“We have your back,” some of her supporters shouted in Minnesota as others chanted, "Welcome home!"
The legislation would ensure basic workplace standards for nannies and house cleaners, including overtime pay and protection from sexual harassment.
But Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) defended the House speaker's governing philosophy and ruled out any questions about her racial sensitivity.
The Democratic congresswoman said she had to make a "heartbreaking decision" in an op-ed for The New York Times.
You can learn a lot about how Congress actually works from the budget process. If you can stomach the budget process.
“It’s sort of a sellout to Big Pharma,” the Minnesota attorney general and former House progressive leader said.
"My child is free to be who they are," the Democratic congresswoman said during a House hearing on the Equality Act.
Some lawmakers are less bold when their party is in power.
The new legislation would fully replace private health insurance and offer more benefits than other "Medicare for all" plans. But it has fewer co-sponsors than last year's bill.
The acting attorney general appeared stunned as the congresswoman grilled him on the “zero humanity” border policy and how it hurt children.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ro Khanna say the new rules risk hamstringing a progressive agenda.
But will they deliver?
"We need fighters in public office committed to making Medicare for all a reality," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), the PAC's founder.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to vote on the Supreme Court nominee Friday.
The first-term House member from Seattle wants to help congressional candidates who support the progressive health care policy.
Rep. Jayapal (D-Wash.) and hundreds of others were arrested while demonstrating against Trump’s zero tolerance policy.
“The mothers could not stop crying,” Rep. Jayapal said of migrants being held at a federal detention center in Washington state.