Progressive Democrats of America (PDA)

Progressive Democrats of America is a grassroots PAC that works both inside the Democratic Party and outside in movements for peace and justice. Our goal: Elect a permanent, progressive majority in 2008. PDA's advisory board includes seven members of Congress and activist leaders such as Tom Hayden, Medea Benjamin, Thom Hartmann and Rev. Lennox Yearwood. More info:http://pdamerica.org

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Groups Request Special Prosecutor for Bush, Cheney
We urge Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a non-partisan independent Special Counsel to immediately commence a prosecutorial investigation into the most serious alleged crimes of former President George W. Bush, former Vice President Richard B. Cheney, the attorneys formerly employed by the Department of Justice whose memos sought to justify torture, and other former top officials of the Bush Administration.
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Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Healthcare NOT Warfare: Members Will Take to the Phones to Support Conyers' Single-Payer Bill
Progressive Democrats of America will take to the phones on Lincoln's Birthday to call all U.S. representatives and senators and encourage their support for HR 676, The National Health Insurance Act, reintroduced last week by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI).
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Monday, January 26, 2009
PDA, Allied Groups Launch Joint Effort for Single-Payer Healthcare
Fired up by a successful Inaugural Week grassroots summit, Progressive Democrats of America is joining with allies from labor, healthcare and the faith community to launch a joint effort for passage of HR 676, single-payer healthcare for all Americans, in this congressional session.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2009
PDA Inaugural Calendar Fills Up
Progressive Democrats of America will get a jump on inaugural festivities with three major events this weekend and Monday in the nation’s capital.
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Wednesday, January 07, 2009
PDA Prepares to Add Value as New Adminstration Begins
Progressive Democrats of America, recently named the country’s Most Valuable Political Group of 2008 , will celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama by hosting its Annual Grassroots Leadership Conference at the University of the District of Columbia on Jan. 17 and 18.
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Monday, December 22, 2008
Today Is National Call-In Day for Single-Payer Healthcare
With the motto "Give America a Gift: One Nation, One Plan," Progressive Democrats of America today is taking to the phones along with other groups to call all U.S. representatives and senators and encourage their support for HR 676, The National Health Insurance Act, by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI).
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