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Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley at a rally protesting Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley will boycott Trump’s ‘sham’ State of the Union address

Ocasio-Cortez called it a "deeply personal decision" that she "did not take lightly" and said she'd answer questions in an Instagram Live session.
US Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) on stage during the Congressional Black Caucus' Annual Legislative Conference's Phoenix Awards Dinner at The Walter E. Washington Convention Center on September 14, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley just posted a first bald selfie, and she says alopecia is at the root of her hair loss

Pressley, who's been famous for her Senegalese twists, said she first started noticing patches of her hair falling out last fall. She's now bald.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson

Kamala Harris and other prominent Democrats are demanding an investigation into how facial recognition tech is being used on people who live in public...

Lawmakers sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson asking for information on how the controversial technology is being deployed.
Tamela Worthen is one of the many thousands of government contract workers fighting for back pay from the 2018-2019 shutdown.

Ayanna Pressley is taking a stand for contract government workers who are still hurting from the 2018-2019 shutdown

Ayanna Pressley says federal contractors are owed $1 billion in back pay from the five weeks of work they lost during the government shutdown.
Jessica Taylor announced her campaign earlier this week with a video calling for the creation of a Republican squad.

An Alabama businesswoman running for congress says she wants to make her own Republican version of ‘the squad’

Jessica Taylor wants to create a Republican counterbalance to the four left-leaning women of color in Congress.

Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley danced to Lizzo’s ‘Truth Hurts’ at an event in Washington

"We couldn't celebrate #breakingconcreteceilings without jamming to my hometown girl Lizzo," Ilhan Omar wrote on Twitter.

Trump has picked his 2020 Democratic opponent, and it’s ‘the Squad’

Trump tweeted that Israel should bar Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, two members of 'the Squad,' from visiting the country.
US President Donald Trump speaks at a "Make America Great Again" rally at Minges Coliseum in Greenville, North Carolina, on July 17, 2019.

Trump’s racist attacks on ‘the Squad’ come straight out of an authoritarian’s playbook and threaten American democracy, expert...

"Demands for loyalty are typical of authoritarian leaders, as is the language of hate and 'if you don't like it, leave,'" one expert told INSIDER.

‘We are patriots’: More than 140 African American who worked in the Obama administration write an op-ed calling for end to discrimination ...

Signatories include Valerie Jarrett, Obama's former senior adviser. It addresses local, state, and federal officials, as well as the 2020 candidates.
President Donald Trump gestures while addressing Turning Point USA's Teen Student Action Summit in Washington, DC, on July 23, 2019.

Trump bashed ‘the Squad’ and called Rashida Tlaib a ‘lunatic’ in a speech to over a thousand teenagers

"There is no way she stands for the values of the people of Michigan," Trump said of Rep. Rashida Tlaib at a Turning Point USA conference in DC.