Where Rep. Pramila Jayapal got her spine
What is the line between courage and audacity? Rep. Pramila Jayapal has been criticized for overplaying her hand, but colleagues say her approach is consistent with a career driven by strong values.
The president of the United States had come to Capitol Hill to try to seal a deal on his domestic agenda before heading to Europe. But progressives and moderate Democrats were at an impasse.
So Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, marched across the Capitol to meet with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, one of the moderate holdouts, in...