Latest Political action committee Stories

2014-08-21 16:24:17

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To influence congressional candidates up for election this November, a group of mental health activists have formed the Stop The Murphy Bill Political Action Committee (PAC). This PAC was organized to advocate for the civil rights of persons with mental health histories by pushing back against the highly controversial Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, HR3717, introduced by Rep. Tim Murphy. These and other activists have...

2014-06-04 08:38:33

Mayday PAC begins push to raise $5 million by July 4; $5 million in matching dollars to be raised NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After meeting its initial goal of crowdfunding $1 million two weeks ahead of schedule, the Mayday PAC - established by Harvard Law Professor and campaign finance reformer Professor Lawrence Lessig and Republican strategist Mark McKinnon - launched the next phase of its effort by setting a new, ambitious fundraising goal and releasing the names of...

2014-02-05 23:22:14

Becomes first PAC solely dedicated to electing public officials with professional science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) backgrounds Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Franklin’s List, a new nonpartisan political action committee (PAC) dedicated to recruiting and supporting political candidates with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), officially launches its efforts. Named after the famed American inventor, politician,...

2012-09-06 23:01:59

After the announcement that donations via text messaging will be allowed for the Presidential election, California Tea Party Group Go PEP Rally Launches a RocketHub crowdfunding platform for their local plan to end economic insecurity. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 California Tea Party Group, Go PEP Rally, is launching a new crowdfunding campaign to empower voters with information on their plans. The launch of this RocketHub page comes after announcement that presidential...

2012-09-06 23:00:02

New Text Message Fundraising Guidelines Makes Process More Accessible, Affordable & Transparent. Saves Political Campaigns Thousands of Dollars in Set Up Fees. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 The leaders in cutting-edge mobile strategies for progressive organizations, Revolution Messaging, commended the Federal Election Commission for greatly improving the text message fundraising process and allowing it to be more accessible and efficient under the new advisory opinion....

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'