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Sanders Blasts Senate's 'Strange Priorities' as It Advances Corporate Welfare

"We can't extend the child tax credit to combat child poverty," said the Vermont senator. "But somehow, we can provide a massive amount of corporate welfare to a handful of corporations."

Jake Johnson ·


The Democrats' Secret Sauce for Winning the Midterms

It could counter Biden's rock-bottom ratings.

Robert Reich ·


Biden Could Set Millions of Debt-Ridden Americans Free With the Stroke of a Pen

Tens of millions of us are weighed down by crushing student debt. Debt relief would be a game changer.

Sa'iyda Shabazz ·


Of Barbarians, Breeders, and the Men of the New Old Order

The Democrats in Washington—somebody—should be demanding that the courts be taken back from the antidemocratic minority.

Richard Eskow ·


Cisneros Calls on Democratic Leaders to End Support for Cuellar Over Anti-Abortion Stance

"At every turn, my congressman has stood in opposition to the Democratic Party agenda from being anti-union to being anti-choice," said the progressive U.S. House candidate.

Jake Johnson ·


Progressive Champion Nina Turner Falls to Establishment Incumbent Shontel Brown

Justice Democrats, a progressive group that stayed out of the race after endorsing Turner last year, said it is "getting massively outgunned by Republican donors."

Jake Johnson ·


JD Vance, Backed by Trump and Billionaire Cash, Wins GOP Senate Primary in Ohio

"Vance is an out-of-touch millionaire who's made a career of bashing the working class and is the worst possible choice to represent Ohio," said Rep. Tim Ryan, who will face off against Vance in November.

Jake Johnson ·


Top House Democrats Under Fresh Fire for Backing Anti-Choice Cuellar

If Pelosi, Hoyer, and Clyburn "really want to lead in this moment," said one progressive activist, "they must un-endorse Rep. Henry Cuellar and back Jessica Cisneros."

Brett Wilkins ·


Ocasio-Cortez Says Filibuster Defender Sinema Can 'Take a Seat' on Women's Health

"Hold everyone contributing to this disaster accountable, GOP and Dem obstructionists included," the New York Democrat said. "She should be primaried."

Jake Johnson ·


If Gorsuch and Kavanaugh Lied About Roe, Group Challenges Susan Collins to Lead 'Call for Impeachment'

"If only there had been some warning signs about Kavanaugh's dishonesty," quipped another advocacy group.

Jake Johnson ·

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