(WASHINGTON) -- Justice Sonia Sotomayor, in a rare public appearance during the frenzied crush of Supreme Court opinion season, delivered public praise of her colleague Justice Clarence Thomas and gave a pep talk to progressives Thursday as the embattled institution prepares to issue major... Read More.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- While the Biden administration has once again extended the pause on student loan repayments, some progressives said that unless more is done, it could cost Democrats in the midterms in 2022. The progressive wing of the Democratic Party is sounding the alarm over... Read More.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- House Progressives, led by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, said Wednesday they will introduce a resolution later in the day seeking to strip GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert of her two committee assignments in the wake of anti-Muslim remarks she made last month about Rep.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Progressive Democrats are threatening to sink a bipartisan infrastructure proposal if they do not receive assurances that moderate and conservative members of their own party would back a go-it-alone effort to pass President Joe Biden's other key infrastructure priorities. Those progressives want a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As Senate Republicans prepare to deliver a revised infrastructure proposal to the White House this week, progressive House Democrats are pushing party leaders to keep thinking big -- warning against a narrow package. A letter, obtained first by ABC News, calls on Democratic... Read More.
BY: TRISH TURNER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the Senate were forced to abandon plans to increase the federal minimum wage in the face of concerns among their own ranks, united Republican opposition and because of a fast-approaching deadline cutting off time... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- When President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his national security team on Tuesday, there were several noticeable absences, including a nominee to lead the Department of Defense.Michele Flournoy, a leading... Read More.
By MARYALICE PARKS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Activists have begun to ramp up pressure on Senate Democratic leaders to block President Donald Trump’s new Supreme Court pick as the Senate moves to evaluate and vote on her nomination.The death... Read More.
BY: ADAM KELSEY, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Despite a number of progressive Democrats expressing hesitation about Joe Biden's presidential campaign -- and many more indicating that they are opposed to the party's national platform -- Sen. Bernie Sanders attempted Sunday to... Read More.
By: BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Like other veteran lawmakers, Rep. Eliot Engel has worked hard to avoid the fate of Joe Crowley, the No. 4 House Democrat defeated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the 2018 primary.The 31-year House... Read More.