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'This Is Unacceptable': Progressives Reject Manchin Plan to Cut $15 Minimum Wage Proposal to $11

"The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage."

Jake Johnson ·


'A Day Peace Activists... Have Been Waiting For': Biden Vows to Curb US Support for Saudi-Led War on Yemen

"This decision is the result of years of activism from Yemeni Americans and grassroots activists all over the world. Congrats to lovers of peace everywhere who know #YemenCantWait."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Cry Me a River': Sanders Hits Back as Billionaire Investor Whines About Potential Tax Hikes Amid GameStop Fiasco

"Oh look, another billionaire is mad that he might have to pay more taxes while children in America go hungry and veterans sleep on the street."

Jake Johnson ·


'The People Are Demanding Action': Incoming Senate Budget Chair Bernie Sanders Lays Out Visionary First 100 Days for Biden

"We cannot allow Mitch McConnell and the Republican leadership to sabotage legislation that would improve the lives of millions of working Americans and is wildly popular."

Jake Johnson ·


Why Impeach Trump at This Late Date? One Word, Says Bernie Sanders: 'Precedent'

"It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government."

Jessica Corbett ·


81 Senators Vote to Override Trump Veto of NDAA as GOP Continues to Block $2,000 Relief Checks

"At a time when so many Americans are facing economic desperation," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "it is tragic that the Republican leadership has turned their backs on the working families of this country."

Jessica Corbett ·


WATCH: Sanders Refutes McConnell Claim That $2,000 Direct Payments Amount to 'Socialism for Rich People'

"I'm delighted that after talking on the floor of the Senate for years about socialism for the rich, apparently that has gotten across to my Republican friends."

Jake Johnson ·


'This Is No Bluff': Sanders Vows to Filibuster Military Budget to Force Senate Vote on $2,000 Checks

"It would be unconscionable, especially after the House did the right thing, for the Senate to simply leave Washington without voting on this."

Jake Johnson ·


'Pathetic': Congress Passes Covid Relief Bill With Billions in Gifts for the Wealthy, $600 Checks for the Working Class

"You're getting a one-time $600 check to survive a pandemic, but hey, at least lobbyists can get their three-martini lunches delivered."

Jake Johnson ·


Republican Senator Who Voted for Trump's $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut for the Rich Blocks $1,200 Stimulus Checks

"Millions are falling into poverty, and Ron Johnson—who loves tax cuts for the rich—is blocking help."

Jake Johnson ·

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