Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Congress

‘The GOP is irretrievably broken’: House adjourns after McCarthy fails to...

"Unfortunately, it's the American people who will pay the price for House Republicans' inability to govern."

Senate passes bill to fund government through Oct. 2023, Biden signs...

With the bill facing opposition from Republicans in the House, the "slim Democratic majority" is said to get the bill passed.

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

House Dems target big oil for ‘weaponizing’ law against protesters to...

"While federal legislation might not put an end to all SLAPPs, it would be a significant step towards becoming a nation of justice where our fundamental right to speak truth to power is protected."

In fiery floor speech, Sanders condemns Manchin’s ‘dirty side deal’

Sanders said that the deal presents a "fundamental choice" between prioritizing the "short-term profits" of the fossil fuel industry and securing a livable planet for future generations.

‘What the hell is wrong with them’: GOP senators kill $35...

'Republicans told millions of Americans who use insulin to go to hell.'

Sanders warns Congress is working ‘behind closed doors’ on $50 billion...

"If you can believe it," said the Vermont senator, "this legislation may also provide a $10 billion bailout to Jeff Bezos, the second-wealthiest person in America."

How Joe Biden can help workers without Congress

Taken together, these three executive orders will improve the lives of millions of Americans. 

The real reason Congress gets nothing done

So don’t believe the media narrative that Congress is trapped in hopeless gridlock and both sides are to blame.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.