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Ossoff’s strong showing a victory for Trump resistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a grueling, months-long campaign that saw more money spent than any other House of Representatives race in history, Karen Handel defeated Jon Ossoff tonight in a close special election to represent Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. Friends of the Earth Action endorsed Ossoff in March. Friends of the Earth Action’s Senior Political […]

PAC’s West Virginia Manchin TV ad undercuts environment, resistance to Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Majority Forward, a political action committee closely associated with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and affiliated super PAC Senate Majority PAC, purchased $4.5 million in advertising to support Sen. Joe Manchin (D –W.V.), according to reports from E&E News. The ad, which aired in West Virginia Monday, touts Manchin’s attacks on […]

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, […]