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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Response to Biden's Continuation of Trump's UAE Arms Deal
The State Department has confirmed that President Biden will move ahead with Trump’s $23 billion arms sales, which includes F-35s and advanced weaponry, to the United Arab Emirates. Demand Progress joined 29 organizations last November in opposing Trump’s announced arms sale. The following...
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Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Progressives Call for Strong Antitrust Picks to DOJ, FTC
As reported this morning by Politico , almost 30 groups sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland calling for strong antitrust leaders to fill key roles at the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice. This comes in the wake of recently leaked FTC files...
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Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Dozens of Groups Urge Congress to Pass a War Powers Resolution in Response to Biden Admin’s Unauthorized Strike in Syria
Today, dozens of organizations sent a letter to Congress demanding that it immediately introduce and advance a War Powers Resolution in response to the Biden Administration’s bombing of targets in Syria on February 25, which lacked authorization from Congress. The letter explains that the Biden...
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Monday, March 15, 2021
Former Sen. Udall and House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte Support Lawsuit to Reveal Details of Government’s Secret Mass Surveillance
Former U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) and former House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) are supporting a lawsuit by Demand Progress Education Fund (DPEF) and the Project for Privacy and Surveillance Accountability (PPSA) filed against the Department of Justice in the U.S. District...
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Thursday, March 11, 2021
Groups Call on Biden to Appoint a Champ to the FCC to Reinstate Net Neutrality and Get People Internet Access
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, affordable and reliable Internet access has never been more important. Many people are still working from home, children are still learning online, and people looking for information about where and when to get a vaccine often require the Internet. But nearly 80...
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Friday, February 26, 2021
Joint Statement on US Airstrike in Syria
Yesterday, the US carried out air strikes against a site in Syria reportedly used by two Iranian-backed militias. The following statement may be attributed to Cavan Kharrazian, Progressive Foreign Policy Campaigner at Demand Progress: "Congress has authorized neither these strikes in Syria nor...
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Thursday, February 04, 2021
Statement on Announced End of US Support for Saudi Military Offensive in Yemen
Today, national security adviser Jake Sullivan announced that the Biden administration would end US support for the Saudi/UAE-led war in Yemen. The following statement may be attributed to David Segal, executive director and co-founder of Demand Progress: "This is a key step toward improving the...
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Friday, January 15, 2021
What Senators Need to Ask Avril Haines at Her Confirmation Hearing Today
Avril Haines, President-elect Biden's designee to be the Director of National Intelligence, will appear before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) at noon today for her confirmation hearing. As has been reported in the Daily Beast and elsewhere, Haines has a history of positions and...
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Wednesday, December 16, 2020
New Report: Americans Oppose Having Corporate Insiders Run Biden Administration
This morning, Demand Progress released a new report “Americans Want a Progressive Biden Administration” demonstrating broad, cross-party support for keeping corporate insiders outside the administration. Notably, the polling shows that 56 percent of Americans don’t want Biden to appoint corporate...
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Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Case Against Facebook Heightens Need For Independent Executive Branch
Today the Federal Trade Commission and more than 40 state attorneys general filed antitrust lawsuits against Facebook. This follows the Department of Justice's lawsuit against Google, which was filed in October. The following may be attributed to David Segal, Executive Director of Demand Progress,...
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