Chris Van Hollen is exactly the type of thoughtful champion for energy and the environment we need in the U.S. Senate. He understands the peril of climate change and the urgent need for global and local action on many fronts, including revitalizing the Chesapeake Bay.
Cortez Masto has played critical roles in fights like halting the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository project and winning a $1 billion settlement for the State of Nevada from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for polluting Lake Mead.
We need Gov. Maggie Hassan in the U.S. Senate as a strong advocate for the environment and green energy, greater enforcement of voting rights, and just transition for workers.
More than a dozen activists were forcibly removed from the event after openly criticizing the fossil fuel industry and entrenched political leaders.
Under Vilsack's leadership, the USDA has aggressively promoted dangerous anti-worker regulations that would speed up poultry kill lines and successfully moved to privatize supervision of worker safety at poultry processing plants.
More than 13 million Americans voted for this agenda. Sanders' campaign demonstrates to progressives and environmentalists the strength of speaking truth to power by offering bold solutions to the problems facing our country and planet.
Thanks to the leadership of Senator Sanders and the power of the grassroots movement that he’s helped foster, the Democratic National Committee Platform has become more progressive. This is a huge testament to Senator Sanders’ vision and leadership.