Press Releases

DFA stands w/ protestors confronting Trump’s bigotry.

March 11, 2016

Tonight, progressive allies in Chicago stood up and confronted the campaign of bigotry, hate, and division Donald Trump has been waging all across the country.  

The bravery of the those who stood up tonight in Chicago stands in stark contrast to the weak and feckless Republican candidates who shared a stage with Trump last night and refused to condemn the culture of violence, bigotry, and hate he's creating with his disgusting…

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With GOP’s SCOTUS obstruction, DFA says nominating centrist would be “unmitigated disaster

February 24, 2016


Yesterday, Senate Republicans announced that they would withhold their support for any Supreme Court nominee put forward by the White House, making it even more important that President Obama select a progressive nominee who can earn broad, popular support nationwide. 
 
Since Justice Scalia's death, more than 118,000 Americans have rallied behind a Democracy for America petition calling for President Obama to choose a progressive…

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DFA says Dems “deserve real credit” for forcing GOP to drop anti-refugee riders in Omnibus

December 15, 2015

Statement from Democracy for America’s Charles Chamberlain on reports that Republicans have halted plans to use the omnibus spending bill to continue their attacks on refugees:

“If reports hold true and strong Democratic opposition has prevented anti-American refugee restrictions from making it into the omnibus spending bill, it will represent a real victory for time-tested American values and the hundreds of thousands of grassroots…

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How #BlackLivesMatter at Netroots Nation has already changed more than a presidential election

July 24, 2015

By: Charles Chamberlain, Executive Director, Democracy for America.

The Netroots Nation presidential candidate town hall made clear that the progressive movement and the Democratic Party need to do more, right now, to support the Movement for Black Lives.

I say that as someone who was in the convention hall watching as young, powerful Black women demanded that progressive leaders actively address the state of emergency that has…

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