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Fair Housing Advocates Celebrate Passage of AOC's Repeal of Faircloth Amendment
" The Faircloth Amendment is one of the most heartless pieces of legislation that has prevented any substantive action on housing for years."
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U.S. Senate candidates Andrew Romanoff of Colorado and Charles Booker of Kentucky were defeated in Democratic primary races in June. News
Sunrise Movement Says Wins by Corporate Democrats Like McGrath and Hickenlooper Must Be 'Moment of Reckoning' for Progressives
"These were not races that progressives could afford to sit out, but too many organizations did."
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Progressive Lawmakers Call on US to 'Take a Clear Stand' by Suspending Military Aid If Israel Carries Out 'Illegal' Annexation
"American taxpayers shouldn't be supporting policies that undermine our values and interests, in Israel, in Palestine, or anywhere."
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Bowman’s victory against an entrenched incumbent came on the heels of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 2018 unseating of 10 term Congressman Joseph Crowley in the nearby 14th District of New York. (Photo: Bowman for Congress) Views
What Jamaal Bowman's Historic Win Represents for the Palestinian People
For decades, the pro-Israel lobby was able to carry the day in Congress because Members feared the repercussions of criticizing Israel. That tide is turning.
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'Not On Our Watch': AOC, In Powerful Floor Speech, Declares House Democrats Will Protect Civil Rights Law From Trump
"There is a difference between saying that we believe in the inherent dignity, equality, and value of our black brothers and sisters and actually committing to it."
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From the Streets to the Ballot Box: New York's Political Revolution
Alongside a wave of insurgent progressive candidates, New York's primary elections ushered in a mandate for radical change.
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130 Sanders delegates (including me) from congressional districts across the state—90 percent of all such Sanders delegates—have signed a statement calling for Khanna to be the delegation chair. (Photo: Michael Brochstein/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Views
Progressives Must Fight With—and In—the Democratic Party
In the electoral arena, the goal is not only about winning elections. It’s also about replacing the top-down weight of entrenched politicians with the bottom-up power of grassroots activism.
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'Bowman Wins. Mondaire Wins. AOC Absolutely Crushes It': Progressive Wave Sweeps NY Primary
"There is no question about the direction of the Democratic Party."
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'Money Couldn't Buy a Movement': AOC Trounces Wall Street-Backed Democratic Primary Opponent
"Tonight we are proving that the people's movement in New York isn't an accident. It's a mandate."
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Former middle school principal Jamaal Bowman is running against 16-term Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) in the primary election for New York's 16th Congressional District. The election will take place June 23. News
New York Times Endorses Jamaal Bowman as a 'Promising New Face' Voters Can Send to Congress
The progressive former middle school principal is challenging longtime Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel in New York's 16th Congressional District.
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