Coal millionaire Joe Manchin shoots down Build Back Better

  • December 20, 2021
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), who famously shot a literal hole through the 2009 Cap and Trade bill, said Sunday he…
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‘The number is the number’, Pelosi says of the $3.5 trillion bill

  • September 8, 2021
The leader of the nearly 100-member Congressional Progressive Caucus made clear Tuesday that she’s not willing to accept cuts to…
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New bill would tax big polluters $500 billion in climate damages

  • August 6, 2021
Congressional Democrats have drafted legislation that would tax major polluters to compensate for the impacts of catastrophic climate change. The…
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AOC slams fellow Democrats for allowing the eviction ban to expire

  • August 2, 2021
By Jake Johnson Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday skewered conservative members of the House Democratic caucus who left town for vacation…
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‘One missed paycheck away’: Rep Cori Bush unveils bill to protect rights of unhoused people

  • July 30, 2021
Missouri Congressmember Cori Bush has introduced the Unhoused Bill of Rights. The bill would protect the human rights of unhoused…
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Congressional Black Caucus Whip Hank Johnson arrested at pro-voting demonstration

  • July 23, 2021
Congressmember and Congressional Black Caucus Whip Hank Johnson was arrested Thursday alongside prominent African American voting rights advocates as they…
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Warren and Whitehouse call for investigation of tax avoidance by the ultrawealthy

  • July 21, 2021
By Jesse Eisinger, Paul Kiel and Jeff Ernsthausen. This story was originally published by ProPublica. Two prominent members of the…
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‘No recognition of Palestinian humanity’: House Dems blast Israel’s assault of Gaza, enabled by the US

  • May 14, 2021
By Jessica Corbett Shortly after Israeli Defense Forces announced that its air and ground troops “are currently attacking” the Gaza Strip, progressive…
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Progressives angry that Manchin wants to ‘reward the insurrectionists’, stifle For the People Act

  • April 28, 2021
By Jessica Corbett Sen. Joe Manchin won praise from the Daily Caller and Fox News contributors while infuriating voting rights advocates on Tuesday with his…
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‘It is f—ing laughable!’ Rep. Tim Ryan mocks GOP claims to be party of working class in fiery MeidasTouch interview

  • March 12, 2021
Who said “Stop talking about Dr. Seuss” on the floor of the United States Congress recently? Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH)…
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