On Oct. 14, 2009, Rep. Alan Grayson joined Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) members to deliver over 87,000 petition signatures to Harry Reid:
Here's the full Maddow Piece:
read more from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee:
Here's the message my friend Laffy from The Political Carnival got from PCCC regarding the petition delivery:
Kent Conrad gives me the willies.
[...]We demanded that Reid stand up to conservative Democrats who are threatening to help Republicans block an up-or-down vote on the public option. CNN, ABC, Huffington Post, Washington Post, and others covered the event.
During the delivery, we ran into Sens. Russ Feingold (D-WI), Herb Kohl (D-WI), and Kent Conrad (D-ND) and talked with them about the petition! Oddly, Kent Conrad was holding a poodle during the entire conversation -- you have to see it.
Thanks for being a bold progressive.