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Category: Victories

What MoveOn Members Accomplished in 2017

In what is likely the darkest political moment many of us have experienced, and at a time when Trump, his administration, and Republicans in Congress are doing tremendous harm, Americans of all walks of life—women donning pink hats, Dreamers courageously risking their future, and so many more—helped light the spark of Resistance that has yielded light and hope.

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VICTORY: Democratic Party rejects the NRA and other predatory corporate donors

Three weeks after the Las Vegas shooting, more than 20,000 people signed a petition by MoveOn member Sandy Phillips—whose daughter, Jessi, was slaughtered in the Aurora, Colorado theater massacre in 2012—asking the DNC, the governing body of the national Democratic Party, to reject donations from the gun industry. The DNC heard us and took action: […]

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Trumpcare Again Defeated in Senate

STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO REPORTS THAT REPUBLICAN SENATORS HAVE DECIDED AGAINST BRINGING THE GRAHAM-CASSIDY HEALTH CARE REPEAL BILL UP FOR A VOTE Statement by MoveOn Washington Director Ben Wikler: “The GOP attempt to rip coverage away from millions of Americans has once again crumbled in the face of furious opposition. But it’s now clear that […]

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Virginia stops anti-immigrant bill

A bill was making its way through the Virginia Legislature that would have forced teachers to aid immigration enforcement officers and reveal sensitive information about their students. Catherine Carey, who started a petition on MoveOn.org to oppose this bill, delivered more than 3,800 signatures and testified alongside DREAMer activists to successfully stop this bill from […]

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Sanders Victory in Indiana Is Evidence His Ideas Are the Future of the Democratic Party

Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org Political Action, had the following response to Bernie Sanders’ win in the Indiana Democratic Primary this evening: Tonight’s victory for Bernie Sanders provides more evidence that his ideas are the future of the Democratic Party. If Democrats want to ensure victory in November it’s imperative that they embrace Bernie […]

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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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