Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Congress

‘Shameful’: Millionaire senators vote against popular minimum wage raise that would...

"It is baffling that any member of the U.S. Senate could look at the crisis this country is enduring and decide that tens of millions of low-income workers should not get a raise."

Why Biden can’t govern from the center

It requires a recognition that there is no longer a “center” but a future based either on lies, violence and authoritarianism or on unyielding truth, unshakeable civility and radical inclusion.

‘Co-conspirators in sedition’: Here are the names of every Republican who...

Trump and members of Congress must face consequences for inciting an attempted coup to stop the peaceful transition of power.

Bernie releases statement on GOP blocking $2,000 stimulus checks

“At a time when so many Americans are facing economic desperation, it is tragic that the Republican leadership has turned their backs on the working families of this country."

Sedition

Eleven Republican senators and senators-elect said today they will vote to reject President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory next Wednesday when Congress meets to formally certify it.

‘Pathetic’: Congress passes COVID relief bill with billions in gifts for...

"I have watched as many of my colleagues rush to provide billions to corporations and wealthy individuals, while admonishing the needs of the majority of families."

Congress’s Covid relief bill includes direct checks. It’s still not enough...

“It’s just staggering that Congress can’t come together to help people in their time of need.”

Citing ‘big mistakes’ made in Covid-19 fight, Khanna and Warren lead...

“The current administration’s response has exposed serious flaws in the country’s ability to combat large scale public health challenges.”

A democratic fantasy of creating two new states that will create...

Democrats will simply have to stop being the party of Wall Street and the arms industry and start passing legislation that actually benefits the people.

How Congress could decide the 2020 election

If the House of Representatives selects the president, each state would get a single vote—not one vote per House member.

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Biden refuses to shut down Dakota Access Pipeline

We will do our very best to see this pipeline removed, our water protected, and our sacred lands healed."

Lawsuit filed after police fracture elderly woman’s arm on video

“This is not community policing. This is community terrorism.”

Private security firm accused of working illegally to protect oil and gas pipelines in...

Leighton, which is based in Texas, has also been accused of operating without a license in North Dakota, Michigan, Iowa, and Ohio.

Medical examiner accused of covering up police killing in Maryland becomes witness for Derek...

Dr. David Fowler contradicted most other expert witnesses in the trial and suggested heart trouble and other issues, not the police restraint, caused George Floyd’s death.

New study finds undisclosed ingredients in Roundup lethal to bumblebees

"Will the Biden administration fix this problem, or will it allow the EPA to continue its past practice of ignoring the real-world harms of pesticides?"