Emboldened Progressive Democrats Gather to Plot Strategy

House members representing the left wing of the party will convene a two-day Philadelphia retreat that begins on Thursday.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 6: Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the Congressional Black Caucus swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosts a ceremonial swearing-in event for current and newly-elected members of the114th Congress.

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(Bloomberg)—About 30 House Democrats who regard themselves as the far-left of their party gather for a two-day policy retreat starting Thursday in Philadelphia, with Senator Bernie Sanders as their keynote speaker and a more-biting edge in their agenda.

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