MoveOn Getting Desperate for Donations

Democratic activist group dispatches second E-mail solicitation.

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The Democratic activist and voter education group MoveOn.org, apparently starved of donations and in need of a quick $400,000, is stepping up its fundraising.

Just two days after it E-mailed supporters that it might have to shut down, the group's executive director dispatched another E-mail titled "Disappearing MoveOn?"

[MoveOn.org Says It's In Big Time Money Trouble.]

Justin Ruben pasted in a plea above the original E-mail, which Whispers reported on Tuesday.

He simply wrote:

"Hi — I wanted to make sure you saw this email in the midst of holiday craziness. We could really use your help!"

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