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July 15, 2021
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“deja coup.”

In This Episode

Democratic leaders agree to a $3.5 trillion economic plan, President Biden delivers an impassioned speech on voting rights that still doesn’t mention the f-word, a new book reveals that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs was actively planning to stop Trump’s attempted coup, and Black Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown joins to talk about how activists and organizers plan to win the fight against voter suppression.


Show Notes



  • Punchbowl: Democrats have a budget deal. Now what?
  • AP: Sanders, Biden meet as infrastructure bill swells past $3.5T 
  • NYT: Democrats Propose $3.5 Trillion Budget to Advance With Infrastructure Deal
  • WaPo: Senate Democrats announce plans for $3.5 trillion budget package to expand Medicare, advance Biden priorities 
  • NPR: House Democrats Pass Bill That Would Protect Worker Organizing Efforts 
  • CNN: Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure deal could face key Senate GOP defections
  • Data for Progress: Expanded Child Tax Credit: Survey of Eligible Parents Messaging Test
  • Politico: Biden-allied group warns: Voters are largely clueless about POTUS’ accomplishments 
  • CBS Baltimore: Child Tax Credit: Manage Your Monthly Checks With These IRS Tools 
  • The Ascent: More Than Half of Americans Don’t Know About the Expanded Child Tax Credit 
  • Politico: Biden’s selling an ambitious agenda. Americans still aren’t sure what it is. 



  • AP: Biden blasts ‘un-American’ voting limits; Texas Dems act
  • The Atlantic: Biden Is Speaking to an America That Doesn’t Exist 
  • Vanity Fair: Joe Biden’s Big Voting Rights Speech Had a Gaping Hole 
  • The Atlantic:  The Tool That Joe Biden Refuses to Use 
  • WaPo: Biden calls passing voting legislation ‘a national imperative’ and castigates voting restrictions based on ‘a big lie’ 
  • LATimes Opinion: Biden’s speech on voting rights was a sermon, not a battle plan
  • CNN: Fox airs infotainment instead of Biden’s speech on voting rights 
  • ABC: President Joe Biden’s speech on voting rights: TRANSCRIPT
  • Navigator: Most Americans Support Filibuster Reform
  • AP: Exodus of election officials raises concerns of partisanship
  • KVUE: “Texas Special Session: Here’s the latest on July 14” 
  • KVUE: “’They will be arrested.’ Gov. Abbott responds to Texas Democrats’ flight to Washington, D.C.”
  • KWTX: Texas House Democrats in D.C. call on Congress to pass ‘For The People Act’ 
  • TexasTribune: “Texas House Republicans vote to track down absent Democrats and arrest them if necessary” 
  • NYT: “Texas Democrats Flee State to Highlight G.O.P. Voting Restrictions”
  • AJC: OPINION: The Major League blame game over voting rights in Georgia
  • CNN: Republicans take a swing in Georgia over All-Star Game’s relocation
  • NPR: The Battle For The U.S. Senate Will Be On Display During Baseball’s All-Star Game 


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