The Progressive


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For Immediate Release

Josh Nelson,
Claire Sandberg,
Linsey Pecikonis,

Progressives to DSCC: Don't Fund Senate Dems Who Help Confirm Gorsuch


Progressive leaders will deliver a petition Monday urging the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to publicly announce that it will not allocate campaign funds to any Democratic senator who votes for or strikes a deal to advance the confirmation of right-wing extremist Neil Gorsuch.

WHAT: Progressives pressure DSCC to use its influence to help stop Gorsuch

WHO: Immediately after the petition delivery, the following progressive leaders will give brief remarks:

Claire Sandberg, #AllofUs and Co-Founder
Erich Pica, Friends of the Earth Action President
Kurt Walters, Demand Progress Campaign Director
Shaunna Thomas, Ultraviolet Action Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director
Sabrina Williams, #VOTEPROCHOICE and Web Campaign Manager for

The petition signatures were collected by CREDO, #AllofUs, Demand Progress, Friends of the Earth Action, Other98, Social Security Works and #VOTEPROCHOICE. Other organizations supporting the campaign include 350 Action, Center for Popular Democracy Action, Our Revolution, Presente Action, and UltraViolet Action.

WHEN:12 Noonon Monday, Monday April 3

WHERE: DSCC Headquarters, 120 Maryland Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002

INTERVIEW AVAILABILITY: Speakers listed above will be available in-person interviews. Representatives of CREDO, #AllofUs, Center for Popular Democracy Action, Demand Progress, Friends of the Earth Action, Our Revolution, Presente Action, Social Security Works, UltraViolet Action and #VOTEPROCHOICE are available for telephone interviews. Please contact to schedule an interview.

LIVESTREAM:Monday's event will be streamed live on CREDO's Facebook page. Contact if you'd like to receive a link to the streaming video when it goes live.

CREDO Action, part of CREDO Mobile, is a social change network of over five million activists, sending tens of millions of petition signatures and hundreds of thousands of phone calls to decision-makers each year. CREDO Action members also participate in meetings, protests and other direct action for progressive change.