John Fetterman: progressive senator perhaps not that progressive after all

February 05, 2024

There was a time when John Fetterman, the rough-and-ready Pennsylvania senator, was a budding star of the left. “I’m not a progressive, I’m just a regular Democrat,” Fetterman wrote on X that same month. View image in fullscreen Senator John Fetterman holds a small Israeli flag at the Capitol. View image in fullscreen Fetterman, then a candidate for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor, campaigns in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, in November 2018. View image in fullscreen Fetterman in Washington in May last year.