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Republicans Said What About Immigrants?
Today PFAW is releasing a new digital ad in Virginia highlighting GOP Congressional candidate Barbara Comstock’s dehumanizing rhetoric toward immigrants. Taking a page out of former gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli’s playbook, who...
Former President Clinton Calls Out McConnell for Support of Big Money in Politics
During a speech earlier this week supporting Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky, former President Bill Clinton drew attention to Sen. Mitch McConnell’s obsession with keeping big money in politics. Clinton questioned...
PFAW and NextGen Climate Release New Spanish-Language TV Ad in Colorado
Today People For the American Way (PFAW) and NextGen Climate released a new Spanish-language TV ad highlighting the stark contrast between GOP Senate candidate Cory Gardner’s record of supporting polluters and Democratic candidate Mark Udall...
PFAW Endorses Brad Anderson for Iowa Secretary of State
People For the American Way is proud to announce its endorsement of Brad Anderson for Iowa Secretary of State. Anderson is running for Secretary of State to expand voting in all of Iowa’s 99 counties, setting the goal of making the...
PFAW Endorses Nina Turner for Ohio Secretary of State
People For the American Way is proud to announce its endorsement of Ohio State Senator Nina Turner for Ohio Secretary of State. Turner is running for secretary of state to expand ballot access and ensure that all Ohioans have a voice in our...
Money in Politics Debated in Midterm Elections
In Congressional races across the country, the issue of big money in elections is making its way into campaign speeches, debates and media coverage. Hundreds of millions have already been spent by anonymous sources through shadowy “dark money...
PFAW Action Fund Announces New Endorsements of Young Elected Progressives
People For the American Way Action Fund announced today a third round of endorsements of dynamic young progressive candidates running for public office across the United States. The four endorsees are a diverse mix of candidates 35 and under...
PFAW Releases New Spanish-Language Ad Challenging Deal and Perdue in Georgia
Today People For the American Way released its most recent Spanish-language TV ad highlighting the troubling records of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and GOP Senate candidate David Perdue on employment issues. The ad will air starting today in...
Diversity in Obama's Judicial Nominees
The impact of a personally and professionally diverse federal bench.
Even Michele Bachmann Is Fed Up With The ‘Bizarre And Absurd’ Level Of Money In Politics
We know from polls that Americans on the left, right and everywhere in between are fed up with the destructive role of big money in politics and are ready for a solution to the unchecked flood of spending that has been released by a recent string of...
PFAW Spanish-Language Ads Challenge Tillis in North Carolina
Today People For the American Way (PFAW) launched a new Spanish-language TV ad highlighting North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis’s alarming track record on education and the minimum wage. The ad will air starting today in Charlotte,...
New Spanish-Language Radio Ad in Colorado Calls Out Gardner on His Extreme Views
Radio listeners in Colorado will be hearing a new Spanish-language radio ad today highlighting the stark differences between the Senate candidates’ stances on environmental issues. The ad, aired by NextGen Climate and supported by People...
PFAW Activists Host “Ditch Mitch” Debate Watching Party
On Monday night, Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes went face-to-face in debate for the first and only time in their race, and PFAW activists were paying attention.   More than 50 people turned out to a...
PFAW Announces 2014 Endorsements for Federal Office
PFAW is proud to announce 13 new endorsements. These candidates and officials, representing a diverse and broad swath of constituencies, are some of the best and brightest progressive champions in the country. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) Staci...
Fifth Circuit's Voter ID Decision Shows the Attitude of Bush's Judges
What is the public interest in enforcing a voting law that was found to have been passed with the intent to discriminate?
Did a Nevada Federal Judge Let Personal Beliefs Affect His Marriage Ruling?
Why did the federal district judge who'd upheld Nevada's marriage ban remove himself from the case when the 9th Circuit ordered him to implement its pro-equality decision?
New PFAW and NextGen Climate Spanish-Language Ad Challenges Gardner in Colorado
People For the American Way and NextGen Climate today released a new Spanish-language TV ad challenging Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner on his record of standing on the side of polluters and wealthy donors. The ad will air in Denver and...
Texas Judge Could Teach the Roberts Court a Thing or Two
A Texas federal judge strikes down that state's restrictive voter ID law as intentionally discriminatory.
The Roberts Court Gives North Carolinians a Reason to Vote
North Carolina voters can help reshape the Supreme Court that has undercut their right to vote.
Marriage Bans Overturned in Idaho and Nevada
Yesterday, a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in favor of equality, striking down same-sex marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada. Judge Stephen Reinhardt delivered the ruling for the panel, which applied heightened...
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