Recent Press

The New York Times, “Canceled Fund-Raiser Prompts Question: Can a Democrat Oppose Abortion?”

The New York Times, “Canceled Fund-Raiser Prompts Question: Can a Democrat Oppose Abortion?”

CHICAGO — A top Democratic official on Wednesday canceled a planned fund-raiser for an anti-abortion congressman that had prompted an outcry among progressives, raising the question of whether there is room left in the party for lawmakers who oppose abortion …

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The Washington Times, “Ro Khanna endorses Marie Newman’s primary challenge against Dan Lipinski”

The Washington Times, “Ro Khanna endorses Marie Newman’s primary challenge against Dan Lipinski”

Rep. Ro Khanna on Monday endorsed fellow Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski’s primary challenger in Illinois, saying Marie Newman is the candidate in the race who will put the interests of her constituents over “one’s personal agenda or the lobby of powerful special …

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The Herald-News, “Progressive groups endorse Newman in 2020 Congressional race”

The Herald-News, “Progressive groups endorse Newman in 2020 Congressional race”

Congressional candidate for the 3rd District Marie Newman received five endorsements from progressive organizations in her race to challenge incumbent Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Western Springs. In an email, Newman’s campaign announced that the political action committee EMILY’s List, the pro-abortion …

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LA Times, “Democrats face internal rift as progressives condemn a policy to protect incumbents”

LA Times, “Democrats face internal rift as progressives condemn a policy to protect incumbents”

A move by House Democratic leaders to protect incumbents is reigniting anger and suspicion among the party’s progressives ahead of the 2020 election. Under a new policy, the powerful Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will refuse to hire pollsters, ad makers or other …

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The Washington Post, “The Trailer: Where 2020’s primary challenges are coming from”

The Washington Post, “The Trailer: Where 2020’s primary challenges are coming from”

In this edition: The 2020 insurgent primaries take shape, Biden doesn’t change a thing, and abortion keeps tripping up the Democrats. I have a bunch of soybeans to unload if you know somebody who wants them, and this is The …

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Roll Call, “Early strike: Progressive groups unite behind Lipinski foe in Illinois”

Roll Call, “Early strike: Progressive groups unite behind Lipinski foe in Illinois”

Backing for Marie Newman comes amid tension with Democratic leaders trying to protect incumbents Several abortion rights and progressive groups announced on Monday they are endorsing Marie Newman’s bid to oust Illinois Rep. Daniel Lipinski in next year’s primary, an unusually early and …

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