Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden and the rest of the corporate-backed, neoliberal establishment wing of the Democratic Party have made no secret of their trepidation at the prospect of Bernie Sanders winning the party's nomination for president.
A "nonpartisan" dark money group that regularly files litigation against President Donald Trump's administration is powered by money from the Center for American Progress (CAP), the liberal think tank founded by former Clinton campaign manager John Podesta.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.) spoke Wednesday on the dangers of 'dark money' groups funding Congress, at an event funded by the Center For American Progress and the American Constitution Society—both of which have received funding from dark money organizations.
Anti-establishment Democrats continue to assert their dominance in the House of Representatives. Congress on Tuesday will conduct its first hearing to discuss "Medicare for All" legislation that would establish a single-payer healthcare system within two years.