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Progressive Change Campaign Committee

Did Jared Polis Convince Michael Bennet To Write Public Option Letter?

Talking Points Memo | Brian Beutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

That touched off a symbiotic relationship. If Polis, and fellow public option supporter Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) would work the inside game in the ...

Colorado Public Option Support: Poll Shows Majority Favor Public Health Insurance Option Is Winner In State

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Wall Street Journal Wednesday painted a bleak picture of Capitol Hill Democrats wandering about without a map on health reform in the wake of the ...

Sam Stein

Harry Reid's Toughness Questioned In New Progressive Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a bold push to pass a public option for insurance coverage, a progressive advocacy group is launching an ad campaign directly calling into question...

"Leader" Reid Must Lead

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to pass a public option -- but only if Harry Reid makes sure that his Democratic super-majority does not side with Republicans on basic procedural votes.

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

Leaderless: Senate Pushes For Public Option Without Obama's Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is actively discouraging Senate Democrats in their effort to include a public insurance option with a state opt-out clause as p...

Shahien Nasiripour

Americans Think Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Prefers Wall Street Over Main Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By a better than two-to-one margin, Americans think Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke puts Wall Street ahead of Main Street, according to a new po...

Censure Rep. Joe Wilson

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee has launched a petition asking Congress to censure Rep. Joe Wilson.

Rachel Weiner

Progressive Obama Backers Take Out Full Page NYT Ad Targeting President

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a full-page New York Times ad released Wednesday, Obama campaign workers demand that the president fight for a public health care option. The Pro...

President Obama: It's Time To Step Up

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

Tonight, President Obama delivers his big speech to Congress at 8pm EST. It's expected that he'll express a preference for the public option. But frankly, that's not enough.

400 Former Obama Staffers: Don't Demobilize the Troops Before the Battle With the Insurance Industry

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

It has become clear that Obama's supporters are beginning to lose faith and the desire to fight for the president if he drops the public option.

Progressives Take Action Aimed at Obama

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

Obama's health care speech "is still being debated in the West Wing," reports Politico. That means there's still time -- we have one week to persuade Obama to do the right thing.

Group Organizing Obama Workers For Ad Targeting President

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Many progressives have expressed frustration with President Obama's refusal to commit to a government-run health insurance plan. If the Progressive Ch...

Five Things You Can Do About Healthcare, In Ascending Order of Difficulty and Commitment

Ben Wyskida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Wyskida

If you voted last year, gave money last year, obsessed over the blogs and debates and Sarah Palin last year, then right now is the whole ball game. Here, in ascending order of difficulty, are five things you can/should do.

Ben Nelson Responds (Lamely) to Progressives With New TV Ad (VIDEO)

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

Airing statewide ads is a highly unusual move for someone not up for re-election until 2012. Hopefully for him, he didn't spend too much money on it.

Newt Gingrich's Health Care Strategy in 1994: "Bipartisanship"

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

History repeats itself, and Democrat after Democrat seems intent on playing right into the hands of Gingrich and other reform opponents.

Sam Stein

Ben Nelson Personally Calls Nebraskan Who Ripped Him In Health Care Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hours after he appeared in a television ad attacking Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) for slow-walking health care reform, local Nebraska businessman Michael ...

Progressive Groups, Supporters, Go After Baucus In New Ad Buy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Progressive groups are launching a new round of advertising against Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, (D-Mont.), in an effort to persuade ...

Norm Coleman Raises $140,000 for Progressives -- Time for a Knock-Out Punch?

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

Either we lay the pressure on thick now and get Coleman to concede when the next ruling comes, or he appeals again -- keeping Al Franken out of the Senate for potentially months more.

PA-Sen: Netroots Overwhelmingly Support a Draft Sestak Effort

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

85% of Pennsylvanian respondents and 86% of respondents nationally want Democratic Congressman Joe Sestak to challenge Arlen Specter in the 2010 Democratic Senate primary.

Fill Rahm's House Seat With A Progressive

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

Want to put a bold progressive in Rahm's House seat in the March 3 special election? Here's what you can do.

Getting More Progressives Elected -- And Where You Fit In

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

I realized at MoveOn that it makes no sense for progressives to raise tons of money for candidates who then spend it inefficiently. We need to help them run effective campaigns and win.

Ryan Grim

Dem Activists Plan 'PCCC' To Back Progressives

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, Tom Perriello was sworn in as a freshman member of Congress. Sam Bennett was not. The divergent courses these two progressive candidates ...