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‘Kavanaugh has lied’: Progressives push Dem senators to pursue perjury inquiry

“We’ll determine that,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) said Monday when asked about a perjury inquiry. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Kavanaugh Confirmation Democratic senators say the Supreme Court nominee’s ‘temperament’ is [...]
Maybe Democrats Should Focus On Beating Republicans Instead Of Tearing Down Progressives In Primaries?
A good rule, in this, the year of our lord internet 2018, is to never assume that you can do some shady ass shit without anyone finding out about it, because it is entirely possible that the person you are trying to pull said shady ass shit [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Progressives hunt down one of the last conservative Democrats
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 [...]
Donald Trump’s chief agricultural scientist, Sam Clovis, called progressives “race traitors”: report
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 [...]

Progressives and Democrats make coast-to-coast protest push to finish off Trump’s assault on health care

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 [...]
Federalist Society seen as danger to progressives
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 [...]
Inside the Beltway: Progressives stage a ‘CPAC for liberals’
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 [...]

Reminder to Progressives: Abortion is an Economic Issue

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 [...]