• Question for Democrats: What is a 'Green New Deal'?

    7 days ago - By Politico

    Democrats are rallying to turn the “Green New Deal” into a centerpiece of their Capitol Hill agenda and the party's 2020 platform - as soon as they decide what exactly it is. The term has become a potent brand name for a slate of ideas for transforming the economy and fighting climate change, championed by progressives like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and embraced, at least cautiously, by potential presidential nominees including Sen. Elizabeth Warren , Sen. Bernie Sanders and Beto O'Rourke. But not all Democrats have signed onto the full agenda that Ocasio-Cortez and her activist allies...
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