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  • Fair Game: The Resistance Puts Pressure on Complicit Democrats

    By Michael Corcoran, Truthout | Report

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer takes questions after Democrats held an emergency caucus meeting on investigating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on February 15, 2017. (Photo: Al Drago / The New York Times) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer takes questions after Democrats held an emergency caucus meeting on investigating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on February 15, 2017. (Photo: Al Drago / The New York Times)

    Democrats have long taken the party's progressive/left base for granted. That may not be an option anymore because of an engaged progressive movement. The forces that are organizing to resist Donald Trump are also pressuring Democrats to take more progressive positions and strongly oppose the Trump administration's agenda.

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