Congressional Progressive Caucus

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
House Progressive Caucus members Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) listen during a House hearing on October 22.
"Congress must reassert our Constitutional authority by passing a strong War Powers Resolution to ensure Congressional authorization for any military action."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) is leading House Democratic progressives against a moderate drug pricing bill that caucus members say is insufficient.
"Drug prices are crushing American families," Sen. Elizabeth Warren said, but...

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Thanks to a few tenacious souls in Congress, the fight for true health care reform isn't over just yet. Today Rep. Lynn Woolsey of California, co-chair of the progressive caucus, introduces a bill offering consumers a "robust" public option along with the lousy options offered by profit-hungry private companies. She's got 121 co-sponsors. It isn't single payer, but it's a hopeful start.