How Long Can Hakeem Jeffries Keep His Democratic Cats Herded?

How two things will test the comity Democrats enjoy today.

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Oil Prices Rise as the West Imposes a Cap on Russian Crude

Energy traders pushed crude prices higher on Monday following Europe’s embargo of seaborne Russian crude and a price cap by Group of 7 nations went into effect.

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Musk, Bezos, Bankman-Fried, Trump: It Was a Bad Week for Billionaires

Musk, Bezos, Bankman-Fried, Trump: some of our most prominent billionaires laid waste to their carefully cultivated image as benevolent saviors.

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Biden Is No Sure Thing for 2024. What About Buttigieg? Harris? Even Whitmer?

Many Democrats have craved the chance to pick somebody else to run for president in 2024. But which somebody?

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If Democrats Lose the House, They May Have New York to Blame

Republicans flipped four congressional seats in New York, the most of any state in the country. How did this happen in one of the nation’s most liberal states?

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For Trump’s Backers in Congress, ‘Devil Terms’ Help Rally Voters

In vilifying tweets and speeches, G.O.P. lawmakers who contested the election have far outpaced other Republicans and Democrats in fueling polarization.

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NYC Politicians Say Yes to Big Real Estate Amid Housing Crisis

Lawmakers on the left are fierce critics of the real estate industry. But some are embracing new housing development, even if it’s not fully affordable.

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Lawmakers Confront a Rise in Threats and Intimidation, and Fear Worse

Violent political speech has increasingly crossed into the realm of in-person confrontation for members of Congress in both parties, raising the prospect of a disastrous event.

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The Vanishing Moderate Democrat

Their positions are popular. So why are they going extinct?

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N.Y. Assembly Democrats Largely Repel Challenges From the Left

Long-tenured incumbents appeared likely to retain their seats, though an activist was ahead in a Hudson Valley race.

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Democrats Press the White House for a More Assertive Response to Roe’s Fall

The initial response by President Biden and other Democratic leaders to the overturning of Roe struck many Democrats as painfully inadequate.

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Ocasio-Cortez Turns a New York Brawl into a National Democratic Proxy Battle

By endorsing her colleague’s primary challenger, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has escalated a skirmish rippling beyond New York.

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San Francisco and Los Angeles Send Democrats and the Nation a Message on Crime

The recall of a progressive prosecutor in San Francisco and the strong showing by a former Republican in the mayor’s race in Los Angeles showed the shifting winds on criminal justice.

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How to Tell the Squad and the MAGA Caucus Apart

It’s not hard.

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AOC Backs Challenge to Sean Maloney, Who Also Leads Democrats’ Campaign Strategy

The endorsement, which will include a fund-raising email on Tuesday, will add progressive credibility to Alessandra Biaggi’s campaign and intensifies the threat at home to Mr. Maloney.

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A.O.C. and Eric Adams Have Not Spoken in Nearly a Year

Mayor Adams and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who represent divergent wings of the Democratic Party, have not spoken one-on-one in nearly a year.

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Amazon Union Loses Vote at Second Staten Island Warehouse

The results were a setback for the upstart Amazon Labor Union, which won a landmark victory last month at a larger Amazon warehouse nearby.

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What Rashida Tlaib Represents

She changed the Israeli-Palestinian debate in Congress by reminding her colleagues of the human stakes. It’s a burden she would rather not carry.

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The Young Progressive Lawyer at the Center of a Marquee Texas Runoff

Jessica Cisneros had the backing of national progressive leaders, a cramped campaign headquarters and the help of her father. She’s now taking on Representative Henry Cuellar in a runoff in May.

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Should You Manage Your Own Stock Portfolio?

Stocks are swinging all over the place. It’s a good time to take your hands off the wheel — here’s how to let go.

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The Meaning of Gosar’s AOC Anime Video

Dissecting the visual aspects of the violent video circulated by Representative Paul Gosar.

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Democrats Struggle to Energize Their Base as Frustrations Mount

Even as President Biden achieves some significant victories, Democrats are warning that many of their most loyal supporters see inaction and broken campaign promises.

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A.O.C. on Why Democrats’ ‘Talking Points Are Not Enough’

The House progressive spoke about “demoralizing” congressional negotiations, how she was told to stay away from Virginia’s elections, and what it means to excite the Democratic base.

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Can Democrats Win in Rural America?

Readers discuss a news story analyzing the Virginia governor’s race and a column by David Brooks. Also: The censure of Rep. Paul Gosar; Covid strategies.

