"It's 2021. You don't have to put corporate lobbyists over people to legislate, fundraise, and win," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Sunday.
"When you've got 48 people who want to do something and two who don't," then "it is not a 50-50 compromise," the Vermont senator said.
A recess this past week could have been an opportunity for Democrats to reach a deal on their sweeping agenda. But rifts only appeared to have deepened.
With nearly 45 million individuals receiving a bill each month, Americans now owe about $1.7 trillion in student loans.
"The tyranny of Joe Manchin is a tragedy for the rest of us," Representative Ritchie Torres tweeted.
An even bigger chunk of Republicans approved of raising taxes on Americans earning more than $1 million annually from selling stocks and bonds.
Seventy-five percent of Arizona Democrats disapprove of the senator, the new polling from Data for Progress shows.
Our laws should promote organizations that serve our society, and reduce the power of those that harm it.
"Cancelling student debt is both the morally right and economically sound thing to do," the Democratic lawmakers wrote in a letter to Biden.
"Ah yes, the Conservative Dem position," Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, referring to the West Virginia senator.
"What [Biden] wants to hear from them is what their priorities are," Jen Psaki said Monday. "So he can play a constructive role in moving things forward,"
Sanders said Democratic leaders "made it clear" from the outset that the $1.2 trillion bill would be passed with the budget reconciliation package.
Earlier this week, the Congressional Progressive Caucus refused to support the infrastructure bill without tying it to a $3.5 trillion social spending package.
"We cannot let this small faction on the far left ... destroy the President's agenda," said Representative Josh Gottheimer.
"We can bring the moderates and progressives together very easily if we had two more votes. Two," the president said.
The former president said progressives are currently gaining "far more power" through their legislative strategy.
"We look forward to a successful enactment of the Build Back Better Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill," Pelosi told House Democrats.
The moderate West Virginia lawmaker says he would support a spending package totaling $1.5 trillion, versus the current $3.5 trillion price tag.
The GOP congresswoman said it was "pathetic" that some Republican colleagues would support parts of President Joe Biden's agenda.
The decision to delay a House vote on a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package is seen as a victory for progressives.
"We need to get these bills done for the president, for his agenda, but also more importantly for the country," moderate Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer said.
After the U.S. House of Representatives approved funding for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system, you may have forgotten how detached mainstream American progressives are from Middle Eastern realities.
Earlier this month, the senator penned an op-ed explaining why he would not support the Democrats' spending bill.
"So far, we have not seen any negotiation back from the Senate," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the congressional progressive caucus, as she acknowledged that the bill must be trimmed to reach a consensus.
Funding for Israel's Iron Dome air defense system was pulled from a House government funding bill on Tuesday after progressive pressure, but Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said the move was only a "technical postponement."
When it comes to progressives' radical ideas, Maher is saying what a majority of Americans are thinking.
"This pandemic isn't over, and we have to do everything we can to protect renters from the harm and trauma of needless eviction," Senator Elizabeth Warren said.
"This ruling by the parliamentarian, is only a recommendation," said Representative Ilhan Omar. "Schumer and the White House can and should ignore it."
"Would this smear be written about a man?" the staunchly pro-Trump Republican asked responding to a story about the Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair.