Press Releases

NonFed Slate Release

May 24, 2012



Progressive

Powerhouse Invests in local Democratic Races

Strength of Party Depends on Supporting Progressive Candidates

up and Down the Ballot

Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA) announced a

slate of seven local endorsements for the 2012 election cycle. Known for their ability to strengthen grassroot support for a candidate, Democracy for America goes to great lengths

to vet and endorse local candidates. For

candidates,… Read More…

Wisconsin Recall Press Release for GOTV

May 22, 2012

Democracy for America: Were all in for Wisconsin

DFA utilizes strength of ground game as the election draws near

Burlington, VT

Today, Democracy for America (DFA) released its organizational goals

for the final two weeks of the Wisconsin recall election, highlighting

their continued support of the We Are Wisconsin campaign. DFA, known

for its strength in ground operations and Get Out The Vote (GOTV)

efforts has decided to go all in on… Read More…

AG Campaign Brief Announcement

May 21, 2012



Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), unveiled all 22 Attorneys General who support Montana Attorney General Steve

Bullocks brief urging the Supreme Court to reconsider the 2010Citizens United decision. Support of the brief was thought to be minimal, but with

the help of DFAs grassroots activists these 22 Attorneys General felt pressure and

stood up for democracy by signaling their support. The brief currently has

bipartisan… Read More…

Obama Marriage Equality Statement

May 9, 2012



For Immediate Release: May 9, 2012 Contact: Linsey Pecikonis (202) 746-8426 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)



Democracy for America and Governor Dean Applaud President Obamas Endorsement of Marriage Equality

With a single statement, President Obama moves the country and the Democratic Party forward

Burlington, VT

Today on the heels of President Obamas announcement of his support

for Marriage Equality for all Americans,… Read More…

No On One Statement

April 25, 2012

Democracy

for America Urges North Carolinians to Vote Against Amendment 1 DFA Supports All North Carolina

Families Asks Dems to do Same

Burlington,

VT

Today Democracy for America (DFA) joined alongside a growing number or

organizations, businesses, and community members urging North Carolinians to

vote NO on Amendment 1, a proposed amendment to North Carolinas constitution

that would deny legal rights to thousands of unmarried couples and… Read More…

CU AG Campaign w/ Tammy + Russ

April 10, 2012

Burlington, VT

Today Democracy for America (DFA) announced that Russ Feingold and Wisconsin

Senatorial Candidate Tammy Baldwin have signed onto their new campaign designed

to dismantle the Citizens United decision.

The campaign calls on Attorneys General from across the United States to

sign onto an amicus brief, a legal document being spearheaded by Montana

Attorney General Steve Bullock, documenting the need to overturn the 2010

Supreme… Read More…

Attorney General + Citizen United Initial Release

April 3, 2012



Burlington,

VT Today Democracy for America (DFA) launched a new campaign

designed to dismantle the Citizens United decision decided by the Supreme Court

in 2010. The campaign takes on Citizens

United internally through the court system and highlights Montana Attorney

General Steve Bullocks case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case directly challenges the two-year old

ruling. The campaign calls on Attorneys

General from across the United… Read More…

Arshad Hasan on Elizabeth Warren

March 29, 2012



































Democracy for America: Elizabeth Warren the Right Choice for

Massachusetts

Burlington, VT - Today Democracy for America (DFA) released the following statement regarding the group's endorsement of Massachusetts Senate candidate, Elizabeth Warren. "No one candidate has come under

more scrutiny than Elizabeth Warren, said Arshad Hasan, Executive Director

of DFA. Her role has always been to fight for working families against the

corrupt… Read More…

Wilmer (MT At-large) endorsement

March 26, 2012

Democracy

for America Endorses Franke Wilmer

(MT

At-Large)

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

Wilmer for Congress. Wilmer has a strong progressive record in Montana as a

state legislator for Montanas 64th district. "Franke is the kind of

woman Montanans should send to Washington, said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. Shes

always been a fighter for middle class Montanans and understands that we cant

dismantle…

Read More…

Matt Cartwright Endorsement

March 26, 2012

Democracy for America Endorses MattCartwright (PA-17) Burlington, VT Today Democracy for America (DFA) endorsed MattCartwright for Congress. Cartwright continues to be a progressive champion for Pennsylvanias17th district. "Matt Cartwright is the right man forCongress, said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. He is leading the chargeagainst the fracking to protect clean air and clean water for working people inPennsylvania communities.… Read More…

Mark Takano (CA-41) Endorsement

March 14, 2012

Burlington, VT Today Democracy for America (DFA) endorsed Mark Takano for Congress. Mark is a true progressive champion fighting to protect the community needs in Californias 41st District. "It is a great privilege to endorse Mark Takano for Congress, said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. Mark has the courage and tenacity to change the tone in Washington. He has continuously fought for the rights middle class Californians and is the kind of… Read More…

Endorsement of Shea-Porter and Kuster

March 14, 2012

Burlington, VT Today Democracy for America (DFA) endorsed Carol Shea-Porter and Anne McLane Kuster in New Hampshire for Congress. Both women are progressive champions fighting to protect Social Security and Medicare for the people of New Hampshire. "I am proud to endorse Carol Shea-Porter and Anne McLane Kuster, said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. Anne and Carol are exactly the kind of leaders we need in Congress right now -- strong… Read More…

GRAS winners 2012

March 2, 2012

2nd and 3rd Runners up are Norman Solomon CA 02 and Jose Hernandez CA - 10 Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA) announced that Alan Grayson, FL 09, is winner of the Grassroots All-Stars Contest. The winner of the 2012 Grassroots All-Star Competition will receive: the title of "2012 DFA Grassroots All-Star" and DFA's endorsement; a commitment to raise $20,000 in small donations from DFAs national membership; and a… Read More…

Top Ten GRAS Winners

February 17, 2012

Largest Grassroots Contest in DFA History; 2nd Round of Voting Expected to be Very Competitive Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA) announced the top ten winners of the first round of voting in the Grassroots All-Stars Contest. With 70,000 votes, this is the largest endorsement contest DFA has hosted to date. The winners of the first round will compete in a second round for the top prize.

The top ten winners are:

1)Alan… Read More…

Gov. Dean’s statment on Komen

February 1, 2012

The Komen Foundation has abandoned hundreds of thousands of women who rely on breast cancer screenings - over a hundred and seventy thousand through its partnership with Planned Parenthood in recent years.

Gov. Howard Dean Burlington, VT Statement from Gov. Howard Dean, former member of the Board of Directors for New England Planned Parenthood released today via Facebook:

The Komen Foundation has abandoned hundreds of thousands of… Read More…

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