Sensible Middle Newsletter

Politics with a centrist perspective
Created 26 Jul 2021
  • What’s Progressive About Voting Against Clean Drinking Water?
    07 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Nearly three months after passing the Senate, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill finally passed the House this week. Thirteen Republicans joined ranks with 215 Democrats to pass the Bill by a margin o...
  • Nancy Pelosi Hands Keys To The House To Progressives
    03 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill passed the Senate 69-30 on August 10th with 19 Republicans voting yes along with 50 Democrats. At the time it was conceivable that the Bill could pass the House, whe...
  • Sinema, Manchin And The 'Biden Agenda'
    04 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    When Kyrsten Sinema won her Senate race in Arizona in 2018 she became the first Democrat that state elected to the chamber in 30 years. Sinema also happens to be the first female Senator that Arizona ...
  • Will They Ever Learn?
    19 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    During every election cycle for decades now, Republican messaging about Democrats has had three reliable themes: • Democrats are soft on crime • Democrats will overspend and raise taxes • Democrats ar...
  • Nina Turner: Progressive Fighter or Trump Enabler?
    01 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 1
    Ohio will hold a primary on August 3rd to choose the Democratic nominee to fill the seat formerly held by Marcia Fudge in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District. The seat was vacated when Fudge was confir...
  • Politics with a centrist perspective
    26 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to Sensible Middle Newsletter by me, SM. Politically pragmatic. Progress depends on reasonable Democrats winning elections...and on Republicans losing them. Sign up now so you don’t miss the f...
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