Stories tagged: "democrats"


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Vacant Storefronts and Broken Glass: Small Towns Are Dying Under GOP Leadership

Manchester, Ohio, is the story of too many small towns across the nation, withering on the vine. Too few jobs. Poor health. Poverty. Blight and abandonment.

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Black Americans Delivered the Democratic Majority. Black Leaders Are Demanding Action From Biden’s Administration.

Biden arguably owes his presidential success to Black Americans. Now, Black leaders expect the president to keep his promise of prioritizing their concerns.

Workers board up shops in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in advance of storms expected to make landfall on the Southern Louisiana coast. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Senate Democrats Target Fossil Fuel Companies as Frequency of Extreme Weather Events Increases

“It is a very specific and successful attack on American democracy by an industry with truly massive financial motivation to corrupt democratic institutions.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Democrats Passed a Massive Relief Bill. McConnell Is Focused on Confirming Trump Nominees.

After House Democrats powered through a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill last week, the Senate plans to instead focus on judicial nominations.

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The Democrats Have a New $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill. Here’s What’s In It.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there’s no “urgency” to pass another bill and that Republicans are “assessing what we’ve done already.”

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The ‘No Corporate PAC Money’ Movement Is Growing. It Could Help Democrats Flip the Senate.

Several leading 2020 Democratic candidates are trying to win back the Senate from Republicans while refusing corporate PAC money.

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Hillary Clinton Has Endorsed Joe Biden

"This is a moment when we need a leader, a president like Joe Biden.”