Justice Democrats

‘Our Movement Didn’t Just Win. We Earned Mandate for Change,’ Says Ilhan Omar After Soundly Defeating Big-Money Challenger

Fueled by small donations, grassroots progressive enthusiasm, and an expanding base of support, Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday handily defeated a dark money-backed challenger in the Democratic primary for Minnesota’s 5th congressional district—a win the progressive incumbent characterized as further evidence that “organized people will always beat organized money.” Omar, a Somali refugee and one …

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Poll Shows Majority of Americans Support Canceling Rent and Suspending Mortgage Payments During Pandemic

New polling from the think tank Data for Progress shows that a majority of Americans across the political spectrum support canceling rent payments and suspending home mortgage payments during the coronavirus pandemic—results that bolster the argument for legislation introduced Friday by Rep. Ilhan Omar to provide relief to “the millions of Americans currently at risk …

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