Congressional Progressive Caucus

‘More Testing, Not More Bombs’: 29 House Democrats Demand Cuts to Pentagon Budget Amid Pandemic

A group of 29 House Democrats said Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic shows the nation needs “more testing, not more bombs” as they demanded the leadership of the House Armed Services Committee cut Pentagon spending in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Democrats’ demand comes in a letter spearheaded by Congressional Progressive Caucus …

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‘This Funding Should Be Non-Negotiable’: CPC Co-Chair Pocan Joins Progressives to Demand Congress Allocate $4 Billion for Election Assistance

Rep. Mark Pocan added his legislative weight to demands from progressives that Congress include in the next coronavirus relief package $4 billion for election assistance as the disease continues to make in-person voting potentially hazardous, necessitating reforms.  “Voting shouldn’t be a risk you have to choose to take,” Pocan said in a statement Wednesday. “The …

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Progressive Caucus Demands Pelosi Unveil Bold Coronavirus Package That Includes $2,000 Monthly Cash Payments, Vote-by-Mail

The Congressional Progressive Caucus is calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to meet the coronavirus crisis with the urgency it deserves by advancing another sweeping stimulus package that—unlike the previous business-friendly legislation—guarantees economic security for all, protects public health, and ensures election safety. “Our actions now can lay the foundation for a just and resilient …

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