Emily Cain Wins Top National Security Endorsement in Democratic Primary

Washington DC – May 30, 2014 – News Release – Council for a Livable World’s PeacePAC has endorsed State Senator Emily Cain for Maine’s 2nd Congressional district.

“Emily Cain is a rising star on the national political scene with the energy, drive and ‘get-it-done’ attitude that’s necessary to achieve results in Washington,� said former Congressman Tom Andrews (ME-01), Chairman of PeacePAC. “Many of Emily’s family members have proudly served in the U.S. armed forces. She fully understands the true cost of war and the need to pursue diplomatic solutions to global challenges. Mainers deserve a Congresswoman like her.�

Cain is PeacePAC’s 27th House of Representatives endorsement this cycle. PeacePAC remains committed to only endorsing candidates that share its vision for a strong, smart and sensible national security strategy and are operating competitive campaigns with a strong chance of winning.

“I am very excited to have received PeacePAC’s nod. PeacePAC has long sought out strong candidates that make a real impact in Washington and improve U.S. national security,� said State Senator Cain. “Their endorsement displays that the establishment is paying attention to the common sense policy positions and grassroots activism that has been the hallmark of my campaign.�

PeacePAC was founded in 1981 by former Representative Father Robert F. Drinan (D-MA) and has helped elect 226 candidates to the House of Representatives. Eighty-five members of the 113th Congress are PeacePAC endorsees. Over the last three election cycles, PeacePAC has raised more than $2 million for its endorsed candidates.


Council for a Livable World is a non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to increasing national security, particularly through reducing of the danger of nuclear weapons proliferation. The Council advocates for a strong and sensible national security policy and helps elect congressional candidates supporting those ideals.