Cori Bush shares picture of expanded 'Squad'
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Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) shared a photo of an extended group of lawmakers dubbed “the Squad” after lawmakers were officially sworn into office as part of the new Congress on Sunday.  

“Squad up,” the freshman lawmaker wrote, sharing a photo of herself alongside Reps. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibTlaib 'fearful' as social spending plan heads to Senate For Democrats it should be about votes, not megaphones Evidence for a GOP takeover mounts — Democrats must act fast MORE (D-Mich.), Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOmar calls out Boebert over 'anti-Muslim' remarks, denies Capitol incident took place Senators make bipartisan push to block 0M weapons sale to Saudis McCarthy pledges to restore Greene, Gosar to committees if GOP wins House MORE (D-Minn.), Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.), Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezGreene: McCarthy 'doesn't have the full support to be Speaker' Omar calls out Boebert over 'anti-Muslim' remarks, denies Capitol incident took place Five reasons for Biden, GOP to be thankful this season MORE (D-N.Y.) and Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyWill media portrayals of Rittenhouse lead to another day in court? Evidence for a GOP takeover mounts — Democrats must act fast Michelle Wu's Victory heralds a new age of climate politics MORE (D-Mass.).

“The Squad” became a nickname to refer to the high-profile group of progressive lawmakers including Tlaib, Omar, Ocasio-Cortez and Pressley, who were all elected to the House in 2018.

Bowman also shared the photo, tweeting that “Our squad is big!”   

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“Let’s go!” Ocasio-Cortez added, as well as the original members of the group.

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This is not the first time Tlaib, Omar, Ocasio-Cortez and Pressley have said that fellow lawmakers were also part of the group.

Rep. Bill PascrellWilliam (Bill) James PascrellDemocrats fear Virginia is precursor to House drubbing Infrastructure bill could upset debt limit timeline Democrats seek tweaks to .75T framework MORE (D-N.J.) jokingly asked his colleagues if he could join after the satirical website The Onion tweeted an image of Pascrell standing near Omar with the caption “Bill Pascrell Quietly Asks Ilhan Omar If He Can Be Part Of The Squad.” 

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