Katie Porter

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) asks questions during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on December 2, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
"The wonderful Rep. Katie Porter provides a signal moment in congressional history. And it's a sign of the weakening position of the oil industry—no deference to these liars any longer."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
 Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) speaks at a news conference introducing the 'People’s Housing Platform' on Capitol Hill on January 29, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)
"You previously told reporters yourself that you barricaded in your office,...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A scene from outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. during the January 6, 2021 attack on the complex by supporters of then-President Donald Trump. (Photo: Probal Rashid/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"The use of violence and lies to overturn an election is not worthy of debate...


Despite unending insanity at the top, we take hope and inspiration from the little-noted supremacy of so many women in so many roles facing off against the current apocalypse - national leaders whose response has been most effective; largely female frontline workers from nurses to grocery clerks; women fighting for a beleaguered right to choose; women journalists vociferously defying the lies and bluster. PBS' Yamiche Alcindor: " Stay focused. Remember your purpose. And always press forward."