In the new episode of our weekly podcast Lever Time, David speaks with Alex Lawson, the executive director of Social Security Works, to discuss Lindsey Graham’s recent comments on so-called "entitlement reform" and whether the Biden administration will capitulate to Republicans.
- David is joined by Andrew Perez, who recently traveled to Sen. Manchin’s home state of West Virginia to explore a free medical clinic filling critical local health care gaps after the corporate Democrat blocked Medicare expansion.
- Finally, Julia Rock interviews climate organizer Pete Sikora, a campaign director for New York Communities for Change, about New York Dems’ recent efforts to kill a renewable energy bill.
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