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    Jessica Corbett September 20, 2020 5:35PM (UTC) This article originally appeared at Common Dreams. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Feel free to republish and share widely. As mourners left flowers and signs outside the U.S. Supreme Court building through Friday night and into Saturday following the death of Justice...
    Only about 25 percent of Latinos identify with Joe Biden’s progressive identity politics, while more than 60 percent of Latinos favor Donald Trump’s populist, pro-American pitch, according to a September 18 report in the New York Times. The study asked voters and focus group for their views on “a dog-whistle message lifted from Republican talking points …...
    Former Vice President and Democratic nominee Joe Biden is struggling to reach Latino voters. That statement is not pro-Trump wish-casting about the 2020 election, it's mainstream analysis reported by CNN, the Financial Times, The Atlantic, and even The Daily Beast, hardly Trump-friendly publications. When it comes to the question of "why" Biden...
    Marie Pinkney unseated the most powerful member of the Delaware Senate in Tuesday's Democratic primary The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ●...
    Rhode Island state House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello (D) The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● RI State Senate, RI State House: Conservative...
    Lisa Newcomb September 14, 2020 11:44AM (UTC) This article originally appeared at Common Dreams. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Feel free to republish and share widely. Progressives pushed back on new reporting that some Black lawmakers are urging Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to resist calls from the left to reject...
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is facing warring factions of the Democratic party as he attempts to build up a potential cabinet. Since locking up the Democratic nomination in March, the former vice president has been hounded by calls from progressives to pledge that he will include no current or former Wall Street executives in...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The election is just over eight weeks away and even though the President is trailing in the polls, Democrats are insisting they are not overconfident. Trumps surprise win in 2016 , even after the release of the Access Hollywood tape late in October, shows how resilient he can be. For Democrats the question...
    Last week, as Donald Trump was about to accept the Republican nomination from the South Lawn of the White House with warnings that “No one will be safe in Biden’s America,” National Public Radio was doing its small part to make sure the president would be reelected. NPR’s assistance in this matter was surely unwitting....
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Progressives trying to shove Congress to the left by competing in this year’s Democratic primaries ousted three moderate incumbents, won other victories and established themselves as a force that’s not going away. But some challengers lost, and their overall wins were a modest number compared to the 535 House and Senate...
    Norman Solomon - Jeff Cohen September 2, 2020 11:00AM (UTC) This article originally appeared at Common Dreams. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Feel free to republish and share widely. Five days before the election that put Donald Trump in the White House, a 2016 article we wrote...
    Portland progressive groups have banded together to demand that Portland’s mayor, Ted Wheeler — a frequent foil for President Donald Trump on the issue of riot control — resign over his lack of leadership. Other Portland progressives staged a massive demonstration outside Wheeler’s Portland condominium for his birthday, dancing in the streets outside Wheeler’s residence...
    A number of progressive groups in Portland, Ore., are demanding the resignations of Mayor Ted Wheeler and police Chief Chuck Lovell after the deadly shooting that occurred in the city over the weekend as skirmishes broke out between supporters of President Trump and Black Lives Matter protesters. The Oregon chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations,...
    Vote Him Out Inc., a nonprofit group focused on bringing out progressive voters for Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Memo: Trump uses convention to target key states Pence condemns Kenosha violence, backs police in convention speech Biden praises Milwaukee Bucks response to Jacob Blake shooting MORE, will air its first television ad immediately before President...
    Pittsfield, Massachusetts (CNN)For more than a year, the story of Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse's challenge to incumbent Democratic Rep. Richard Neal, in the state's western 1st Congressional District, followed a familiar narrative.The 31-year-old Morse, backed by Justice Democrats and other leading progressive groups, was taking aim at Neal, 71, over his refusal to embrace "Medicare...
    Progressive groups are asking television networks to delay airing parts of the Republican National Convention (RNC) until they can fact-check speakers’ claims. “As our nation battles the dual crises of systemic racism and the coronavirus pandemic, relying on the media for factual, life-saving information is crucial to the health of the American people and our...
    In an interview with comedian Trevor Noah broadcast on Friday, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said that Americans of different political persuasions are coming together to defeat President Donald Trump in the upcoming election, The Hill reported. Sanders acknowledged his differences with former vice president Joe Biden and said that a vigorous debate about the direction...
    In his virtual Democratic National Convention speech, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, but Sanders' message to his supporters was very clear: radical progressives plan to "make Biden the most progressive president since FDR." On "LevinTV" this week, BlazeTV host Mark Levin broke down the details of Sanders' speech,...
    Progressives running in two high-profile Democratic primary elections in Massachusetts reported Friday that they outraised their centrist opponents in a recent fundraising push, raising hopes for the outcome of the September 1 primary in the state. Sydney Levin-Epstein, special projects manager for Sen. Ed Markey, who is running to retain his seat, tweeted that the...
    Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWhat we'll remember from the 2020 Biden convention The nine biggest Democratic National Convention moments that got everyone talking Biden vows to lead America out of 'season of darkness' MORE (I-Vt.) on Friday reaffirmed his commitment to electing Joe BidenJoe BidenFive takeaways from the Democratic National Convention What we'll remember from the...
    Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said in his convention speech on Thursday that Democrats this year are building a coalition of progressives, moderates and “future former Republicans.” Speaking to the Democratic National Convention, Buttigieg told his own personal story of joining the military 10 years ago as a gay man, when policy was “don’t...
    Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWarren praises Biden, Harris policies: 'I love a good plan' Clinton rebukes Trump, implores Democrats to vote Yang criticizes 'patronizing element' of Democratic messaging ahead of convention speech MORE (I-Vt.) on Thursday said he was unhappy more progressive lawmakers hadn't been asked to speak at this week's Democratic National Convention.  "They should...
