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2011-07-13 12:23:00

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter released today, 247 leading national organizations urged members of Congress to oppose a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. Both the House and Senate are expected to vote on such an amendment next week. The text of the letter and full list of signatories follow: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100209/CBPPLOGO ) Dear Representative/Senator: The undersigned national organizations strongly urge you to...

2010-06-14 16:33:00

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" radio show to hear Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean, Georgia State Senator Nan Grogan Orrock, CrooksAndLiars.com Managing Editor David Neiwert, and Campaign for America's Future Research Director Eric Lotke! The show, which originally aired on Friday, June 11, is now available on demand. Dean discussed DFA's Move Your Money campaign, which encourages people to invest in community banks and...

2010-03-03 08:38:00

CAF Airs Radio Spots in Key Congressional Districts in Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Campaign for America's Future, working with a group of private citizens frustrated with the slow pace of health care reform, this week launched a media campaign in key congressional districts urging Democratic Members of Congress to support health care reform and ignore the criticisms of Republicans who are putting political interests...

2010-01-05 16:40:00

Post Runs "News" Story by Peterson-Funded Fiscal Times About Conrad Deficit Commission, Controversial Idea Promoted by Peterson -- Quoting Groups Funded by Peterson. Group Asks to Meet with Washington Post Company Chair Donald Graham. WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Post's decision to publish special-interest-funded propaganda as a "news" story on New Year's Eve could signal the death of the daily newspaper as an independent and objective news source,...

2009-08-10 16:36:00

Netroots Nation, AFL-CIO Conference, G-20 Summit to be Held in Pittsburgh; City's Industrial Plan Provides a Model for Nation's Manufacturing Economy **News Conference Call On Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET** PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With national and international attention turning to Pittsburgh this week with the arrival of the Netroots Nation bloggers convention, followed next month by the AFL-CIO annual conference and the G-20 Summit, the city's struggle to forge new jobs...

2009-06-03 13:20:00

Progressives Energized, Overwhelmingly Approve of Obama and His Agenda; Jon Stewart Bests Stephen Colbert, Rachel Maddow Over Keith Olbermann WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressives gathered at this week's "America's Future Now" conference found a lot to like in President Obama's first 100 days, but they are very focused on health care reform as their highest priority, according to a straw poll of participants conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research for the Campaign...

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2009-06-02 06:30:00

On Monday, an alliance of liberal activist groups in the U.S. announced plans for an $82 million campaign designed to help Barack Obama pass his healthcare reform plans into law. "The election of Barack Obama was the beginning, it's not the end," said former presidential candidate and Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean to a group of reporters at a conference sponsored by the activist group Campaign for America's Future. "It was important to win the presidency so that there...

2009-06-01 12:15:00

Energized, Unified, Organized Progressive Movement Mobilizing Against Special Interests Standing in the Way of President Obama's Bold Agenda WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressive groups are poised to spend more than $82 million to support President Obama's goal of achieving quality, affordable health care for all this year, according to leaders gathered today at the "America's Future Now" conference in Washington. Participants in the effort include the Health Care for...


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