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Politics Liberal groups start effort to target 'corporate' Democrats

09:40  01 april  2020
09:40  01 april  2020 Source:   msn.com

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The IRS didn’t target groups to stop their fundraising efforts , it targeted groups to collect taxes. The second point I want to make is that the groups that were targeted were groups that specifically discussed So, to your question. What would liberal groups do? They would raise bloody hell, just

Traditionally the group has resisted backing incumbent Democratic Presidents like Mr. Clinton, whom many of its members consider insufficiently liberal . In 1979 it helped start the movement that led to Senator Edward M. Kennedy's unsuccessful campaign to wrest the Democratic nomination from

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of liberal groups has begun a campaign to target critical moderate New Mexico Senate Democrats who have blocked some liberal proposals.

The Capitol is seen at dawn on the 21st day of a partial government shutdown as an impasse continues between President Donald Trump and Democrats on funding his promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, in Washington, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. A new era of divided government began this year with the 116th Congress as the Democrats took control of the House, with Republicans still holding the majority in the Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) © ASSOCIATED PRESS The Capitol is seen at dawn on the 21st day of a partial government shutdown as an impasse continues between President Donald Trump and Democrats on funding his promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, in Washington, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. A new era of divided government began this year with the 116th Congress as the Democrats took control of the House, with Republicans still holding the majority in the Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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A coalition of progressive organizations are launching an effort to push House Democratic leadership to appoint several notable liberal lawmakers to key committees with jurisdiction over economic issues. The organizations — which include Justice Democrats , the Progressive Change Campaign

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The coalition calling itself the No Corporate Democrats community coalition said Monday it will work to unseat five Senate Democrats they say oppose more spending on early childhood education.

The senators have stopped proposals aimed at dipping into the state’s largest permanent fund to pay for the expansion of early childhood programs.

The Democratic senators targeted in the campaign are Senate President Pro Tem Mary Kay Papen of Las Cruces, John Arthur Smith of Deming, Clemente Sanchez of Grants, George Muñoz of Gallup, and Gabriel Ramos of Silver City.

The five Democrats also voted against an unsuccessful abortion rights measure in 2019. The bill would have repealed a 1969 anti-abortion law.

Muñoz, vice chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, told the Albuquerque Journal that he cares about the people in his western New Mexico district, regardless of their income level.

Opponents “can put a label on me,” Muñoz said, “but at the end of the day, it’s the people of my district that I listen to.”

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