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House Progressive Caucus

Key Dem Rejects Obama's 'False Choice'

The Huffington Post | Ibrahim Balkhy | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) said Monday that the "assassination" of American citizens under President Barack Obama's drone warfare prog...

Luke Johnson

Progressives Unveil Alternative To Ryan Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) released a budget plan Tuesday to great fanfare and media attention, though it has zero chance of passing the De...

How House Progressives Can Save the Debt Ceiling Deal ... and the Middle Class

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The House Progressive Caucus finds itself in an unusual position. Despite its name, it's fighting for views that aren't just popular among Democrats and independents, but which in many cases are supported by a majority or plurality of Republicans.

The Democrats' Authoritarian Health "Reform" Bill and the Ascendency of Corporatism in the Democratic Party

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

From the moment he was elected, Obama has governed not as a progressive liberal but as a corporatist liberal. Progressive liberals hoped Obama would be like FDR. Instead, he's been like Bill Clinton on steroids.

Speaker Pelosi: Please Stop Bullsh*ting Us on Dropping State Single Payer Amendment

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Progressive leaders are calling the neutered public option in the House bill a "once in a lifetime reform," despite the fact that it has eliminated the very provision they promised was essential.

Key House Progressives Open To "Trigger" Bargain

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amid fresh signs that the White House is preparing to back a scaled-down health care overhaul that would only include a public insurance option as a f...