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Progressives Plan 'Anti-Trump Day Of Action' For Last Day Of GOP Convention

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics

Four progressive groups plan an “anti-Trump day of action” on July 21, with rallies at the offices of Republican politicians, party headquarters, ...

Progressive Group Comes Out Against Obama's Big Overtime Rule

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics

A network of left-leaning public-interest groups has come out in opposition to the Obama administration's new overtime rule, prompting charges of hypo...

Former Sanders Staffers Want To Elect A 'Brand New Congress'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics

While even Bernie Sanders is starting to admit that his chance of winning the Democratic nomination is exceedingly slim, some of his former staff and ...

Hillary Clinton Pledges Not To Cut Social Security Benefits

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.07.2016 | Politics

Hillary Clinton promised on Friday that she would not cut Social Security benefits, winning praise from progressive groups that had pressured her to t...

Progressive Groups Hold Out On Endorsing A Presidential Candidate

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.02.2015 | Politics

Progressive groups are taking their time on the question of whether and when to endorse in the Democratic presidential primary, even as many of their ...

Samantha Lachman

Democratic Group Aims To Advance 'People's Agenda' In States

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 200 Democratic lawmakers were surprisingly upbeat here Friday, given the drubbing they experienced in state legislative chambe...

Samantha Lachman

MoveOn's Efforts To Draft Elizabeth Warren Reflect Its Sour History With Hillary Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- MoveOn, a progressive group originally formed as an attempt to forestall the looming impeachment of then-President Bill Clinton, is now ...

Jennifer Bendery

Liberal Groups Pile Opposition Onto Obama Judicial Nominee Ahead Of Confirmation Hearing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As he heads into his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Georgia judicial nominee Michael Boggs faces a fresh wave of opposition fro...

Sam Stein

A Leading Progressive Group Is Getting A New President. Here's What It Means.

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's leading progressive advocacy groups, America Votes, will have a new leader for the first time in five years this fal...

Sam Stein

Newly Released IRS Docs Complicate 'Scandal' Narrative

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Officials at the Internal Revenue Service were encouraged to flag groups with the word "emerge" in their names as well as potential succ...

Sam Stein

IRS Scandal: The Investigators Come Under Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted both progressive and conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status has p...

Sam Stein

IRS Targeted Progressive Groups, Too

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service targeted progressive groups applying for tax-exempt status in addition to conservative ones, according to I...

Sam Stein

Labor's Top Senator Left To Save Self From Conservative Ad Storm

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

Facing an avalanche of negative advertisements, labor’s most outspoken and visible champion in the Senate has, so far, been left to fend for himself...

Tyler Kingkade

Indeed.com, Largest Job Search Website, Bans Discriminatory Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With mounting pressure from worker advocates and an online petition, Indeed.com, the Internet's highest-trafficked job board website, ha...

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Unveil 'Contract For The American Dream'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of the deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling, widely viewed as yet another setback for the progressive community, advocacy...

Sam Stein

139 Groups Sign Letter Demanding Policy Riders Be Stripped From Govt. Funding Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of 139 groups have written a letter to the leadership in the Senate and the White House demanding that any continuing resolu...

Maine Gov. Orders Labor History Mural Taken Down

Talking Points Memo | Benjy Sarlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's Diego Rivera Redux in Maine, as Governor Paul LePage is taking down a mural in the state Department of Labor building depicting the history of th...

Sam Stein

White House Denies Pushing Trigger Option, Dem Groups Concur

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House, along with several progressive groups and high-ranking Democrats, is pushing back against reports that the administration is advancin...

Lefty Groups Raise $60,000 -- In One Day -- For Ad Attacking Grassley

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's the latest sign that the public option, and the specter of GOP obstructionism, remain powerful motivators of the liberal base: Two progressive...

Sam Stein

Progressives Launch Campaign Targeting Centrist Senate Dems

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A coalition of progressive groups and officials announced the launch of a media and grassroots campaign Tuesday to target conservative Democrats they ...

Sam Stein

Obama Allies Gear Up For Budget Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of progressive organizations and high-profile unions will announce on Wednesday a multifaceted campaign to drum up support and help pass Presi...