Press Releases

Dean Dozen $$ Release

September 26, 2012





















Progressive Group

Over-Performs in Fundraising Goals



Burlington, VT

Today, Democracy for America (DFA), announced that it has exceeded fundraising

expectations for the 12 Dean Dozen candidates, raising over $340,000 this

quarter. These 12 endorsed candidates (comprised of Carol Shea-Porter, Ann

McLane Kuster, Joe Miklosi, Shelli Yoder, Jose Hernandez, Martin Heinrich, Raul

Ruiz, Kathryn Boockvar, Mazie Hirono, Manan Trivedi, Tammy… Read More…

Upendra Endorsement

September 21, 2012



Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), endorsed Upendra Chivukula for Congress. Chivukula an engineer by trade who speaks half-dozen languages has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2002. "Upendra is an outstanding individual, great husband, and fantastic candidate for New Jerseys 7thCongressional District,said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA.He believes that his story is the embodiment of the American dream … Read More…

Bridget Mary McCormack Endorsement

September 20, 2012













Democracy

for America Endorses Bridget Mary McCormack for Michigan Supreme Court

Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), endorsed Bridget

Mary McCormack for Michigans Supreme Court. McCormack, a veteran litigator,

legal scholar and educator, will bring integrity and fairness back to

Michigans court system.

"Im proud that DFA has endorsed

Bridget Mary McCormack, said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. In

Michigan, people are looking for a… Read More…

Maloney Endorsement

September 20, 2012













Democracy

for America Endorses Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18)

Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), endorsed Sean

Patrick Maloney for Congress. Maloney, who is a former advisor to President

Bill Clinton will bring jobs and economic stability back to the region. "The Hudson Valley needs Sean, said

Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. Seans opponent has refused to put

the economic needs ahead of party politics. Hayworth stood alongside

John… Read More…

Betty Sutton Endorsement

September 20, 2012



Democracy for America Endorses Betty Sutton for Congress (OH-16)

Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), endorsed Betty Sutton for Congress. Rep. Sutton, who has served since 2007, has a long history speaking up and fighting for her constituents. "Betty has always been a strong advocate for working families and the middle class in the state of Ohio,said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA.She believes the best is yet to come for the… Read More…

Non.Fed.Release

September 19, 2012

Democracy for America is investing in Local Progressive Candidates to Strengthen the Democratic Party

Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), announced a third slate of non-federal endorsements for the 2012 election cycle. DFA goes to great lengths build and strengthen local democratic parties and to vet and endorse local progressive candidates. Earning an endorsement from DFA can greatly enhance a candidates campaign. … Read More…

Garcia Polls

September 18, 2012





Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), released

poll numbers highlighting Joe Garcias strong position in Floridas 26th

Congressional District, after Republican Rep. David Rivera continues to make

headlines amid ethics violations and concerns. Garcia, who is leading by 7

points (46% - 39%) against the embroiled Congressman, is expected to see larger

gains as more voters learn about Riveras improper funneling of campaign

funds. … Read More…

Raul Ruiz Polling

September 18, 2012





Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), released

poll numbers showing Republican darling, Mary Bono Mack losing ground in the

congressional district she has held since 1998.

Bono Macks favorability has sunk since August, proving once again that

Democratic challenger Raul Ruiz can unseat her by holding her under 50% in the

most recent polls.

In a poll conducted on September 12 and 13 in Californias 36th Congressional

District,… Read More…

Baldwin Poll

September 17, 2012





Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), released

poll numbers showing Democratic Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin has surged to a

3 point lead over Republican candidate Tommy Thompsonamong likely voters in

Wisconsin. This poll, the second to show Baldwin leading since the August

Republican primary, proves momentum is on Baldwins side - with 90% of likely

voters now committed to their choice.

Meanwhile, Tommy… Read More…

Michael Tubbs Endorsement

September 12, 2012


Stockton, CA Today, Democracy for America (DFA) chair Jim Dean presented Michael Tubbs with a PAC check and a letter announcing DFAs endorsement for his candidacy for Stockton's City Council District Six. This is the first endorsement that DFA and Jim Dean have announced in person this election cycle.

"The City of Stockton has had some unfortunate national news this year", said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. "But, with the help and vision…

Read More…

PPL Event Live-Streaming

September 3, 2012





















Events, Organizing and Live streamed interviews

Just steps from

the Time Warner Center, the PPL, co-hosted by Democracy for America and

Netroots Nation, is the place for progressives at the Democratic National

Convention. Located at Packard Place, the PPL includes

25,000 square feet of co-working space, wifi and charging stations, as well as

on-site parties, local entertainment, live panels and a progressive studio

hosted by Democracy… Read More…

Coolidge Endorsement

August 27, 2012





Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), endorsed Leslie Coolidge for Congress to represent Illinois Sixth Congressional District.

Leslie has a strong fiscal background,said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. Being a Certified Public Accountant for nearly 30 years, Leslie has the skills to help strengthen and preserve our social safety nets Medicare and Social Security. The current leadership in the House… Read More…

CA 10 Poll Numbers Released

August 17, 2012









Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), released poll numbers showing that likely voters in Californias Tenth Congressional District overwhelmingly oppose Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryans plan to turn Medicare into a voucher plan.

The plan laid out in Ryans proposed budget passed by the House of Representatives this year, scraps Medicare as we know it and creates a voucher program.Voters in the Tenth District… Read More…

Boockvar Polling

August 17, 2012





Polling in the District shows voters disagree with ending Medicare

Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), released poll numbers showing that likely voters in Pennsylvanias 8th Congressional District overwhelmingly oppose Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryans plan to turn Medicare into a voucher plan. The plan laid out in Ryans proposed budget passed by the House of Representatives this year, scraps Medicare as we know… Read More…

CA 36 Poll Numbers

August 15, 2012

Voters

in CA 36th District Concerned with Paul Ryans Voucher Plan

Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), released poll

numbers showing that likely voters in Californias 36th Congressional District

overwhelmingly oppose Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryans plan to turn

Medicare into a voucher plan.

The plan laid out in Ryans proposed budget passed by the House of

Representatives this year, scraps Medicare as we know it and… Read More…

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