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MoveOn Celebrates President Obama’s Veto of Keystone XL Pipeline Bill
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Statement from Anna Galland, Executive Director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, on President Obama’s veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline: “President Obama’s veto of legislation that would approve 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 […]

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MoveOn Statement on President's Announcement on Retirement Security
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MoveOn.org Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman had the following statement today in response to President Obama’s announcement that the Department of Labor will take action to ensure that financial advisors act in the best interest of their clients: “This is great news for the millions of Americans who rely on financial advisors to manage […]

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VICTORY: Walmart Raises Its Wages!
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Walmart employs hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country. The majority of those workers make minimum wage—as Walmart executives are making BILLIONS. Our friends at OUR Walmart have been fighting for a living wage by starting petitions, staging protests, and organizing to fight for their rights. Last week, Walmart workers won a big victory: Walmart announced that they will […]

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Rahm Emanuel vs. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on the issues
Rahm vs. Chuy on the issues

With the election for mayor of Chicago this Tuesday, here are some key differences between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his MoveOn-endorsed challenger, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. Please take a minute to share this graphic with your friends before Election Day on Tuesday. If you haven’t voted yet, you can look up your polling […]

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VICTORY: L.A. School Board Tells Gerawan Farms to Honor It's Workers' Union Contracts
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Gerawan Farming employs over 5,000 workers at peak harvest season, selling peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, and grapes under its Prima label. Our friends at United Farm Workers have been working hard to protect the union rights of the Gerawan Farm workers. When the Los Angeles Unified School District Board, who contracts to purchase Gerawan’s products, […]

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Supporters greet Senator Warren in Springfield; The Case for a Populist Challenger – Run Warren Run news 2/20
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This is one in a series of semi-regular updates on our Run Warren Run effort and Senator Warren’s fight to give all Americans an equal shot. THE CASE FOR A POPULIST CHALLENGER IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY: Here’s Robert Borosage, president of the Campaign for America’s Future, in the Huffington Post: “A populist challenger in the Democratic […]

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If Senate and House Republicans have their way, they will eliminate the estate tax, which affects only the wealthiest 0.2% of taxpayers. Repealing the estate tax would hurt our economy and be …

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