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Progressive Democrats Threaten to Tank $733 Billion in 'Crazy' Pentagon Spending If Social Programs Not Also Boosted
"How can we keep giving more money to the Pentagon than it needs when 40 million live in poverty, 34 million have no health insurance, and 140 million can't afford basic needs without going into debt?"
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) listen as Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2019. News
'A Network of Alternative Campaign Infrastructure': Progressives Dismiss DCCC Threats on Primary Challengers
"We reject the DCCC's attempt to hoard power"
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Cheri Bustos and Pramila Jayapal, leaders in the centrist and left wings, respectively, of the Democratic Party, together in December 2017. News
Jayapal Breaks Silence on DCCC Policy Protecting Incumbents From Progressive Challengers
"It is not playing games for the Democratic party to be inclusive of all its members' perspectives," said Jayapal.
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Progressives Fight Back Against Centrist Democrats' Ploy to 'Water Down' $15 Minimum Wage Bill
"Being in Congress means leading, and we need to lead on minimum wage," said Progressive Caucus co-chair Pramila Jayapal
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'Tax the Rich. It's Just That Simple': US Campaign Aims to Make Wealthy Pay Their Fair Share
"Taxing the rich isn't just good policy, it's good politics—and this campaign will prove that. Raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy is wildly popular."
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Jayapal Confronts Top Pelosi Aide for 'Inappropriate' Effort to Undermine Medicare for All
"The fact that it occurred last November, shortly after the Democrats recaptured the House majority in an election that was fought largely on the issue of health care, is a clear betrayal to the American people."
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Ocasio-Cortez Tells Small Donors to Cut Off DCCC Donations, Give Directly to Candidates Instead
"The DCCC's new rule to blacklist + boycott anyone who does business with primary challengers is extremely divisive and harmful to the party."
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Progressive Caucus Rips DCCC Attack on Primary Challengers as 'Slap in the Face of Democratic Voters'
"If this policy remains in place, it will mean that we will not allow new Ayanna Pressleys or AOCs to emerge," said Rep. Ro Khanna
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Doctors marched in New York in 2011 to demand health care for all. (Photo: Michael Fleshman / CC BY-SA 2.0) Views
The Time for Medicare-for-All Has Arrived
It’s a matter of life and death
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Teachers' Strikes Are Rattling Washington. This Hearing in the US House Is Proof.
The House Education Committee convened this week for its first hearing on K-12 schools in the new Congress, and the topic of teacher pay was front and center
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