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Pelosi strongly against current TPP bill: “No on Fast Track — Camp-Baucus out of question”

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Pelosi says No to Fast Track. Her help is critical to ending TPP. Please thank her, and ask her to stand firm.
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Pelosi blasts “outrageous” Russian “prejudice,” and “threat” to jail Olympians

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“Russia’s decision to criminalize equality is outrageous,” Pelosi wrote.
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“How Nancy Pelosi Saved the NSA Surveillance Program”

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“But you won’t find her taking credit: She’s busy protecting her left flank…”
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Amash-Conyers anti-NSA amendment lost by 12 votes, 205-217

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Here’s the full list of Amash-Conyers heroes and villians, with annotation. It’s an interesting list.
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Pelosi’s delicious response to Bachmann over DOMA ruling (video)

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Nancy Pelosi responds to Michele Bachmann’s claim that Supreme Court “can’t undo God’s word.”
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Is DCCC chief Steve Israel telling House Dems to vote against Dem budgets?

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And once-lauded “bold progressive fighter,” Ann Kuster (D-NH-02) brags about voting with Boehner 100% so far.
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Sequester news: Pelosi again onboard with “Chained CPI”; HR 900 now has 26 cosponsors

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The division among House Democrats on the Sequester and benefit cuts widens.
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Did Sen. Schumer walk back support for a “Chained CPI” Social Security cut?

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Was it Schumer’s mistake or a reporter’s? Either way, chained CPI is back for discussion.
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Is the House Progressive Caucus “enabling Obama’s rightward moves?”

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What to do about the House Progressive Caucus? Norm Solomon has some thoughts. So do I.
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House progressives who voted YES on fiscal cliff deal

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A list of House Progressives most likely to be arm-twisted when Chained CPI comes up again—in two months.
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List of House “Progressive Caucus” members who voted against fiscal cliff deal

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These are your actual progressive heroes. You can count them without using your toes.
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The importance of “rebranding” politicians who betray progressive principles

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To be more effective, we need to rebrand faithless “progressives” as what they are. Can we be this bold?
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Obama offers a scaled-down budget plan to avert ‘fiscal cliff’

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It all comes down to John Boehner’s strategy, and Harry Reid’s goals.
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