The recent shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH emphasize the need for the U.S. Congress to move beyond thoughts and prayers. These two shootings, along with the 2,128 other mass shootings we have had, depict a crumbling society rooted in a moral crisis. My heart goes out to the victims and families of this senseless tragedy. As a mother, I will fight for a strong, more effective approach.
Ventura, a self-described Progressive Democrat elected to the board in November, said in a press release she began considering a primary challenge against the five-term incumbent after meeting with him several months ago as part of an Our Revolution-organized effort to persuade Foster to support Medicare for All.