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Special interest groups pouring money into Republican campaigns


It’s hard to keep track of all the articles about the impact of corporate and right-wing front groups on elections. Here are just a few of the most important ones to help you prepare for your report release:

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Let’s do the math.

Say you volunteer for Murray’s campaign. That’s one person more, that is good.

What if you go to a call party, make some calls, and in so doing, convince 10 people to work for a priority campaign. 10 times as good, right?

So what if you host a call party, 10 people show, and each of those folks recruits 10 MoveOn Members to volunteer for a priority campaign. You have leveraged your 2 hours times 100, right? But wait, it gets even better.

What if you spend a couple of hours calling MoveOn members asking them to host a Stop the Takeover party. What if you are successful, and a couple of people sign up to host?

Now we’re talking.