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How to Win Elections from the Ground Up
Focusing on the top line—gubernatorial, Senate and House races—misses the critical story of the 2018 primaries: progressive populists are beginning to build for real power, starting from the ground up.
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Going Fundamental Eludes Congressional Progressives
In short, Democrats — even the most progressive of the bunch — must do better to communicate with, inspire, and serve the American people
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President Donald Trump waves as he returns from Kansas City, Missouri to the White House on July 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. Views
Trump Simply Can’t Pull Anything Off—Even His Most Nefarious Plots
Trump will go down as the most dangerously corrupt and tragically incompetent president in America’s history.
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Putting Common Good Over Billionaires and War Profiteers, House Progressives Introduce "People's Budget"
The Congressional Progressive Caucus' plan "invests in our neglected infrastructure, ends the systematic inequality in our tax system by making corporations pay their fair share, and stops the rising cost of drugs."
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"Disclosing data on the gaps between corporate execs and what they pay their typical workers will help us become more civilized." (Photo: Dean Chahim/flickr/cc) Views
Income Distribution For Minimum Decency, a Maximum Wage
Amid rising inequality, a new book argues, the notion of capping income has suddenly become politically plausible.
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After Joe Crowley Defeat, Anti-War Progressive Barbara Lee Considers Bid for House Democratic Chair
"Barbara Lee is one of the most remarkable and visionary members of Congress our country has ever had, and she more than anyone should be a member of Democratic leadership in the House."
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Seen as Undermining Bold Agenda, Progressives Rip Dem Leaders' Embrace of 'Absurd' Pay-Go Rule
"The old guard of this pathetic, impotent party needs to retire or be voted out."
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"Income and wealth have concentrated to a degree unimaginable in the early 1990s."(Photo: Steve Rhodes/flickr/cc) Views
For Minimum Decency, A Maximum Wage
Amid rising inequality, a new book argues, the notion of capping income has suddenly become politically plausible.
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Progressives Sound Alarm Ahead of Tuesday House Vote on 'Bank Lobbyist Act'
The bill would 'allow banks to engage in the kind of risky behavior that caused the 2008 financial crash,' says Public Citizen
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Sanders: Trump Has 'No Legal Authority' to Bomb or Attack Syria
"It is Congress, not the president, who determines whether our country goes to war and Congress must not abdicate that responsibility," declares Independent senator from Vermont
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