This is one of the most irresponsible legislative failures in the history of the Republic. We need to replace the sequester or eliminate it entirely before these cuts hit average Americans and derail our economic recovery.
February 28, 2013
Today is a day for celebration for women and men across the country. This bill fulfills our nation's highest responsibility to protect those who are vulnerable, regardless of where they live or who they love.
February 13, 2013
The President laid out a bold, progressive vision for America's future tonight. We agree that the most important challenge we face is creating jobs and expanding the middle class.
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.