INCUMBENTS

RASHIDA TLAIB MI-13

Rashida Tlaib is the representative of Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. Born and raised in Detroit, she is the first Palestinian-American woman to serve in Congress and one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress. Congresswoman Tlaib was first elected in 2018 and has been a progressive champion who is helping to lead the fight to take on corporations and bring power back to the working class. Her voice has been a revolutionary addition to Congress and has brought the fight for Palestinian rights and the humanity of Palestinian people to America’s attention in unprecedented ways.

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ILHAN OMAR MN-05

Ilhan Omar is the representative of Minnesota’s 5th district. She is the first Somali-American representative and one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress. First elected in 2018, Congresswoman Omar has championed issues ranging from investing in education to labor rights to fighting white nationalism, and she has sparked and led the conversation around what progressive US foreign policy should be. She is among the most vocal supporters of Palestinian rights in Congress, including protecting Palestinian children, criticizing Israel’s right-wing government, and supporting the free speech of Palestinian rights activists.

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BETTY MCCOLLUM MN-04

Betty McCollum is the representative of Minnesota’s 4th district. She is a St. Paul native and was the second Minnesota woman elected to Congress. First elected in 2000, Congresswoman McCollum is a champion for Palestinian rights, including leading the fight to protect Palestinian children from Israeli military detention and abuse by introducing the first legislation for Palestinian rights in the House of Representatives. Throughout her career, she has also championed public education, protecting the environment, and foreign policy centered on human rights.

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ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ NY-14

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the representative of New York’s 14th district. First elected in 2018, Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez has helped shape a new conversation around progressive politics and championed issues including Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, and immigrant rights. She has vocally come out in support of Palestinian rights as part of her broader progressive values, including standing up for Palestinian children, protecting the free speech of Palestinian rights activists, and more.

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PRAMILA JAYAPAL WA-07

Pramila Jayapal is the representative for Washington’s 7th district and is the first South Asian American woman elected to Congress. First elected in 2016, Congresswoman Jayapal is co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and a leader on immigrant rights, labor rights, Medicare for All, College for All, fighting white nationalism, and more. She is a stalwart supporter of Palestinian rights in Congress, including standing up against Israel’s military detention of Palestinian children and Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes, as well as for a resumption of aid to Gaza, and more.

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MARK POCAN WI-02

Mark Pocan is the representative of Wisconsin’s 2nd district. First elected in 2012, Congressman Pocan is Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and has long been a leader in promoting economic and social justice initiatives. He is a consistent and leading voice for Palestinian rights in the House of Representatives, including breaking the silence around the Israeli military blockade and humanitarian crisis affecting Palestinians in Gaza and protecting Palestinian children.

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INSURGENTS

MCKAYLA WILKES MD-05

Mckayla Wilkes is taking on Steny Hoyer, a powerful Democrat who has spent nearly 40 years in office fighting progressive domestic and foreign policy agendas and prioritizing corporate money over people.

Mckayla is an inspiring example of juggling single motherhood, activism, and service. She has experienced first-hand the systemic injustices of racism and capitalism that she is fighting to change. Mckayla is running to ensure housing for all, criminal justice reform, a robust public education system, and a sustainable and safe future for all. She is calling for massive cuts to U.S. military spending and wars abroad, including leveraging and cutting U.S. military funding for Israeli oppression of Palestinians. 

She will bring a fresh perspective and much-needed leadership as a young, working-class woman of color.

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SAMELYS LÓPEZ NY-15

Samelys López is fighting for a working-class revolution that centers families, domestic workers, self-determination, and an end to mass incarceration and political cronyism.

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the South Bronx by her Dominican mother, Samelys has
experienced first hand the systemic injustices targeting communities in the Bronx. She is a long-time community organizer and activist, setting her apart from the other candidates running in the crowded NY-15 race. Samelys is committed to housing as a universal human right, passing a Green New Deal for a sustainable future, Medicare for All, and to a foreign policy that centers dignity and freedom, including leveraging U.S. funding to countries that are committing human rights violations.

Samelys will bring a powerful and fresh progressive voice to Congress.

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IHSSANE LECKEY MA-04

Ihssane Leckey is an immigrant, survivor, mother, and Wall Street regulator running for Congress to build a world of justice for all.

Born and raised in Morocco, Ihssane has spent her life organizing for social justice. As a survivor, she deeply understands the need for a safe home. Working as a Wall Street regulator in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, she saw firsthand the strength and power it takes to fight corrupt and complacent politicians who put profit over people.

A committed activist and organizer, Ihssane stands apart in the crowded MA-04 race. She is fighting for a sustainable future in which all people live in freedom and equality, including reducing military spending, a peace and human rights centered foreign policy, and implementing Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, education for all and universal family care.

Ihssane’s passion, commitment, and vision will bring a much-needed change to Congress.

