The Democratic Senate members ARE trying to get a bill pasted... Ole Bernie Sanders is in Never ...Never land.... His time has pasted.... The Progressive Left in Congress resides on the sidelines these days.... Sanders amendments to the reconciliation bill … [Read more...] about Bernie Sanders is NOT a Democrat….. He IS an Independant…..
Politico brings her back in a Magazine Profile..... For more than a year, Democratic lawmakers and like-minded advocates have pleaded with Joe Biden to create a “gun czar” to address the epidemic of violence. Each time, the president’s team pushed back with force, contending it … [Read more...] about Susan Rice reappears…..
Progressive Democrats have been trying to get their policy wants since before the 2020 election that paid off FOR Democrats... Hoping for Senator 's Sanders and Warren.... That fell flat after the South Carolina Democratic Presidental primary .... Why? Them Democrats … [Read more...] about Progressive Democrats come under pressure from Moderate focused money…
The Hill is out with a piece that says just that.... In swing and Red states? The label is toxic for their re-election chances this fall as the Republicans go back to their old effort of defining 'liberal's' as 'tax and spend' party people.... Especially as America is … [Read more...] about Are Progressives trying to hide from that label?
They get credit for not giving up.... But Biden on his own, and with Manchin saying 'No'? Progressives are not gonna get certain things out of the President and certainly not from Congress.... The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) is renewing its push for President … [Read more...] about Democratic Progressives keep pushing Biden for stuff they can’t get….
Add this to the list that Democratic Progressives are not happy about..... They'll have to live with it..... Reality bites.... The votes just are not there to advance on promises and hopes President Biden made to them.... Joe Biden elevated climate change to one of the … [Read more...] about Biden Climate Change effort falters….
In indicating that social legislation should go first he is doing two things.... First he's making House Progressive Democrats happy... And? He's pressuring centrist Democrats and Senator's Manchin and Sinema to bend, less the whole thing fail and come down on their … [Read more...] about Biden puts Social Safety Net legislation ahead of his Infrastructure Bill…Update
Jonathan Last: “The universe keeps setting up tests for the Democrats, daring them to show they’re not a normal political party: Are you going to nominate a socialist as your presidential candidate? Are you going to defund the police? Are you going to pack the Supreme … [Read more...] about Democrats Pass Another Test