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How progressives got steamrolled in New Jersey

State Sen. Jeff Van Drew raises his hand at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s farewell address on Jan. 9 in Trenton. Van Drew is viewed as having the inside track [...]
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Progressives storm Democratic primaries

Progressive insurgents are launching challenges to Democratic members of Congress in some of the country’s bluest districts, sparked by deep frustration with the party establishment and anti-Trump anger. Most of the challengers are long [...]
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Progressives hunt down one of the last conservative Democrats

4 months ago | 0 comment
CHICAGO — Powerful interests are lined up against him. Outside spending groups are forming to advocate for his defeat. National political figures have endorsed his opponent. And that’s just within Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski’s [...]
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Donald Trump’s chief agricultural scientist, Sam Clovis, called progressives “race traitors”: report

9 months ago | 0 comment
Sam Clovis, the Trump administration’s chief scientist on agriculture, described progressives as “race traitors” in a now-defunct blog that highlighted the former Iowa professor and right-wing radio host’s paranoid views of the left and [...]
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Progressives and Democrats make coast-to-coast protest push to finish off Trump’s assault on health care

10 months ago | 0 comment
This article originally appeared on AlterNet. The political battle to stop the GOP-led Congress from destroying healthcare safety nets — via House and Senate bills to dismantle Obamacare and shrink Medicaid — jumped into a new orbit [...]
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Federalist Society seen as danger to progressives

10 months ago | 0 comment
President Trump hadn’t even had a chance to officially release his new list of judicial nominees this month before a progressive advocacy group issued a statement blasting one of the picks for having ties to The Federalist Society. A national [...]
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Inside the Beltway: Progressives stage a ‘CPAC for liberals’

11 months ago | 0 comment
It’s big doings on Tuesday for those opposed to President Trump. The Center for American Progress convenes a daylong “Ideas Conference” at an upscale hotel in the nation’s capital — an event rumored to be modeled after the remarkably [...]
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Reminder to Progressives: Abortion is an Economic Issue

1 year ago | 0 comment
Bernie Sanders traveled to Nebraska this week to throw his support behind Omaha Democratic mayoral candidate, Heath Mello, who is running against the incumbent Republican mayor, Jean Stothert. A Mello win, Sanders has said, would give hope [...]
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Activism in suburban Atlanta: Grassroots progressives hope to power a Georgia Democrat to victory

1 year ago | 0 comment
TUCKER, Ga. — To the 50 or so people who filled up the back room of Piccadilly Cafeteria in this Atlanta suburb on Wednesday night, Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff is a godsend. The 30-year-old Ossoff is threatening to snatch [...]
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Red-state progressives fight to protect abortion rights: Turning the tables on right-wing lawmakers

1 year ago | 0 comment
In June 2016, the Supreme Court ruled on the biggest abortion case since Roe v. Wade, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In ruling that regulations on abortion clinics must be rooted in medical necessity and scientific evidence, the court [...]