Press Releases

BREAKING: DFA says any budget deal including SS cuts is “declaring a holy war on working families”

October 26, 2015

Reports suggest that Congress and the White House may be near a budget deal that could include cuts to Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid benefits.

Statement from Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean on the unacceptability of any budget deal that includes earned benefit cuts:

"If talk about Social Security benefit cuts in an upcoming budget deal is a trial ballon, it must be popped right now.

"The White House needs to know that…

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DFA warns Dems, vote Fast Track and we will “search for opportunities to primary you”

June 12, 2015

Ahead of today's votes on the Medicare-cutting Trade Adjustment Assistance Legislation and Fast Track bill, Democracy for America wanted to lay out the stakes for those Democrats still contemplating voting for it.

Statement from Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America to members of Congress about today's votes:

"Ahead of today's votes we wanted to be very clear to Democratic members of Congress:  If you vote for either…
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