Progressives Demand No Compromise With Trump

If traditional Democrats think the new Congress will be business as usual they better think again. The resurgent left-wing of the party is in no mood to compromise or to forego the ideals of their progressive agenda. They believe that their intense grass-roots activism led to the Democrats taking back control of the House, and they want to make sure Democratic congressional leaders listen to them as we move forward into a new year and a new era in Washington. read more

GOP Leaders Are Desperately Trying to Stop Trump’s Shutdown

Republican leaders in Congress are desperately trying to stop President Trump from shutting down crucial parts of the United States government, according to the Washington Post.

On Monday they contacted the White House, asking that the president back off his threat of a partial shutdown if he doesn’t get funding for his border wall. If he doesn’t, hundreds of thousands of federal workers will stop receiving paychecks by the end of this week. read more