We are deeply disappointed that a minority in the Senate chose politics over human lives affected by gun violence. More than 3,000 Americans have been killed by guns since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Today's vote shows that some senator
April 15, 2013
Last year,10 companiespaid no federal income taxes despite making more than $16 billion in profits. Middle class families footed that bill.
In the last five years, working families have seen their homes foreclosed on, retirement accounts evaporate and wages disappear. Now Republicans want to shut down the National Labor Relations Board and tip the scales further towards wealthy corporations.
Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Statement to President Obama: Social Security Benefit Cuts Hurt Our Economy
April 5, 2013
We should not try to bargain for their good will with policies that hurt our seniors, especially since they've been unwilling to reduce tax loopholes for millionaires and wealthy corporations by so much as a dime.
March 27, 2013
After years of being denied the right to marry the people they love, LGBT Americans are nearing their long-delayed moment of full equality before the law. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, ‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justi
March 21, 2013
The country needs jobs right now, not a budget that takes away health care and gives massive tax breaks to millionaires and billionaires.
The letter requests a formal report to Congress explaining the scope and legal justification for the drone program.
A hundred years ago the women of this country banded together and demanded equal treatment before the law. Marching down Pennsylvania Avenue the day before Woodrow Wilson's inauguration, these women began to steer the country towards greater equality.
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.