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California Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Calif.-13) and Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) today introduced bicameral gun legislation.

The legislation will greatly enhance the...

Wednesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) unveiled the Pathway to PEACE (Progressive, Equitable, and Constructive Engagement), a package of seven bills aimed at reorienting U.S. foreign policy....

New York Attorney General Letitia James, as part of a coalition of 21 attorneys general, announced  today they would be fighting back against a new Trump Administration rule....

Thursday, Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott, House Chairman of the Education and Labor Committee, issued the following statement after the House voted to pass the Protecting the Right to...

The Administration of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced the launch of the Atlanta Housing Affordability Tracker.

The dashboard provides a snapshot of progress...

The posterchild for presidential impeachment, Donald Trump, is continuing his racist Muslim ban policies.

On Friday, President Trump added six countries to his travel ban:...

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren are collaborating on new gun reform legislation.

Thursday, Congressman Hank Johnson introduced...

Yesterday, Representatives Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and...

FWD.us President Todd Schulte issued the following statement today after Acting ICE Director Matt Albence confirmed that the Department of Homeland Security will pursue deportations for...

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law that could provide a historic level of oversight of New Jersey prisons and make it easier for incarcerated parents to maintain connections with...

Reps. Ilhan Omar, Pramila Jayapal, Yvette D. Clarke, and Adam Smith led 50 members in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf...

Today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced the No War Against Iran Act, which denies the Pentagon of any funds for unauthorized use of military force against Iran.

A...

City of Chicago officials yesterday joined state and local legislators, cannabis businesses and advocates from across the city to mark the first day of legalized recreational cannabis...

Much work remains to be done on issue of child welfare including strenthening the foster care and adoption systems.

Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.), co-chair of the...

The ACLU has praised New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy for Wednesday signing a law allowing voting rights to people on parole and probation. Two states, Vermont and Maine, allow prisoners the...

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