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Nearly half of Americans support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% marginal tax on the super-rich, according a new poll

Just under half of Americans support Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 70% marginal tax rate on those who make over $10 million, a new poll found.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi slams Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to fund the border wall, argues that he should declare one on gun violence inste...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed President Donald Trump's plan to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall without congressional approval.

‘They should be held accountable’: Andrew Cuomo rails against local Democratic lawmakers who opposed Amazon HQ2 in Long Island City

"A small group of politicians put their own narrow political interests above their community," Cuomo said in a sternly worded statement.
US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York, and US Senator Ed Markey (R), Democrat of Massachusetts, speak during a press conference to announce Green New Deal legislation to promote clean energy programs outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, February 7, 2019.

More than 80% of Americans support almost all of the key ideas in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal

A plurality of Americans in an INSIDER poll supported the idea of a Green New Deal — and a majority supported most of the proposal's specifics.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed the practice of paying people to wait in line for congressional hearings, calling it ‘shocking’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked the long-time practice of lobbyists paying people to wait in line to assure seats in congressional hearings.
Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who's running for president in 2020, continues to spark controversy with her unorthodox positions on foreign policy.

Tulsi Gabbard’s foreign policy frustrates centrist Democrats, draws cheers from anti-interventionists, and makes her political identity tough to...

Gabbard launched her campaign with an anti-war speech, going after both Democrats and Republicans "who never tire of war."
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) hold a news conference for their proposed "Green New Deal."

Mitch McConnell will hold a Senate vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal to force 2020 Democrats ‘to go on record’

The Green New Deal resolution, introduced by Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey last week, is supported by every Senate Democrat who's announced a 2020 bid.
Newly-announced US Senate candidate Mark Kelly

Former astronaut Mark Kelly announces he’s running for John McCain’s Senate seat in an emotional ad featuring his wife Gabby Giffords

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly announced his bid for former Sen. John McCain's Arizona seat on Tuesday morning with a digital campaign ad.
Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) participates in a news conference to call on Congress to cut funding for ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. February 7, 2019.

Congressional Democrats condemn Rep. Ilhan Omar over ‘anti-Semitic’ tweets about AIPAC and Israel

Jewish Democrats in Congress have strongly criticized freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar over her tweets about Israel and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

Kamala Harris admits she smoked marijuana in college even though she didn’t support legalization until recently

"I did inhale," Harris said in an interview, laughing. "I just broke news." The California senator added that marijuana "gives a lot of people joy."