Articles by HEATHER CAYGLE, BURGESS EVERETT and SARAH FERRIS


politico.com Oct 26, 2021

Liberals grit teeth as their priorities fall by wayside
HEATHER CAYGLE, BURGESS EVERETT and SARAH FERRIS

Their message was meant for all Democrats, not just liberals. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) this week, major liberal priorities — once seen as red lines — have repeatedly been crossed, pared back or even cut all together. Medicare expansion, new Medicaid coverage and paid leave . . .

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politico.com Dec 03, 2020

Emboldened moderates force progress in stalled Covid talks
HEATHER CAYGLE, BURGESS EVERETT and SARAH FERRIS

With razor-thin majorities in both the House and Senate and party divisions sharper than ever, moderates will be key to whether Biden accomplishes anything meaningful during his tenure. McConnell has continued pushing a smaller Republican-preferred “targeted” relief bill, even amid the bipartisan pr . . .

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