Stand Up America

Stand Up America is a progressive advocacy organization with over two million community members across the country. Focused on grassroots advocacy to strengthen our democracy and oppose Trump’s corrupt agenda, Stand Up America has driven over 600,000 phone calls to Congress and mobilized tens of thousands of protestors across the country.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Stand Up America Responds To Sen. Feinstein On Filibuster: Your Position Is Unacceptable and Untenable
After Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) said “I don't believe in doing that” when asked if she would eliminate the filibuster and expand the Court, Stand Up America spokesperson Ryan Thomas issued the following statement: “This is an unacceptable and untenable position for Sen. Feinstein to take when...
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Friday, September 18, 2020
As Absentee Voting Starts in MN, Stand Up America Announces GOTV Campaign to Contact Nearly 1 Million Voters
With early, in-person absentee voting starting in Minnesota today and ahead of Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to the state, progressive advocacy group Stand Up America is announcing new efforts to help get out the vote in Minnesota . As part of a seven-figure, multi-state campaign to encourage...
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
As West Burns, McConnell Says Filibuster Will Be “Firewall” On Progressive Legislation, Including Climate Action
After Mitch McConnell said that efforts to abolish the legislative filibuster will “permanently disfigure” the Senate and that Republicans will use the filibuster as a “firewall” against progressive legislation, Stand Up America spokesperson Ryan Thomas issued the following statemen t: "Mitch...
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Tuesday, September 01, 2020
“Protect the Results” Expands To 80 Groups As Coalition Prepares To Mobilize Should Trump Contest Election
Today, Indivisible and Stand Up America are announcing that more than 80 advocacy groups and grassroots organizations have joined Protect the Results , a coalition building a system to mobilize millions of Americans should Donald Trump contest the election results, refuse to concede after losing,...
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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Response To Trump Tweet: If Voting By Mail Is Good Enough For Trump, It’s Good Enough For Every American
Following Donald Trump’s false claims about mail-in voting during his speech at the Republican National Convention last night and in response to his tweet this morning once again lying about voting by mail, Stand Up America Managing Director Christina Harvey issued the following statement : Let’s...
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Thursday, August 20, 2020
Stand Up America: Court Affirms Trump Not Above The Law, Must Provide Manhattan DA Taxes
Following news that a federal judge ordered Donald Trump to hand over his tax returns to the Manhattan District Attorney, Stand Up America spokesperson Ryan Thomas issued the following statement : Despite his best efforts to stymie this investigation into his criminal wrongdoing, this decision...
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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Stand Up America Launches Program To Reach 20 Million+ Voters To Encourage Registration, Mail-In and Early Voting
As COVID-19 continues to upend in-person voting and traditional GOTV programs, progressive advocacy group Stand Up America is announcing a $1.5 million electoral campaign to encourage millions of Americans to register to vote, vote by mail, and vote early in nine key presidential and Senate...
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020
USPS Must Prove They’ll Undo Trump’s Efforts to Undermine Mail-In Voting
Following the U.S. Postmaster General DeJoy’s announcement that he will suspend operational changes to the U.S. Postal Service, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge issued the following statement : As a result of massive outcry and public pressure, the head of the U.S. Postal...
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Thursday, August 13, 2020
Stand Up America: Trump Undermining USPS To Sabotage Election, Congress Must Act
After Donald Trump said in an interview with Fox News today that he opposes funding the USPS to prevent Americans from voting by mail, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: “Donald Trump is saying the quiet part out loud: His continued efforts to...
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Thursday, August 06, 2020
Progressives Call On Democrats To Stay Firm On Election Funding, Reject Any Deal That Omits It
Today, as Congress continues negotiations this week for the next relief package, Stand Up America issued the following joint statement with Color of Change, Indivisible, Let America Vote / End Citizens United Action Fund, and Public Citizen: “Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans are willfully...
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