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Working Families Party
Bernie Sanders Rally

Here’s Why Bernie Is Courting Superdelegates

“We’re seeing things that were once totally anathema or not part of mainstream conversation now becoming the centerpiece, whether it’s expanding voting rights laws, a $15 minimum wage… these things are suddenly now mainstream Democratic tenets.”

May 3, 2016
Brooklyn Working Families Party

A Helping Hand For Bernie Sanders In New York

WFP has chapters in several states, but its ancestral homeland is New York, where party activists have been working to mobilize volunteers, bring in local endorsements, and get out the vote on behalf of Sanders.

April 19, 2016

Why Mike Bloomberg Will Probably Skip A Third-Party Presidential Candidacy (Again)

Until we change the rules of the electoral game, the odds of a short, Jewish, divorced, autocratic , pro-choice, anti-gun billionaire seem roughly as long as the New York Jets winning the Super Bowl.

January 31, 2016
Zephyr Teachout New York Congress Election

Zephyr Teachout’s Candidacy Part Of The Rising Left In America

After decades of political dormancy, the progressive left has again emerged as a powerful force in American politics.

January 28, 2016
Zephyr Teachout New York Congress Election

Anti-Corruption Activist Zephyr Teachout, Who Once Faced Cuomo For NY Governor, Running For Congress

Like Bernie Sanders, Teachout focuses almost exclusively on the toxic consequences of big money in politics.

January 26, 2016

Why I Will Vote For Andrew Cuomo — On The Working Families Line

The most effective way to sanction Andrew Cuomo, ironically, is to vote for him on the Working Families Party line.

November 3, 2014

Cuomo May Face Challenge From The Left

For New York progressives, Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) is Governor 1 Percent. On economic issues, Cuomo has been no liberal Democrat. He’s cut taxes on the wealthy, sparred with New York City mayor Bill de Blasio over a minimum-wage raise, and cut funding for state education. Former NY assemblyman Richard Brodsky (D) told Vox about Cuomo: […]

May 30, 2014

Howard Dean, Dems And Unions Back Occupy Wall Street

Unlike the Tea Party on the right, the Occupy Wall Street protests have thus far lacked any supporters in Congress. But with labor unions and the Working Families Party getting on board, that may be about to change — and with it, just maybe, their ability to shape the agenda on Capitol Hill. “I think […]

October 5, 2011