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Lawrence Lessig, Van Jones, Zephyr Teachout to headline Run Warren Run event in April – Run Warren Run news, 3/27
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This is one in a series of semi-regular updates on our Run Warren Run effort and Senator Warren’s work to give all Americans a fighting chance. LAWRENCE LESSIG, VAN JONES, ZEPHYR TEACHOUT TO HEADLINE MAJOR NYC RUN WARREN RUN EVENT IN APRIL. Here’s more from MSNBC’s Alex Seitz-Wald:  “Progressive groups hoping to draft Massachusetts Sen. […]

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MoveOn reaction to pending opening in Democratic caucus leadership and Sen. Schumer’s position on Iran diplomacy
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Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) has been mentioned as a potential candidate to lead the Senate Democrats but has signed on as a co-sponsor of two dangerous bills sponsored by Sens. Corker and Menendez, which would undermine diplomacy and risk putting the United States on a path to war with Iran. Ilya Sheyman, executive director of […]

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MoveOn on Harry Reid's retirement
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MoveOn.org Civic Action Executive Director Anna Galland had the following reaction to the news that Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid will retire after the next elections: “Sen. Reid has been a hugely significant leader on so many fronts, from securing the support of every single member of his caucus for historic legislation that dramatically expanded […]

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Oregon MoveOn Members: If Sen. Wyden Supports Fast Track for TPP, We’ll Back a Progressive Challenger in 2016 Primary
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More than 79 percent of respondents said they would back a challenger if Wyden supports TPP. MoveOn has more than 88,000 members in Oregon. SALEM, OREGON — Oregon members of MoveOn.org Political Action said overwhelmingly that they would back a progressive challenger to Sen. Ron Wyden (D) if the state’s senior senator supports Fast Track […]

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MUST SEE: MoveOn's Anna Galland Joins 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' to discuss Run Warren Run
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Last night, MoveOn.org Civic Action Executive Director Anna Galland joined “The Last Word” with Lawrence O’Donnell on MSNBC to discuss The Boston Globe’s call for Elizabeth Warren to run for president. Anna, who penned one of the three op-eds that accompanied the piece from The Boston Globe’s editorial board, made the case for Run Warren Run and explained why more […]

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Latino Leaders Arturo Carmona and Erika Andiola Call for a Contested Primary
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Exciting news: Two well-known and respected leaders in the immigration reform community have signed a letter calling for a contested Democratic primary in 2016. Arturo Carmona, the executive director of Presente Action, and Erika Andiola, the co-director of the Dream Action Coalition, signed the letter which highlights the need for a strong, contested presidential primary to […]

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We Asked People on the Streets of Boston One Question. Their Answers Were Inspiring.
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The support for Senator Elizabeth Warren grows every day. In fact, more than 311,000 people have already signed a petition urging Elizabeth Warren to get into the presidential race. Two of those Run Warren Run supporters from Elizabeth Warren’s home state are Pat Cahill Watson and Kendrys Vasquez, a Lawrence city councilperson. They were curious: “What do my […]

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