The Balancing Act brings relief to working Americans by making sure the Pentagon and the nation's biggest corporations pitch in and do their part to get our economy working again.
December 19, 2012
Members of the Progressive Caucus are standing up against a proposal to cut Social Security benefits by changing the way we calculate inflation.
December 18, 2012
We join millions of other Americans, and the community of Newtown, in grief for the families of the children and adults killed on Friday. As parents, we cannot imagine the deep pain that such a tragedy leaves in its wake.
December 12, 2012
We stand with the American people to oppose recent proposals to cut Medicare benefits. Every family in America has a grandmother or grandfather who relies on Medicare for their health care.
December 10, 2012
Republican lawmakers continue to blame working Americans for a crisis they didn't cause. Teachers, firefighters and autoworkers are not the reason for any state's budget problems.
December 1, 2012
On World AIDS Day we commemorate all the people who have fought this disease and those who work tirelessly to combat its spread.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Unanimously Re-Elects Co-Chairs Ellison and Grijalva, Chooses Leadership Team for 113th Congress
November 29, 2012
The 113th Congress marks a pivotal moment for the progressive movement. Voters' overwhelming support for President Obama and for the most diverse, progressive Congress in history is a clear statement of what working Americans care about most.
November 29, 2012
The current law is set to expire on January 1, 2013, and without the extension renewable energy projects could soon be at a standstill. Thousands of jobs are already threatened by the looming deadline.
Nearly thirty years ago, Republican President Ronald Reagan told the nation that Social Security has nothing to do with erasing or lowering the deficit.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs: Pelosi Is The Right Democratic Leader for a Changing Country
November 14, 2012
roughout her 25 years in the House of Representatives, including her historic tenure as the first female Speaker, she has exemplified public service in its truest sense, going above and beyond for her constituents and the American people every single day.