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News and Blog

No one likes their health insurance

‘Everybody in, nobody out’ is the only plan we need       Healthcare industry stocks dropped nearly 5 percent last week as Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-7) introduced a Medicare for All bill in the House with more than 100 co-sponsors. As well, in his first town...

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Border Wall Blues

Trump’s Quixotic Quest for a White Nationalist America   To no one’s surprise, our Commander-in-Chief decided to circumvent Congress by declaring a national emergency to construct his border wall. The declaration releases up to $21 billion from the Homeland Security...

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How Challenging AIPAC is Progressive

In 2019, the role of lobbyist money in politics is no secret.   Brand New Congress has forced the issue into the national spotlight by denouncing the influence of corporate money in politics and supporting candidates like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and Cori...

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Emergency declaration could snowball into authoritarianism

Congress must act to reverse Trump’s fake "National Emergency"  An avalanche on a mountain pass in Wyoming last weekend buried a man under nearly 5 feet of snow. Fellow skiers were able to locate and pull him out ― he was blue and unresponsive after being stuck under...

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Congress Can Fix The Student Loan Debt Crisis

Student loan debt's crushing weight is limiting millions across the country, and it's time Congress did something about it.    NPR recently published an article about how the amount of student loan debt in our country has more than doubled over the past decade,...

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