“It's a very simple idea,” one Congressional Progressive Staff Association organizer said. “People should be represented by people like them.”
Louisiana Bars Problem Doctors From Practicing Medicine In Most Hospitals. So They Treat Incarcerated People Instead.
Ten of Louisiana's 12 prison physicians have had their medical licenses restricted or suspended at some point. The state’s incarcerated people have nowhere else to turn during a pandemic.
In his first joint address to Congress, Biden presented big, familiar ideas and pleaded with Republicans to pass them.
The Progressive Group That Helped Bring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To Congress Is Launching Its First Primary Challenge Of 2022
Odessa Kelly, 39, is taking on an incumbent Democrat in Tennessee. She would be the first openly gay Black woman elected to Congress.
BuzzFeed News interviewed more than three dozen people as part of an investigation into allegations that Madison Cawthorn harassed women in college.
Sens. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock officially give Democrats tiebreaking power in the Senate. Sen. Alex Padilla was also sworn in to Vice President Kamala Harris’s seat.
A Member Of Congress Risked A Confrontation With Rioters To Avoid Sheltering With Her Maskless Republican Colleagues
“Maybe I could fight off or run from rioters, but I wouldn't be able to see the virus as it was coming toward me,” Rep. Stacey Plaskett told BuzzFeed News.
Trump Has Become The First President Ever To Be Impeached Twice, This Time For Inciting A Deadly Insurrection
Ten Republicans joined Democrats in voting to impeach Trump again. His Senate trial is expected to begin next week.
Pence announced before Tuesday night’s vote that he would not use the 25th Amendment to kick Trump out of the White House, setting up another impeachment.
West Virginia Rep. Alex Mooney prevented Democrats from passing a bill asking Vice President Pence to remove Trump from office on behalf of his Republican colleagues.
I spent years living in a dangerous and restrictive world that I had constructed for myself. Then I learned how to tear down those walls.
Lawmakers Will Conduct A “Minute-By-Minute” Investigation Into The Police Mishandling Of The Attempted Coup At The Capitol
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan said he was told by the House sergeant at arms and chief of the Capitol Police that there was no violence expected ahead of the riots.
More than 100 Republicans tried, and failed, to overturn President Donald Trump’s election loss.
Republicans Are Still Trying To Overturn Trump’s Election Loss Even After His Supporters Took Over The Capitol
A majority of House Republicans along with six senators voted, futilely, to try to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Arizona.
Democrats Are Saying Trump Should Be Impeached Again For Encouraging Supporters To Storm The Capitol
“He called folks to D.C. and gave them marching orders. He needs to be impeached and removed immediately," Rep. Rashida Tlaib said.
Trump Launched A Deadly Attempted Coup, Encouraging A Mob To Breach The US Capitol Building Because He Lost The Presidential Election
A mob of almost exclusively white Trump supporters took over the Capitol because they believe Trump’s claims that the election was stolen. A woman was shot and killed inside the building. (Warning: This post links to images of nooses.)
Sixty-seven Republican members of Congress objected to President-elect Joe Biden's win in Arizona before protesters stormed the Capitol.
Progressives hope two races in Georgia will give Democrats the Senate and increase their influence over the new administration. But if that doesn’t happen, they have a backup plan.
Democrats were expected to gain seats in the House and Senate. There doesn’t look to be much soul-searching coming for the party.
Democrats officially lost another Senate race on Tuesday in North Carolina, leaving their path to controlling the Senate incredibly slim despite a huge financial advantage.