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Author: Brian Stewart

MoveOn, NARAL Rebuke Denver Post’s Misguided Gardner Endorsement with Full-Page Ad in Sunday’s Edition

*** SEE THE NEWSPAPER AD HERE: http://ow.ly/CSyPz  *** The ad campaign highlights Gardner’s far-right stances on issues including a woman’s right to choose, climate, and immigration—viewpoints that clearly contrast with the paper’s previous stances. A hard-hitting, full-page ad from MoveOn.org Political Action and NARAL Pro-Choice America running in this Sunday’s Denver Post blasts the state’s […]

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MoveOn calls for Grimes to pull offensive ad from air

Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org Political Action, responded today to a new TV ad by Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes which refers to immigrants as “illegal aliens” and shows Grimes promising to never extend benefits to undocumented immigrants: “This latest TV ad from Alison Lundergan Grimes is deeply upsetting. Grimes seems to be […]

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MoveOn’s Ben Wikler talks midterm elections on C-SPAN

This week, MoveOn’s Washington Director Ben Wikler joined C-SPAN’s Greta Wodele Brawner to discuss the 2014 midterm elections and how MoveOn members across the country are making 5 million phone calls to voters to prevent a Republican takeover of the Senate. See a clip below of Ben explaining MoveOn’s innovative voter contact program and what’s at stake this […]

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MoveOn Statement on Today’s House Vote to Arm and Train Syrian Rebels

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Statement from Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, in response to today’s vote in the House authorizing the United States to arm and train Syrian rebels: “The message from this week’s House debate and Senate hearings about arming rebels in Syria could not be clearer: There are far too many pressing and unanswered […]

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MoveOn poll: Drop-off voters can be inspired to turn out this year

Fear that a GOP-led Senate could result in cuts to public education funding or access to birth control and a woman’s right to choose are the most motivating messages for drop-off voters and are effective in generating interest to vote this November, according to a new poll commissioned by MoveOn.org of low-propensity voters in five […]

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MoveOn Reacts to Recordings of McConnell and GOP Senate Candidates From Secret Koch Retreat

Newly exposed recordings that show prominent Republican Senate candidates pandering to the Koch brothers could shake up key Senate races, according to MoveOn.org. The recordings, published this morning by The Nation and Huffington Post, provide a troubling, behind-the-scenes look at speeches by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and GOP Senate candidates Joni Ernst (IA), Cory Gardner […]

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39,000 Hawai’i MoveOn Members Help Keep Social Security Expansion Champion Brian Schatz in the Senate

HONOLULU — After a multi-week grassroots effort led by volunteers in Hawai’i, MoveOn members helped mobilize thousands of voters for Senator Brian Schatz in the state’s Democratic primary. Schatz, who ran on a strong progressive platform and his track record in the Senate championing Social Security, won the Democratic nomination last night by 1,769 votes […]

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MoveOn Reacts to Hillary Clinton’s Comments

Statement from Ilya Sheyman, Executive Director of MoveOn Political Action, in response to reported comments from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “Secretary Clinton, and any other person thinking about seeking the Democratic nomination in 2016, should think long and hard before embracing the same policies advocated by right-wing war hawks that got America into […]

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MoveOn Statement on Iraq Airstrikes, Humanitarian Aid

Statement from Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, in response to military airstrikes in Iraq today: News that the United States has once again used military force in Iraq, by launching airstrikes, is deeply disturbing—the risks of mission creep, unintended consequences, and incremental escalation are real and dangerous. After a decade of conflict, […]

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ADVISORY: Activists to Hold ‘Don’t Kill the Internet!’ Net Neutrality Rally Outside Obama Fundraiser in Silicon Valley

LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA — On Wednesday, July 23, progressive activists from more than a dozen grassroots organizations will gather outside a high-profile fundraiser with President Obama and tech industry leaders to call on President Obama to protect Net Neutrality. The rally, organized by MoveOn.org Political Action and Free Press, will pressure President Obama to live up to […]

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