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Category: Moveon Updates

VICTORY: Anti-Refugee Measure Defeated in Congress

Something important happened last week: We stopped Congress from slamming the door on Syrian families seeking refuge. Against the odds, compassion and our best American values prevailed—beating out fear, hate-baiting, and xenophobia.1 It didn’t just happen. We fought for it. And we won. In the middle of this holiday season, we wanted to share what […]

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Tell Congress: More Funding for Syrian Refugees

Help War RefugeesNearly 60 million people worldwide have been driven from their homes by war and persecution. Half of the displaced are children. For once, instead of spending billions on war, we can use our resources to provide humanitarian relief and save lives. Call Congress and demand they do more by supporting the Graham-Leahy bill […]

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MoveOn.org Reacts to the Tragic Church Shooting in South Carolina

The brutal murder of nine members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is abhorrent and cause for national mourning. We extend our heartfelt condolences to all those grieving today in Charleston and across the nation. As part of a sickening legacy of racist violence perpetrated against the Black community, yesterday’s shooting is also […]

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Poll: Warren’s Message and Biography A Big Winner Among 2016 Battleground State Voters

A new poll of voters in general election battleground states show that Senator Elizabeth Warren’s biography and message of economic populism are appealing to voters from across the political spectrum in the key states likely to swing the 2016 presidential election. These states include, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Neveda, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Battleground […]

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MoveOn’s Ben O’Keefe Joins “HuffPost Live” to Talk About Run Warren Run

I sat down with Alyona Minkovski at “HuffPost Live” for her segment “Political Junkies.” We discussed the groundswell of support that Run Warren Run has been receiving and our growing effort to draft Elizabeth Warren into the presidential election. We also discussed political lunch dates and crystal balls—you’ll have to watch below to find out more […]

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MoveOn’s Anna Galland talks to C-SPAN’s ‘Washington Journal’ About Run Warren Run

Over the weekend, MoveOn.org Civic Action Executive Director Anna Galland appeared on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” for nearly an hour to take questions from callers from across the country—from all across the political spectrum. Anna took a stand for strong progressive values and discussed the incredible work of MoveOn members and progressives across the country. A big piece of […]

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Why vaccines matter

Melissa L. from California recently shared this powerful story about how her 10-year-old daughter is being impacted by the vaccine debate right now: Melissa’s daughter is in remission from leukemia. After missing countless days of school, she was finally able to return to the classroom, and to her friends. But now, because of the rising […]

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