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PH COMMENTARY: How California’s Top Democrats Paved the Way for a Republican Governor This Fall

By Norman Solomon Four weeks from now, a right-wing Republican could win the governor’s office in California. Some polling indicates that Democrat Gavin Newsom is likely to lose his job via…

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As Republicans Block Voting Rights Again, Dems’ Timidity on Filibuster is Back Under Scrutiny

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams After GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas blocked a trio of bills on voting rights, gerrymandering, and campaign finance disclosure early Wednesday, progressives called on…

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Cuomo Resigns; Progressive NY Legislators Will Still Seek His Impeachment

By Catherine Thorbecke, ABC News Lawmakers in New York and beyond are applauding the women who came forward to share their stories after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday he was resigning from…

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In Bid to Duck Walton’s Mayoralty, Establishment Dems in Buffalo Consider Nixing the Office Altogether

By C.M. Lewis & Tyler Walicek, Truthout Democratic socialist India Walton’s groundbreaking victory in the mayoral primary of Buffalo, New York, was destined to earn the ire of the local powers…

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Corporate Liberalism Is No Match for Trumpism

BY NORMAN SOLOMON, COMMON DREAMS An affirmative program for progressive change—to substantially improve the economic and social conditions of people’s daily lives—will be essential for…

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Nina Turner and Cori Bush Reveal Democrats’ Compromised Dynamic

By Sam Rosenthal & Ryan Black, Progressive Hub It was a night of contrasts. While in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District, Nina Turner was conceding to Shontel Brown — whose campaign was propped…

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Following Damning Report, Progressive NY Lawmakers Call for Cuomo’s Impeachment

By Eoin Higgins, The Flashpoint A bombshell report from New York Attorney General Letitia James on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s sexual harassment of employees and his office’s subsequent attempts to…

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PH COMMENTARY: Nina Turner’s Loss Is Oligarchy’s Gain

By Norman Solomon The race for a vacant congressional seat in northeast Ohio was a fierce battle between status quo politics and calls for social transformation. In the end, when votes were counted…

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Post-Election, Brown’s Cozy Relationship with “Independent” PACs Draws Renewed Scrutiny

By Alexander Sammon, The American Prospect As recently as June, the special election to replace Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District looked like…

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Nina Turner Talks to Progressive Hub About Making Good Trouble

By Progressive Hub Team Nina Turner talked to us about why she ran for Congress and what she thinks about the Congressional Black Caucus’s critiques of her campaign.