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Democracy for America to host rally, canvass for Mark Pera for Congress

January 22, 2008

DFA chair Jim Dean helps organize grassroots outreach for Mark Pera

Burlington, VT -- Democracy for America, our nations largest progressive political action organization, will hold a rally in support of Mark Peras campaign in Illinois 3rd Congressional District. The rally, scheduled for Sunday, January 27 at 1:00 PM at Connie's Pizza, 2373 S. Archer Chicago, IL 60609, will be followed by door-to-door canvassing and phone banking by…

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Democracy for America Announces Coast-to-Coast Training Schedule

January 22, 2008

Released On: January 15, 2008

DFA will train thousands of activists prior to 2008 election

Burlington, VT - Democracy for America, our nation's largest progressive political action organization, today, released the complete 2008 schedule for the DFA Training Academy. The DFA Training Academy is the biggest and most comprehensive series of grassroots campaign seminars taking place in the 2008 election cycle. With a mission to focus,…

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Progressives Win! Obama Wins. Edwards Second.

January 22, 2008

Released On: January 3, 2008

Democracy for America Lead the Way in Iowa

Des Moines, IA

Democracy for America, our nation's largest progressive political action organization with over 9,000 members in Iowa, has shown their power tonight in Iowa. With the one-two finish of Senator Barack Obama/Senator John Edwards in the Iowa caucus, it is clear that progressive voters are the key constituency in this election. DFA's Unite for a Progressive… Read More…

DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA ENDORSES ERIC MASSA FOR THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 22, 2008

Released On: December 20, 2007 BURLINGTON, VT

Democracy for America, our nation's largest progressive political action organization, has endorsed Eric Massa's campaign to represent New York's 29th Congressional District.

Eric Massa is a veteran who served in the Navy for 24 years before his career was cut short after doctors diagnosed him with lung cancer related to the use of depleted Uranium in the Gulf War. After working at Corning… Read More…

DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA ENDORSES DARCY BURNER FOR THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 22, 2008

Released On: December 20, 2007 BURLINGTON, VT

Democracy for America, our nation's largest progressive political action organization, has endorsed Darcy Burner's campaign to represent Washington's Eighth Congressional District.

"Darcy Burner is a strong, pragmatic progressive and Democracy for America is proud to endorse her campaign for Congress," said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. "Ms. Burner's opponent has stood in lockstep with President Bush… Read More…

FISA Bill Tabled After Thousands of Calls from Democracy for America Members

January 22, 2008

Released On: December 18, 2007 Burlington, VT

Members of Democracy for America, our nation's largest progressive political action organization, scored a victory in the battle to protect the Constitution last night. In an unexpected move, Majority Leader Harry Reid pulled the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act reauthorization bill from the Senate floor. The version that was tabled until January included retroactive immunity for the… Read More…

Does Anyone Care About Joe Lieberman?

January 22, 2008

Released On: December 17, 2007

Senator Lieberman's Irrelevant Endorsement of John McCain

Burlington, VT

Democracy for America, our nation's largest and most active rogressive political action organization, has called out Senator Joe Lieberman for his endorsement of John McCain's flailing presidential campaign and McCain's policy of sending more troops to Iraq.

In 2006, Senator Lieberman was reelected to the Senate as the sole candidate of… Read More…

Unite for a Progressive President Campaign Sends a Message to Iowa’s Democrats

December 19, 2007

Burlington, VT Democracy for America, our nations largest progressive political action organization, has ramped up its recently launched Unite for a Progressive President Campaign by placing an ad in the 12/13/07 edition of the Des Moines Register. The ad asks Iowas Democratic caucus-goers not to split their vote and stand together for a progressive president. Progressive voters are the key constituency in this election. … Read More…

Democracy for America Endorses Illinois Congressional Candidate Mark Pera

October 10, 2007

Burlington, VT-- Earlier today the political organization founded by Howard Dean, Democracy for America (DFA), endorsed Mark Pera for Illinois 3rd Congressional district in a Democratic Primary. DFAs involvement is an indication that this contentious Primary is garnering national attention.

Mark Peras challenge to Congressman Dan Lipinski is a consequence of the incumbents numerous votes supporting President Bushs positions including… Read More…

DFA Chair Jim Dean & Houston City Council Member Melissa Noriega To Speak At Four Steps to Victo

October 4, 2007

Building on the momentum of the 2006 electoral victories and the DFA Training Academy in March, Democracy for America (DFA) returns to Houston as a part of its national Four Steps to Victory Tour: Building a People-Powered America with Chair Jim Dean and Houston City Council Member Melissa Noriega on Thursday, October 4 at Kobains, 33 Waugh Drive at 6:30pm.

Councilwoman Noriega is enthusiastically supported by members of Democracy for… Read More…

Democracy for America Endorses Isabel Piedmont for Bloomington City Council in Indiana

September 14, 2007

BURLINGTON, VT -- On behalf of the progressive grassroots, Democracy for America (DFA) has endorsed Isabel Piedmont for Bloomington City Council, District 5 in Indiana.

DFA endorses Isabel Piedmont with great pride and enthusiasm because she shares our belief in people-powered politics. Shes committed to creating a government that works for you and delivers the services Bloomington residents need. She will fight for fairness, governmental… Read More…

Democracy for America Endorses Deborah Langhoff and Angelique LaCour for Louisiana State House

August 30, 2007

On behalf of over 600,000 grassroots members, Democracy for America (DFA) has endorsed Deborah Langhoff and Angelique LaCour for Louisiana State House.

DFA endorses Deborah Langhoff and Angelique LaCour with great pride and enthusiasm because they share our belief in people-powered politics. They're committed to creating a government that works for you and delivers the services Louisiana residents need. Together they will fight for…

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Democracy for America Delivers 7,742 Health Care Horror Stories to Congress

August 28, 2007

Democracy for America (DFA) is conducting the Health Care for America campaign in partnership with filmmaker Michael Moore. Thousands of DFA members are delivering 7,742 health care horror stories to their Members of Congress in 319 districts across America on Wednesday, August 29, 2007. This is more than three quarters of the U. S. House of Representatives.

This health care horror story delivery is a culmination of health care forums… Read More…

Democracy for America Responds to Rep. Jay Inslee’s Impeachment Resolution Against Alberto Gonzales

August 1, 2007

BURLINGTON, VT

Yesterday, Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA) introduced a resolution calling on the Judiciary Committee to consider impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America (DFA), issued the following statementin response to the introduction of this impeachment resolution:

"One thing is clear. Alberto Gonzales is no longer fit to serve as the Attorney General of the United States. If… Read More…

Democracy for America Hosts Health Care Forum in Chicago Today

August 1, 2007

CHICAGO, IL

Last month Democracy for America (DFA) launched the Health Care for America campaign in partnership with filmmaker Michael Moore. Now, DFA is kicking off their national Health Care Forums on Wednesday, August 1 at 8pm at the UNITE HERE! Union Hall in Chicago.

The panel discussion will be led by Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America. Guests include DFA-List Alderman Joe Moore, Claudia Fagan of Physicians for National Health… Read More…

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