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INCUMBENTS

RASHIDA TLAIB MI-13

Rashida Tlaib is the representative of Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. Born and raised in Detroit, she is the first Palestinian-American woman to serve in Congress and one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress. Congresswoman Tlaib was first elected in 2018 and has been a progressive champion who is helping to lead the fight to take on corporations and bring power back to the working class. Her voice has been a revolutionary addition to Congress and has brought the fight for Palestinian rights and the humanity of Palestinian people to America’s attention in unprecedented ways.

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ILHAN OMAR MN-05

Ilhan Omar is the representative of Minnesota’s 5th district. She is the first Somali-American representative and one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress. First elected in 2018, Congresswoman Omar has championed issues ranging from investing in education to labor rights to fighting white nationalism, and she has sparked and led the conversation around what progressive US foreign policy should be. She is among the most vocal supporters of Palestinian rights in Congress, including protecting Palestinian children, criticizing Israel’s right-wing government, and supporting the free speech of Palestinian rights activists.

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BETTY MCCOLLUM MN-04

Betty McCollum is the representative of Minnesota’s 4th district. She is a St. Paul native and was the second Minnesota woman elected to Congress. First elected in 2000, Congresswoman McCollum is a champion for Palestinian rights, including leading the fight to protect Palestinian children from Israeli military detention and abuse by introducing the first legislation for Palestinian rights in the House of Representatives. Throughout her career, she has also championed public education, protecting the environment, and foreign policy centered on human rights.

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ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ NY-14

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the representative of New York’s 14th district. First elected in 2018, Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez has helped shape a new conversation around progressive politics and championed issues including Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, and immigrant rights. She has vocally come out in support of Palestinian rights as part of her broader progressive values, including standing up for Palestinian children, protecting the free speech of Palestinian rights activists, and more.

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PRAMILA JAYAPAL WA-07

Pramila Jayapal is the representative for Washington’s 7th district and is the first South Asian American woman elected to Congress. First elected in 2016, Congresswoman Jayapal is co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and a leader on immigrant rights, labor rights, Medicare for All, College for All, fighting white nationalism, and more. She is a stalwart supporter of Palestinian rights in Congress, including standing up against Israel’s military detention of Palestinian children and Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes, as well as for a resumption of aid to Gaza, and more.

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MARK POCAN WI-02

Mark Pocan is the representative of Wisconsin’s 2nd district. First elected in 2012, Congressman Pocan is Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and has long been a leader in promoting economic and social justice initiatives. He is a consistent and leading voice for Palestinian rights in the House of Representatives, including breaking the silence around the Israeli military blockade and humanitarian crisis affecting Palestinians in Gaza and protecting Palestinian children.

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INSURGENTS

MCKAYLA WILKES MD-05

Mckayla Wilkes is taking on Steny Hoyer, a powerful Democrat who has spent nearly 40 years in office fighting progressive domestic and foreign policy agendas and prioritizing corporate money over people.

Mckayla is an inspiring example of juggling single motherhood, activism, and service. She has experienced first-hand the systemic injustices of racism and capitalism that she is fighting to change. Mckayla is running to ensure housing for all, criminal justice reform, a robust public education system, and a sustainable and safe future for all. She is calling for massive cuts to U.S. military spending and wars abroad, including leveraging and cutting U.S. military funding for Israeli oppression of Palestinians.

She will bring a fresh perspective and much-needed leadership as a young, working-class woman of color.

More on Wilkes

SAMELYS LÓPEZ NY-15

Samelys López is fighting for a working-class revolution that centers families, domestic workers, self-determination, and an end to mass incarceration and political cronyism.

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the South Bronx by her Dominican mother, Samelys has
experienced first hand the systemic injustices targeting communities in the Bronx. She is a long-time community organizer and activist, setting her apart from the other candidates running in the crowded NY-15 race. Samelys is committed to housing as a universal human right, passing a Green New Deal for a sustainable future, Medicare for All, and to a foreign policy that centers dignity and freedom, including leveraging U.S. funding to countries that are committing human rights violations.

Samelys will bring a powerful and fresh progressive voice to Congress.

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IHSSANE LECKEY MA-04

Ihssane Leckey is an immigrant, survivor, mother, and Wall Street regulator running for Congress to build a world of justice for all.

Born and raised in Morocco, Ihssane has spent her life organizing for social justice. As a survivor, she deeply understands the need for a safe home. Working as a Wall Street regulator in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, she saw firsthand the strength and power it takes to fight corrupt and complacent politicians who put profit over people.

A committed activist and organizer, Ihssane stands apart in the crowded MA-04 race. She is fighting for a sustainable future in which all people live in freedom and equality, including reducing military spending, a peace and human rights centered foreign policy, and implementing Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, education for all and universal family care.

Ihssane’s passion, commitment, and vision will bring a much-needed change to Congress.

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