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Why 7 Million Progressives Just Jumped Into the Presidential Race

Justin Ruben | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics
Justin Ruben

Today, MoveOn announced that its 7 million members have voted, with 91 percent in support, to endorse President Obama. Members believe the future of the economy and the middle class are at stake, they see this election as a choice between two candidates and they don't want to sit on the sidelines.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Caters To Base By Taxing The Wealthy, But Entitlement Cuts Loom

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is back in the good graces of progressives. For now. Hours after Obama delivered a fiery speech demanding that...

Sam Stein

MoveOn Calls On Obama To Stiffen Spine On Tax Cuts In National Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a last-ditch effort to persuade the White House to hold its line on the expiring Bush tax cuts, the progressive advocacy group MoveOn...

Ryan Grim

MoveOn Hits Obama For Bonus Remarks, Dem Senator Announces Bank Bonus Tax

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn.org is letting President Obama know that it does begrudge the multimillion-dollar bonuses being paid to Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and a...

MoveOn Holding Emergency Rally At White House Over Health Care

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn.org is once again battling President Obama -- this time over health care reform. The progressive advocacy organization recently clashed with O...

MoveOn: Obama Afghanistan Exit Strategy Needed

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In its first direct pressure on President Obama over a major war-and-peace issue, MoveOn will call on the president today to develop an exit strategy ...

Sam Stein

Senators Buck Obama, Urge Progressives To Keep Targeting Dems On Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two Senators said on Tuesday that they disagreed with President Obama's backchannel complaints that progressive advocacy groups ought to stop targetin...

Sam Stein

Gossip Girl And MoveOn Cut Ad For Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn.org released a new television ad on Tuesday that, like some other Democratic-leaning groups this election season, encourages youth to persuade ...

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Legend Join MoveOn For "Obama In 30 Seconds"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn.org is teaming up with Hollywood to produce an ad for Barack Obama. Actually, there hoping that readers all over will submit their own pro-Oba...

Sam Stein

Serenity Lost: Obama And The Netroots

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Only weeks into the general election campaign and already a notable tension is beginning to materialize within the Democratic Party. At question is Se...

MoveOn To Obama: Keep Your Word, Filibuster Telecom Immunity

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn.org has launched a new campaign pressing Sen. Barack Obama to honor his pledge to filibuster any legislation that gives immunity to telecoms th...

MoveOn Picks Winning Obama Commercial For General Election

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn.org has completed their competition to select a pro-Obama commercial for the general election. Now all they need are donations to help air the...

Sam Stein

MoveOn's Obama Ad Contest Garners Massive Response

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the span of 24-hours, starting Monday night, more than two million votes were cast for MoveOn.org's Barack Obama political advertising contest, a r...

Clinton Slams Democratic Activists At Private Fundraiser

Celeste Fremon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Celeste Fremon

At a small closed-door fundraiser after Super Tuesday, Sen. Hillary Clinton blamed what she called the "activist base" of the Democratic Party -- and ...

MoveOn Petition Seeks To Sway Superdelegates

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The group launches a petition drive to keep super-delegates on the sidelines, calling on them "to let the voters decide between Clinton and Obama--and...