The chilling pictures of kids being separated from their parents stirred the conscience of our nation. But House Speaker Paul Ryan is still forging ahead with legislation this week to restrict family-based immigration.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna, the son of immigrants who represents one of the most diverse districts in the nation, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s recently announced executive order.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Khanna, with 14 of his democratic colleagues, sent a letter to President Trump emphasizing the longstanding progressive position that diplomacy is the only path to resolve the tensions between the United States and North Korea.
Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.
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These days, Silicon Valley occupies a fraught place in the American psyche, one far bigger than the slice of California it fills geographically.
A bipartisan pair of congressmen is trying again to force a vote on U.S. support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen’s civil war before the end of the year, as the Senate is poised to take similar action.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus Nov. 29 announced its newly-elected leadership heading into the 116thCongress, with Indian American U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Ro Khanna named among the leaders.
In addition to being elected to the caucus, Jayapal was chosen as a co-chair for the caucus.
With the Republican monopoly on power in Washington broken, the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives can now advance a bold agenda for the country. To do so, progressives inside and outside the House will need to force hearings and floor votes on signature reforms, from Medicare for All to a Green New Deal.
For politically-minded interns, a gig in Rep. Ro Khanna’s congressional office just got better. Khanna said he will pay his incoming class of interns a $15 an hour wage.
In 1973, as President Richard M. Nixon escalated an unauthorized bombing campaign in Cambodia, Sen. J.
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Congratulations to Ro Khanna, our District 17 Congressman, for receiving the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s annual Edward F. Snyder Award for National Legislative Leadership in Advancing Disarmament and Building Peace.
Government agencies would have to create better digital services for citizens under legislation passed Thursday in the House by voice vote.
WASHINGTON—Senators frustrated with Saudi Arabia following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi could vote as early as Wednesday on a measure withdrawing U.S. support for the Saudi intervention in Yemen’s civil war, a move that could put them at odds with the White House.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus, which has historically lacked the clout of other values-based congressional factions, is making a serious play for influence in the next Congress.
In the recent midterm elections, the caucus’ political action committee spent more than three times what it spent in the previous election cycle.