Progressives

Marie Newman, backed by the high-profile progressive lawmaker, is going after conservative-leaning Rep. Dan Lipinski in Illinois.
The Working Families Party endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the 2016 election cycle.
Democratic activist Melanie D’Arrigo is taking on Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York.
Progressives say to show a diversity commitment, the DCCC must end its effort to stymie primary races against House members.
When moderates attack, moderators engage in conservative talking points -- and more observations of the night.
But Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) defended the House speaker's governing philosophy and ruled out any questions about her racial sensitivity.
Field organizers for NextGen America, a group Steyer founded, are in a fight with managers over the size of their collective bargaining unit.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez snaps back that shifting "public sentiment" is "how we achieve meaningful change."
Insurgent leftist Tiffany Cabán holds a lead over Queens Borough President Melinda Katz in the Democratic race for Queens District Attorney, but Katz has not conceded.
You can learn a lot about how Congress actually works from the budget process. If you can stomach the budget process.
Liberal Asian Americans who have felt spiritually homeless in the past are building their own communities both on and offline.
The popular religious writer, who died this weekend, is being remembered for the light she brought to the world.
Brace Belden volunteered for six months in Syria with the Kurdish freedom movement where he helped fight ISIS.
The state has Democratic supermajorities, but the leading liberal candidate may get boxed out.
Marie Newman, an Illinois Democrat, picked up almost $45,000 online since Friday.
Friends and supporters of Rachel Held Evans are sharing reflections on Twitter about how her ministry has changed their lives.
McConnell called himself the “grim reaper” after saying that if he is still in charge in 2020, no progressive policies will be passed.
The private feud between Nancy Pelosi and progressive Democrats is going public.
The presidential contender took aim at the Center for American Progress, which has close ties to the Democratic Party establishment.