“The Squad” Condemns Trump’s Racist Tweets: “This Is The Agenda Of White Nationalist[s]”
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.
Before They Failed “The Squad,” Democrats Failed Other Women Of Color
Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and other first-term members of Congress are calling attention to a toxic legacy of racism within the Democratic Party.
Congress Has Tried To Pass Gun Control Laws After Major Mass Shootings. Here’s How They’ve Failed.
Even modest measures to expand background checks after deadly shootings have failed to win enough Republican support to make it through Congress.
Mitch McConnell’s Democratic Challenger Says He “Ripped Up The Constitution, Essentially” In Killing Merrick Garland’s Nomination
Amy McGrath, a Marine veteran, is running for McConnell’s Senate seat after losing a close House race in Kentucky last year.
A Majority Of House Democrats Support An Impeachment Inquiry Into Donald Trump
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said that the House needs to keep investigating before considering impeachment.
John Hickenlooper Says He’s “Never Been A Great Debater” And Explains His “Wave” Moment With Bernie Sanders
“All of a sudden ... it looks like we’re cheerleaders doing the wave.”
Progressive Groups Plan To Make House Democrats’ Summer Vacation All About Impeachment
“Anyone who says their constituents don’t care about this issue isn’t listening.”
House Democrats Have Already Started An Impeachment Inquiry Whether They Want To Admit It Or Not
Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler dodged questions about his personal support for impeachment, even as he’s laying the groundwork for an inquiry.
“A Bit Of A Dud” — Some Democrats Said The Mueller Hearings Didn’t Live Up To Expectations
“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.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Was Asked To Condemn Female Genital Mutilation — Again. She Was Not Happy.
Omar said she was "disgusted” that she keeps getting asked questions that wouldn't be asked of non-Muslim politicians.
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.”
Sen. Chuck Schumer Says He Supports Reparations Legislation
The Senate minority leader announced Tuesday he'll support a bill to study reparations for the descendants of slaves, saying, "Racism is the poison of America."
A New Bill Would Provide Free Legal Representation For Asylum-Seekers Who Need It
As President Donald Trump tightens immigration policies, Democrats are pushing legislation to protect people seeking asylum.
A Member Of Congress Wants Increased Food And Drink Standards In The Dominican Republic After American Tourists Died There
Rep. Adriano Espaillat made several safety recommendations, but encouraged Americans to continue to visit the Dominican Republic after meeting with local and US officials there.
Can You Name All The Democrats Running For President?
We're just going to go ahead and guess...no.
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.
A Progressive Organization Is Starting Its 2020 Endorsement Process Early To Get Ahead Of The “Electability” Argument
The Working Families Party has already narrowed the field to six presidential candidates.
Opinion: Pro-War Democrats Are Still In Charge. Let's Clean House.
He voted for the Iraq War and against the Iranian nuclear deal. Why is Eliot Engel leading Democratic foreign policy in Congress?
After A Major Win Tuesday Night, Progressives Are Looking At Ousting Another Establishment Democrat In New York
After another big progressive win in Queens Tuesday night, major activists on the left are hoping to topple another longtime Democrat in the area: Rep. Gregory Meeks.
Bill De Blasio…Actually Maybe Knows What He’s Doing
Bill de Blasio wanted to run for president to move politics to the left — he did that Wednesday night.
This Democratic Presidential Candidate Wants To Ban Fracking
Jay Inslee on Monday released his campaign’s fourth climate policy.
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.”
Rep. Katie Porter, Who Flipped A Seat In A GOP Stronghold, Is Calling For An Impeachment Inquiry
“I cannot with a clean conscience ignore my duty to defend the Constitution," Porter said in a video posted to Twitter.
A Majority Of Democratic Presidential Candidates Want To Make DC The 51st State
Although it remains a partisan issue, efforts to grant Washington, DC, statehood are gradually gaining momentum, with support from Democratic presidential candidates and Democrats in the House.
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.
House Democrats Are “Not Even Close” To Having Majority Support For Impeachment, Nancy Pelosi Said
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.
We Asked All The 2020 Candidates If The US Should Stop Arresting Sex Workers. Only Four Said Yes.
Many of the presidential candidates ran away from the question.
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?