AOC says progressives will ‘tank’ infrastructure bill without bold climate change provisions

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday that progressives will “tank” the bipartisan infrastructure bill if Democrats don’t also pass a spending package that includes provisions on climate change, jobs and…

Biden defends Sha’Carri Richardson suspension as progressives, some in GOP balk: ‘Rules are the rules’

President Biden gave a muted response Saturday to sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension due to a positive marijuana test that will cut her from the Tokyo Olympics later this month.  “The rules…

Manchin won’t commit to progressives’ infrastructure wish list

The delicate political balancing act of passing infrastructure legislation through a divided Senate hit a snag Thursday, with Sen. Joe Manchin saying he’s not ready to commit to passing a…

Crime surge hurts progressives’ chances in NYC Democratic mayoral primary

With the COVID crisis in the nation’s most populous city easing and crime and gun violence soaring, new polling suggests public safety has become the top issue in the New…

Police reform’s potential qualified immunity compromise may not be enough to get progressives on board

A potential compromise on the controversial qualified immunity doctrine might not be enough to get progressive Democrats on board with a police reform deal, possibly endangering its passage in the…

Progressives lash out at Manchin after senator opposes Dems election bill, ending filibuster

Progressives in and out of Congress are lashing out at Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia after the Democrat wrote Sunday that he will oppose his party’s sweeping elections bill…

Dem congressman chides progressives for provoking anti-Semitism by calling Israel ‘apartheid state’

A Democratic congressman called out his progressive colleagues for provoking anti-Semitism by referring to Israel as “a terrorist or apartheid state.” During a CNN interview on Monday, Rep. Dean Phillips,…

Liz Peek: Biden’s radical agenda stalled – here’s how Americans responding to progressives’ wish list

Don’t look now, but the Joe Biden progressive juggernaut is grinding to a halt. Thank heavens.  All it took was typical Democrat overreach – pack the court! DC statehood! Ditch…

Biden claims progressives don’t like him because he doesn’t embrace ‘a socialist agenda’

President Biden opened up about his conflict with the more progressive side of the Democratic Party, arguing in a recent interview that he encounters criticism for not embracing a socialist…

Progressives unveil list of demands for Biden’s $2.25T spending proposal

Tax Foundation president and CRFB president Maya MacGuineas discuss Biden’s tax plan on ‘The Claman Countdown’ Progressive Democrats this week issued a litany of demands for President Biden’s sprawling $2.25…