Issues and Campaigns

  • A Historic End to the 113th Congress Caps a Remarkable Year in Politics

    A Historic End to the 113th Congress Caps a Remarkable Year in Politics

    The final days of the 113th Congress -- coming just day

  • Voter Access Protection/Election Integrity

    Voter Access Protection/Election Integrity

    The U.S. election system is in crisis. Big-money intere

  • Stop the Trans Pacific Partnership Fast Track

    Stop the Trans Pacific Partnership Fast Track

    President Obama has asked Congress to provide “Fast T

  • Stop Global Warming

    Stop Global Warming

    No issue reveals more clearly the flaws of the U.S. pol

  • Economic and Social Justice

    Economic and Social Justice

    The enormous wealth disparity between the top 1% and th

  • End Mass Criminalization

    End Mass Criminalization

    The United States houses 25% of the world's inmates des

  • Healthcare Human Rights

    Healthcare Human Rights

    It is a moral outrage for a country as wealthy as ours

  • End Wars and Occupations

    End Wars and Occupations

    Since 2001, terrorism and instability have increased wh

  • Equal Rights Amendment

    Equal Rights Amendment

    The ERA 3 State Strategy Issue Team is dedicated to rat

Stop Global Warming

End Mass Criminalization

Economic and Social Justice

Stop Bad Free Trade Deals

End Corporate Rule

End Wars and Occupations

Equal Rights Amendment (3 State)

Healthcare Human Right

Congress and Elections

Congressional Progressive Caucus

Voter Access Protection/Election Integrity

As the second-longest-serving Democrat in the House of Representatives, I know what I am talking about when I say that no one has worked harder on the issues  protecting Social Security,  fighting for a full employment economy and  national health care both inside and outside the Democratic Party, than PDA.

Rep. John Conyers, PDA Advisory Board Member

“PDA is attempting to represent the new generation of reformers. The Democratic Party will only ‘listen’ when the challenge of PDA and progressive reformers is powerful enough.”

Tom Hayden, anti-war leader, former California State Senator

In just a few years, PDA and its allies have shaken up the political status quo on issues that range from ending the war in Iraq, protecting Social Security and fighting for a full employment economy, national health care and economic justice. I commend PDA for its bold agenda and actions, and I stand with PDA and its membership in the fight for the rights of the 99%.

Rep. Raul Grijalva, co-chair of Congressional Progressive Caucus and PDA board member

“While the Hip Hop community is skeptical of the left movement because of its lack of base in communities of color, the Progressive Democrats of America’s current outreach and willingness to have people of color in its core leadership have shown everyone what it means to have a united front encompassing diverse constituencies.”

Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., Hip Hop Caucus

“A new group called Progressive Democrats of America is organizing at the grassroots to put the kick back in the Democratic donkey. About time.”

Jim Hightower, author and commentator

“Devastated by the results of the 2004 election, I was looking for a group that would help unite progressive Democrats with others, like the Greens, to form a ‘big tent’ for those who believe in social justice and peace. . .PDA has proven to be a creative, dynamic force for everything from electoral reform to ending the war in Iraq. I’m honored to be on the PDA board.”

Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK, Global Exchange

“PDA is making politics more user-friendly for progressive peace and justice activists. Organized people power can still overturn the minority dominion of money, violence and lies in American politics.”

Mimi Kennedy, actor

“The strategic activism of Progressive Democrats of America gives me new hope that the Democratic Party and our country can be turned around. Out of the ashes and despair of the 2004 election, PDA has been carrying the torch for progressive activism—PDA is working hard to establish chapters in every congressional district. I was there when PDA launched in Roxbury, Mass., and I’m spreading the word about PDA everywhere I go.”

Rep. Barbara Lee

“PDA is the most dynamic progressive organization in the U.S. They are principled, fearless, and proud.”

Bob Fertik, President, Democrats.com

“PDA is one of the most generous and energetic groups I have ever met. PDA truly understands what it takes to build a community of communities, a movement of movements.”

Bill Scheurer, PeaceMajority.org

John Nichols, writer for the Nation Magazine, discussed Progressive Democrats of America's efforts to end the wars, healthcare not warfare, accountability, wall street, reform, taxing the wealthy and corporations, and more on the eve of the Iowa Caucus.

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