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‘Defund my butt’: Democrats battle over left-wing policy demands even as they agree Biden should focus on the economy and healthcare

As the Democratic Party processes its devastating losses in down-ballot races across the country this cycle, prominent voices within the party are waging public battles over what went wrong. But there’s relatively broad consensus among Democratic operatives that the party should refocus itself on progressive policies that enjoy wide support. […]
‘Defund my butt’: Democrats battle over left-wing policy demands even as they agree Biden should focus on the economy and healthcare
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the progressives’ delicate truce with centrist Democrats is over, and the battle over the party’s future is already heating up

Divisions between progressive and moderate Democrats have boiled over following unexpected House losses and President-elect Joe Biden’s win. The public fight over congressional losses is just the first of what will likely be several flashpoints for Democrats in the coming months. Democratic operatives across the ideological spectrum told Business Insider […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the progressives’ delicate truce with centrist Democrats is over, and the battle over the party’s future is already heating up
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Nearly one-third of Democratic primary voters fear their party could blow it in 2020 if they’re not moderate enough. Nearly the same amount of Democrats fear they will lose if they’re not progressive enough

In a new INSIDER poll, around 30% of Democratic respondents said the party could lose the 2020 presidential race because the Democratic nominee “failed to recruit Republican supporters.” It was closely followed by 29% who said they feared the Democratic nominee would fail “to turn out the base.” That means […]
Nearly one-third of Democratic primary voters fear their party could blow it in 2020 if they’re not moderate enough. Nearly the same amount of Democrats fear they will lose if they’re not progressive enough