Some Americans to get $45,000 under new bill
Earlier this month, a plan was announced to reintroduce the American Opportunity Accounts Act, which is also known as "baby bonds."
Raising the ERA From the Dead?
The amendment would enshrine a radical and dangerous new standard.
Crime Is Costing Democrats Millions
A recently passed police funding bill is unlikely to pass the Senate in time to make a difference, but gives Democrats a much-needed midterm boost.
Full List of Congress Members Arrested With AOC Protesting SCOTUS
At least 17 Democratic members of the House were arrested during an abortion-rights protest.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Backs Will Smith 'Alpha Male Response' to Chris Rock
Several lawmakers tweeted their response to the altercation.
Student Debt Cancellation Would Insult Millions of Responsible People
For years now, many graduates have realized that they borrowed ridiculous amounts to pursue career paths with salaries wholly inadequate to pay off the balances.
Ilhan Omar Blasts Joe Manchin 'Bulls***' Reasons Against Build Back Better
"We all knew that Senator Manchin couldn't be trusted," said the Minnesota representative.
Progressives Urge Vote on Build Back Better to Put Manchin, GOP on Record
If Joe Manchin "wants to vote against the Build Back Better Act, he should have the opportunity to do so with a floor vote," Bernie Sanders said Sunday.
House Committee Requests Briefing on Biden Admin's Execution Policies
Representatives Jamie Raskin and Ayanna Pressley requested a briefing on the results of the review of federal execution policies that was initiated in July.
Tlaib Tears Up Calling for Boebert to Be Punished: 'Shouldn't Have to Beg'
A resolution was introduced to strip Lauren Boebert of her House committee assignments after her anti-Muslim remarks.
Kyle Rittenhouse Could Sue Joe Biden For Defamation
Questions have been raised as to whether Rittenhouse has a case against the president over a September 2020 tweet linking him to white supremacy.
Squad Member Ayanna Pressley Read Names of 46 Killed Trans People in Speech
Transgender Awareness Week was observed from November 13-19 as a one-week celebration leading up to the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20.
Squad Members Slam Rittenhouse Not Guilty Verdict
"Racism & white supremacy remain the bedrock of our legal system," Representative Ayanna Pressley wrote following the verdict.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Says Ayanna Pressley Owes Kyle Rittenhouse Apology
In 2020, Pressley tweeted that Rittenhouse is a "white supremacist," a tweet that's since come under criticism.
Greene Calls AOC, the Squad 'Brave' for Voting Against Infrastructure Bill
The Georgia Republican representative also called GOP lawmakers who supported the bipartisan bill "traitorous."
NAACP President Wants Meeting With Biden Over Border Patrol's Use of Whips
"The humanitarian crisis happening under this administration on the southern border disgustingly mirrors some of the darkest moments in America's history," Derrick Johnson said.
COVID Hypocrisy Runs Rampant Among Dems
As we barrel towards the midterm elections with many Democrats' pandemic policies angering everyday Americans, what exactly is the party's strategy?
AOC Calls Out Democrats for Letting Eviction Moratorium Expire
"There was frankly a handful of conservative Democrats in the house that threatened to get on planes rather than hold this vote," Ocasio-Cortez said.
Reps. Bush, Pressley Sleep on Capitol Steps as Eviction Moratorium Ends
"Your whole life turns upside down," Bush said. "That's what's going to happen to seven million people over the course of the next few weeks."
Ayanna Pressley Urges Biden to End Federal Death Penalty by Executive Order
"State-sanctioned murder is not justice," said Pressley, as she called on the president to commute the sentences of all inmates on federal death row.
Biden, Pelosi Isolated on Israel as Democrats Rally Around Palestinians
As Democratic leaders have backed Israel's "right to defend itself," a vocal faction of the party has slammed Israel's treatment of Palestinians.
Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley Call Israel Situation 'Apartheid'
"The question at hand is: Should our taxpayer dollars create conditions for justice, healing and repair, or should those dollars create conditions for oppression and apartheid?" Pressley asked during a speech on the House floor.
Progressives' Calls Grow for Biden to Cancel $50K of Student Loan Debt
Although he previously expressed opposition to the idea, the president has now asked his education secretary to prepare a memo to determine whether the administration has the legal authority to cancel up to $50,000 in student loan debt.
Omar Demands End to ICE Contracts As Kids Cram Into 'Jail-Like' Custody
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has requested the Biden administration cease federal contracts with ICE.
Black and Hispanic Caucuses Press Biden Admin on 'Unjust' Deportations
There is no question that President Joe Biden's administration brings with it new political dynamics and pressure points, where partnerships between Black and Latino lawmakers will be hard to ignore.
Estate Tax Hike May Help Fund Cory Booker Plan Giving $1000 to Each Newborn
The threshold for federal estate taxes could be lowered to $3.5 million to help fund a proposal to create a "baby bonds" program that would establish savings accounts for every American newborn.
Progressive Democrats Press Joe Biden to Go Much Further on Private Prisons
After President Joe Biden signed an executive order ending federal contracts with private prisons, progressive Democrats have called on the new commander-in-chief to make strides in prison reform.
Capitol Staffer Says Office Panic Buttons Were 'Torn Out' Before Riot
Sarah Groh, chief of staff for Ayanna Pressley, said all the office panic buttons had been removed ahead of a pro-Trump mob storming the Capitol.
Lindsey Graham Urges Biden to Stop Dem-Led Push for 2nd Trump Impeachment
Graham was berated by Trump supporters Friday at Reagan National Airport who called him a "traitor" for his failure to audit and overturn the November election results.
These Freshman Reps Will Join AOC, the Squad in the Progressive Caucus
Meet the four AOC-backed progressive lawmakers who were sworn into Congress this Sunday.