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MoveOn calls for Grimes to pull offensive ad from air

Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org 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
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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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Colorado students use MoveOn Petition to fight censorship
Students Protest School Board's Censorship Of History Curriculum

Colorado high school student Bethany Keupp, along with her fellow student-activists, teachers, parents and concerned community members staged a massive rally outside of a Jefferson County School Board meeting on Thursday, demanding that the board withdraw a proposal to censor their history curriculum. The students then delivered a MoveOn Petition with more than 40,000 signatures to school board members. The […]

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MoveOn fights back against voter suppression in North Carolina
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When the Koch brothers-backed group Americans for Prosperity mailed false voter registration information to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians, MoveOn members fought back, chipping in to correct the misinformation by running ads and contacting voters. This full-page ad correcting the misinformation will run this Sunday in North Carolina’s four largest newspapers. The newspaper ads […]

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Is the GOP getting desperate bringing Mitt 'Mr. 1% Romney back?
Voters protest Mitt Romney & Terri Lynn Land's 1% Agenda

More than 100 protestors rallied today outside a campaign stop headlined by Mr. 1% himself–Mitt Romney–for Michigan GOP senate hopeful Terri Lynn Land. Why is the GOP trotting out failed GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who Michigan voters rejected in 2012 by nearly 450,000 votes? Perhaps because Terri Lynn Land is in a neck-and-neck race, […]

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