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(171,274 posts)
Fri Oct 29, 2021, 09:30 AM Oct 2021

Biden's Hidden Win


Biden’s Hidden Win
October 29, 2021 at 6:45 am EDT By Taegan Goddard

Playbook: “Just when it looked like the day would end in embarrassment for Democrats, the Congressional Progressive Caucus issues a surprise endorsement of the president’s compromise plan — removing one of the last big obstacles in its way.”

“The CPC’s decision to back the new BBB framework got drowned out by the group’s refusal to allow a BIF vote Thursday before full text was drafted. That deprived Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the vote she was determined to hold on BIF, and yielded lots of headlines about Democrats’ failure to clinch the win.”

“But the dispute over sequencing masked a major achievement for the president: Hill progressives now appear ready to swallow this deal — and that means it’s likely a matter of when, not if, it passes.”

“The fact that the group isn’t making demands for major changes is quite something given that many of their priorities were significantly scaled back as moderates got most of what they wanted.”
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Biden's Hidden Win (Original Post) babylonsister Oct 2021 OP
Well, hopefully this will mean that FoxNewsSucks Oct 2021 #1
No, you'll never see that Bettie Oct 2021 #3
Do you ever listen to the Santita Jackson show? CrackityJones75 Oct 2021 #5
Never heard of her. FoxNewsSucks Oct 2021 #6
She is syndicated CrackityJones75 Oct 2021 #7
WCPT in Chicago DeeNice Oct 2021 #8
Ya, those damn progressives are trying to block Sinema and Manchin's agenda. CentralMass Oct 2021 #9
Not from that crowd Gore1FL Oct 2021 #10
Hmmm. Let's call this #FingersCrossedFriday Champp Oct 2021 #2
I'm not jumping H2Oart Oct 2021 #4


(10,549 posts)
1. Well, hopefully this will mean that
Fri Oct 29, 2021, 09:35 AM
Oct 2021

all those on here who rush to bash progressives and race to blame "The Squad" for everything will now realize who was really insisting on "all or nothing".

I'd really like to see some "Oops, I was wrong, sorry about that!" posts, but I won't hold my breath.


(16,549 posts)
3. No, you'll never see that
Fri Oct 29, 2021, 09:44 AM
Oct 2021

and mark my words, if Manchin and/or Sinema kill this it will suddenly be 100% the CPC's fault.



(2,403 posts)
5. Do you ever listen to the Santita Jackson show?
Fri Oct 29, 2021, 09:50 AM
Oct 2021

Tube in sometime to listen to how progressives talk about the democratic party and the Dem party hate that her guests spew on her show.


(10,549 posts)
6. Never heard of her.
Fri Oct 29, 2021, 09:57 AM
Oct 2021

Her website had no info or podcast link. So I have no comment on any validity or lack thereof in what they "spew".

The station seems to have a variety of hosts.


(21,327 posts)
10. Not from that crowd
Fri Oct 29, 2021, 12:58 PM
Oct 2021

They know more and are better than the rest of us. They are certainly far above all of the apology stuff. Just ask them!



(97 posts)
4. I'm not jumping
Fri Oct 29, 2021, 09:44 AM
Oct 2021

I’m not going to jump right on to the progressive apologize train, simply because our party remains in flux between each fraction. This is a complete necessity for this party’s successful continuation into the 2022 and 2024 election campaigns. We will need to gain in both chambers, but gaining 2-3 seats in the Senate is vital.

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