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GOP Wants Tax on Middle Class Instead of Rich for Infrastructure, Sanders Says
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) said on Wednesday that Republicans are “insistent” upon taxing the working class in order to pay for the upcoming infrastructure bill in lieu of raising taxes on the wealthy and large corporations. In an interview on CN ...[Read more]
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How Joe Biden turned the tables on Republicans and used their tactics against them
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President Joe Biden's plans are ambitious. I know this because every headline Thursday morning after Biden gave his first speech to a joint session of Congress said so. "Biden Just Gave the Most Ideologically Ambitious Speech of Any Democratic President i ...[Read more]
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Bernie Sanders and Pramila Jayapal Unveil Bill That Would Tax Wall Street to Make College Free
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Senator Bernie Sanders and Congress member Pramila Jayapal have introduced legislation that would tax Wall Street to pay for higher education. The bill would make community college free to all and would eliminate tuition and fees at public four-year colle ...[Read more]
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Bernie Is Right. We Should Immediately Expand and Improve Medicare.
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Bernie Sanders is pushing to lower the eligibility age for Medicare and boost its coverage by adding dental, hearing, and vision benefits. Bernie's plan would be a huge step toward Medicare for All. ...[Read more]
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Economists Warn Democrats ‘Going Too Small’ on Infrastructure Risks Economic and Climate Catastrophe
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Pointing to the nation's tepid recovery from the 2009 financial collapse as a cautionary tale, economists are pressing Democratic lawmakers to dramatically expand President Joe Biden's $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal in order to equitably rebound fr ...[Read more]
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73% of US Voters—Including 57% of Republicans—Back Biden’s $2.25 Trillion Infrastructure Plan: Poll
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A new poll released Tuesday shows that a large, bipartisan majority of voters in the United States supports President Joe Biden's proposal to spend $2.25 trillion over eight years to upgrade the nation's physical and social infrastructure. The survey (pdf ...[Read more]
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Joe Biden wants to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure and jobs. These 4 charts show where the money would go.
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President Joe Biden on Wednesday introduced a sweeping $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs package that looks to reshape the American economy and make the most significant domestic U.S. investments in generations. His far-reaching American Jobs Plan inclu ...[Read more]
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As Biden Prepares to Unveil Infrastructure Plan, Progressives Push $10 Trillion Investment
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With President Joe Biden set to start unveiling his two-part infrastructure plan later this week, congressional progressives on Monday officially announced their proposal to invest $10 trillion over the next decade in renewable energy, green buildings, an ...[Read more]
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‘We Need a People’s Vaccine, Not a Profit Vaccine’: Sanders Urges Biden to Support Push to Suspend Pharma Patents
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"Ending this pandemic requires collaboration, solidarity, and empathy. It requires a very different mindset—a mindset that puts people over profits at every turn." ...[Read more]
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Joe Biden just unleashed a quiet revolution in American politics
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The needle on the John-Stoehr-O-Meter is reading "annoyed" this morning due to the fact that our political discourse is so upside down, so backwards and so prolapsed I'm compelled to defend someone I don't feel like defending. My annoyance is doubled by k ...[Read more]
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‘We Have Got to Act Now’: As GOP Introduces Weak Relief Bill, Sanders Says Dems Already Have Enough Votes to Pass Stronger Package
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Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Sunday told ABC host Martha Raddatz that there is a sufficient amount of support within the Democratic Party to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package and warned that failing to immediately di ...[Read more]
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