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Public Requested to Hail Congress to Rightsize Unfair Military Corrections Boards

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two former Army officers and current members of the Northern Virginia law firm of Jordan Patrick and Cooley LLP, urge the public to contact members of Congress and demand reform of the Army, Coast Guard, and Navy boards for correction of military records. Those two are Howard G. Cooley, a senior partner in Jordan Patrick and Cooley and retired Army colonel, and Daryle A. Jordan, the managing partner in the firm and a Gulf War Veteran who advised military commanders during that conflict.

Donation Pages, Inc. Announces Launch of a New Political Fundraising Website

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donation Pages, Inc. (DPI) today announced the launch of its recently enhanced political fundraising website. The new platform incorporates unique technology to provide a web-based automated crowd fundraising capability with cloud storage specifically designed for the complexities of political and nonprofit fundraising and micro-targeting advocacy.

Palin Supporters Announce Super PAC

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Supporters of Governor Sarah Palin announce the formation of The Political Earthquake PAC/Grassroots4Palin, a Super PAC which will independently advocate on behalf of Palin and the leadership and vision that she has for our nation.

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches 10-Day Voter Education and Mobilization Countdown

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4 election, this past Saturday the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off an aggressive 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have to impact the outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections and effect issues they care about in their local communities.

What Has Happened to the Everyman? New Book Questions GOP Philosophies

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is the Republican Party planning a coup d’etat for this next election cycle? George L. Fouke questions this in his newly-released book, ‘Who is Killing the Republican Party? An Old Professor’s Jolly Rant’ (ISBN: 978-1502512499). In a satirical account of the GOP, this politically-independent author takes the Republican Party to the woodshed with tough love hoping for its revival as part of a viable two-party system.

Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act Squanders Millions

PENSACOLA, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act squanders millions on bonuses and ‘consultant’ handouts and pushes serious issues off until after elections, says Republican Florida District 1 Congressional candidate John Krause.

Black Women Prepare for Midterm Elections with Report on Black Women in the U.S. and Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., June 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a 2013 U.S. Census Bureau report, African American women outvoted every other demographic in the 2012 election so it is clear to the Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR), that Black women will play a significant role as major influencers in the midterm election.

The Libertarian Party of Texas Will Have 132 Candidates on the Ballot this November

AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Libertarian Party of Texas will have 132 candidates representing them on ballots across Texas this November. With nominated candidates running for offices at all levels, ranging from County Clerk to U.S. Congress, U.S. Senate, and Governor, the Libertarian Party of Texas is running a large slate of candidates.

Libertarian Party of Texas Announces Ability to Accept Bitcoin Donations

AUSTIN, Texas, April 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In conjunction with their 2014 Libertarian State Convention, the Libertarian Party of Texas announces that supporters may now give donations in the form of Bitcoin.

Libertarian Party of Texas Poised for Largest State Convention in its History

AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Generation Liberty! as its theme, the Libertarian Party of Texas will host its 2014 state convention April 11-13 at the Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center in Temple.

New Election Guide Provides a Blueprint for Improving State Recount Laws

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the United States enters the critical mid-year election season with close outcomes all but guaranteed, Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota (CEIMN) announces a new and concise resource, ‘Recount Principles and Best Practices,’ available for free.

You want a Voice? You have a Choice!

PENSACOLA, Fla., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Mr. John Krause has announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress, seeking the 2014 Republican Nomination for United States House of Representatives to represent Florida’s First Congressional District.

It’s Official: Blacks Voted at Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women’s Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.

Josh Valdez, DBA, Joins Board of GROW Elect to Ensure California Latino Republican Voices Are Heard

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has accepted an appointment to the Board of GROW Elect, Latino Consultants announced today. GROW Elect is a political organization founded in 2011 for the purpose of electing Latino Republicans to local office in California.

ElectionMall CEO Ravi Singh to speak at CPAC 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall C.E.O. Ravi Singh is excited to speak at CPAC 2013. A first-time speaker at CPAC, Mr. Singh will serve on two panels. One of which is ‘Back to the Future: High Tech-High Touch – Cool Tools.’ This will focus on the abilities of campaigns and organizations to reach out to constituents, supporters and voters in a technology focused age.

