Press Releases

Joint Endorsement GHD/DFA Conway, Conlin

July 19, 2010

Gov. Dean: I disagree with the pundits who are again underestimating the American people, this can be a good year for strong progressive Democrats. BURLINGTON, VT Democracy for America, the people powered PAC, along with their founder, Gov. Howard Dean announced a joint endorsement today of Jack Conway (D-KY) and Roxanne Conlin (D-IA) for US Senate. I disagree with the pundits who are again underestimating the intelligence of the… Read More…

BP Bailout Press Release

July 14, 2010

Democracy for America, USAction/TrueMajority, and CREDO Action Launched Stop Big Oil Bailout Campaign to Call for End to Taxpayer Subsidies to Dirty Fuels BURLINGTON, VT Democracy for America (DFA), USAction/TrueMajority, and CREDO Action have joined forces to launch a new online campaign to call for the end of taxpayer bailouts of Big Oil. In the middle of the worst environmental disaster in recent history,… Read More…

Net Neutrality Press Release

July 7, 2010

After FCC Closed Meetings with Telecom Industry, Advocacy Groups Join Forces to Protect the Internet from Corporate Control BURLINGTON, VT Democracy for America (DFA), the people powered PAC, today urged the Obama Administration to take a strong stand against the corporate takeover of the free and open internet. DFA launched a petition to its members to defend net neutrality: In the coming weeks, the Obama… Read More…

Elaine Marshall Wins

June 23, 2010

Marshall Goes on to Face Vulnerable Republican Opponent in Strong Position to Pick Up Democratic Senate Seat in November BURLINGTON, VT Democracy for America (DFA), the people-powered PAC, is proud to congratulate Elaine Marshall on her primary win today. DFA was the first national group to endorse Marshall after DFA members in North Carolina supported Marshall by 59% in the Primaries Matter poll in April. Elaine Marshalls victory is… Read More…

MYM Press Release

June 3, 2010

DFA Members, State Democratic Parties, and State and Local Governments to Declare Independence from Corrupt Big Banks

BURLINGTON, VT Democracy for America (DFA), the people powered PAC, announced the launch of a national campaign encouraging individual and institutional consumers to move their money from banks who received taxpayer funded bailouts to smaller local banks and credit unions. The three tiered… Read More…

Sestak Endorsement Release

May 12, 2010

BURLINGTON, VT Democracy for America, the people powered PAC, announced its endorsement of Joe Sestak for Senate today. DFA members in Pennsylvania support Sestak by a margin of 3-to-1 in the organizations Primaries Matter online poll. Were supporting Joe Sestak because he is a progressive Democrat. Arlen Specter, on the other hand, switched parties a few months ago in an attempt to keep his seat, said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. Thats why… Read More…

ACW Release

September 17, 2009


Campaign calls on Congress to pass reformincluding a public option using majority votes.

Burlington,VTDemocracy for America and its founder, Gov.Howard Dean, launched a new campaign today calling on Congress to pass realreform with majority votes.

The campaign, called America Can't Wait,focuses on the strong Congressional and grassroots support that exists for apublic option.

"At least 218 House and 51 SenateDemocrats… Read More…

Online Chat

June 10, 2009

By Joe Frandino Last night, Gov. Howard

Dean held a national live online chat with grassroots

activists from across the country. Those who logged into the Stand with Dr. Dean website ("") were able to submit their questions electronically to Gov. Dean. The online chat was a big success, with more than 2,500 questions

being submitted and more than 2,000 people taking part in the chat. To list a few of the… Read More…

Press Release

June 9, 2009

By Joe Frandino

Released: Tuesday, June 17, 2009

BURLINGTON, VT Democracy for America, our nation's largest people powered PAC, endorsed Josh Skaller in the

New York City Council District 39 race. Gov. Howard Dean, founder of DFA, appeared with Skaller at a

morning press conference at the campaign office of the Central Brooklyn

Independent Democrats. They later greeted subway riders at the F

trains 7th Avenuestop. "I'm proud to endorse… Read More…

Howard Dean Launches Health Care Reform Campaign

March 26, 2009


Thursday, March 26, 2009BURLINGTON, VT

Howard Dean launched a new campaign yesterday evening on a Democracy for America conference call with thousands of supporters across the country. The former chair of the DNC called on Congress to pass healthcare reform which includes a universally available public option, such as Medicare.

"Healthcare reform legislation rises and falls on whether the American public is allowed to choose a… Read More…

Frank Lautenberg

October 22, 2008

Released: Friday, October 17, 2008

BURLINGTON, VT, our nations largest progressive political action organization, endorsed Frank Lautenbergs campaign for the United States Senate during the primaries because of his record of leadership and his commitment to progressive values. With a global financial crisis, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and working men and women struggling to get by, DFA knows we need Sen.… Read More…

Linda Ketner

October 22, 2008

Released: Monday, October 20, 2008

BURLINGTON, VT, our nation's largest progressive political action community, has endorsed Linda Ketners campaign to represent South Carolinas 1st Congressional District. Linda is running against out-of-touch Republican incumbent Henry Brown.

"Linda Ketner is a forward thinker with a well-earned reputation for getting the job done," said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. "Linda Ketner will get… Read More…

Nicole LeFavour

October 22, 2008

Released: Tuesday, October 21, 2008

BURLINGTON, VT -, our nation's largest progressive political action community, has endorsed Nicole LeFavours campaign for Idaho State Senate, District 19.

"Nicole LeFavour is a leader, educator, and trailblazer whose experience, wisdom, and judgment is needed in the Senate," said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. "Democracy for America is proud to endorse her campaign."

As an Idahoan who… Read More…

Zerban Endorsement

October 9, 2008

For Immediate Release: October 9th, 2012

Contact: Linsey Pecikonis (202) 746-8426 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Democracy for America Endorses Rob Zerban for Congress (WI-01)

Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), endorsed Rob Zerban for Congress. Zerban who has vowed to protect Medicare and Social Security, protect reproductive rights, and stand up to any plan that would harm our seniors. Hell be a valued… Read More…

Democracy for America Endorses Jim Himes for United States Congress

September 26, 2008

Released: Wednesday, September 24, 2008

BURLINGTON, VT, our nation's largest progressivepolitical action community, has endorsed Jim Himes campaign to represent Connecticuts 4th Congressional District. Jim is runningagainst the increasingly tone-deaf and out-of-touch Republican incumbent andWar in Iraq cheerleader Chris Shays. Rep. Shays is thelast remaining Republican representative in New England.

"Jim Himes… Read More…

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