Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Freshmen Congress members grow the far-left ‘Squad’

While congressional Democrats are prematurely declaring victory after the elections, some of the newest members of the House may split the party. A handful of progressives defeated some of the more moderate incumbent Democrats this week and are in line to join the group known as the “Squad.”

Democrats lose House seats while in-party division rises

Democrats in the House of Representatives are struggling to come to grips with significant losses in congressional seats. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed Democrats lost the battle in the House, but won the war. However, this is no longer the two-front party war we once expected it to be.