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'Billionaires Are Popping Champagne': Progressives Slam House Dems' Tax Plan

"If this proposal becomes law, working people in America will continue to pay almost twice the tax rate of millionaire investors."

Jake Johnson ·


Manchin's Obstruction of Build Back Better Act Is 'Absolutely Not Acceptable,' Says Sanders

"Many of us made a major compromise in going from the $6 trillion bill that we wanted" to the proposed $3.5 trillion package, said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Kenny Stancil ·


Less Than an Inkblot, A Failed Congress Jeopardizes Our Future

Congress has so lowered the public's expectations, by fueling cynicism and always blaming others, that people do not realize how easy it can be to turn Congress around and improve our society.

Ralph Nader ·


This Anti-Democratic, Unconstitutional Filibuster Must Be Destroyed

Every time Republicans use or defend the filibuster they're directly violating the Constitution—the document they claim to be dedicated to.

Robert Reich ·


This Republican Party of Anti-Democratic Vigilantes Is an Existential Threat

If the Democrats are not able to pass both a substantial Democratic "infrastructure" bill and a very substantial voting rights bill, it is quite likely that the entire country will soon be Texas.

Jeffrey C. Isaac ·


In Buffalo, Progressive India Walton Fights Off 'Sore Loser' Democratic Mayor and GOP Allies

Legal battle heats up as India Walton fights Mayor Byron Brown and corporate allies who created a new political party after missing the filing deadline for the general election.

Julia Conley ·


Caving to NRA and Pro-Gun Democrats, Biden Withdraws ATF Nominee

"The White House's decision—and choice—to not put up a fight to confirm David Chipman to head the ATF is a significant failure that undermines the promises President Biden made while running for office."

Julia Conley ·


'Step Up and Do the Right Thing': Groups Urge Congress to Pass Build Back Better Bill

"Now is not the time to let deep-pocketed corporate lobbyists stand in the way of vital public investments in an economy that works for all of us."

Brett Wilkins ·


Rashida Tlaib Corrects Jim Clyburn: '$3.5 Trillion Is the Floor'

Remarks by the prominent South Carolina Democrat, warned one observer, "could easily ruin negotiations and imperil" the party's reconciliation agenda.

Jake Johnson ·


'The Last Thing We Need': Ocasio-Cortez Urges Californians to Vote No on Newsom Recall

"Listen to AOC," Gov. Gavin Newsom said. "There’s too much on the line. Make sure your voice is heard!"

Julia Conley ·

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