For Immediate Release
August 20, 2014

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Kristen Hawn (202) 320-3792 / [email protected]

Center Forward launches second round of ads in campaign to support commonsense, moderate voices in Congress

Washington, DC – Today, Center Forward announced its second wave of issue advocacy ads supporting the work of Senators and members of Congress on both sides of the aisle who consistently cross party lines to find bipartisan solutions to the significant challenges facing the country.

The ads, the first of which launch Thursday, August 21st, will run over the next several weeks in the following congressional districts: Kevin Cramer (ND-At Large), Patrick Murphy (FL-18), Nick Rahall (WV-3) and Brad Schneider (IL-10). Ads will also run in Arkansas, Indiana and North Carolina in support of Senators Mark Pryor, Joe Donnelly and Kay Hagan.

This latest round of ads follows Center Forward’s support of the votes of Ron Barber (AZ-02), Cheri Bustos (IL-17), John Carney (DE-AL), Charlie Dent (PA-15), Pete Gallego (TX-23), Richard Hanna (NY-22) and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09). Ads highlighted the members’ support of the bipartisan “No Budget, No Pay Act,” legislation that would prohibit members of Congress from receiving pay if they fail to pass a budget.

“Center Forward is dedicated to supporting members of Congress in both chambers and on both sides of the aisle when they have the political courage to work together to get things done,” said Cori Kramer, Center Forward Executive Director. “This is exactly what we need in Congress. People need to know all that they are doing to put an end to the partisanship and gridlock in Washington, DC.”

Center Forward brings together members of Congress, not-for profits, academic experts, trade associations, corporations and unions to put aside the partisan bickering that has gridlocked Washington and find common ground.  Center Forward gives centrist allies the information they need to craft common sense solutions to the serious issues facing the country, and provide those allies the support they need to turn those ideas into results.

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