In: Overwhelming Support for Run Warren Run Effort
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The results are in—and MoveOn members overwhelmingly agree that it’s time to encourage Senator Elizabeth Warren to enter the race for president. With 81.3% of all votes cast in favor of this effort, we are hitting the launch button on MoveOn’s “Run Warren Run” campaign today! Elizabeth Warren is a fighter for working people and a […]

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MoveOn Members Voting on Whether to Encourage Elizabeth Warren to Run for President
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UPDATE: See early coverage in the New York Times and from CNN. SEE OUR NEWS RELEASE HERE: http://front.moveon.org/warrenvote/ MoveOn.org, one of the nation’s most influential grassroots organizations, is poised to throw our full weight behind a campaign encouraging Senator Elizabeth Warren to run for president, pending a full vote of the MoveOn membership today—the first nationwide […]

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RELEASE: MoveOn voting on whether to draft Elizabeth Warren for President
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UPDATE: See early coverage in the New York Times and from CNN.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 CONTACT: press@moveon.org MoveOn Kicks Off Member Vote on Campaign to Encourage Elizabeth Warren to Run for President MoveOn’s 8 million members will vote until 9 a.m. EST Wednesday on whether to launch a major ‘Run Warren Run’ […]

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Eric Garner's Last Words
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Eric Garner’s last words ring as a call to all of us—to pay attention and to act. Please share this with five friends who might not be fully aware of the protests that have erupted across the country, led by young people of color crying out for justice. LISTEN TO ERIC GARNER’S LAST WORDS Transcript: Get […]

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MoveOn's all-star progressive round table
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On December 3, MoveOn executive director, Anna Galland, hosted an incredible lineup featuring: Cristina Jimenez, co-founder of United We Dream, the nation’s largest immigrant youth-led organization, which was instrumental in winning executive action from President Obama; Heather McGhee, president of Demos, a progressive public policy shop working for an equal say and an equal chance […]

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Voters Rising: MoveOn and the 2014 Midterm Elections
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MoveOn members mounted a truly moving, inspiring, impressive effort to turn out voters and fight for our progressive values in the 2014 midterm elections. Through our advanced voter contact program, volunteers made more than 6.75 million calls to voters—and thousands of progressives, many of whom had never volunteered before, took action together. We showed what we as […]

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