Congressional Progressive Caucus

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
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.
"Failing to act now would put our democracy and the 2020 election at risk."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Our actions now can lay the foundation for a just and resilient recovery, but...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO
"Trump claimed to be 'pro-worker'... If that was anything other than his usual...


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.