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Author: Brian Stewart

RELEASE: MoveOn voting on whether to draft Elizabeth Warren for President

UPDATE: See early coverage in the New York Times and from CNN.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 CONTACT: press@moveon.org MoveOn Kicks Off Member Vote on Campaign to Encourage Elizabeth Warren to Run for President MoveOn’s 8 million members will vote until 9 a.m. EST Wednesday on whether to launch a major ‘Run Warren Run’ […]

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Voters Rising: MoveOn and the 2014 Midterm Elections

MoveOn members mounted a truly moving, inspiring, impressive effort to turn out voters and fight for our progressive values in the 2014 midterm elections. Through our advanced voter contact program, volunteers made more than 6.75 million calls to voters—and thousands of progressives, many of whom had never volunteered before, took action together. We showed what we as […]

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Chip in to stand with Walmart workers this Black Friday

Today is Black Friday, the largest shopping day of the year—and Walmart workers have launched a massive strike to demand better wages and reasonable pay. This. Is. Huge. For years, Walmart has paid wages so low that employees are forced to survive on food stamps. The company has also been incredibly anti-union. Many of the workers who participate […]

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MoveOn Applauds President Obama’s New Executive Action: Big Move on Immigration is Welcome Step, Major Organizing Victory

On the heels of President Obama’s announcement of executive action protecting millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, Anna Galland, Executive Director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, released the following statement: “With Republican extremists in Congress failing to govern, President Obama has kept his promise to take steps within his power to fix our broken immigration system […]

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MoveOn members urge ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX to air major immigration speech

MoveOn members from across the country are flooding the phone lines of four major broadcast networks today after they indicated they won’t air the president of the United States’ address from the Oval Office. President Obama will address the nation tonight to discuss significant and long-anticipated reforms to our broken immigration system. This is an issue that […]

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MoveOn Calls on Clinton to Oppose Keystone XL Pipeline

Statement of Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s continued refusal to take a position on the Keystone XL Pipeline: “Hillary Clinton’s refusal to take a position raises the possibility that she is worse on climate change than 80 percent of the incoming Senate’s Democratic caucus. If […]

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MoveOn Celebrates Win for Grassroots in Senate’s Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline, Turns Focus to President Obama

In reaction to this evening’s Senate vote on the Keystone XL pipeline, MoveOn Lead Campaign Director Victoria Kaplan released the following statement: “Today’s Senate rejection of the dangerous Keystone XL pipeline is a win for grassroots activists and the American public, and echoes the voices of MoveOn members who have said loudly and clearly that […]

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