WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the nomination of Kimberly Budd to serve as Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC):
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote this evening to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today issued the following statement on the announcement that Jim Hunt, a champion for Community Health Centers, is retiring after more than four decades as chief executive of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the Boston School Committee’s vote to temporarily suspend admissions tests for the city's exam schools.
WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published this morning in STAT News, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) discussed the growing crisis of childhood trauma—which has bee
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She's the first black woman to be elected to represent Massachusetts in Congress, but Ayanna Pressley's public journey in politics is buoyed by a very private story of how she was inspired to lead.
Instead of nursery rhymes and fairy tales, as a preschooler, Congresswoman Pressley was learning about activism.
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressely will join others in Congress, co-sponsoring a resolution that would block the declaration of a national emergency.
It's a manufactured crisis, according to the nearly 200 that joined the representative in Harvard Square on Monday.
CAMBRIDGE - Days after a controversial national emergency declaration from President Trump, hundreds of demonstrators weathered the snow and cold Monday afternoon in Harvard Square to protest policies of his administration.
Donald Trump and many members of the freshman class of House Democrats are clashing over immigration. Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts joins Joy Reid to discuss her opposition to the president’s border wall.
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley called President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency at the US-Mexico border an “abuse of power” that will do nothing to protect the country.
Donald Trump may not have gotten his wall on the U.S./Mexico border, but a new bill approved by Congress yesterday may still give him and his administration plenty of means to harass, detain, and deport tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants and migrants.
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) ― leading members of the new class of progressive congresswomen ― joined together Thursday to say they would not support the latest government spending package because it includes an increase in funding for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Perla Canales, born in Honduras, has been living and working in the United States for 26 years under a federal program that temporarily protects her immigration status, but she is worried how long that will last.
President Donald Trump may have been the one delivering the 2019 State of the Union address, but congresswomen made sure that they sent a message of their own. Some, like Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, made a point through the guests they brought, and most congresswomen wore white in a nod to the suffragette movement.
Representative Ayanna Pressley wants to see more policy action for mothers, especially mothers of color.