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Ted Cruz's Pro-Corruption Case Gets Supreme Court Review

According to one legal expert, "The statute challenged in Cruz is a matter of common sense: the corruption risk inherent in post-election payments effectively made to candidates themselves is obvious and acute."
Andrea Germanos ·


On Eve of Key Fight, Sanders Asks: 'Will Manchin and Sinema Vote With GOP?'

"We are not going to win the elections in 2022 unless our base is energized and ordinary people understand what we are fighting for, and how we are different than the Republicans."

Jake Johnson ·


Sinema's MLK Day Tweet Sparks Online Fury

One group criticized the Democratic senator from Arizona as "the white moderate MLK warned us about."

Andrea Germanos ·


Progressives Counter Cherry-Picked Quotes With MLK's True Legacy

Calling out those who have "weaponized" his words "to justify legislated white supremacy," Rep. Ayanna Pressley said King "was a radical dreamer with a bold vision for revolutionary change."

Jessica Corbett ·


Another 'Big Lie' Corporatists Like to Tell: Bipartisanship Will Lead to Progress

In 2022 progressives should resist the call for false political unity.

Peter Bloom ·


Sanders Says Manchin and Sinema Are Imperiling US Democracy

"It is a sad day when two members of the Democratic Caucus are prepared to allow the Freedom to Vote Act to fail and undermine the future of American democracy."

Jake Johnson ·


Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Down Rigged Congressional Maps

"It is time for the state Legislature to put aside partisan interests and prioritize the needs of Ohio voters," said the head of Common Cause Ohio.

Jessica Corbett ·


Democrats, Struggling Parents Blast Lapsed Child Tax Credit

"I don't know what my family is going to have to do this month, or even the next," said a mother of four in Florida. "Will we go without a car or necessary medication?"

Jessica Corbett ·


To Safeguard US Democracy and Economy, Senate Must Reform Filibuster

The Senate was willing to change the rules of the filibuster to prevent a disruption to our economy, and now it must do the same to protect our democracy

Shahrzad Shams ·


Manchin Joins Sinema in Destroying Democratic Hopes to Pass Voting Rights

"We're old enough to remember a whole month ago when both Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin voted to make an exception to the filibuster for the debt ceiling," Public Citizen sardonically noted.

Brett Wilkins ·


'Shame on Her': Sinema Sparks Fury by Choosing Filibuster Over Democracy

The Arizona Democrat's continued opposition to filibuster reform puts her squarely "in McConnell's anti-democracy camp," said one progressive activist.

Jake Johnson ·

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