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Election 2020


Now Comes the Difficult Work of Pushing the Biden-Harris Ticket Left

If Biden's VP pick Kamala Harris is a "weather vane," then it's up to progressives to change the weather.

Natalie Shure ·


With Warren Sidestepped, Wall Street Execs Cheer Biden's Pick of Harris for VP

Biden's selection of the California senator comes after Wall Street executives made clear that they would prefer "almost anyone" but Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Jake Johnson ·


With Biden-Harris Ticket Set, Climate Groups Demand 'Transformative Action From Day One' If Elected

"Let's do our part to end this era of chaos and defeat Republicans up and down the ballot. Then, let's turn up to make a Biden-Harris administration lay the groundwork for a Green New Deal."

Jessica Corbett ·


House Democrats Introduce Urgent Bill to End 'Deliberate Sabotage' of Postal Service by Postmaster General

"A once-in-a-century pandemic is no time to enact changes that threaten service reliability and transparency."

Jake Johnson ·


Denouncing 'Smear Campaign' Against Alex Morse, Former Detractor Calls for Focus on 'Damage Richie Neal Is Doing to Our Democracy'

"What is being done to Morse is a huge travesty—much more sinister than people yet know."

Julia Conley ·


Want to Get Into Some 'Good Trouble'? Join the Fight to Save Our Post Office

And that means fighting for our right to vote.

Jim Hightower ·


Will Enough Americans Show Up to stop Trump From Using the Dictator's Playbook?

The question we will see answered over the next six months is whether Trump has taken America so far down the road to oligarchy and fascism that we can't recover.

Thom Hartmann ·


Coalition Objects to 'Profoundly Inappropriate' Trump Plan to Accept GOP Nomination at 'Hallowed' Gettysburg Battlefield

"Our national parks should not be exploited for political gain. They are meant to be enjoyed by all Americans, regardless of party affiliation or politics."

Jon Queally ·


Progressive Ilhan Omar Faces Dark Money and Right-Wing Attacks in Minnesota Primary

"When you speak truth to power, power fights back," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said of Omar's primary challenge.

Lisa Newcomb ·


Sanders Joins Calls for Resignation or Removal of Postmaster General Over Efforts to 'Suppress the Vote and Undermine Democracy'

The Vermont senator accused Postmaster General Louis DeJoy of "a blatant attempt" to sabotage the U.S. Postal Service ahead of the November elections.

Jake Johnson ·

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