Raúl Grijalva

Raúl Grijalva is the U.S. Representative for Arizona's 7th congressional district, which includes Yuma, Nogales, and parts of metro Phoenix and Tucson.

Articles by this author

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act in the East Room of the White House on July 2, 1964. (Anonymous/AP) Views
Monday, April 30, 2018
Be Progressive, Democrats, Not Merely Liberal
When I was elected to the House of Representatives in 2002, the American left found itself in the wilderness. George W. Bush’s approval ratings topped 80 percent . Republicans controlled both chambers of Congress, and the Clinton administration felt like a distant memory. Far from debating whether...
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Friday, August 19, 2016
As Louisiana Floods Rage, Republicans Are Blocking Modest Climate Action
If we needed a reminder of the importance of taking climate change seriously, the floods in Louisiana are providing a big one on a daily basis. When it comes to the big environmental issues, our country’s polarization is historically unusual, and it’s already gone way too far. That’s why the latest...
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The Climate Change Fight Cannot Be Won with White Liberal America Alone
The biggest issue in conservation – bigger than any mining project, power plant or climate plan – is diversity. The environmental movement needs to start looking like modern America. To continue our proud American legacy of protecting our environment, we need to adapt. A recent report released by...
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