Austin Ahlman is a contributing writer at The Intercept. He grew up in Norfolk, Nebraska, and studied political science and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Macalester College before interning at The American Prospect and working as a politics fellow at The Intercept. He is based in Washington, D.C.
The End of RoeDemocrats Don’t Have a Plan, but Abortion Rights Activists Do: “We Will Primary Everybody”
Worried the Democratic establishment is failing heed the urgency of the moment, a once-pacified left faces down arrests to send a message.
Rep. Cori Bush Boosts Biden’s Efforts to Fight Climate Change With Executive Authority
Bush’s push would give the White House $100 million in clean energy funding to use through the Defense Production Act.
Nancy Pelosi Rebukes AIPAC Ads Against Donna Edwards
The response is a shift for the House speaker, a stalwart supporter of Israel and longtime ally of the flagship Israel lobby group.
Rep. Kurt Schrader, the “Joe Manchin of the House,” Nears Defeat in His Oregon Primary
Progressive challenger Jamie McLeod-Skinner is poised to oust the Oregon Democrat in a stunning upset.