A Major Progressive Group That Backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Endorsing Another Young Woman Trying To Take Down A Top Democrat
Brand New Congress is endorsing Mckayla Wilkes, the 29-year-old progressive challenging House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer in 2020.
Their Daughter Was Killed In Aurora. Now They Say The Anti–Gun Violence Movement Has Left Them Behind.
“Here’s the deal: We really don’t have a true grassroots gun violence prevention movement in this country,” said Lonnie Phillips, whose daughter, Jessi, was killed in the 2012 movie theater mass shooting.
The dead include the brother of the shooter, a man who celebrated his 30th birthday last week, and a young mother whose youngest was born just last month.
“Anyone who says their constituents don’t care about this issue isn’t listening.”
Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler dodged questions about his personal support for impeachment, even as he’s laying the groundwork for an inquiry.
“Frankly, our Democratic majority has pinned a lot on Mueller and his report … In retrospect, we made some tactical mistakes.”
The House Voted To Condemn The Boycott Israel Movement Over Protests From Reps. Ilhan Omar And Rashida Tlaib
The measure to formally condemn the BDS movement passed the House overwhelmingly Tuesday night. "Dissent is how we nurture democracy," Tlaib said.
Progressives Won The Minimum Wage Fight — Now They Think They Can Do It Again With Health Care And The Green New Deal
“Many movements have to walk through a little bit of ridicule and laughter before they can shift to people thinking, Oh, they were right.”
As Trump distanced himself from the chant Thursday, Democrats said they’re working to protect Omar and other members of Congress.
The resolution says that Trump’s tweets “have legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of color.”
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib responded to the president, saying only “weak minds and leaders” challenge country loyalty over ideas.
Nancy Pelosi Told Progressive Democrats To Stop Tweeting Their Complaints After She Complained About Them In The New York Times
“Do not tweet about our members and expect us to think that that is just OK,” the speaker said Wednesday morning after a recent public feud with progressive Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley.
Democrats In Congress Say Voters Won’t Stop Asking Them About Impeachment, As Campaign Officials Argue It’s Too Divisive
More and more Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry in large part because they say their constituents want them to.
Buttigieg has not used the power he has to remove a police officer whom black activists in South Bend have demanded be fired.
Bill de Blasio wanted to run for president to move politics to the left — he did that Wednesday night.
Progressive Democrats Are Furious At Nancy Pelosi For Cutting Them Out Of A Prescription Drug Pricing Deal
Progressive leaders in the House are speaking openly about their frustrations with Pelosi’s strategy and lack of transparency.
Nancy Pelosi Defended Joe Biden’s Comments About Working With Segregationists, Calling The Former Vice President “Authentic”
“He considers certain things a resource, that he has worked across the aisle. That's what he was saying.”
“I cannot with a clean conscience ignore my duty to defend the Constitution," Porter said in a video posted to Twitter.
2020 Democrats Are All Ready To Repeal The Hyde Amendment. The House Is Set To Vote For Hyde Again Anyway.
House leadership said a fight over the amendment that prevents the use of federal money for abortions could “collapse” a bill to fund the government.
But the House speaker added that impeaching President Donald Trump isn’t “off the table.”
Inspired By AOC, A Young Progressive Woman Is Trying To Take Down The Second Most Powerful Democrat In The House
Mckayla Wilkes, inspired by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sees her focus on Medicare for All and the Green New Deal as a way to beat Rep. Steny Hoyer.
Bernie Sanders Is Endorsing Marie Newman Against One Of The Last Anti-Abortion Democrats In Congress
“She will be a powerful voice for upholding Roe v. Wade,” Sanders told BuzzFeed News.
The Wave Of Abortion Laws Has Renewed The Push To Unseat One Of The Last Anti-Abortion Democrats In Congress
How do you solve a problem like Dan Lipinski?