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Manchin a 'No' on Protecting Abortion Rights From GOP Assault

House lawmakers from the Progressive, Pro-Choice, and Democratic Women's caucuses plan to march to the Senate chamber ahead of Wednesday's vote on the Women's Health Protection Act.

Kenny Stancil ·


Republicans Don't Believe in Freedom—Only Power

The GOP agenda centers on taking away freedom, not defending it.

Robert Reich ·


Sanders: GOP Ended Filibuster to Pack Supreme Court, So Dems Must End It to Save Abortion Rights

"If Republicans can end the filibuster to install right-wing justices nominated by presidents who lost the popular vote in order to overturn Roe v. Wade, Democrats can and must end the filibuster to make abortion legal and safe."

Jake Johnson ·


Ocasio-Cortez Endorses 'Strong Progressives' Allam and Lee for Congress

"Nida and Summer will fight for their communities and that's why we're proud to be mobilizing Team AOC volunteers to lead phone banks and recruit more volunteers for their campaigns."

Brett Wilkins ·


Critics Say Musk Lifting Trump Twitter Ban Would Assist 'Authoritarian Crusade'

"Giving someone who tried to overturn an election and helped incite an insurrection a major forum to continue undermining democracy is dangerous."

Jessica Corbett ·


New Warren-Jayapal Bill Takes Aim at Supreme Court 'Corruption'

"We can no longer stand by while our judges and justices take advantage of our system to build wealth and power at the expense of our country's most marginalized," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.

Jake Johnson ·


Marcos' Victory in Philippines Election Bodes Ominously for Human Rights: Amnesty

"The widespread arbitrary arrests and detentions, torture, and extrajudicial killings that occurred in the martial law era and violations committed more recently during the Duterte administration must never be allowed to happen again."

Brett Wilkins ·


Senate Dems Won't Protect Abortion Rights, But Vote Unanimously to Protect Justices From Protests

"It's remarkable how quickly the Senate has acted to protect the privacy and safety of five justices," said one critic. "It's something senators are unwilling to do for millions of women."

Julia Conley ·


Sanders to Hold Budget Committee Hearing on Medicare for All

"The need for fundamental healthcare reform has never been so urgent," said critical care physician Dr. Adam Gaffney.

Andrea Germanos ·


Democratic AGs Position Themselves as 'Last Line of Defense' If Roe Falls

Dana Nessel refuses to enforce a "draconian" abortion ban from 1931 "that will endanger their lives and put at jeopardy the health, safety, and welfare of the lives of each and every woman in the state of Michigan."

Jessica Corbett ·

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