Activists say the Hyde Amendment targets poor, nonwhite populations by barring Medicaid from funding abortions.
The fossil fuel industry already receives massive amounts of subsidies from the government.
The message from members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus has been consistent for months.
Every sinew of public muscle must be brought to bear on the senator from West Virginia to at least get him to negotiate.
The senator has pointed out that the $3.5 trillion bill only costs about 1 percent of the nation’s projected GDP.
Republicans are making it clear that they are willing to risk a recession in order to gut the Build Back Better Act.
If the moment holds, the Progressive Caucus is about to teach Speaker Pelosi a lesson on power and keeping promises.
Progressives say they will oppose the infrastructure bill as Speaker Pelosi breaks her dual-bill promise.
Rep. Cori Bush criticized major conservative Democrats, saying that they aren’t representing their constituents.
Pelosi’s plan to bring infrastructure to the House floor on its own could doom the budget, unless progressives resist.