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While Senators Block Tax Cuts for the Middle Class, Dont Ask, Dont Tell and Countless Other Bills, DFA Works to Shake Up Senate BURLINGTON, VT Democracy for America, the people powered PAC, endorses progressive Senators who will move critical legislation forward. Going into November, DFA endorsed key challengers and incumbents who will work to break the gridlock in the Senate. Its time to get some new blood in the Senate and shake things up. Thats why we are supporting fighters, said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. DFA endorsed candidates will take back the Senate for the American people. DFA endorsed the following Senate fighters this year: Incumbents: Barbara Boxer Russ Feingold Patrick Leahy Challengers: Jack Conway Roxanne Conlin Paul Hodes Elaine Marshall Scott McAdams Joe Sestak Its time to get the Senate working for the people again, said Charles Chamberlain, Political Director for DFA. DFA members were motivated in the primaries to get the best candidates possible and they have already donated $425,000 to get fighters in the Senate in 2010. In the past year key policy priorities for the American people have been stymied in the Senate including tax cuts for the middle class, important campaign spending rules, the public option, climate change legislation, and civil rights for LGBT Americans serving in the military. ABOUT DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA Democracy for America is a people-powered Democratic Political Action Committee. With over one million members nationwide, DFA is a grassroots powerhouse working to change our country and the Democratic Party from the bottom-up. Paid for by Democracy for America, www.democracyforamerica.com, and not authorized by any candidate.
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