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Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Jamaal Bowman's Progressive Primary Challenge Against Longtime Rep. Eliot Engel

"This moment requires renewed and revitalized leadership across the country AND at the ballot box."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


Clamoring for Mic at Black Lives Matter Event, Rep. Eliot Engel Admits "If I Didn't Have a Primary I Wouldn't Care"

"Frankly," said a representative for Engel's progressive challenger Jamaal Bowman, "we couldn't have made the case more clearly ourselves that after 31 years, it's time for change."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


"I Don't Think That You are Telling Us the Truth": House Democrats Grill Pompeo on Iran and Coronavirus

"You can't hide behind classification on this one because you can't classify something that doesn't exist."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·


350 Action Endorses Three 'Progressive Climate Champions' in 2020 House Races Against Establishment Democrats

Jamaal Bowman, Jessica Cisneros, and Alex Morse will provide "the climate leadership required to address the crisis and take us into the climate decade," the national organization said.

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


As Democrats Threaten Subpoena for Sondland, Calls Grow for Contempt Order If He Refuses to Comply

The president's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said Tuesday that members of the Trump administration do not intend to cooperate with the House's impeachment inquiry

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


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

Norman Solomon ·


New Report Details the 15 House Democrats That Should Face Progressive Challengers

Publication from RootsAction offers non-exhaustive list of who should face primaries

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


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."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


'The Ocasio-Cortez Effect': Democratic Grassroots Ignoring Establishment Threats as Yet Another Progressive Announces Plan to Primary Incumbent

Andom Ghebreghiorgis is, as of Wednesday, the latest young, left-leaning Democrat to challenge an incumbent member of Congress in a primary

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·


As Mainstream Comes Down Hard on Palestinians, Sanders Cites Human Rights Violations in Gaza

"Our job is to do everything we can to try to bring a lasting peace to that very, very troubled region. And as president that’s exactly what I will try to do." 

Philip Weiss ·