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Will the Democratic Party Listen to its Populist Wing?
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By Katelyn Johnson and Jonathan Westin As establishment favorite Rahm Emanuel fights desperately for his political survival against a less well-known progressive populist candidate, could the same thing happen to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary? With standard-bearers like Senator Elizabeth Warren, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and Jesús “Chuy” García tackling […]

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Mark Ruffalo's Passionate Plea to Senator Elizabeth Warren
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On Friday night, Senator Elizabeth Warren joined “The HuffPost Show” to discuss the paperback release of her book, A Fighting Chance. Senator Warren discussed the journey that has led her to become the progressive champion that we know her to be today—the same journey that has turned her into the senator who hundreds of thousands of Americans […]

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MoveOn on Historic Iran Milestone: Time for House and Senate to Support the President; Anything Else Risks War
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In response to the framework announced today between Iran and six world powers to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, said the following: “Today’s historic announcement of a strong framework between Iran and six world powers to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon is a breakthrough […]

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Americans Want Diplomacy with Iran
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At a critical juncture in the nuclear negotiations with Iran, as negotiators pressed to resolve remaining issues, MoveOn members broadcast a clear message at our nation’s Capitol last night: most Americans support letting diplomacy work. Photo courtesy of Larry French, Getty Images Entertainment    

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MoveOn Members Rally Against Egregious LGBT Discrimination Laws
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In recent days, a controversial new law in Indiana which grants businesses the right to discriminate against anyone—notably LGBT citizens—under the guise of religious freedom has sparked national outrage. Corporations, celebrities, and entire state governments have taken their business out of the state, and everyday citizens are stepping up to take action as well. MoveOn members […]

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MoveOn Launches 7-Day #DumpRahm Ad Campaign Targeting Chicago Voters
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*** SEE THE FIRST SIX ADS HERE: http://hashtagdumprahm.tumblr.com/ The ads will run on two dozen billboards in the city and online targeting likely Chicago voters; MoveOn members in Chicago voted to endorse progressive challenger Jesús ‘Chuy’ García earlier this year. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – A new ad campaign by MoveOn.org Political Action with the theme #DumpRahm […]

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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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