The Palestinian American congresswoman said the president must do more to protect civilians. At least 218 Palestinians have died so far in Israeli attacks.
As President Joe Biden stays silent on cease-fire between Israel and militant group Hamas, dozens of Senate Democrats are calling for a temporary halt of violence.
After more than 100 Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes, the congresswoman asked “how many Palestinians have to die for their lives to matter?”
Democratic lawmakers delivered disturbing accounts of their experiences on the day of the deadly Capitol riot.
The progressive lawmakers all shared the image of their group, which has grown from four to six.
During the 2020 election, Democrats retained their majority in the House of Representatives.
Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib won their respective elections on Tuesday.
"We want full accountability,” said Rep. Ilhan Omar, organized the letter along with her Muslim Democratic colleagues Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Andre Carson.
Progressive challenger Cori Bush unseated a longtime incumbent in the Democratic primary in Missouri. If she wins in November, she’ll be joining the “Squad.”
The "Squad" member defeated Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones for the second time.