Common Dreams NewsCenter

We Can't Do It Without You!

Home | About Us | Donate | Signup | Archives | Search

Home > Progressive Community > NewsWire > For Immediate Release
Printer Friendly Version E-Mail This Article
FEBRUARY 25, 2004
 5:52 PM
Jessica Smith, Trevor FitzGibbon,
Kawana Lloyd, Roberto Delgado(202) 822-5200 Voter Fund & Allies to Call for Justice Dept. Investigation of Administration’s Illegal Use of Tax Payer $$ For Bush “Re-Election Ads”

WASHINGTON - February 25 - Under intense pressure from the White House, CBS corporate has buckled and is re-airing the Bush administration’s ad touting its controversial Medicare bill recently signed into law by the President.

CBS corporate has just rejected Voter Fund’s ad on the same subject. In response, Voter Fund is calling on the Justice Department to investigate the White House’s illegal use of tax money for Bush “re-election ads.”

WHO: Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT);

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL);

Roger Hickey, Co-Director of the Campaign for America’s Future;

Eli Pariser, Campaigns Director for MOVF

WHAT: Teleconference 1-800-362-0571

WHEN: Thursday, February 26, 1:00 p.m. EST

Letter to Ashcroft from Voter Fund’s Attorneys Provided During Call

The Voter Fund is a Section 527 political committee that runs campaigns to inform the public about the policies and programs of the George W. Bush presidency.


Printer Friendly Version E-Mail This Article
Common Dreams NewsCenter is a non-profit news service
providing breaking news and views for the Progressive Community.

The press release posted here has been provided to Common Dreams NewsWire by one of the many progressive organizations who make up America's Progressive Community. If you wish to comment on this press release or would like more information, please contact the organization directly.
*all times Eastern US (GMT-5:00)

Making News?
Read our Guidelines for Submitting News Releases is an Internet-based progressive news and grassroots activism organization, founded in 1997.
We are a nonprofit, progressive, independent and nonpartisan organization.

Home | About Us | Donate | Signup | Archives | Search

To inform. To inspire. To ignite change for the common good.