Press Releases

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…

Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean to Speak at DemocracyFest this Weekend with Senator John Edward

June 6, 2007

Bedford, NH This weekend Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America, will speak at the 4th Annual DemocracyFest at the Wayfarer Inn in Bedford, New Hampshire. DemocracyFest seeks to engage residents from across the country under the theme of Potluck Politics: The Art of Participatory Democracy. Hundreds of ordinary citizens will explore opportunities to gain political influence while networking with others looking to take responsibility… Read More…

New Video & Ad Campaign Launched as Nationwide Movement to Impeach Alberto Gonzales Grows

June 6, 2007

Los Angeles, CA A nationwide campaign calling for Attorney General Alberto Gonzaless impeachment launched last week escalates Wednesday, May 30th with Robert Greenwalds new two minute video Impeach Gonzales II: The Crimes and a series of prominent ads in The Hill and New York Observer. Both the film, created by Robert Greenwalds Brave New Films and the ads by Democracy for America, can be viewed online at http://www.impeachgonzales.org. The… Read More…

DFA Hosts Campaign Training Academy with U.S. Rep. James Clyburn and State Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter in

March 21, 2007

COLUMBIA, SC -- Building on the momentum of the 2006 electoral victories, Democracy for America will launch its national 2007 campaign training schedule in Columbia, South Carolina with U.S. Representative James Clyburn and State House Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter on Saturday, March 17-18, 2007 at University of South Carolina Law School Law Center Building, 701 Main Street from 9-6pm. The 2008 Presidential Race has begun. Thousands… Read More…

DFA Hosts Training Academy with Governor Tom Vilsack and U.S. Representative Dave Loebsack in Iowa

March 21, 2007

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA -- Building on the momentum of the 2006 electoral victories, Democracy for America will launch its national 2007 campaign training schedule in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with Governor Tom Vilsack, newly elected U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack, state Reps. Art Staed, Elisha Gayman and Senator Rob Hogg on Saturday, March 24-25, 2007 at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Boulevard Southwest. The 2008… Read More…

Democracy for America Screens Documentary by American Soldiers in Iraq and Launches Congressional Ap

February 18, 2007

BURLINGTON, VT

During the week of February 18-24, Democracy for America (DFA) local grassroots chapters across the country will host hundreds of screenings of the provocative and hard-hitting documentary The War Tapes and then call on Congress to stop the Presidents plan to escalate the occupation of Iraq.

Straight from the front lines in Iraq, The War Tapes is the first war movie filmed by soldiers themselves. The War Tapes is the… Read More…

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