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Progressive Democrats in Congress Plan To Play Offense

Larry Cohen Common Dreams
A successful strategy for progressive party-building in the House requires a dedicated inside-outside strategy—and the Congressional Progressive Caucus is growing its capacity on the inside.

Inside Hakeem Jeffries’ Quiet Standoff With the Left

Ursula Perano and Sam Brody The Daily Beast
The tension at the heart of Jeffries’ relationship with the key progressive bloc of his party could shape how the newly minted leader approaches his task as the first new House Democratic leader in two decades.

Keith Ellison’s Narrow Victory

William P. Jones Dissent
Minnesotans voted to reelect the attorney general who prosecuted Derek Chauvin. The result holds important lessons for the Democratic Party on its approach to criminal justice.

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How Democrats Can Build a John Fetterman 2.0

Michael Sokolove New York Times
One lesson is that he showed up, repeatedly, in places that Democrats rarely visited. He began during his run for Senate in 2016, when he lost in the primary. After he was elected lieutenant governor in 2018, he traveled the state constantly.
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