    On Thursday, progressive groups and lawmakers slammed Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi for endorsing Joe Kennedy III over Sen. Ed Markey, The Hill reported. The two Massachusetts men are competing for a seat in the United States Senate. Pelosi decided to throw her weight behind Kennedy, even though she has previously argued...
    A number of progressive groups on Thursday decried Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi paints Trump and McConnell as twin impediments to progress Democratic stars unleash fury of assaults on Trump Over 50 current, former law enforcement professionals sign letter urging Congress to decriminalize marijuana MORE's (D-Calif.) endorsement of Rep. Joe KennedyJoseph (Joe) Patrick KennedyProgressive Bowman endorses...
    Former New York City mayor and billionaire Democratic bundler Mike Bloomberg is set to address the Democratic National Convention (DNC) Thursday amid resentment over an alleged lack of financial commitment to the party so far in the election cycle and criticism of the former Republican's "stop-and-frisk pioneer" past. Bloomberg left the GOP in 2007 and became a Democrat...
    For nearly three minutes at this weeks Democratic National Convention, Cindy McCain recounted Joe Bidens friendship with her late husband, John McCain, the Arizona senator and former Republican presidential candidate. Colin Powell, President George W. Bushs secretary of state, praised Biden for two minutes. Former GOP Govs. John Kasich of Ohio and Christine Todd Whitman...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly three minutes at this week’s Democratic National Convention, Cindy McCain recounted Joe Biden’s friendship with her late husband, John McCain, the Arizona senator and former Republican presidential candidate. Colin Powell, President George W. Bush’s secretary of state, praised Biden for two minutes. Former GOP Govs. John Kasich of Ohio and...
    Marianne Williamson — author, self-help guru, and former Democrat presidential candidate who rose to national attention for her quirky style — will speak at the upcoming “People’s Convention,” where attendees will discuss the possibility of forming a third party. The People’s Convention, geared toward progressives who feel ignored by the Democrat establishment, is slated for August...
    (CNN)In 2020, crisis abounds. The Covid-19 pandemic has taken over 170,000 American lives, and destroyed millions of livelihoods. In the second quarter alone, the American economy contracted by a third -- nearly four times worse than the worst quarter of the Great Depression. Meanwhile, one poll found that nearly 9% of Americans came onto the...
    WILMINGTON, Del. -- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Cindy McCain, wife of the late Sen. John McCain, joined a handful of prominent Republicans who oppose President Donald Trump and were awarded prominent speaking roles at the Democratic National Convention. Some progressives, who make up a large share of the party's base, say they...
    WILMINGTON, Del. -- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Cindy McCain, wife of the late Sen. John McCain, joined a handful of prominent Republicans who oppose President Donald Trump and were awarded prominent speaking roles at the Democratic National Convention. Some progressives, who make up a large share of the party's base, say they...
    By The Associated Press Prominent Republicans who oppose President Donald Trump have been awarded prominent speaking roles at the Democratic convention. But some progressives, who make up a large share of the party’s base, say they are being unfairly overlooked. Sen. Bernie Sanders was given a prominent slot on Monday. And Sen. Elizabeth Warren will...
    The Babylon Bee sought its revenge after Twitter mistakenly suspended the popular conservative satirical site, which caused an uproar, from the platform. The Bee ran a story Tuesday poking fun at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who has repeatedly accused of censoring conservatives. "Let Me Be Clear: Twitter Is A Platform For ANY And ALL Ideas I...
    WASHINGTON - For the second time in four years, progressive voters’ hopes to elevate Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont to the top of the Democratic ticket were dashed this spring, when Sanders’ call for a social revolution and Medicare for All fell flat, and former Vice President Joe Biden surged to victory in the...
    The same progressive liberals working to elect presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are likely the same people who could run him out of office if things don't go their way, according to a report. Supporters of Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Squad aren't going...
    Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo — Michelle Obama shines, scorching Trump Biden seeks to win over progressives and Republicans on night one Michelle Obama takes hatchet to Trump record, character in convention speech MORE (I-Vt.) believed the strongest choice for former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Memo — Michelle Obama shines, scorching Trump Trump lashes...
    Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden's lead over Trump narrows in new national poll Biden faces hurdles in bid to mend ties with US allies Trump 'failure' on COVID-19 will be central message of Biden convention MORE gambled on Monday night that he could use his nominating convention to win over skeptical progressives and swing...
    Vermont Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders urged his supporters to rally behind his primary adversary former vice president Joe Biden during a virtual speech at the Democratic National Convention. “My friends, I say to you, to everyone who supported other candidates in this primary and to those who may have voted for Donald Trump in the...
    In his speech at the Democratic National Convention Monday, Bernie Sanders called the 2020 presidential election the "most important" in the "history of this country.""My friends, I say to you, and to everyone who supported other candidates in this primary and to those who may have voted for Donald Trump in the last election: The...
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is a featured speaker tonight on the first day of the 2020 Democrat convention, but he will be the headliner during a virtual town hall on Tuesday along with Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and even Joe Biden’s director of progressive outreach. The town hall was announced on Facebook: Join Senator Bernie...
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is in a familiar position: runner-up. But as Democrats gather virtually to formally select Joe Biden as their presidential nominee, the Vermont senator is perhaps at the height of his power, despite twice losing his White House bid. Sanders, who is speaking at the Democratic National Convention later Monday,...
    Bernie Sanders is in a familiar position: runner-up.But as Democrats gather virtually to formally select Joe Biden as their presidential nominee, the Vermont senator is perhaps at the height of his power, despite twice losing his White House bid.Sanders, who is speaking at the Democratic National Convention later Monday, was the last primary challenger standing...