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MoveOn Members Overwhelmingly Vote to Endorse Tammy Duckworth, Ted Strickland for Senate, Noting Support for Historic Iran Deal

In addition to Duckworth and Strickland, MoveOn members endorsed Russ Feingold earlier this year. Members of Political Action in Illinois and Ohio have voted decisively to endorse Senate candidates and progressive champions Rep. Tammy Duckworth and Ted Strickland, respectively, on the heels of their strong support for the historic nuclear agreement with Iran. MoveOn […]

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The O'Keefe Brief: Not Another Government Shutdown

Remember when the U.S. government shutdown for 16 days in 2013 because Republicans in Congress opposed Obamacare—you know the law that gave millions of uninsured Americans access to affordable healthcare? (Thanks a lot Obama.) Well guess what? You’re not having deja vu, Republicans are threatening to do it again. Here’s another flashback. Remember in 1973 […]

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An Innocent Man is About to Be Put to Death

I have long abhorred the death penalty. The thought of killing someone for the crime of killing someone else seems so cruelly ironic. My abhorrence only intensified when I learned of a study that showed at least 4.1% of those put to death in America are innocent. When you figure that more than 1,400 people […]

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Progressive Groups Release Letter Urging DNC Chair to Host Additional Presidential Debates

Groups include MoveOn, CREDO Action, Daily Kos, and represent more than 10 million Americans. Several progressive groups representing more than 10 million Americans released a letter on Monday urging Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to increase the opportunities for Democratic candidates to participate in prime time debates to counterbalance the endless free […]

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WATCH: Planned Parenthood attacked. Help fight back.

On Thursday, right-wing extremists in the U.S. House of Representatives will vote to try to defund Planned Parenthood, one of the nation’s largest providers of women’s health care and family planning services. In my latest video with MoveOn, I lay out the economic argument for funding family planning and women’s health services, and why it’s […]

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Call Now: Stop the Execution of an Innocent Man

Huge relief and victory today for Richard Glossip—but the court only delayed his execution by two weeks. Call or tweet @GovMaryFallin, Don’t execute an innocent man. [More: Praises Oklahoma Court’s Decision to Stay Execution of Richard Glossip]

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Thousands Join MoveOn’s #AmericaWelcomes Campaign, Showing That Refugees Are Welcome In Their Communities And Urging Obama Administration to Welcome 100,000 Refugees

Senate Democratic Whip Richard Durbin and several governors have joined the call for admitting more Syrian refugees. *** See photos from thousands of MoveOn members across the country here, including school groups, 100 people on the steps of the Idaho capitol, and more: *** The AmericaWelcomes effort includes an online photo campaign, donations to […]

+ Read More Praises Oklahoma Court's Decision to Stay Execution of Richard Glossip

Mark Crain, campaign director for Civic Action, had the following statement in response to the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals’ decision to issue a two-week stay in the execution of Richard Glossip: “We are deeply relieved that—despite Gov. Mary Fallin’s failure to act—Richard Glossip has won two more weeks to prove his innocence after […]

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Call now: Stop the execution of an innocent man

Oklahoma plans to execute an innocent man this Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.1 Governor Mary Fallin has the power to stop this deadly mistake by issuing a 60-day stay of execution—but we need to act fast to save Richard Glossip. Can you call Gov. Fallin right now? Tell her: “Don’t execute an innocent man. Grant Richard […]

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