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MoveOn Reacts to Recordings of McConnell and GOP Senate Candidates From Secret Koch Retreat
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Newly exposed recordings that show prominent Republican Senate candidates pandering to the Koch brothers could shake up key Senate races, according to MoveOn.org. The recordings, published this morning by The Nation and Huffington Post, provide a troubling, behind-the-scenes look at speeches by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and GOP Senate candidates Joni Ernst (IA), Cory Gardner […]

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39,000 Hawai’i MoveOn Members Help Keep Social Security Expansion Champion Brian Schatz in the Senate
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HONOLULU — After a multi-week grassroots effort led by volunteers in Hawai’i, MoveOn members helped mobilize thousands of voters for Senator Brian Schatz in the state’s Democratic primary. Schatz, who ran on a strong progressive platform and his track record in the Senate championing Social Security, won the Democratic nomination last night by 1,769 votes […]

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8 things to know about the Iraq crisis
Iraq Crisis - 8 Things to Know

U.S. bombing strikes are now well under way in Iraq in a military mission that President Obama said could go on for months.1 U.S. military planes have also been delivering vital humanitarian assistance to civilians fleeing the violence, including Yazidis who were forced onto Iraq’s Mount Sinjar by ISIS militants laying siege on the mountain.2 MoveOn members across […]

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MoveOn Reacts to Hillary Clinton's Comments
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Statement from Ilya Sheyman, Executive Director of MoveOn Political Action, in response to reported comments from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “Secretary Clinton, and any other person thinking about seeking the Democratic nomination in 2016, should think long and hard before embracing the same policies advocated by right-wing war hawks that got America into […]

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We're going into overtime in Hawai'i
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There’s been a dramatic development in the most important Democratic Senate primary in the country. In the wake of a tropical storm, voters in Hawai’i went to the polls to choose between MoveOn-endorsed Sen. Brian Schatz—an Elizabeth Warren-style progressive—and his challenger, Colleen Hanabusa. But as of this morning, the race was too close to call. Sen. Schatz […]

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MoveOn Statement on Iraq Airstrikes, Humanitarian Aid
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Statement from Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, in response to military airstrikes in Iraq today: News that the United States has once again used military force in Iraq, by launching airstrikes, is deeply disturbing—the risks of mission creep, unintended consequences, and incremental escalation are real and dangerous. After a decade of conflict, […]

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Obama breaks his silence on saving the Internet
President Obama breaks his silence on Net Neutrality

This could be a turning point in the fight to save the Internet from a corporate takeover. Read the full statement President Obama made Tuesday–the first time he’s spoken publicly about Net Neutrality since the FCC advanced a plan that would create a two-tiered Internet: One of the issues around net neutrality is whether you […]

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Netroots to Obama: Don't Kill the Internet
President Obama: Don't Kill the Internet!

When President Obama visited Silicon Valley and Los Angeles for fundraisers on July 23, our protests filled the news coverage from California to Washington—on ABC, NBC, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Hill, and more. It was awesome. Hundreds of activists with MoveOn.org, Free Press, CREDO, Color of Change, Demand Progress, and other grassroots, Internet-based groups […]

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