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U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, deploy from Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina on January 1, 2020. (Photo: Capt. Robyn Haake / US ARMY / AFP via Getty Images) News
'More Testing, Not More Bombs': 29 House Democrats Demand Cuts to Pentagon Budget Amid Pandemic
"America needs a coronavirus cure, not more war."
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An election official checks in a resident at a drive-up polling place set up outside of Roosevelt Elementary School on April 7, 2020 in Racine, Wisconsin. News
'This Funding Should Be Non-Negotiable': CPC Co-Chair Pocan Joins Progressives to Demand Congress Allocate $4 Billion for Election Assistance
"Failing to act now would put our democracy and the 2020 election at risk."
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Progressive Caucus Demands Pelosi Unveil Bold Coronavirus Package That Includes $2,000 Monthly Cash Payments, Vote-by-Mail
"Our actions now can lay the foundation for a just and resilient recovery, but only if we recognize the scale of this unprecedented crisis and fashion a response that meets that scale."
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Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO News
'Victory for Workers!': House Praised for Passing Landmark PRO Act to Strengthen Unions and Labor Rights
"Trump claimed to be 'pro-worker'... If that was anything other than his usual phony rhetoric, Trump will push the Senate to pass the bill and sign it."
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The Time Is NOW For The PRO Act To Protect Workers
Working people have never stopped fighting for their rights. Now it’s time for Congress to join their fight.
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Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) speaks during the "No War With Iran" Rally for at the U.S. Capitol on January 9, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
'Huge': House to Consider Lee- and Khanna-Backed Measures to Stop Trump's March to War With Iran
The Congressional Progressive Caucus said the two bills are "our best chance to avoid future conflict."
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House Progressive Caucus members Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) listen during a House hearing on October 22. News
Because Trump Acting Like 'Both an Arsonist and a Fireman' on Iran, Congress Must Act, Say House Progressives
"Congress must reassert our Constitutional authority by passing a strong War Powers Resolution to ensure Congressional authorization for any military action."
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) was behind efforts by House progressives to change a drug pricing bill. News
After House Progressives Make Move to 'Flex Our Muscles,' Pelosi Backs Down on Drug Pricing Bill
"Our movement is STRONG."
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) is leading House Democratic progressives against a moderate drug pricing bill that caucus members say is insufficient. News
'Stakes Higher Than They Appear' as Progressive Caucus Battles Pelosi Over Drug-Pricing Bill in House
"Drug prices are crushing American families," Sen. Elizabeth Warren said, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her moderate allies appear insistent on keeping legislation to fix the issue contained to only 31 drugs.
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President-elect Donald J. Trump and U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi smile for a photo during the 58th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. News
Pelosi Frustrates Progressives by Stalling Pro-Labor Bill While Pushing Trump's Trade Deal
"Grinding my teeth so hard they snap off at the roots."
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