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A Means to an End: Getting Back to Basics as We Get Ready for the Next Chapter

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2011 | 1:00 PM

I travel around the country a lot. You know that song, "I've been everywhere, man," well, you could say that's my theme song. I am always on the road because Democracy for America is all about working with progressives everywhere who are organizing for a better America. And, if I...

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A Million Doors for Peace

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2008 | 1:03 PM

This Saturday, September 20th, something historic is going to happen.

Tens of thousands of Americans will go door-to-door to end the War in Iraq. It will be the largest and most effective anti-war action ever mounted and it is called a Million Doors for Peace. If you care...

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Beat a Bush Democrat

(9) Comments | Posted October 9, 2007 | 5:17 PM

With Democrats like Congressman Dan Lipinski, the Republicans don't even need to run a candidate.

There are some Democrats -- Bush Democrats -- who claim to represent us, but vote with Republicans on too many issues that matter.

Send a message to Congress: You're on notice. Regardless of political party,...

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Karl Rove Under Oath

(6) Comments | Posted June 1, 2007 | 12:22 PM

Over 60,000 people have called on Congress to impeach U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales in just one week. Today, we can double our impact by working together to get the message out and Brave New Films has created a brand new video to help you do it.

Check out...

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Your Grassroots All-Star Winner!

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2007 | 5:57 PM

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Thousands of votes came in from around the country. DFA members pushed hard getting out the vote for all three Grassroots All-Star finalists -- generating incredible support for each campaign. In the end, there can be only one winner.

Lt. Colonel...

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Keep Up the Pressure!

(4) Comments | Posted January 11, 2007 | 6:08 PM

If we learned anything from W's troop escalation address to the Nation last night, it's that the War in Iraq is on our shoulders. It's up to each one of us to bring our troops home, because he doesn't have the courage to do it himself.

It's time to...

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For A Deeper Democratic Bench

(6) Comments | Posted December 20, 2006 | 11:28 AM

Last week, we read about a father and husband - who happens to be a Senator from South Dakota - taken ill by a rare life-threatening medical condition. Within two seconds we were reading - or should I say speculating - about the entire legislative agenda of the incoming 110th...

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Renewal: How Progressives Move Forward

(8) Comments | Posted December 11, 2006 | 5:17 PM

The November election victories were a huge step towards neutralizing the excesses of the most partisan and divisive leadership our country has seen in generations.

However, there is a bigger opportunity at hand. This is the opportunity to permanently guarantee the credibility of our Democracy by restoring the voters...

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