The House progressive spoke about “demoralizing” congressional negotiations, how she was told to stay away from Virginia’s elections, and what it means to excite the Democratic base.
Activists say the needs of struggling communities in Chicago and elsewhere vastly exceed the billions Congress is spending.
Black state leaders and voters said the results were a sign that the party could not rely on minority voters to cover its cratering totals in white areas of the state.
Republicans in Virginia are saying what their nominee for governor will not: The governor’s race is a proxy for Mr. Trump’s grievances.
For some, it’s not enough to go to an event in the name of Donald J. Trump — their attendance also requires wearing something that embraces some of his political calling cards.
The group, which includes most Black members of Congress, remains publicly united. But in private, an influx of new members who think differently about its purpose are making a play for the future.
At a rally in Des Moines, Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz showed that many Republicans do not plan to move on from the Trump era.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said that the graffiti had been removed and that an investigation was ongoing.
Earlier this week, Mr. Barrack was released on $250 million bond and ordered to wear a GPS location-monitoring bracelet at all times, according to a Justice Department spokesman.