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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Tag: Congress

In historic vote, Senate comes together to end military support of...

"I hope … we send a loud and powerful message by passing this resolution. That we’re going to bring peace to that country and that the United States Congress is going to reassert its constitutional authority to be the body that makes war not the president."

If Democrats fracture, this will be the fault line

What we do have: a clear fault line within the ranks of those who seek to shape the party’s future.

House Republicans stymie Senate plan to pass War Powers resolution

"Speaker Ryan is not allowing a vote on my resolution to stop the war in Yemen because many Republicans will vote with us and he will lose the vote."

‘Lobbyists are here. Goldman Sachs is here. Where’s labor? Activists?’ Tlaib...

"Democratic leadership signs off on these events. The new class isn't having it."

18 House Democrats have yet to sign the congressional resolution to...

"These Democrats have no excuse: their constituents want them to support real net neutrality and the entire rest of their party has already done so."

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

"I am pleading guilty because I am in fact guilty of the offense identified in this Agreement.”

Bernie Sanders’ new ten-point plan for Democrats

In order for Democrats to truly succeed they need to "show the American people that they will aggressively stand up and fight for the working families of this country."

Net neutrality defenders announce ‘epic final protest’ to demand Congress repeal...

"Our best chance to save #NetNeutrality is by filing the CRA before December 10th."

Labor’s challenge to the new Democrats in Congress

Far too many so-called representatives of the people forget the working men and women who volunteered their valuable time to canvass and call and convince for them.

Congress strips federal protection from gray wolves

"This final, pathetic stab at wolves exemplifies House Republicans' longstanding cruelty and contempt for our nation's wildlife."

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Former Sanders delegates vote to relaunch Bernie Delegates Network for 2019

“We could not have predicted the level of overwhelming support we received for continuing the Bernie Delegates Network – we’re thrilled! The results showed people’s appreciation for a mechanism that values their input and determination."

Trump administration auctions off 150,000 acres of public land for fossil-fuel extraction

Despite the fact that the federal government's own report shows that oil and gas production on public land contributes significantly to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the Trump administration continue to push on expanding its use.

Everything that rises must converge: AOC and Bernie Sanders chart the course to a...

With a continued willingness to listen to and learn from activists and explain their ideas to voters, these new leaders, along with the few true progressives in Congress like Senator Sanders who were traditionally kept out of the conversation, could build the kind of left that the United States and the world desperately needs.
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You are stealing our future: Greta Thunberg, 15, condemns the world’s inaction on climate...

"We have come here to let you know that change is coming, whether you like it or not. The real power belongs to the people. Thank you."

Wall Street, banks, and angry citizens

The inequality gap on a planet growing more extreme.

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