Pramila Jayapal

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) hold a news conference in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center on May 17, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
These "really crucial changes," said one advocate, "are setting the Congressional Progressive Caucus up to be the power brokers everyone needs them to be if Congress is going to deliver on literally any issue."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Supporters of Medicare For All demonstrate outside of the Charleston Gaillard Center ahead of the Democratic presidential primary debate on February 25, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
"If you actively campaign against majority opinion on healthcare during a...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) answers reporters' questions during her weekly news conference with House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) at the U.S. Capitol April 30, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
"Don't blame myself and others who are fighting for issues that matter to our...


Amidst the breathtaking hypocrisy of rabid charges of anti-Semitism - aka criticizing America's complicity with Israeli war crimes - heedlessly leveled against her, often from down-and-dirty bigots, Ilhan Omar is all done apologizing. As African-Americans, progressive Jews and others rally to support her, hear what she says above the ugly din: "When people say, 'You are bringing hate,' I know what their intention is. Their intention is to make sure that our lights are dimmed."