During the general session of the DNC on Saturday, DNC Chair Tom Perez strong-armed the DNC membership and ignored the democratic process of the DNC Resolutions Committee, which passed a resolution to encourage a “multi-candidate issue-specific forum with the candidates appearing on the same state, engaging one another in discussion,” effectively scuttling the possibility of… Read more
In response to the DNC resolutions committee allowing for multiple candidates on stage simultaneously to engage in a discussion on the climate crisis, but blocking the resolution expressly authorizing a climate debate, the coalition of progressive and environmental groups representing millions of voters that has been pushing the DNC to sanction a climate debate released… Read more
CREDO Action staff, including constituents of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and an undocumented person were removed by security from the San Francisco Democrats’ “Heart of the Resistance” dinner, where Nancy Pelosi was awarded a lifetime achievement award. Four activists including CREDO Action campaign manager Thaís Marques and co-director Heidi Hess disrupted the award ceremony with a… Read more
Josh Nelson, the co-director of progressive activism organization CREDO Action, left a petition on McConnell’s empty chair with 140,000 signatures asking the senator to call the senate back into session and vote on background check legislation.
“I had hoped to be able to hand those petition signatures directly to Sen. McConnell,” Nelson said. “Turns out, he’s never in his offices when I show up and try to bring petition signatures. And turns out, he was too much of a coward to show up here today as well.”
A coalition of progressive and environmental groups representing millions of voters—including CREDO Action, Sunrise Movement, Bold Alliance, NextGen America, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Greenpeace USA, Climate Hawks Vote, 350.org, Friends of the Earth Action, and Washington State Democrats—released a joint statement about the ongoing fight for a debate after the vote Thursday.
As dozens rallied outside, four activists with CREDO Action entered the InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, the site of the $250-per-ticket dinner, and interrupted the award ceremony, calling on Pelosi to heed the demands of the grassroots and a growing number of House Democrats by backing impeachment.