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Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole Tests Positive For COVID-19

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OTTAWA — Conservative leader Erin O’Toole has tested positive for COVID-19. His positive result Friday evening came hours after Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet issued a statement that he too had tested positive. Both men will now be unable to attend next week’s throne speech, with Blanchet required to isolate until at least Sept. 26 […]

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Sanders congratulates progressive candidates on primary wins

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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Milley apologizes for church photo-op Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness MORE (I-Vt.) on Tuesday issued a statement congratulating two progressive candidates on their primary wins. Sanders endorsed Ben Jealous in the Democratic primary […]

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Steyer plans $110M campaign to shape Dem agenda: report

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Billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer is committed to spending to $110 million in 2018, focusing on his political groups, Politico reported on Tuesday. Stayer has funneled millions into his organizations, NextGen America and Need to Impeach. Politico noted that he has already doubled his commitment to Need to Impeach from $20 million to $40 million, and […]

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'Mind-Blowing': Military Contractors Making Tens of Millions Helping Trump Tear Families Apart

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While outraged Americans across the country are calling their elected representatives and taking to the streets to protest the Trump administration’s forcible separation of parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border, intelligence and defense contractors are raking in millions thanks to the cruel practice. According to reporting by the Daily Beast, the intelligence contractor MVM, […]

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'We're Not Going Anywhere': Sanders, Warren, and Ellison Vow to Stand With Workers After SCOTUS Undermines Labor Movement

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Progressive voices in Congress spoke out on Wednesday against the U.S. Supreme Court’s attack on public sector unions, as the nation’s top justices ruled 5-4 against the largest public sector union in the country in a landmark case over union fees—and vowed to continue fighting for workers’ rights alongside working Americans. Progressive voices in Congress […]

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In 'Much-Needed and Significant Positive Step' for Democratic Party, Barbara Lee Announces Bid for House Caucus Chair

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Long-time progressive champion Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) on Monday officially announced her widely speculated and highly anticipated candidacy to serve as chair of the Democratic Caucus, the party’s fourth-highest ranking position in the House, for the next congressional session. “Whether it’s working across the aisle to enact HIV/AIDS laws, or bringing the Sanders and Clinton […]

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Next Test for Progressive Democrats as Kerri Harris Aims to Oust Corporate-Friendly Tom Carper in Delaware

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In a Democratic primary race that has provoked comparisons to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s shocking victory over longtime Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) in June, voters in Delaware headed to the polls on Thursday to determine whether community activist Kerri Evelyn Harris will succeed in ousting Sen. Tom Carper, the incumbent three-term “business-friendly” centrist. Although Harris is still […]