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10 Reasons Why Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal Is Bad Politics for Dems, Bad Policy for America

Robert Creamer | Posted 08.20.2016 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Many of the same people who rushed America to war with Iraq are now engaged in a no-holds-barred campaign to convince a small group of House and Senate Democrats that they should vote to kill President Obama's Iran nuclear agreement when Congress returns in September.

Ad Links Iraq To Domestic Gas Prices, Advocates For Preserving Renewable Fuel Rules

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The liberal group Americans United For Change released a new television ad Thursday tying the fight over domestic renewable fuel standar...

Michael McAuliff

It Was Not Immigration Reform That Doomed Cantor, Poll Says | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A poll out Wednesday from Rep. Eric Cantor's Virginia district raises questions about the wisdom of running away from immigration reform...

Ads Target Nebraska As Red States Weigh Obamacare Benefits

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

With more red states moving toward adopting the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare, a Democratic-leaning group is targeting a series of radio ads a...

Will Heartless Republicans Screw Themselves By Screwing the Jobless?

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The same Republicans who slashed jobless benefits also recently cut food stamps, taking food out of the mouths of children, causing incredible and unnecessary suffering. This was not only callous and mean-spirited, it may also turn out to be politically stupid.

Video Shows Widespread Pain Of Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some Republicans have been arguing that the government shutdown isn't so bad, and some tea party members actually cheered it. So the ...

Amanda Terkel

Progressives Plan To Turn Up The Heat On GOP Lawmakers During August Recess | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP lawmakers may be feeling more heat this summer at their town halls, speeches and fundraisers as progressive activists begin an aggr...

New Ads Hammer GOP For Anti-Middle Class Tax Vote

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Republicans and Democrats in Congress very deliberately made their tax arguments before going on a six-week break last week, with Democrats voting to ...

'If You Liked The War In Iraq, You'll Love Mitt Romney's Foreign Policy'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

As Mitt Romney delivered his first major foreign policy speech in nine months on Tuesday, liberal advocacy group Americans United for Change released ...

Romney's Bad Week

Robert Creamer | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

When the history of the 2012 presidential election campaign is written, last week may or may not rank as the most significant -- but it will certainly be viewed as a major inflection point in the race.

Dan Froomkin

No More Secrets: Reform Groups Launch Attacks on Sneaky Corporate Donations | Dan Froomkin | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- CEOs may think twice before making what they intend to be secret campaign donations from their corporate treasuries, now that a progress...

Paul Blumenthal

How 'Issue Ads' Against Elizabeth Warren Keep Donors' Names Secret | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ad released Dec. 8 by the conservative nonprofit Crossroads GPS, which is linked to Karl Rove, paints Democratic Senate candidate Eli...

Sam Stein

Obama-Allied Group Launches Supercommittee Ad Campaign Targeting GOPers | Sam Stein | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a reflection of how close the supercommittee is getting to its do or die moment, a Democratic-allied group is launching a series of t...

Amanda Terkel

Progressives Pressure MLB To Drop Glenn Beck | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.12.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The progressive group Americans United for Change is launching a campaign against Major League Baseball (MLB), pressuring the group to c...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Progressive Groups Launch Debt Ceiling Ad Campaign | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the nation less than a week away from the Aug. 2 deadline to raise the debt ceiling, a group of progressive and labor organizations...

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Launch 11th Hour Debt Ceiling Ad Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a sign of where politics currently stand on a vote to raise the debt ceiling, two progressive-leaning groups are launching a new ad c...

Ryan Grim

Dem Group Targets DNC Chair For Wall Street Ties | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The escalating lobbying blitz surrounding debit card swipe fees has now pitted a prominent Democratic messaging organization against the...

Friday Talking Points [147] -- Democrats Fighting The Good Fight

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Well, I don't know about anyone else, but I thought that was a pretty good week for Democrats. Maybe it's just the subject matter I've been tackling t...

Amanda Terkel

Americans United For Change Ad Mocks Republicans For Doing Wall Street's Bidding | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans and Tea Party activists were "chumps" doing the bidding of Wall Street CEOs in the midterm elections, according to a new ad ...

When the Republicans Lie About Health Care, We Have to Fight Back

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

When the Republicans say they want to repeal the health care law, they're talking about giving health care back to the insurance companies so they can deny our care, drop us when we get sick and jack up our rates whenever they please.

Sam Stein

Wall Street Reform: Obama-Allied Group Launches Ad Campaign To Turn Tea Partiers Against GOP | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A leading progressive group that works closely with the White House is attempting to peel Tea party supporters away from the Republican Party by using...

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Launch Double Barrel Ad Campaign Over Murkowski Vote | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A double barrel ad campaign was launched Monday morning with two progressive groups respectively thanking Democratic Senators for voting against a pro...

Sam Stein

Democrats Continue Ad Blitz For Regulatory Reform (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One day after the Democratic National Committee went up on air with a hard-hitting ad demanding that Republicans back the president's regulatory refor...

House Health Care Vote Transforms the Political Landscape

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

By Election Day, there will be very few districts where a vote for health care reform is unpopular. But I would also argue, that this fall we will see clear evidence that courage itself is very popular.

Sam Stein

Obama Ally Accuses GOP Of Doing Big Oil's Bidding After Gulf Spill (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group allied with the Obama White House released a new television advertisement Wednesday attacking Republicans for foot-dragging on energy legislat...