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Wed Mar 21, 2012, 09:36 AM

Bold Progressives! stand with them


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AboutProgressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) and its over 850,000 members nation-wide believe in fighting for bold progressive change. It’s not enough to agree with us on the issues we champion — heroes in Congress and candidates on the campaign trail that we support also believe in fighting for these values.

Founded in 2009 by Adam Green, a former MoveOn online organizer and Democratic party communications worker, and Stephanie Taylor, former MoveOn and SEIU organizer, the PCCC has been at the forefront fighting for progressive change ever since.

The Nation magazine awarded PCCC “Most Valuable Campaign” of 2011. MSNBC’s Ed Schultz calls PCCC “the top progressive group in the country.”

Some issues our members have taken on include:

•fighting to save the public option as part of health reform
•championing real net neutrality to keep the Internet open and free
•pressuring President Obama to let the Bush tax cuts expire
•supporting Elizabeth Warren to successfully set up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
•helping keep Keith Olbermann on the air
•and fighting to preserve our social safety net and prevent cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
In addition to issues, we help bold progressives campaign, get elected, and bring the fighting spirit with them to Washington. We endorse bold candidates, help them run efficient and effective campaigns, raise money for them, and give volunteers the opportunity to help these campaigns succeed.

So far, our members have done great things for candidates, like:

•helping Bill Halter make tens of thousands of phone calls and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to take on Blanche Lincoln on the Arkansas Senate Democratic Primary
•making over 1 million phone calls in our Call Out The Vote program with Democracy for America in 2010 for candidates such as Raul Grijalva, Alan Grayson, Russ Feingold, Joe Sestak, and more
•endorsing our first candidate of 2012, Eric Griego, and helping him raise money to win in New Mexico’s 1st district
•helping draft Elizabeth Warren to run for Senate in Massachusetts in 2012 by raising over $450,000 and engaging tens of thousands of potential donors and volunteers
•and endorsing a slate of bold progressives for Congress in the 2012 election

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Wed Mar 21, 2012, 10:17 AM

1. Good idea and cause.

Progressive ideas are mainstays of the Democratic Party.

Dunno why more Democrats these days don't understand that, though.

Thanks for the heads-up, G_j.

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Response to Octafish (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 11:28 AM

3. sadly

"were" seems to be more accurate today.

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Wed Mar 21, 2012, 12:15 PM

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