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Nov 18 2021
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 impasseChristian Science Monitor
Nov 01 2021
Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal has risen quickly in the ranks of Washington to become a powerful progressive leader on Capitol Hill since first winning her House seat in 2016.
Democrats control extremely narrow majorities in Congress, a dynamic that has empowered moderates as well as progressives and the two factions have become locked in a power struggle.
Against that backdropCNN (Online News)
Oct 04 2021
House Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal said Sunday that the $1.5 trillion figure for the economic bill was "too small," but wouldn't say whether she would accept the $2.1 trillion dollar price tag that is being floated.
"That's not going to happen," Jayapal told CNN's Dana Bash on "State of the Union" when pressed on the $1.5 trillion number. "That's too small to get ourCNN (Online News)
Dec 27 2021
Rep. Jayapal: Biden Should Use Executive Power To Implement ‘Build Back Better’ After Legislation Stalls
Far-Left “Squad” member and Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal told the Biden administration to use executive authority to circumvent Congress and deliver President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda, as his $2 trillion social spending plan is expected to fail in the U.S. Senate.
In an op-ed for The Washington Post Sunday, Jayapal blamed moderate Democratic West VirginiaThe Daily Wire
Dec 23 2019
Pramila Jayapal, a Democrat, represents Washington’s 7th Congressional District in the House of Representatives.
I am proud to have lived my life in two of the world’s great democracies — as a citizen of India for almost 35 years, and today, as a proud American citizen and the first Indian American woman elected to the House of Representatives.
The United States and India — thePramila Jayapal
Oct 20 2021
Progressive leader Jayapal 'even more optimistic' as Biden eyes $1.9T to $2.2T for social spending bill
The leader of progressive House Democrats said Tuesday her members had a "really good, productive meeting" with President Joe Biden as the president works to get separate wings of his party to agree to a legislative package between $1.9 trillion to $2.2 trillion for his climate and social safety-net agenda.
"We all still feel even more optimistic about getting to an agreement on aUSA TODAY
Jul 28 2022
The House on Thursday approved legislation that would provide billions of dollars in subsidies for the domestic production of semiconductor chips, sending to President Biden's desk a measure the administration says is crucial to the U.S. economy and national security.
The bill cleared the lower chamber with a 243 to 187 vote, with 24 Republican lawmakers joining all but one Democrat inCBS News (Online)
Jan 12 2021
Three US lawmakers have tested positive for the coronavirus after sheltering for hours with colleagues during last week's deadly assault on the Capitol.
House Democrats Bonnie Watson Coleman, Pramila Jayapal and Brad Schneider have announced their diagnoses.
Last Wednesday they hunkered down in secure rooms, seeking refuge from an invasion of Congress in which five people died.BBC News
Dec 20 2021
Congressional Progressive Caucus Chairwoman Pramila Jayapal blamed the White House for the death of Democrats’ social spending and tax bill after West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin essentially killed the legislation by saying Sunday that he would not vote for it.
“I want to start this conversation with a clear-eyed look at how we got to where we are,” Jayapal, a Washington HouseWashington Examiner