“But,” he said, “because of the location we have chosen and because of the discussions we’ve had with the police I believe we will keep it quite. It’s in the middle of nowhere — car parks everywhere — and its nowhere near an Asian area”, he said. … [Read more...] about IN PICTURES: Anti-Islamisation ‘PEGIDA’ Group Launches UK Chapter
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Such an approach will please operatives like Berger, who have been itching to see more legislative hardball from the progressive ranks over the last year and a half. Though there are nearly a hundred members of the Progressive Caucus, they hardly function as a bloc, and have been outflanked by moderate Democrats at times. Last year, a smaller faction of moderates used their leverage to pressure Pelosi to advance a GOP-preferred $5 billion bill for the southern border crisis, which lacked spending restrictions in a competing bill progressives backed. … [Read more...] about AOC Is Bringing In a Slew of New Recruits to the ‘Squad’
“If we don’t really approach this and make the hard decisions we need to make as a party about who we are and what we stand for, we cannot say that we’re fighting for women’s rights if we’re fundraising for people and if we’re, as an apparatus, actively supporting candidates who want to take our rights away,” she said. … [Read more...] about DCCC Wants to Save a Pro-Life Dem. Dems Ask: at What Cost?
A member of the Lipinski family has represented the district for 35 years, and Dan Lipinski was first elected in 2004 after his father dropped out of that year’s contest. Newman, his first serious challenger, was endorsemed by EMILY’s List, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and recently made a big final push for Lipinski, with a reported 70 canvassers and a significant ad and mail campaign on his behalf. … [Read more...] about Illinois Primary Results: Conservative Democrat Lipinski Ekes Out Primary Win
“Newman has made it clear that she will be a champion for working families in Illinois, which is why I am proud to support her campaign” Sanders said. “In Congress, Marie will fight for Medicare for All, a $15 an hour minimum wage, and providing workers with benefits such as paid sick leave, while protecting Medicare and Social Security. She will defend women’s rights, LGBT rights and ensure immigrants have a safe path to citizenship.” … [Read more...] about Bernie Weighs In on Tough Illinois Race, Backs Progressive Against Incumbent Democrat