Americans for Democratic Action

Mission

"ADA is the nation's oldest independent liberal lobbying organization." (http://www.adaction.org/about.htm)

Issue areas: Liberal, Multi-Issue | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

Campaign for America's Future

Mission

"The Campaign for America's Future is the strategy center for the progressive movement. Our goal is to forge the enduring progressive majority needed to realize the America of shared prosperity and equal opportunity that our country was meant to be. " (http://www.ourfuture.org/about)

Issue areas: Liberal, Multi-Issue
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

MoveOn.org Political Action

Mission

"MoveOn.org Political Action, one of the largest Political Action Committees in the country, brings real Americans into politics to fight for a more progressive America and elect progressive candidates. It conducts major campaigns, from its work to protect the Supreme Court from a hard-right justice to its campaign to defeat the right wing and elect moderates and progressives in 2006. But in contrast to most PACs, which funnel industry contributions to candidates in exchange for access, MoveOn.org Political Action brings hundreds of thousands of small donors together to elect candidates who will represent the American people." (http://www.moveon.org)

Issue areas: Liberal, Multi-Issue
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Top 10th Percentile

National Women's Political Caucus

Mission

"The National Women's Political Caucus is a multicultural, intergenerational, and multi-issue grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political process and creating a true women’s political power base to achieve equality for all women." (http://www.nwpc.org/about.htm)

Issue areas: Liberal, Multi-Issue | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

Pacific Legal Foundation

Mission

"Pacific Legal Foundation is America’s trusted champion of constitutional rights, fighting and winning decisive actions in the courts of law and the court of public opinion to rescue liberty from the grasp of government power..." (http://pacificlegal.org/)

Issue areas: Liberal, Multi-Issue
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

People for the American Way

Mission

"Our purpose is to meet the challenges of discord and fragmentation with an affirmation of "the American Way." By this, we mean pluralism, individuality, freedom of thought, expression and religion, a sense of community, and tolerance and compassion for others. People For the American Way will reach out to all Americans and affirm that in our society, the individual still matters; that there is reason to believe in the future - not to despair of it - and that we must strengthen the common cords that connect us as humans and citizens." (http://www.pfaw.org/pfaw/general/ default.aspx?oid=2859)

Issue areas: Liberal, Multi-Issue | Civil Rights
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile