Progressive Lawmakers Flex Their Muscles

This week, Daniella and Ed speak with Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) about her priorities for the new Congress and her predictions about a potential government shutdown.

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), incoming co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, joins the pod to outline her top priorities for the next Congress, which include fighting corruption, reforming immigration, and improving health care affordability. She also reacts to the televised Oval Office spectacle that captivated Washington earlier this week and predicts what it all means for a potential government shutdown.

Learn more about the podcast here.

Daniella Gibbs Legér is the senior vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress. Ed Chung is the vice president for Criminal Justice Reform at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center. Kyle Epstein is the media relations manager at the Center. Chris Ford is the broadcast coordinator at the Center.

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Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy


Ed Chung

Senior Fellow

Rachel Rosen

Senior Director, Broadcast Communications

Kyle Epstein

Manager, Media Relations

Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager