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'This Is a War' for Democratic Party's Future, Says Sanders of AIPAC's Super PAC

"They are doing everything they can to destroy the progressive movement in this country," said the senator.

Julia Conley ·


Warning Bourdeaux Supports Cuts, Social Security Defenders Back McBath in Georgia Primary

A group that works to defend Social Security endorsed Rep. Lucy McBath, arguing that—unlike her opponent—she "will fight to protect and expand Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid."

Jake Johnson ·


'Bought and Paid for by You!': Fetterman Celebrates 200K Individual Donors in PA Primary

More than 99% of donors "have not given the maximum contribution and can give again and again," said the campaign.

Kenny Stancil ·


Rallying for Summer Lee, Sanders Rips AIPAC for Trying to 'Buy Elections'

"Talk about a corrupt political system," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "And that is why Summer and so many of us are going to do everything that we can to put these super PACs out of business."

Jake Johnson ·


Texas Gov. Abbott's Solution to Formula Shortage? Let Migrant Babies Starve

One ACLU attorney declared that every child, "regardless of whether Gov. Abbott and Border Patrol agents consider them 'our child' or not, deserves food and love."

Jessica Corbett ·


Gillibrand Goes Off: 'I Don't Think a Man in America Could Actually Imagine Not Having Control of His Body'

"I hope every human being in this country understands that when you take away a woman's right to make her decisions about her health and well-being, she is no longer a full citizen."

Brett Wilkins ·


Despite Broad Popularity, GOP Moves to Ban Ranked-Choice Voting at Local Level

The Republican governors of Florida and Tennessee have both recently signed bills outlawing the system.

Julia Conley ·


'I Am Not for Sale,' Says Nina Turner as Billionaire-Funded Super PAC Backs Opponent

"There is a clear difference in this race. One of the candidates in this primary is for sale," said the progressive running to represent Ohio's 11th Congressional District.

Jake Johnson ·


After Progressive Pick Forced Out, Biden Taps Crypto-Linked Michael Barr for Top Bank Regulator Job

"Barr can't be trusted to make enemies of the old banks or the new fintechs when necessary for the safety and soundness of the financial system," said one progressive critic.

Julia Conley ·


Sanders to Hold Hearing on 'How Corporate Greed and Profiteering Are Fueling Inflation'

"The American people," said the Senate Budget Committee chair, "are sick and tired of being forced to pay outrageously high prices for gas, rent, and food while large corporations make out like bandits."

Jessica Corbett ·

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