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Tuesday's Elections Were a Political Earthquake

Luke Savage Jacobin
It’s been a tough few months in the wake of Bernie Sanders’s defeat. But after the recent explosions in the streets and ongoing down-ballot progressive electoral organizing in the last year, the Left came roaring back in Tuesday's primaries.

Left Organizers Should Join the Fight for Impeachment

Claire Tran and Jacob Swenson-Lengyel Organizing Upgrade
As Congress returns to Washington, the impeachment proceedings are likely to gain steam. The authors argue the left can't afford to sit this fight out, but should be a part of the broad anti-Trump front working to protect and expand democracy.

Is Cynthia Nixon Ready for the Spotlight?

Joan Walsh The Nation
The actor and activist is running to win—not just push Andrew Cuomo to the left. But can she convince voters she’s ready to govern?

Progressive Candidates Had a Very Good Night Tuesday

David Dayen, Ryan Grim The Intercept
The insurgent victory of Katie Porter, backed by Elizabeth Warren, headlined victories by progressive candidates for both congressional and state seats in Tuesday's primary election

There’s No Political Machine That Can’t Be Beat

There’s No Political Machine That Can’t Be Beat Daniel Doubet
Summer Lee, Sara Innamorato and Liz Fiedler faced enormous odds against well-funded opponents. These progressive women took the odds and won ... not by a little but by a lot. They've proven the old analysis that says you have to be a centrist to win is dead wrong.
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