ACTIVE IN EARLY
These groups were most visibly active in early primary states:
Americans for Fair Taxation
Americans for Health Care
Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities
Divided We Fail
ED in '08
Every Child Matters
Heat is On
Human Rights Campaign
ONE Vote '08
Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease.
RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES
-American Freedom Agenda: Freedom Pledge
-Gunowners of America: Presidential Candidates And The Second Amendment
-Human Rights Campaign: 2008 Democratic presidential candidate questionnaire (press release)
-Aerospace Industries Association: Top Issues for 2008 (press release)
-Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities: Iowans for Sensible Priorities, Priorities New Hampshire
-Americans for Tax Reform: Taxpayer Protection Pledge
-Club for Growth: White papers on the candidates' economic records...Huckabee (Jan. 29, updated Nov. 13), Brownback (Feb. 28), McCain (Mar. 12), Giuliani (May 14), Romney (Aug. 21), FThompson (Sept. 6), and Paul (Oct. 29).
-Strong American Schools: ED in '08
-Children's Defense Fund: Elect Susie Flynn
-Every Child Matters Education Fund: Efforts in the early states IA, NV, NH and SC
-League of Conservation Voters: 2008 Presidential Profiles (press release)
-League of Conservation Voters Education Fund: The Heat is On
-Center for U.S. Global Engagement: Impact '08
-Human Rights First: meetings with presidential candidates to discuss U.S. detention and interrogation policies.
-Ballotground (goal is to place anti-war ballot initiatives on the ballots of 2008 battleground states).
-ONE Campaign: ONE Vote '08 (press release, 2)
-National League of Cities: American Cities '08, the Road to the White House Runs Through America’s Hometowns
-National Association of Counties: 2008 Presidential Election Project
-Americans for Health Care: Iowa for Health Care, New Hampshire for Health Care
-ACS CAN, AARP, the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association: Are You Covered? (press release)
-Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (press release)
-American Medical Association: Voice for the Uninsured (press release)
-Campaign to End AIDS: AIDSVote
HEALTH CARE AND RETIREMENT SECURITY
-AARP is building its efforts around the Divided We Fail (www.dividedwefail.org) initiative. (IA, SC, NV)
-Concord Coalition: April 23, 2007 press release on annual Social Security and Medicare Trustees' reports.
-American Conservative Union: Ratings for the Likely 2008 Presidential Candidates
-MoveOn.org hosted a Virtual Town Hall Meeting for 2008 candidates on April 10, 2007.
for Tax Reform Taxpayer Protection Pledge
I ,_____, pledge to the taxpayers of the United States of America that I will:
ONE, oppose any and all efforts to increase the marginal income tax rates for individuals and/or businesses; and
TWO, oppose any net reduction or elimination of deductions and credits, unless matched dollar for dollar by further reducing tax rates.
Signers as of
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