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Rejecting Calls to Abolish the Filibuster, Biden Insists Republicans 'Know Better' on Voting Rights

"Republicans aren't going to wake up and 'know better' than suppressing the vote," said one critic. "The filibuster encourages them to obstruct and our reluctance to end it emboldens them to do worse."

Jake Johnson ·


After Republicans Block Infrastructure Debate, Dems Urged to 'Stop Dragging Their Feet'

"The GOP's plan all along was to drag out this process and make it as painful as possible," said the Sunrise Movement's advocacy director.

Jessica Corbett ·


Bernie Sanders to Headline Nina Turner Rally in Ohio Days Before Primary

The progressive House hopeful says she is proud to be joined in Cleveland by Sanders, who "sparked a movement that shifted what is possible in American politics."

Jessica Corbett ·


US House Passes Bill to Protect Drinking Water, Environment From Forever Chemicals

Following the vote, Rep. Debbie Dingell said that "we are one step closer to protecting the health of Americans"

Kenny Stancil ·


Dems Blast McCarthy for Ditching Jan. 6 Probe After Pelosi Rejects 'Apologists for Insurrectionists'

"Republicans vowing to pursue their own investigation of January 6 sounds like a homicide perpetrator promising to look for the real killers," quipped Rep. Bill Pascrell.

Brett Wilkins ·


With 'Future of Our Planet' at Stake, Sanders Says Democrats' $3.5 Trillion Package Must Pass

"Now is the time for the U.S. government to make certain that the planet we leave our children and future generations is healthy and habitable."

Jessica Corbett ·


Democrats Urged to Reject Latest GOP Attempt to Hold Social Security 'Hostage'

"Lindsey Graham and his fellow Republicans will stop at nothing to cut the American people's earned Social Security and Medicare benefits."

Jake Johnson ·


Who's Afraid of Nina Turner?

What's at stake in the special election is whether progressives will gain a dynamic champion in the House of Representatives.

Norman Solomon ·


Republicans Believe Lying Will Make It So—And They May Be Right

But a party morally corrupted by Donald Trump and its own rotten behavior must not stand.

Michael Winship ·


'Change Is Coming': Leftist Pedro Castillo Confirmed President-Elect in Peru

"Together," said the former teacher and union leader, "we'll... make a more just, dignified, and united Peru."

Kenny Stancil ·

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