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Manchin Sparks Fury With Demands for Work Requirement, $60K Income Cap on Child Tax Credit

"Who besides a cartoon villain would ever think this is a good idea?"

Kenny Stancil ·


Manchin Fumes After Sanders Op-Ed in West Virginia Paper Calls Out Obstruction of Biden Agenda

"Poll after poll shows overwhelming support for this legislation," wrote Sanders. "Two Democratic senators remain in opposition, including Sen. Joe Manchin."

Andrea Germanos ·


House Progressives to Pelosi: Reject Divisive Means-Testing in Favor of Universal Benefits

"We can choose to strengthen the bond Americans have to one another by proposing universal social insurance benefits that broadly benefit all Americans."

Jake Johnson ·


In Dead of Night, Texas House Approves GOP's Gerrymandered Map

Democracy is "quite literally dying in the dark," warned one commentator.

Jake Johnson ·


AOC Warns Pelosi and Schumer: 'We Can't Negotiate Reconciliation Bill Down to Nothing'

"The Build Back Better reconciliation package is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a sustainable and prosperous future for our country."

Jake Johnson ·


Biden Gives Democrats a Green Light to Weaken the Filibuster for Debt Ceiling Votes

"Do it, Democrats," said one progressive organizer.

Jake Johnson ·


Climate Critics Warn Joe Manchin 'Holding a Gun to the Planet's Head'

Don't be fooled, warned Bill McKibben, the Democrat from West Virginia is "doing the work of the fossil fuel industry."

Brett Wilkins ·


'We Aren't Bluffing': Progressives Hold the Line as Pelosi Moves Ahead With Bipartisan Bill

"If we don't pass our agenda together—that's infrastructure AND paid leave, child care, climate action, and more—then we're leaving millions of working people behind."

Jake Johnson ·


Democrats Need to Stand Up to Corporate Extremists in Their Own Party

Wall Street Democrats are not just resisting progress but putting freedom and democracy in jeopardy.

Peter Bloom ·


Letter Urges Progressives to Fight 'Wall Street Democrats' Holding Biden's Agenda Hostage

"The United States does not negotiate with terrorists. It's time for the Congressional Progressive Caucus to extend that principle to the legislative process."

Jake Johnson ·

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