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John Oliver and Friends Stress the Importance of the Supreme Court
Oliver's comedy bit is premised on a truth: The Court is too important not to pay attention to.
2014 Midterm Elections: PFAW Holds Member Telebriefing with Political Strategist Jim Messina
With less than a week to go before this year’s midterm elections, People For the American Way hosted a telebriefing on Wednesday to update PFAW members and activists on the shifting electoral landscape in key races around the country. The call...
On TV, Radio, the Web and the Field: Here’s How PFAW Is Fighting to Win on Election Day 2014
In the home stretch until Election Day, People For the American Way is working nonstop to get out the progressive vote! PFAW’s programs are focused on targeting the right voters in the right states, and could help Democrats win in previously...
Florida GOP Politicians Get Big Bucks from Fossil Fuel Interests, Dodge Climate Change Questions
This weekend Common Cause Florida Chairman Peter Butzin published an op-ed calling out Florida Republicans such as Gov. Rick Scott, Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush for repeatedly ducking questions on climate change while taking big money...
PFAW Endorses Five New Candidates for Federal Office
PFAW is proud to announce five new federal endorsements in the 2014 elections. These candidates and officials, representing a diverse and broad swath of constituencies, are some of the best and brightest progressive champions in the country....
House Lawsuit Against Obama Undermined by Congressional Research Service Report
It's no surprise that the House GOP has kept the nonpartisan CRS report under wraps.
New Spanish-Language Radio Ad Supporting Mark Udall Airs in Colorado
Starting today, a new Spanish-language radio ad supporting Senator Mark Udall will hit the airwaves in Colorado. The ad is part of a NextGen Climate and PFAW Spanish-language campaign to highlight the stark differences between Udall and GOP...
PFAW Spanish-Language Ad Challenges Walker in Wisconsin
Today People For the American Way (PFAW) released a new Spanish-language radio ad highlighting Gov. Scott Walker’s alarming track record on unemployment, the minimum wage, and education. The ad will air in Milwaukee, Racine, and Green Bay...
John Roberts, Calling Strikes and Strikes
Allowing Texas to enforce a voter ID law found to be intentionally discriminatory suggests the "umpire" takes sides.
Big Money Mobilizes Against Amendment Movement
With growing momentum behind the call for a constitutional amendment to overturn decisions like Citizens United, big money and those who benefit from the current system of campaign finance are pulling out all the stops to try and slow down the...
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...
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