Howard Dean, Fred Karger, Advocacy Groups Support #TestMe #June 27

By: Monday June 24, 2013 3:20 pm

One of the most exciting, proactive things to come out of Netroots Nations 13 is #TestMe, which encourages people to get tested for HIV on National HIV Testing Day, and to share photos and observations about the testing on various social media platforms using the #TestMe hashtag.

 

Which Members of Congress Are Standing Up for Economic Decency – And Which “Progressives” Aren’t

By: Wednesday March 13, 2013 2:40 pm

Every member of Congress has chosen whether to sign a letter making a crucial commitment: “We will vote against any and every cut to Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security benefits — including raising the retirement age or cutting the cost of living adjustments that our constituents earned and need.

The Democratic Party hierarchy doesn’t like the letter.

Exclusive: Democracy for America’s Jim Dean on Why North Carolinians Should Vote Against Amendment One

By: Wednesday April 25, 2012 1:45 pm

It’s nice to have so many allies from around the country coming out in support of the effort to defeat Amendment One. One such partner is Democracy for America (DFA), a nationwide grassroots PAC with one million members strong. DFA’s chair, Jim Dean, gave a interview to Pam on why DFA is opposing Amendment One.

Sheila Jackson Lee Will Oppose Health Care Bill with Triggers or Opt-Outs*

By: Monday November 16, 2009 7:15 pm

Activists from Firedoglake, CREDO, and Democracy for America have placed hundreds of calls to progressive Members of Congress to organize opposition to a final health care bill that has triggers to delay a public option, or that allows states to opt their citizens out of choosing the public health insurance option. Reps. Raul Grijalva and Michael Capuano both committed to opposing such a bill last week.
Can you call progressive Members of Congress and find out where they stand on triggers and opt-outs? Click here to get their numbers and report your calls.

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