August 31, 2011
DFA and CDP Will Organize Professional Training for Future Political Candidates, Campaign Volunteers, and Grassroots Activists
The California Democratic Party and Democracy for America, (DFA) the people powered PAC, are teaming up to host four Campaign Academies in California this fall.
"We're excited to partner with Democracy for America's training academy," said John Burton, Chairman of the California Democratic Party. "These… Read More…
August 24, 2011*** Watch the Ad Here: http://youtu.be/SH_QaqhueZw ***
National Ad to Run During Sunday Shows; Local Ads Target Reps. Allen West & David Rivera
A new 60-second television ad released today by Democracy for America targets Republicans for killing the American Dream and failing to create jobs. The ad, Dont Kill the Dream, which will air both nationally and in targeted congressional districts, features Americans who want Republicans in… Read More…
August 17, 2011
Democracy for America Wraps Up First Phase of Unprecedented Recall Campaign
Burlington, VT - Today with the clear victories of Jim Holperin and Robert Wirch, Republicans strike out in their efforts to recall Democrats who stood up for Wisconsinites against Scott Walkers extreme budget.
"Wisconsin voters got their say and the message is clear: Republicans went too far, and Democrats are working for us. This is not an end, it is just the… Read More…
August 10, 2011
Madison, WI - In an email to Democracy for America members today, Jim Dean, Chair of DFA praises their hard work and encourages them to fight another day:
"DFA Member -
I'm not going to sugarcoat it -- we came up short in Wisconsin last night. We needed to win three seats to take back the State Senate and we got two.
This was always going to be a tough fight. These were Republican districts and these six Republican Senators were… Read More…
August 4, 2011Democracy for America and Progressive Change Campaign Committee Release NEW Ad in Alberta Darlings District; MoveOn Joins in to Increase NEW Ad Buy totaling $265,000 ***************Watch the New Ad here: http://bit.ly/pFg0BB***************
Madison, WI Democracy for America and The Progressive Change Campaign Committee released a new ad in Alberta Darlings district today. The new ad is aimed at Sen. Alberta Darling (R, WI SD-8), whose… Read More…
August 1, 2011Statement from Jim Dean, Chair of DFA, on the current state of the debt ceiling negotiations:
"Since 2004, the members of Democracy for America have steadfastly worked to change our country for the better. DFA members do this work on their own time, for no money, and little recognition for the satisfaction of knowing that they are doing something to make our Democracy work.
Never have I admired their efforts more than today as America… Read More…
July 29, 2011Democracy for America and Progressive Change Campaign Committee Release NEW Campaign Ad in Alberta Darlings District; Contact Hundreds of Thousands of Voters on the Phones and at Their Doors
***************Watch the New Ad here: http://bit.ly/pkjHk6*************** ***************Listen to the recording of live press call from July 29***************
Madison, WI Democracy for America and the Progressive Change Campaign Committee… Read More…
July 22, 2011
"Maybe you have to live on K Street for this deal to make sense to you because it doesn't make sense to the rest of us out here in America."
Statement from Arshad Hasan, Executive Director of Democracy for America, on the current state of the debt ceiling negotiations: "The idea of cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid at a time like this in our economy is simply heartless. This deal should be embarrassing for Washington… Read More…
July 20, 2011Watch the ad here: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/recallolsen?refcode=med Today Democracy for America and the Progressive Change Campaign Committee released the new ad, "Luther Olsen vs. Poy Sippi Elementary School." The ad depicts Jay Jones and his family in front of Poy Sippi Elementary School which is being shut down due to budget cuts voted on by Luther Olsen. "Republicans have found a way to find multimillion dollar… Read More…
July 11, 2011
After an Overwhelming Response from DFA Members in WI and Around the Country to Stand up Against the War on Working Families, DFA Launches Efforts on the Air, Over the Phones, and On the Ground
Listen to the recording of the live press call from Monday July 11 with Nick Passante and Jimmy Haggerty. (MP3) Madison, WI - When Democracy for America members in WI started protesting outside the State House to stop Gov. Scott Walkers war on… Read More…
July 7, 2011
"Social Security is hope for the average American working family and taking that hope away is unacceptable."
- Jim Dean, Chair, Democracy for America. Burlington, VT - Statement from Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America in response to reports that Social Security is on the bargaining table in the Debt Ceiling negotiations:
"The idea of cutting Social Security as part of these debt ceiling negotiations is simply ridiculous. At a… Read More…
June 22, 2011Its our patriotic duty to say when enough is enough
Democracy For America Chair Jim Dean Comments on the Presidents Speech in Afghanistan
Jim Dean, Democracy for America Chair: Were glad to see that President Obama is responding to the majority of Americans who are calling to bring our troops home from Afghanistan. His plan to bring home 30,000 soldiers is certainly a step in the right direction. However, our troops and the American… Read More…
June 4, 2011NH woman says, "When Congressman Charlie Bass voted to end Medicare that was an attack on families just like mine." Watch the ad here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaMsWnM242M Starting today, Democracy for America and the Progressive Change Campaign Committee released a new ad in New Hampshire featuring Jane Brickett, from Lancaster, NH. In the ad, Jane states that she voted for Republican Charlie Bass five times, but she believes he… Read More…
May 23, 2011Burlington,
VT In a recent email to members, Democracy for
America (DFA) takes on T. Boone Pickens claim that
hydrofracking is safe for the environment. The email asks, If T. Boone is certain fracking is safe, why
won't he disclose the chemicals used in the process?
The campaign encourages DFA members to call T. Boone Pickens and ask
him to voluntarily comply with the FRAC Act which would require that all
fracking operations… Read More…
May 13, 2011
Burlington, VT After endorsing Kathy Hochul, 2,597 DFA members donated more than $39,000 to her campaign, doubling her number of online donors in 24 hours. See the live running tally of DFA member donations to Hochuls campaign here.
"Republicans took a majority saying they were going to create jobs. Instead, all they've done is attack American women, students, seniors and the poor -- and the American people are sick of it, said Jim… Read More…