Progressive Democrats of America

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
The For the People Act has been reintroduced in the 117th Congress after failing to pass the Senate in 2019. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
One prominent campaign finance expert called the For the People Act "an incredibly important piece of comprehensive democracy reform."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Mike Morell, under consideration for CIA director, is also under fire for defending torture. (Photo: Witness Against Torture/Flickr/cc)
"Their appointment would undermine the rule of law and U.S. credibility around...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"For voters and activists who supported Bernie Sanders in the primary, it's...


Longtime activist and rabble-rouser Tim Carpenter, who founded the Progressive Democrats of America and worked with social advocacy movements for progressive legislation, has died of cancer at 55. Rep. James McGovern, one of his Congressional partners, praised him as "a passionate fighter for peace and justice and all causes that are good. He was a remarkable person with a spine of steel and heart of gold.”