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As some Democrats grow impatient with Biden, alternative voices emerge

Many Democrats are frustrated at Biden's caution at what they see as a moment of crisis. Now figures like Newsom and Pritzker are showcasing a tougher approach.

   washingtonpost.com  2022-07-05 23:27:36.149000+00:00
Who's talking about this:  Rep. Ro KhannaAshley ParkerGreg SargentThe Washington Post
  • Rep. Ro Khanna
    Rep. Ro Khanna @RepRoKhanna

    [email protected] didn’t get there by accident. He’s the president of the United States, he’s the leader of our party. He defeated Donald Trump. He’s owed a degree of respect, and I say that as someone to his left. https://t.co/UK7sNUXffY

    Wed Jul 06 01:07:30 +0000 2022

  • Ashley Parker
    Ashley Parker @AshleyRParker

    It took Biden nearly a week to call for eliminating the filibuster in the fight for abortion rights — a familiar pattern of Biden slow-burn deliberation when his party is desperate for urgent action. My latest w @mviser, on Democratic frustration. https://t.co/f8rssHfMsD https://t.co/0np4LBy3A1

    Wed Jul 06 02:01:19 +0000 2022

  • Greg Sargent
    Greg Sargent @ThePlumLineGS

    As Dem leaders fail to meet the moment, other Dems "are beginning to showcase an alternative tone, one that goes far more sharply at GOP ​attitudes and tactics." New Post report: https://t.co/z4apK7Mhkk We argued in this piece that younger Dems are stepping up to fill the void: https://t.co/L58HlV5hTN

    Wed Jul 06 10:29:55 +0000 2022

  • The Washington Post
    The Washington Post @washingtonpost

    As some Democrats grow impatient with Biden, alternative voices emerge https://t.co/Aae6VbcXFc

    Wed Jul 06 11:00:19 +0000 2022

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   cnn.com 2022-07-05 16:18:16+00:00
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    Two dozen leading Democrats tell CNN they wonder whether the Biden White House is capable of acting with the urgency this moment in history demands https://t.co/r689EmntKB

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  • Ken Klippenstein
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  • We Can Build A Better World 🕊
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  • Edward-Isaac Dovere
    Edward-Isaac Dovere @IsaacDovere

    NEW from me - inside and outside the White House, there’s a lot of pressure for Biden to be doing more, acting more decisive… but to many, this goes down to core management issues in the Oval Office and the West Wing https://t.co/PASmoSFFlS

    Tue Jul 05 16:24:44 +0000 2022

  • Tom Fitton
    Tom Fitton @TomFitton

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    Wed Jul 06 00:40:50 +0000 2022

  • Yashar Ali 🐘
    Yashar Ali 🐘 @yashar

    After string of Supreme Court setbacks, Democrats wonder whether Biden White House is capable of urgency moment demands @IsaacDovere reports https://t.co/5XWeXPvxVx https://t.co/LkzM5EDRni

    Tue Jul 05 18:28:21 +0000 2022

  • Betsy Klein
    Betsy Klein @betsy_klein

    "Two dozen leading Democratic politicians and operatives, as well as several within the West Wing, tell CNN they feel this goes deeper than questions of ideology and posture. Instead, they say, it gets to questions of basic management." https://t.co/5wJvLuaYPE from @IsaacDovere

    Tue Jul 05 16:21:26 +0000 2022

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   politico.com 2022-07-06 00:00:00+00:00
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  • Jonathan Lemire
    Jonathan Lemire @JonLemire

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  • Jonathan Lemire
    Jonathan Lemire @JonLemire

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  • Greg Sargent
    Greg Sargent @ThePlumLineGS

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  • Grace Panetta
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  • POLITICO
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    The president signed the first major gun bill in thirty years. He may soon get an ATF director confirmed. Some in his party still feel he’s missing the moment https://t.co/TmeD1DkzLo

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  • Eric Geller
    Eric Geller @ericgeller

    "...others fear that Biden remains trapped in a prior age of political decorum and unquestioning fealty to institutions and has been slow to recognize ... the existential threat felt by some of his supporters." https://t.co/Ekplj9rezo

    Wed Jul 06 13:00:01 +0000 2022

  • Christopher Cadelago
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    Carlos Loret de Mola @CarlosLoret

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  • Laura Ingraham
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