Lynn Woolsey: Closing Barn Doors Since 1993

By: Monday March 8, 2010 9:30 am

Lynn Woolsey writes today in Roll Call: “The day after the health care legislation is passed, I will introduce a bill calling for the public option.”

Anyone who would write those words should not be the head of the Progressive Caucus.


Lynn Woolsey Should Resign as Head of the Progressive Caucus

By: Friday March 5, 2010 9:37 am

Lynn Woolsey says she’s a definite “yes” vote on the Senate health care bill. Even if it lacks a public option. Despite the fact that it’s the biggest blow to a woman’s right to choose in a generation, and may come at the price of a stand-alone vote that allows Blue Dogs and ConservaDems to join with Republicans and roll them back even further in order to get Bart Stupak’s support.

Any ability for progressives to negotiate, to achieve meaningful concessions, to exert their influence and make the bill better just disappeared.

It’s time for Lynn Woolsey to resign as the head of the Progressive Caucus.

Should Dems Give the Money Back If They Don’t Keep Their Public Option Pledge?

By: Monday January 18, 2010 2:45 pm

Should those 65 members who received $430,000 in donations because they pledged to vote against any bill that did not have a public option keep the money if they break that pledge, or should they give it back?

Obama Meeting with Progressives and Caucus Leaders Focused on Triggers, Opt-Out

By: Friday October 30, 2009 11:50 am

Here’s some detail from last night’s meeting between President Obama and the “Quad Caucus,” a combination of leaders from the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus.

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