All Articles on Justice Democrats

Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi speaks with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith during a panel at The Texas Tribune Festival on September 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas. News
Pelosi's Endorsement of Anti-Choice Henry Cuellar Over Progressive Jessica Cisneros Reveals Lack of Leadership, Justice Democrats Say
"The Democratic Party should be embracing our most fundamental values and put voters ahead of big corporate donors."
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'Incredibly Important Moment': Warren Endorses Congressional Progressive Primary Challengers Jessica Cisneros and Marie Newman
"It's a breath of fresh air to have candidates for president who remember what the Democratic Party should stand for."
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) rallies with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the U.S. Capitol March 08, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
Americans Must Do More Than Simply Reject Trump's Racism, Ilhan Omar Argues in 'Absolute Must Read' NYT Op-Ed
"Not enough to condemn the corruption and self-dealing," says Democratic Congresswoman. "We must support policies that unmistakably improve working people's lives."
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) speaks at a rally on October 1, 2018 in Boston. Pressley's primary campaign against then-incumbent Mike Capuano was in the news Friday as members of the CBC were taken to task over their support of her white opponent. News
Progressives Push Back After Congressional Black Caucus Attacks Justice Democrats Over Primary Challenges
"This is a democracy and voters deserve choices."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden attends the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention on June 28, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. News
'Beyond Spin Control': Anti-Busing Past Not Going Away as Biden and Staff Dig Themselves Deeper
"Joe Biden's campaign going all in on states rights in the civil rights debate. Just rejecting the entire premise of the civil rights movement!"
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With plenty of Democratic members of Congress with terrible voting records, a grassroots primary campaign can put a scare into those who pay more attention to big donors than consituents and voters. (Photo: Gordon_Frets/flickr/cc) Views
Meet the 'Bad Blues': House Democrats Who Deserve to Be Primaried by Progressives
A detailed look at a few members of Congress whose time serving corporate interests over people should soon be over
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi applauds U.S. President Donald Trump at the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. News
As Trump Claims Power to Bomb Iran at Whim, Anti-War Voices Say: 'Where Is Congress?' and 'Peace Begins With Us'
"Decisions about war and peace should not be left to the whims of a president who is ill-prepared, ill-informed, and ill-advised."
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Aiming to Oust Another Pro-Corporate Democrat, Educator Jamaal Bowman Launches Progressive Challenge to Rep. Eliot Engel
"It's time to build a new America, a new America that taps into its unlimited potential...That's the America I want to be a part of."
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Jessica Cisneros is running in the 2020 primary to replace Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas.). News
Texas Progressive Jessica Cisneros Announces Primary Challenge to Unseat "Trump's Favorite Democrat" in Congress
"Our grassroots progressive movement has an opportunity to build a more accountable Democratic Party by unseating one of the worst amid our ranks and ushering in a new generation of leaders."
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'We Have to Fight Back': Progressives Call for Mobilization as Koch Brothers Open Their Pockets to Protect Corporate Democrats
"While we might not have millions of dollars from fossil fuel barons or wealthy elites, we have thousands of grassroots activists who are motivated by the vision of a just future for all."
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