Missouri Democratic State Senator Steven Roberts, who has been accused of rape more than once, may be preparing to launch a primary campaign against progressive incumbent Congresswoman Cori Bush, who has been outspoken about her own experience as a victim of sexual assault.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Cori Bush led 100 members of Congress in an open letter to the president requesting that he reverse "inhumane immigration policies," including the continuation of the Trump administration's interpretation of a policy known as Title 42. 

Channeling her inner Kanye West circa 2005, freshman progressive Missouri Rep. Cori Bush effectively said in a public letter that Joe Manchin doesn't care about Black people if he doesn't support Biden's Build Back Better legislation.

As a part of its advocacy on behalf of Johnson, Missourians for Alternatives To The Death Penalty also noted that despite the Supreme Court precedent, there are many people who would qualify for reprieve based on intellectual disability but are still executed. 


Reflecting on multiple international crises, the freshman lawmaker joins calls for the US to have a people-first approach to granting refugee status to people from Haiti and Afghanistan.

Drawing on her own experience as a previously unhoused person, the freshman lawmaker from Missouri demanded action on the CDC eviction moratorium before it expired Saturday night.

The People's Response Act reimagines public safety through legislation that creates alternatives to policing in response to incidents involving mental health or substance use and addresses the punitive effects of the war on drugs.

Bush used the phrase "Black birthing people," during her Capitol Hill testimony this week as part of an important emerging norm.