'We're losing hope that you represent us': Raging lefty Susan Sarandon, 74, joins protest outside AOC's NYC office and demands (through a megaphone) better leadership from The Squad
The 74-year-old Oscar winner - famed for her liberal politics - used a megaphone outside the 31-year-old Democratic congresswoman's Bronx office Sarandon said she and her fellow leftists still have 'faith' in Ocasio-Cortez despite her many 'promises' Monday afternoon's protest was hosted by the Movement for a People's Party
The progressive advocacy group Our Revolution is rebranding now that Bernie Sanders is no longer the undisputed leader of the left Stinging from the disappointment of Bernie Sanders loss in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary, supporters pumped millions into the powerful advocacy group Our Revolution to keep the progressive fight alive and prepare for another swing at the White House.
There is a limit to how much the president can work with Republicans, no matter what he says, and the facts prove it. We’re not in the age of McCain any longer People with disabilities had a fortunate dilemma that was rarely available to them during last year’s Democratic presidential primary: They could pick from a variety of candidates who had put out comprehensive policies on disability.
Bezos is ‘laughing at every person who paid taxes’: Progressive politicians blast Amazon owner’s spaceflight
‘If Amazon and other companies paid their fair share in taxes, we could lift all kids – if not into space, at least out of poverty,’ Adam Schiff says Related video: Jeff Bezos space launch gets DC talking Progressive politicians such as Bernie Sanders, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, and Elizabeth Warren have all blasted Amazon owner and the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos for flying to space after not paying taxes.
Amazon customers and workers slam billionaire Jeff Bezos for 'tone-deaf' victory lap thanking them for PAYING for his Blue Origin space dream while Bernie Sanders demands he pay income tax
Bezos successfully flew to space Tuesday morning with his company Blue Origin The 10-minute flight celebrated a series of firsts, making Bezos the richest man in space, Wally Funk the oldest and Oliver Daemen the youngest After landing back to Earth, Bezos came under fire from several Democrats
Bill would cut funding to any military action after 20 days if Congress doesn’t sign off Biden feared continued US military presence in Afghanistan would never end A bipartisan group of senators have released a bill aimed at restoring Congress’s authority to decide when the US goes to war, a move that would halt a decades-long trend of military actions largely directed by the executive branch.
© AFP/Getty Images A bipartisan trio of senators unveiled new legislation Tuesday to try to claw back war powers from the executive branch, an effort to reassert Congress' powers to authorize war and to provide a stronger check on foreign arms sales. The legislation faces long odds of becoming law, but it represents the latest and most sweeping effort to date from lawmakers seeking to give Congress a larger role in deciding how US military force is used around the globe.
WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) - Three U.S. senators who have campaigned to clamp down on foreign weapons sales and pare back military action unveiled their broadest effort yet on Tuesday to claw back congressional powers over war from the White House. The Constitution gives Congress the power to declare war.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is unveiling legislation to increase Congress's control of war authorizations, arms exports and national emergencies. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday introduced the National Security Powers Act.
A bipartisan group of senators is pushing to grant Congress an unprecedented role in crafting U.S. foreign policy and drastically expand lawmakers’ ability to roll back key presidential national-security decisions. A newly unveiled bill effectively recalibrates the balance of power, putting Congress on near-equal footing with the commander-in-chief as the driver of Washington’s posture toward the world.
WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) - Three U.S. senators who have campaigned to clamp down on foreign weapons sales and pare back military action without congressional approval will introduce their broadest effort yet on Tuesday to claw back war powers from the White House. Democratic Senator Chris Murphy, Republican Mike Lee and Independent Bernie Sanders will unveil their "National Security Powers Act" on Tuesday, sources familiar with the measure said.
Get a daily digest of the most important stories affecting your hometown with Axios Charlotte Sign up for Axios NW Arkansas Stay up-to-date on the most important and interesting stories affecting NW Arkansas, authored by local reporters Senate Democrats are debating lowering the Medicare eligibility age as part of the $3.5-trillion "soft" infrastructure package, at the risk of jeopardizing centrist support for a measure being pushed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the self-described Democratic socialist who for years stood at the edges of Senate Democratic policy debates, is now at the center of power and on the cusp of a major policy victory that will put his stamp on government spending and policy for years to come.
Joe and Bernie Sanders have forged an unlikely yet understandable partnership Biden Talkers both, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders stayed for an hour in the Oval Office, just two former rivals for the White House now acting as potential partners, negotiating a compromise both could live with.
Last summer, as Democrats in Florida floundered through the campaign season, another political operation was underway. Devotees of Sen. Bernie Sanders, stinging again from defeat to an establishment favorite in a presidential primary, began a stealth attempt to take over the Florida Democratic Party. Working the phones, they quietly recruited hundreds of Sanders volunteers and delegates throughout the state to run for precinct captain — a thankless job on the lowest rung of the party power structure.
Dozens of protesters have gone missing amid a wave of anti-government protests in Cuba. Thousands took to the streets in the communist nation Sunday to express anger about poor economic conditions. The U.S. remains split over how to respond, with Democratic Florida state Sen. Annette Taddeo arguing this could be Cuba's 'tear down this wall' moment - equal to that of the collapse of Communist control in East Germany.
Progressive lawmakers are praising the Senate's $3.5 trillion budget deal, arguing that if it moves through Congress along with a separate $1.2 trillion bipartisan deal, it would amount to a historic effort to reshape the economy. "There are a lot of things that are positive about the bill," Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) said during an appearance on MSNBC.