Tea Party Congressman Joe Walsh voted for a government shutdown even though the vast majority of his constituents favored the opposite. If I am elected to Congress, I will put the interests of our community first.
For too long, people in Congress point fingers at each other even as millions of middle-class Americans remain unemployed, and our economy continues to sputter. They must realize that we are all in this together.
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.