Dear MoveOn member,
Wow! Since Monday, MoveOn members have pledged nearly $1.5 million to support progressive primary challengers to House Democrats who vote against health care reform. That's incredible.
So we're setting an ambitious new goal to keep the momentum building: $2 million in pledges by Friday. That's a serious sum for any challenger, and will make conservative Democrats think twice before casting a vote.
Can you pledge today? You don't have to enter your credit card info. Just click on an amount below to pledge:
The Health Care Accountability Pledge is pretty simple: you say how much you'd give to a progressive challenger to support their campaign, and then we publicize the amount pledged, and make sure the media and every wavering representative know about it. Word's already getting out1 and will only build as the momentum grows.
And we need to keep the pressure up: the House is still a handful of votes short, and the conservative opposition—from the Chamber of Commerce to the National Republican Congressional Committee—is funneling millions into scaring off wavering Democrats.2
How much can you pledge? Just click below to take the pledge, then forward this note to your friends and ask them to pledge, too.
Thanks for all you do.
–Kat, Eli, Stephen, Carrie, and the rest of the team
1. "MoveOn Fundraising Against Anti-Health Care Dems," The Huffington Post, March 14, 2010
"Liberal Groups Turn on Dems to Pass Health Care Reform," CBS News, March 16, 2010
"MoveOn threatens anti-reform Dems," Politics, March 15, 2010
2. "Health Care 'Yes' Votes Could Face Attack Ads During NCAA Tournament," Atlantic Politics, March 16, 2010
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