By Thomas B. Edsall
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, August 8, 2003
Labor, environmental and women's organizations, with strong backing from international financier George Soros, have joined forces behind a new political group that plans to spend an unprecedented $75 million to mobilize voters to defeat President Bush in 2004.
The organization, Americans Coming Together (ACT), will conduct "a massive get-out-the-vote operation that we think will defeat George W. Bush in 2004," said Ellen Malcolm, the president of EMILY's List, who will become ACT's president.
It’s not $200 million, but it ain’t bad. I hope a chunk of it goes into oppo ads.