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House is Set to Censure Paul Gosar for Violent Video

The Democratic-led House is expected to formally rebuke the Arizona Republican, meting out a rarely used punishment for the first time in over a decade.

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Ocasio-Cortez Isn’t Wavering. Are New Yorkers on Her Side?

By voting no on the infrastructure bill, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a fierce debate, including among city residents eager to see the subways improved.

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Why Wokeness Has So Many Opponents

Perhaps no other word of the moment is so under attack as “woke.”

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in Glasgow, Says She Will ‘Push’ on Climate Change

The New York Democrat arrived Tuesday in Glasgow with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers to appear at the COP26 climate talks.

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In Infrastructure Votes, 19 Members Broke With Their Party

The defectors who crossed partisan lines in Congress include 13 Republicans who supported the bill and the six liberal members of “The Squad,” who opposed it.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Apologizes for Vote on Iron Dome Funding

In a letter to constituents, the New York congresswoman suggested she had changed her “no” vote because she had been subjected to “hateful targeting” for opposing the aid.

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Sept. 18 Was No Jan. 6.

Sept. 18 was no Jan. 6.

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Elizabeth Holmes, A.O.C., and the Art of Owning It

Drop the Identity Cloak when identity is not the issue. (And tax the rich!) 

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Why A.O.C.’s Met Gala Dress Made People Mad

While some championed the provocation, the congresswoman’s “Tax the Rich” gown drew sharp statements from across the political spectrum.

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$2.1 Billion AirTrain to La Guardia Gets Green Light from U.S.

The approval, a victory for Gov. Cuomo, comes over the objections of environmentalists and elected officials and clears way for construction.

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As Scott Stringer’s Campaign Reeled, the Media Was Confounded

Handling a delicate allegation of sexual misconduct is a lot more challenging than covering a horse race.

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An Accusation Blew Up a Campaign. The Media Didn’t Know What to Do.

Handling a delicate allegation of sexual misconduct is a lot more challenging than covering a horse race.

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Infrastructure Deal Is Back on Track After Biden’s Assurances

Moderate Republicans said they believed that the $1.2 trillion bill, which they suggested they could now begin drafting, would have enough G.O.P. support to pass the Senate.

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Wiley Wins the Progressives: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

With just two weeks to go before the primary, Maya Wiley is consolidating support from the left wing of the Democratic Party.

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AOC Endorses Maya Wiley for NYC Mayor

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement on Saturday may cement Ms. Wiley as the left-wing standard-bearer in the New York City mayor’s race.

#democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #new-york-city, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #wiley-maya

House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

The one-vote margin of passage reflected opposition on the right and left. The measure faces long odds in the Senate, where it is likely to face a filibuster.

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A.O.C. Had a Catchy Logo. Now Progressives Everywhere Are Copying It.

The slanted text in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s logo, and its break from the traditional red, white and blue color palette, has formed a new graphical language for progressivism. Imitators abound.

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Yang Walks Back Stance on Israel After Ocasio-Cortez Calls It ‘Shameful’

Mr. Yang said his initial statement in support of Israel, which drew criticism from progressives, “failed to acknowledge pain on both sides.”

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Why a $10,000 Tax Deduction Could Hold Up Trillions in Stimulus Funds

The fight over SALT is a case study in the age-old conflict between constituent politics and national policy.

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Progressive Lawmakers to Unveil Legislation on Energy and Public Housing

The proposal, billed as the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act, offers a clear policy marker for liberals as Democrats seek to influence President Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan.

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A.O.C. Endorses Brad Lander in N.Y.C. Comptroller’s Race

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement may help Mr. Lander solidify his support among the city’s progressive voters.

#elections-comptrollers, #endorsements, #lander-brad, #new-york-city, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #united-states-politics-and-government

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and America’s Most Liberal Generation

David Freedlander’s “The AOC Generation” offers a picture of a growing electorate that may be changing American politics forever.

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Biden’s Recovery Plan Bets Big on Clean Energy

The president’s plan, worth up to $4 trillion, represents a fundamental shift in the way Democrats talk about tackling climate change: It’s no longer a side element.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #infrastructure-public-works, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #stimulus-economic, #united-states-politics-and-government

With Disruption and Trolling, Greene Reflects G.O.P.’s Shift

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene said being booted from committees left more time for her to push her party to the right. She’s part of a new wave of lawmakers more interested in brand-building than lawmaking.

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House Tackles Biden’s Immigration Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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President Biden and Immigration: House Tackles Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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