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Grijalva, progressives call for DOJ probe of recent police shootings

Members of the House Progressive Caucus, including Tucson's Rep. Raul Grijalva, are calling for a Justice Department investigation of the shooting deaths of two black men this week. "I am sickened and appalled at the images of Americans dying at the hands of the very people sworn to serve and protect them," Grijalva said.... Read more»1

Sanders skips over Grijalva with platform cmte appointments

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders was given a third of the seats at the table as the party prepares to draft a platform. Announcing his picks Monday, the Vermont senator gave the nod to, among others, firebrand Cornel West and leftwing Rep. Keith Ellison, but not his Progressive Caucus co-chair, Rep. Raúl Grijalva.... Read more»1

Vice President Grijalva? What's your take?

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva is looking at a more elevated title. Or at least using the prospect of one to gather email addresses — the leftwing Democrat is promoting an online poll that asks who candidate Bernie Sanders should choose as a running mate if he's nominated.... Read more»1

Grijalva among scores arrested at Capitol in immigration rally

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva was arrested Tuesday with nearly 200 other protesters outside the U.S. Capitol after a daylong rally to demand congressional action on comprehensive immigration reform. The Tucson Democrat was one of eight lawmakers arrested at the end of the Camino Americano rally, which drew thousands to the National Mall for speeches, music and cheers.... Read more»1

Guest opinion

Grijalva: Health care ruling a significant victory for American people

Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva and Keith Ellison: "This ruling is a significant victory for the American people. The health care reform act provides that children will not be denied coverage due to a preexisting condition, young adults will be able to stay on their family health plan, and that Americans can keep their health care insurance if they get a major illness." (with video)... Read more»