Andrea Miller

Andrea Miller

Andrea Miller, Co-Executive Director and IT Director, was the Democratic Nominee in 2008 for House of Representatives in the Virginia 4th District. Running on a Medicare for All and clean energy platform, Andrea was endorsed by PDA, California Nurses and The Sierra Club. Prior to running for office, Andrea was a part of Congressman Dennis Kucinich’s presidential campaign, first as Statewide Coordinator for Virginia and subsequently as Regional Coordinator. From 2006 until leading the VA Kucinich campaign Andrea was MoveOn.org’s Regional Coordinator for Central, Southwest and Hampton Roads areas of Virginia and West Virginia. Andrea is also the PDA Virginia co-chair as well as the Technical Director. Andrea co-hosts, organizes and programs PDA's Blog Talk Radio show. She is also the lead designer and production team leader for PDA's websites and printed materials. Andrea co-directs PDA's Capitol Hill letter drops and Hill meetings. Her problem-solving skills are essential to PDA's operations.

Thursday, 17 August 2017 22:02

What We Can Do After Charlottesville

For those of us who were in Charlottesville on August 12th, nothing will ever be the same. We learned that is no such thing as "alt-right." We will never use that sanitized self-serving euphemism again. Instead, we will call these terrorists "Nazis," both because that is what they call themselves, and because that is what we saw in Charlottesville.

Sunday, 14 May 2017 13:12

Tell Your Rep Cosponsor HJRes 53

Email your Representative. Tell them to cosponsor HJRes 53 - Remove the Ratification Deadline from the Equal Rights Amendment. this is now a 2 state strategy!

Lycoming County, PA — On Friday, a broken pipeline in Pennsyvlvania dumped 55,000 gallons of gasoline into the Susquehanna River.

County workers routinely destroyed and confiscated what little property homeless campers had.

Strikes in northern Yemen on Saturday reportedly killed two children and first responders as US-backed coalition continues 'disturbing' strikes

HR 5131 amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to make improvements to voting system technology, election official training, and protecting voting system source code. This bill amends the Help Vote Act of 2002 to direct the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to make a payment to each eligible state in which a precinct used at least one outdated voting machine to administer the regularly scheduled federal general election held in November 2012 There is no companion bill in the Senate.. Cosponsors

Thursday, 02 June 2016 00:00

Ernie Powell and Nancy Altman

Tonight Ernie's guest is Nancy Altman co-founder of Social Security Works. Listen Live at 8pm Eastern. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pdan/2016/06/03/people-power-with-ernie-powell

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 00:00

People's Budget Resources

Below are links to information and organizing information regarding The People's Budget and FY 2017 Appropriations. Please contact Mara Cohen  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 847-471-4129 for assistance with planning an event or getting materials for your event.

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 00:00

Trade Resources and Information

Below are links to information and organizing information regarding the Trans Pacific Partnership, TTIP and TISA trade deals. Please contact Mara Cohen  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 847-471-4129 for assistance with planning an event or getting materials for your event.

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Let Me Vote/Count My Vote

  • 4-14-2016 Election Protection
    Webinar with Bob Fitrakis, Mimi Kennedy and Lori Grace
  • 11-24-2015 Election Integrity/Voter Access
    Listen to the November call with special guests Washington DC shadow Senator Michael Brown, who will discuss the situation regarding DC statehood and the voter disenfranchisement issue, and Mimi Kennedy of the National Election Integrity Coalition and PDA, as she goes through the reality of voter disenfranchisement across the nation in a state by state analysis. S 1912 is also discussed and endorsed by the team.
  • 10-27-2015 Election Integrity/Voter Access
    Listen to the October call as the team evaluate S 1912, the Native American Voting Rights Act. The team then pivots to discuss the situation in Alabama regarding the disruption of voting access with special guests Pam Miles and Will Boyd.

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