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Friends of the Earth Action Endorses Tom Perriello for Virginia Governor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today endorsed Tom Perriello (D-Va.) to be the Democratic nominee for Virginia governor in the June 13 Democratic primary election. “Tom Perriello is with us in the trenches fighting fracking pipelines and uranium mines and challenging the power of Dominion Energy,” said Erich Pica, President of Friends […]

Chaffetz avoiding responsibility for nonexistent Trump Oversight

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) today announced he would not seek reelection to the House of Representatives in 2018. Chaffetz is the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is responsible for overseeing the Trump administration. He has been the target of frequent protests at Town Halls in his district, […]

Triumph in Georgia: Jon Ossoff landslide reinforces resistance to Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a major triumph for the Democratic Party, Jon Ossoff finished tonight at the top of a field of eleven Republican and four additional Democratic candidates. The race was for the seat previously held by Republican Tom Price, who now serves as Trump’s Health and Human Services Secretary. Friends of the Earth […]

230,000+ progressives urge DSCC not to fund any Senate Dems who help confirm Gorsuch

Petition signatures delivered at DSCC headquarters by progressive leaders Washington, DC – Progressive leaders delivered more than 230,000 petition signatures Monday urging the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to publicly announce that it will not allocate campaign funds to Sens. Joe Manchin, Heidi Heitkamp, Joe Donnelly or any other Democratic senator who votes for or strikes […]