Today, 14 of my colleagues joined me in speaking out against the war in Afghanistan. Congress is deeply complicit in maintaining and continuing the war, but if enough members join our voices, maybe an end to this travesty can be in sight.
Every year, this day is a reminder that we need to spend the other 364 days of the year being even more environmentally conscientious and making an even greater effort to preserve our natural treasures.
In an interview, Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) said of the Progressive House Caucus: "It is clear that we represent the heart and soul of the Democratic Party. So, the first item is jobs. We have to have a robust jobs bill."