Aída Chávez is a journalist based in Washington, D.C., covering Congress and the impact of public policy on diverse communities. Prior to joining The Intercept, she worked for The Hill and Cronkite News – Arizona PBS. She graduated from Arizona State University in 2017 with a B.A. in journalism and political science.
The Coronavirus CrisisHow the House Progressives’ Plan to #PutPeopleFirst Fell Short
In April, progressives in and out of Congress agreed on key coronavirus relief demands. Now, the HEROES Act is poised to pass, without many of their asks.
Conservatives Are Fighting a “No-Brainer” Ethics Rule Banning Judges From Joining the Federalist Society
It’s “a no-brainer that a rule this modest ought to go through,” said Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon.
The Coronavirus CrisisWith Congressional “Abdication” Over Coronavirus, Ocasio-Cortez Says She Is Reduced to Lobbying for Burial Costs
Ocasio-Cortez spoke candidly about Congress’s “abdication” during the pandemic and what progressives need to demand before time runs out.
The Coronavirus CrisisOhio Government Invites Employers to Secretly Report “Work Refusal” Due to Coronavirus
Workers who stay home out of concern for unsafe conditions at work may be investigated and potentially stripped of unemployment benefits.