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Demand Progress works to win progressive policy changes for ordinary people through organizing, lobbying, and elections in the United States.

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Monday, August 26, 2019
Netroots Groups Call for 2020 Candidates to Pledge to Restore Net Neutrality
Today, a broad coalition of some of the country’s largest net neutrality advocacy groups are launching an activism site and pledge , which asks all 2020 presidential candidates to support strong net neutrality and reject telecom donations. In April, the Save the Internet Act—which would restore the...
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Demand Progress Education Fund: Business Roundtable’s Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds
Even as the Business Roundtable is being valorized for asserting that companies have obligations to more than just their shareholders, the Roundtable is a leading advocate for measures currently being considered by the Securities and Exchange Commission that would undermine efforts to hold...
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
Schiff Should Withdraw Anti-Press Language From Intel Auth Bill
Demand Progress policy director Daniel Schuman today condemned House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) for including language in his committee's Intelligence Authorization bill that undermines press freedom and government oversight. Section 305 of the Intelligence Authorization Act...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
Progressive Groups Call on Chuck Schumer to Begin Fighting for Public Interest Watchdogs on Independent Agencies
20 progressive groups with broad membership organized around a diverse array of issues have come together to call on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and the caucus he leads to begin to fight visibly and aggressively in pursuit of the strong independent agencies our country needs. They...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Progressive Groups Urge Pelosi to Limit Corporate Power on Key Committees
Today 19 groups wrote to House Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi to urge her to limit the power of corporate-aligned Democrats on some of the House’s most powerful committees, including Appropriations, Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, Intelligence, and Ways and Means. The groups also urge...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Demand Progress Praises Unprecedented Senate Passage of Yemen War Powers Resolution
The following may be attributed to Demand Progress Executive Director David Segal: "Today’s unprecedented Senate passage of a War Powers Resolution on a 56-41 vote is an extraordinary step towards ending the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has caused the world’s largest ongoing humanitarian crisis...
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Friday, November 16, 2018
In Wake of Midterms, 27 Groups Endorse Crucial Reforms to Strengthen Oversight of the Intelligence Community
Today a bipartisan group of 27 organizations signed a letter [ LINK ] calling on the House of Representatives to strengthen its oversight of the intelligence community with specific recommendations for modernizing the House Intelligence Committee, empowering all members of the House to fully...
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Monday, October 01, 2018
Demand Progress Hails Gov. Jerry Brown Restoring Net Neutrality Protections for 40 Million Californians
The following statement regarding the signing into law of SB 822 can be attributed to Robert Cruickshank, Campaign Director at Demand Progress: "This is a big day for net neutrality. Gov. Jerry Brown has just restored a free and open internet to the 40 million people of California — the world’s...
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Sunday, September 30, 2018
Demand Progress Hails Gov. Jerry Brown Restoring Net Neutrality Protections for 40 million Californians
The following statement regarding the signing into law of SB 822 can be attributed to Robert Cruickshank, Campaign Director at Demand Progress: "This is a big day for net neutrality. Gov. Jerry Brown has just restored a free and open internet to the 40 million people of California — the world’s...
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Major Progressive Groups Call for Resolution to End US Involvement in Yemen
15 progressive grassroots groups are pressing the House to pass a resolution to end US involvement in Yemen by directing thousands of activists to sign a petition and make phone calls through the website StopTheWar.us . The organizations include Demand Progress Action, CREDO, Daily Kos, Defending...
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