U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Monday demanding a response to a Freedom of Information Act request that was sent two months ago about ICE raids that occurred across Wisconsin. > Channel 3000
Fifty-two members of the 116th Congress — including 50 Democrats and 35 new members — pledged to reject money from corporate PACs this cycle. Mark Pocan is among the abstaining group. > Open Secrets
Opponents raced Monday to marshal opposition to what they described as an “unprecedented” Republican power grab. Hear from Gov.-elect Tony Evers, Rep. Chris Taylor, Rep. LaTonya Johnson, Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz, and U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan here in the Wisconsin State Journal.
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan announced last week he will no longer be accepting donations from corporate political action committees to fund his reelection campaign, joining a trend of politicians across the United States refusing corporate money. > Badger Herald
Although the activist left suffered a blow this week when California Rep. Barbara Lee, a progressive antiwar icon, lost her bid to lead the House Democratic Caucus, the Congressional Progressive Caucus – which U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan co-chairs – significantly increased its representation in Democratic leadership. > HuffPost
House Democrats will make every effort to deliver on the promises that brought them into the majority of the U.S. House, Rep. Mark Pocan said Monday. “We are going to respond to what we ran on, to make sure that we’re delivering on what delivered us the majority,” Pocan told reporters. > Cap Times
Two of Wisconsin’s three Democrats in the U.S. House aren’t saying yet whether they will back Nancy Pelosi as speaker, even as 16 maverick Democrats released a letter Monday saying they wanted “new leadership.” > AP News