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Sanders, Top Dems Optimistic Party Will 'Come Together' for Reconciliation Package

However, House leaders warn they may miss a September 27 deadline to consider Senate-approved infrastructure legislation that progressives will only support alongside a $3.5 trillion bill.

Jessica Corbett ·


'They're Going to Lose,' Says Sanders as Corporations Mobilize Against $3.5T Bill

"I've got a message for the healthcare industry: Your days of writing legislation are over."

Jake Johnson ·


Cori Bush, Progressive Lawmakers and Activists Hailed for New CDC Eviction Moratorium

"I think the message here today is clear," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. "It's that everyday people can make a change. We can always demand better."

Brett Wilkins ·


'This Is What Bipartisanship Looks Like': Vicious Fire Tornado Caught on Film in California

"Climate policy isn't about imagining a spectrum from left to right and finding the sweet spot in the middle. It's a zero-sum battle with physics."

Jon Queally ·


Led by Sanders, Senate Dems Weigh $6 Trillion Infrastructure Bill as Bipartisan Talks Fail on Climate

"The Republican Party has made clear that they are not prepared to stand up for the American people and address the many crises facing working families today. We can get to work without them."

Jake Johnson ·


Sanders Urges Labor Secretary to Protect Jobless Benefits as GOP Governors Race to Cut Them Off

The Vermont senator warned that many workers "will be forced into poverty" if Republican leaders are permitted to end emergency unemployment benefits.

Jake Johnson ·


'Sends a Terrible, Terrible Message': Sanders Rejects Top Dems' Push for a Big Tax Break for the Rich

"You can't be on the side of the wealthy and the powerful if you're going to really fight for working families."

Jake Johnson ·


Pay a Living Wage or 'Flip Your Own Damn Burgers': Progressives Blast Right-Wing Narrative on Jobs

"If one in four recipients are making more off unemployment than they did working, that's not an indictment of $300 a week in UI benefits. It's an indictment of corporations paying starvation wages."

Kenny Stancil ·


Dingell and Markey Introduce $10 Trillion THRIVE Act to Tackle 'Our Biggest Emergencies'

The bill aims to ensure "an intersectional response" to the climate crisis, coronavirus pandemic, economic inequity, and racial injustice "that is proportionate to the scope of the problems we face."

Jessica Corbett ·


Democrats, Sanders Demand Biden Release Secret Covid Vaccine Contracts Inked Under Trump

"The Trump administration gave Big Pharma billions but refused to disclose full terms of these deals."

Jake Johnson ·

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