Working Families Party


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Stephen Smith has brought an organizer’s mentality to his campaign for governor of West Virginia. He’s not just trying to win an election, but build a movement. Read more

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In California last week, the AFL-CIO endorsed Kevin de León over Dianne Feinstein. In New York, progressive unions fled their own Working Families Party at Andrew Cuomo’s command. Read more

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The WFP has amassed the power to turn progressive ideas into law. But a controversial attempt to work a deal with incumbent New York Governor Cuomo has put its ballot line at stake. Read more

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He's certainly made it an issue. But progressives are divided on whether his gubernatorial bid could harm the Working Families Party. Read more

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Timothy Devine

New York’s Working Families Party has built the most effective political operation the American left has seen in decades. Can it duplicate its success in other states? Read more

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