Democrats fret as longshot candidates pull money, attention

Democrats fret as longshot candidates pull money, attention

This post was originally published on this siteLongshot challengers to Democrats’ most reviled Republican foes are starting to be seen as threats by some in their own party who fear they are distracting from midterm efforts to protect the majority.Just over a year out from what will be…

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The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Holding Up the Democratic Agenda

The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Holding Up the Democratic Agenda

This post was originally published on this siteAída Chávez Party leaders are caving to corporate pressure and ceding ground on an already dangerously low budget proposal. The post The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Holding Up the Democratic Agenda appeared first on The Nation.

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Democrats struggle to gain steam on Biden spending plan

Democrats struggle to gain steam on Biden spending plan

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are struggling to break through on their sweeping social spending bill amid a laser-like focus on the price tag and high-profile squabbles.Democratic leadership has set an end-of-the-month deadline to get both the spending package and a…

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With Biden Agenda at Stake, Activists Target Sinema, Dividing Democrats

With Biden Agenda at Stake, Activists Target Sinema, Dividing Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteProgressive activists have adopted more aggressive tactics against Senator Kyrsten Sinema and other centrist holdouts as she declined to answer questions and the stakes for President Biden’s agenda have risen.

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Democrats’ voter registration edge shrinks in key states

Democrats’ voter registration edge shrinks in key states

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are confronting narrowing voter registration advantages in key battleground states ahead of next year’s midterm elections, stirring concern among some party members of a coming Republican wave in 2022.In Pennsylvania, Democrats now lead…

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Biden Calls Republicans ‘Reckless’ Over the Debt Limit Increase

Biden Calls Republicans ‘Reckless’ Over the Debt Limit Increase

This post was originally published on this siteThe president warned Republicans “not to use procedural tricks to block us from doing the job.”

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