Central Valley’s Biggest Phone Banking Event – Ever!

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party will host a massive phone banking event for their monthly Action Night meeting on November 1, 2012. Several candidates will be in attendance to rally participants.

California Governor Appoints San Bernardino Residents to California Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed two of its members to the California Workforce Investment Board. They are Michael Gallo, 54 of San Bernardino and Joseph Williams, 36, of Redlands.

Romney Campaign Names Josh Valdez, DBA, to Chair Health Care Insurance Industry Group

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Latino Consultants, LLC would like to share today that Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has been named the Chair of Health Care Insurance Industry Group by the Romney for President campaign.

Former Coleman Staffers Pen Wickedly Funny ‘Capitol Hell’ Novel About Life on the Hill

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Aug. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota native Jayne Jones and University of Minnesota graduate Alicia Long cut their political teeth as idealistic young staffers on Capitol Hill working for Senator Norm Coleman. That eye-opening behind-the-scenes experience has lead them to write ‘Capitol Hell’ (ISBN: 978-1-59298-536-4), a saucy novel about the crazy co-workers, high maintenance politicians, and over-the-top entourages that can only be found inside the beltway.

Catholic Online Selects Mobile Politics: The Most Powerful Political Tool Since The Ballot

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catholic Online is announcing their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone to share the social message of the Church. Mobile Politics is being touted as ‘the most powerful tool in politics since the invention of the ballot.’

Volunteers Voters Pledge Their Votes to the Most Charitable Political Party on VotesForCharity.org

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the millions of dissatisfied Americans taking to the streets, Votes for Charity, Inc. is a democratic outlet for the disenfranchised voters in this country. Instead of voting for the status quo, the ‘Volunteer Voters’ will be able to use their vote to redirect millions of dollars from political propaganda, to the best charities in America.

New Software Ensures Accurate Matches of Addresses to Redistricted Congressional and State Legislative Districts for 2012 Elections

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online Image, a GIS software and web technology company, is now making available the nation’s most accurate matching of addresses and zip codes to redistricted congressional and state legislative districts. As a result, candidates can run and supporters can vote in the correct districts in the 2012 elections.

Republican Candidate Leads President Obama in Straw Poll on Long-Term Care Insurance Support, an Issue Affecting Most Households

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a tight presidential race, voter sentiment on religion, race, jobs or contraception could tip the balance. Or ‘the decisive issue just might be a health problem that jeopardizes almost every American family,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

Organizations Can Now See How Redistricting Has Changed Their Members’ Congressional Districts

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online Image, a GIS software and technology company, today announced the Geocoded Address Batch Processing Service for New Congressional District Matching. This service is the first to match addresses to newly redrawn districts, enabling organizations to update their member address files and direct their members to support the candidates they endorse for the 2012 elections.

FastUpFront Makes Waves with its 2012 Presidential Candidates Infographic

CLIFTON, N.J., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FastUpFront plans to make waves with its newest infographic: 2012 Presidential Candidates for Small Businesses. The infographic details the positions of the top 2012 presidential candidates on major issues facing small businesses such as taxes, minimum wage, and business expenses.

George Jensen, Jr., former USA Technologies Founder joins ThePeoplesVote.com Board of Directors

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThePeoplesVote.com is pleased to announce that George Jensen, Jr., current President and CEO of Jensen Expansion Capital, Inc. has joined their Board of Directors. Mr. Jensen will be advising the company on strategic planning and long term expansion, and will also be investing in the company.

‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ 2012 Calendar Girls Spread the Message

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ 2012 calendar produced by Los Angeles singer/writer/director Juliet Annerino has arrived. This sexy collection of female activists is the most innovative way to spread the message of presidential candidate Ron Paul!

