A new stimulus bill was outlined which did not include another round of direct payments, despite previous bipartisan support for such action.
The Education Secretary has criticized proposals to forgive student debt, calling it a "socialist takeover of higher education."
It comes as lawmakers continue to dispute what should be included in a further relief package.
Representative-elect Nicole Malliotakis of New York expressed optimism that some Democrats would "join us" in opposing progressive policies.
"You stay in your lane. I could understand why you want me out of the Senate 'cuz I'm going to bury your agenda," Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday in response to progressives calling for his resignation.
Graham called the secretary's claim "ridiculous" and said he merely asked the secretary about the signature verification process for mail-in ballots.
"If [voters] can walk past blighted homes and school closures and pollution to vote for Biden-Harris, when they feel like they don't have anything else, they deserve to be heard," Rep. Rashida Tlaib said.
When Missouri Representative-elect Cori Bush publicly discussed the expensiveness of buying business clothes for Congress, she got some advice from other Democratic women.
"He spent time during this campaign bringing people together around, around this climate plan," Kate Bedingfield said.
"I've been begging the party to let me help them for two years. That's also the damn thing of it," the congresswoman from New York said.
Tlaib was reelected in Michigan's 13th Congressional District on Wednesday, beating Republican opponent David Dudenhoefer.
"Don't blame myself and others who are fighting for issues that matter to our communities," Tlaib said. House Democrats lost seven seats in battleground districts during the general election.
"Public banks are uniquely able to address the economic inequality and structural racism exacerbated by the banking industry's discriminatory policies and predatory practices," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said while introducing the Public Banking Act with Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday.
"They told us it was a misunderstanding, but we were completely taken aback," Representative Rashida Tlaib tweeted.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) accused MSNBC host Joy Reid of engaging in "casual Islamophobia" and demanded an apology after Reid compared President Donald Trump's comments to "how Muslims act" in "radicalizing" extremists.
"The Palestinian leadership rejects and denounces the UAE, Israeli and U.S. trilateral, surprising announcement," a spokesperson for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said.
Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib have all won their primary battles, while Ayanna Pressley is running unopposed in her own.
Though Tlaib has promised to deliver her district for Biden, she will not be endorsing him.
"Trump announced that if he is re-elected he will permanently defund Social Security," Senator Bernie Sanders warned.
With 87 percent of the vote in, Talib was up 32 percentage points over Democratic challenger Brenda Jones, president of the Detroit City Council.
The Democratic congresswoman holds a large advantage over Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones.
Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib has been a vocal opponent of Donald Trump since she took office yet refuses to officially back his Democratic opponent. What's up with that? Tlaib addresses the endorsement issue and other subjects in this Newsweek interview.
Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib is locked in what could be a tight race to retain her House seat. A loss could deal a big blow to the foursome known as the Squad and their progressive agenda.
In a move that formalizes their political alliance, the four first-term progressives Democratic congresswomen known as "The Squad" have launched a fundraising organization to raise money for candidates who share their views and to advance progressive causes.
Concerns have been raised over worker safety in regards to issues such as social distancing and protective equipment at Amazon sites amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Hospitals are closing because now that they actually have to take care of sick people and not make money off of all these surgeries and for-profit schemes," Rashida Tlaib said Sunday.
Biden has previously expressed "regret" over how Hill was treated when she testified that Thomas has sexually harassed her during his confirmation hearings in 1991.
Representative Rashida Tlaib was detained with members of the labor union Unite Here Friday in a protest against Delta Airlines at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. "We won't stop until we get #fairwages and #healthcare," Tlaib tweeted.
Rutgers University campus police removed a former Democratic assemblyman from a Muslims4Peace-organized event after he asked guest speaker, Michigan congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, "What about your anti-Semitism?"
"I think of communism when I think of Bernie," President Donald Trump told Fox News host Sean Hannity in an interview this past weekend.