Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Twitter rampage promising to ‘take back the House’

Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Twitter rampage promising to ‘take back the House’

This post was originally published on this site U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is promising to “take back the House” by endorsing a candidate who is primarying a GOP Congressman in a safely-Republican district in South Carolina. If she’s successful and her candidate wins the primary and the November...

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‘A toxic presence in the Party’: Ocasio-Cortez joins calls for Jay Jacobs to resign

‘A toxic presence in the Party’: Ocasio-Cortez joins calls for Jay Jacobs to resign

This post was originally published on this site U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday joined progressive colleagues and activists in calling for the resignation or removal of New York Democratic Party Chair Jay Jacobs after he compared India Walton—a Black woman running for mayor of Buffalo—to former Ku Klux Klan...

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Senate Democrats are pushing a voting rights bill Republicans have vowed to block

Senate Democrats are pushing a voting rights bill Republicans have vowed to block

This post was originally published on this site The Freedom to Vote Act was led in part by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who was trying to get Republicans on board. Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell vocally opposed it. (Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)

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Big corporations that claim to support voting rights are still funding right-wing state AGs

Big corporations that claim to support voting rights are still funding right-wing state AGs

This post was originally published on this site Major corporations that have publicly touted their support for voting rights amid the nationwide Republican crackdown on ballot access are still funding many Republican state attorneys general who are working to scuttle federal voting rights legislation. Leaders of companies like General Motors,...

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Democrats’ Divide: Should Obama-Era Economic Ideas Prevail in 2021?

Democrats’ Divide: Should Obama-Era Economic Ideas Prevail in 2021?

This post was originally published on this siteA more traditional view is competing against a newer approach that has become mainstream among economists.

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White House dials up ‘urgency’ as Biden meets with Democrats on economic bill

White House dials up ‘urgency’ as Biden meets with Democrats on economic bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House is holding a series of meetings this week to pressure Democrats to resolve their differences and reach a deal on the sweeping economic policy bill.

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House Democrats urge Senate colleagues to pass voting rights bill this week

House Democrats urge Senate colleagues to pass voting rights bill this week

This post was originally published on this siteA group of House Democrats, led by Rep. Colin Allred of Texas, sent a letter to their Senate colleagues on Monday morning urging them to pass voting rights legislation known as the “Freedom to Vote Act” when it comes up for a vote...

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Democrats push Biden to take forceful role in bridging party’s sparring factions over agenda

Democrats push Biden to take forceful role in bridging party’s sparring factions over agenda

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Joe Biden spoke by phone last Tuesday and zeroed in on a strategy for their party’s sweeping economic package, deciding that the time has come to wrap up negotiations, several senior officials in both places tell CNN...

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Democrats face grim political reality in midterms

Democrats face grim political reality in midterms

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are grappling with the increasingly dire political reality facing them in next year’s midterm elections as warning signs pile up for the party ahead of 2022.Once hopeful that they could defy the typical midterm shellacking dealt to the…

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