Conservative Caucus Endorses Krysztoforski for Congress

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During their monthly meeting on October 16, the Allegany County Conservative Caucus reaffirmed their vote to unanimously endorse Joseph Krysztoforski, Republican candidate for the US House of Representatives for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, over long term Republican incumbent Roscoe Bartlett.

Bash Foo CEO Mike McDermott Announced His Candidacy for a Seat on Tipp City’s City Council Today

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I’ve dedicated a good portion of my life to making things better for this community, by bringing people together to solve problems,’ said McDermott. ‘As your City Councilman, I will bring my passion for growing Tipp businesses, my commitment to our schools, along with some badly needed solutions-oriented approaches to our challenges.’

Investors Flock to Brazil at an Unprecedented Rate

BRASILIA, Brazil (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With strong economic growth (7.5 percent per annum), a large and robust domestic market and a stable democracy, Brazil is a thriving market for foreign investors. President of the Brazilian political consulting firm Arko Advice and founder of the online intelligence service Brazilian Intelligence, Dr. Murillo de Aragao says, ‘In 29 years of business relationships with foreign investors, I have never witnessed the current level of interest in investing in Brazil.’

Alameda Teacher Discusses Egypt on PBS NewsHour

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nea Community Learning Center teacher David Maduli is among a nationwide group of educators chosen by PBS NewsHour to participate in a live online discussion exploring recent political events in Egypt. The discussion will take place Tuesday, February 15 at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT).

Veterans Split on Kagan Endorsement

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The endorsement of Congressman Steve Kagan by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee has been called ‘preposterous’ by the Chairman of Patriotic Veterans Inc due to Kagan’s alleged ‘consistent lack of support for our troops in the field.’

Grandich Writes Foreword to New Book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ to be Released Today

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, editor and publisher of the Grandich Letter, has authored the foreword in Michel Faulkner’s new book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ (ISBN 13: 978-1-936314-30-0), which is being released nationally today. Grandich, an internationally-followed financial commentator and markets expert, had previously endorsed Faulkner in New York’s 15th District Congressional race against Charles Rangel.

Ferret Lovers to Meet in Concord as New Ferret Research is Released from Sacramento State University

LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A press conference has been announced for Noon on Saturday, Sept. 25th by LegalizeFerrets, calling on Governor Schwarzenegger to lift the ferret ban before he leaves office and asking (again) the respective Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman campaigns to address the issue.

Gail Goode Press Conference Friday August 27, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) will hold a press conference on Friday, August 27, in Saratoga Springs to discuss a range of issues, including the impact of hydraulic fracturing on the state’s watershed, job creation and rebuilding New York State’s infrastructure.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Supports Ban on Drilling Near Drinking Water

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) yesterday supported a six-month ban on hydraulic drilling for natural gas near upstate watersheds that supply drinking water to the New York metropolitan region.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand to Debate Across the State

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) today challenged her primary opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, to a series of debates around New York State prior to the Democratic primary on September 14. Goode will appear on the Democratic primary ballot.

A Citizen’s Attempt to Restore the Democratic Process to the 2010 New York U.S. Senate Campaign

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘New Yorkers have a right to a Democratic primary,’ said U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode. Goode built an organization of citizens to collect over 45,000 signatures from registered Democrats, who agreed with her mission to give voters of the Empire State a choice for Senator in this year’s Democratic Primary.

Financial Commentator Peter Grandich Endorses Michel Faulkner for Congress

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a financial commentator, Peter Grandich always has something to say and his opinions and forecasts are sought-after by hundreds of thousands on his daily blog, The Grandich Letter. Yet, in over 25 years of broadcasting his opinion, Grandich has never endorsed a candidate for political office. Until now.

Santos Victory Demonstrates New Digital Strategy in Latin American E-Democracy

BOGOTA, Colombia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly half a million Colombians logged on to SantosPresidente.com between June 1st and June 20th, the second round Presidential elections to follow the Santos campaign and the Candidate’s initiatives, turning the tide in this historic political victory. In under 72 hours, 1,076 individual Web pages, comprising the first-ever Virtual Headquarters used for Presidential Elections in Latin America, had been launched.