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Bernie Sanders and AOC Want to Commit $180 Billion to Turn Public Housing Green

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., announce the introduction of public housing legislation as part of the Green New Deal outside the Capitol on Thursday, November 14, 2019.Bill Clark/Zuma This piece originally appeared in CityLab and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Socialist Democrats are pushing the progressive envelope with a new…

The Democrats’ Impeachment Strategy Is Simple—and Risky

Susan Walsh/AP Less is more.  That’s the mantra for the House Democrats, as they take their impeachment inquiry into a new phase: public hearings. For weeks, the House committees leading this effort—the intelligence, foreign affairs, and oversight committees—have narrowly focused on one matter: the Trump-Ukraine scandal and the tale of Donald Trump apparently abusing the…