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Tag: midterm elections

After an ‘educator spring,’ teachers storm elections

“Angry educators are flooding down-ballot races.”

A socialist woman of color just turned the entire Democratic Party...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s shocking upset is the surest sign yet that the Democratic Party’s future lies in its left flank – and in challenging capitalism head-on.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on why she wants to abolish ICE and upend...

In an interview, the left primary challenger discusses everything from how Democrats have failed to protect working class interests to the need for a Marshall plan for Puerto Rico and why her democratic socialist message is catching on.

‘Progressive’ Democrats need to reconnect with the American people; regain their...

Progressive Democrats must make the restoration of this government to one “Of the people, by the people and for the people” their main objective.

Despite prosecutor’s attempts to stop her, Georgia woman keeps registering voters

Jim Crow endures in Georgia as voter suppression efforts persist across the state. But get-out-the-vote activists are undaunted.

California’s low turnout suggests voters need a better reason to show...

Still, there are signs of progress that could lead to increased turnout come November, including 1,800 women running for federal and state offices.

Candidates backing Medicare For All come out victorious in primaries

Candidates supporting Medicare For All are beating their party-backed opponents in both red and blues states.

Voter turnout is everything

Voter turnout will determine who wins control of Congress next November, and who becomes president in 2020. Turnout is everything.

West Virginia teachers help vote out longtime foe of state’s unions

The teachers handed Republican state Sen. Robert Karnes his defeat as many participated in the GOP primary.

Primary day: Lessons for Democrats

If Democrats are willing to propose bold electoral reform, there may be some hope for them in November.

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Republicans should never again recite the Pledge of Allegiance

Republicans are not showing loyalty but, rather, clearly exhibiting disloyalty.

What’s behind Trump’s assault on Europe

Trump is attacking Europe and siding with Russia for political – and not just personal – reasons.

‘It is time for him to go!’ – Michael Avenatti and Alyssa Milano at...

"Wherever you're from, you go home and volunteer in a campaign office... You turn this around for our country, it's up to each one of you – we can do this!"

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, July 19, 2018

"It is time for him to go!" - Michael Avenatti and Alyssa Milano at the White House, Former NY Senate Leader and son convicted of corruption charges in retrial and more.

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