Organizing for America, the arm of the Democratic national party that aims to mobilize Barack Obama's campaign army to promote his agenda, is sending out targeted e-mails urging supporters to lobby their members of Congress to back the president's budget. The e-mails even include links that allow the party to track the response.
Read the Herald story about Organizing for America here, and check out the e-mail:
Members of Congress will begin debating President Obama's budget this week, with a vote likely set for next week.
What you do now will decide what kind of debate they have -- one that's dominated by special interests and partisan voices intent on keeping the status quo, or one that reflects the priorities of citizens like you.
According to our records, you live in zip code 33132, Florida's 18th congressional district.
Can you pick up the phone and let Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Sen. Bill Nelson, and Sen. Mel Martinez know where you stand on President Obama's budget?
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL-18) CALL: 202-225-3931
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) CALL: 202-224-5274
Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL) CALL: 202-224-3041
Last week, thousands canvassed their communities to talk with neighbors about the need for a new direction. Now, it's time to take that message to Washington.
We can't afford to ignore the long-term threats to our prosperity. Now is the time to build the foundation for a recovery that lasts.
Your representatives need to know you support:
Renewable energy to reduce our dependence on foreign sources of oil
Making health care more affordable for every American by cutting costs
Improving education so our children are prepared for the jobs of the 21st Century
After your call, please record your feedback here: http://my.barackobama.com/callreport