As Republicans take control of Congress for the first time since 2006, the Democrats’ crushing midterm defeat and the rise of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have empowered the progressive wing to step up their fight for the soul of the party ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
In case you missed it, yesterday, Keith lead Democrats on the House floor and put a stop to a GOP bill that would have delayed a key Wall Street reform known as the Volcker Rule.
The Volcker Rule’s purpose is to prevent banks from making certain types of speculative investments that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis fueling a recession that ultimately cost millions of jobs and hurt families across the country.
Democrats urge Obama to focus on helping middle class, laying groundwork for 2016.
#ICYMI: The Star Tribune discusses with Keith how recent protests across the country, including Minneapolis, have ignited old passions.