Sunday, July 5, 2020

Tag: Congress

‘How dare you put our lives at risk’: Pennsylvania Democrat Brian...

Sims notes that the Republicans did not let the Democrats know that they had been exposed to the virus, arguing that such a revelation would hurt their argument to reopen the state.

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees...

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Progressives slam oil-soaked Steny Hoyer for backing Joe Kennedy III over...

"House Democratic Leadership has worked for over a year to disadvantage progressive primary challengers through the DCCC Blacklist."

Celebrities are a shoo-in for Congress, right? Not so fast…

The CIA is big on “lessons learned”. One of the lesson to be learned here is a) that fame is fleeting and b) there’s more to running for office than buying TV ads.

EPA has been captured by fossil fuel interests, democratic senators tell...

Rampant cronyism, conflicts of interest, and corruption?

Prominent economists ask government for substantial improvements to short-time compensation program...

“Congress has the power to protect ordinary workers during this public health and economic crisis.”

Senators demand answers from Zoom concerning students’ safety and privacy

"We are concerned by recent reports that the platform may not be adequately safeguarding users’ data and privacy."

Trump admin bypasses Congress, offers backup storage to boost troubled oil...

“If you believe as I do that the oil and gas industry is getting smaller and will need to extract less oil and gas, any federal money that is not supporting this direction is a waste.”

US internet bill is a sneak attack on encryption while public...

While fighting for and focusing on reducing child exploitation is something of great importance, the EARN IT Act is an undeniable attack on encryption and will affect how companies operate and potentially your privacy.

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Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Why America is the greatest country

I just know that everything is okay because I live in the greatest country. And America is the greatest country because everything is okay.

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.