MoveOn members in 2019: Putting our people power to work

MoveOn members began 2019 with new hope for our future as a new Congress was sworn in—the most diverse House of Representatives in history, with many progressive champions MoveOn members played pivotal roles in electing. And we ended the year with the impeachment of Donald Trump—a critical achievement to help check his administration’s rampant abuses…

Grassroots Fueled Massive Wave, Dem House Takeover

Voters Were Inspired By Diverse Slate of Candidates Who Embraced Bold Progressive Ideas, Many Running for First Time CHICAGO — Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn Political Action, had the following statement in response to tonight’s election results: “A historic wave of grassroots activism made its force felt across the country tonight, as people of…

Extreme Nominee Kavanaugh Threatens Americans’ Rights and Freedoms

With Abortion Rights, LGBTQ Equality, Health Care and More at Stake, MoveOn Members Will Mobilize en Masse Statement of Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn Civic Action, on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court: “In nominating Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump has selected an extreme nominee beloved by those on the far right….

MoveOn members endorse Ilhan Omar (MN-5) for Congress

MINNESOTA — MoveOn Political Action members in Minnesota’s 5th congressional district have voted overwhelmingly to endorse Ilhan Omar for Congress, with 71% of votes cast in favor of backing Omar. State Representative Ilhan Omar is an experienced Twin Cities policy analyst, organizer, public speaker and advocate. In 2016, she was elected as the Minnesota House…

What We’ve Achieved Together So Far This Year

Dear MoveOn member, The year so far has, of course, been shaped by Trump and the GOP’s ongoing and deeply destructive cyclone of chaos. But it has also been deeply defined by the inspiring, tenacious efforts of millions of MoveOn members like you. I’m so proud to share with you some of the recent work…

MoveOn Members are Demanding an End to Gun Violence

The shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas was the 22nd school shooting in 2018. Ten students and teachers were killed. More people have been killed in school shootings so far this year than have been killed serving in the U.S. military. It’s clearer than ever that we need more than “thoughts and prayers”…

MoveOn Members Help Raise $160,000 for Progressive Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams

MoveOn members and a coalition of progressive groups including the Daily Kos, the Working Families Party, NARAL Pro-Choice America, People for the American Way, and Collective PAC raised $160,000 for the Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams for the final week of the primary election. The donations from more 5,000 individual small donors came as part…