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UPDATE: More Than 185,000 Join Democratic Party Donor Strike, Pledging to Withhold $43 Million to Democrats Who Scuttle Diplomacy with Iran
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UPDATE 8/29: As of August 29, more than 185,000 MoveOn members had pledged to withhold $43 million in donations to any Democrats, and party committees supporting them, who successfully undermine diplomacy. — Major names—from Ben & Jerry to Democratic donor Lawrence Hess—join the strike. More than 100,000 MoveOn members nationwide have pledged to withhold more than […]

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MoveOn statement on Sen. Menendez speech on Iran agreement

MoveOn.org Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman had the following statement in response to news that Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will oppose the nuclear deal with Iran and will try to put the nation on the path to war: “Senator Menendez has chosen to try to put us on the path to another war in […]

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Sen. Bennet: Support the Iran Deal

A 60­-day clock started ticking the moment negotiators announced the Iran deal, meaning Congress will vote on whether to approve or derail this historic agreement in early September. We have 60 days to defend the deal and stop a war. Key Facts About the Deal ­This is a great deal.​ It prevents Iran from building […]

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60 Days to Stop A War

More than 100,000 calls have been made by Americans in blue and red states alike. This has been an effort involving MoveOn members and an array of groups. Our friends at CREDO Action have coordinated an action hub for our allies that generated a large number of these calls and petition signatures. Check out their […]

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Of course #AllLivesMatter, But Here’s Why You Need To Stop Saying It To Me
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By now you’ve probably seen the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter. Created by three Black women in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin—and now the subsequent high-profile killings of other unarmed Black Americans at the hands of law enforcement—it is a hashtag often used after statements that expose the oppression and violence that Black Americans still face […]

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Demand Mayor Rahm Emanuel Resign!

For over a year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel knew about the gruesome murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. In fact, it wasn’t until a journalist sued the city of Chicago to get video footage of the murder released and the Black community rose up in protest that Mayor Emanuel finally decided to …

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