How Progressives Spent Their August

When Republicans returned to their districts for their August recess, over and over again, they faced “waving fingers” and shouts from their hometown over the GOP's lack of focus on job creation and their more-than-willingness to bring our economy to the brink of a recession to protect tax cuts for big oil and multi-millionaires. From Colorado to Nebraska to Pennsylvania, Americans were out in full force this summer telling their members that the middle class won’t pay another dime – it's time for the wealthy to pay their fair share. Click on the map below to see exactly where progressives were sounding off.