Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: filibuster

As Schumer tees up vote to codify Roe, Progressives urge elimination...

"If Republicans can end the filibuster to install right-wing judges nominated by presidents who lost the popular vote in order to overturn Roe v. Wade," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "Democrats can and must end the filibuster to keep abortion legal and safe."

Biden demands end of filibuster to pass voting rights

"President Biden was clear in his call for eliminating the filibuster to pass voting rights, and we're grateful... But he can't rest this call at the feet of the Senate and walk away."

As Harry Reid dies at 82, Democrats urged to take his...

"I am now calling on the Senate to abolish the filibuster in all its forms."

Senate to vote on the Freedom to Vote Act next week

“To pass meaningful legislation, we must put aside our differences and find the common ground within our party.”

The filibuster is unconstitutional

Now we have a total mockery of majority rule.

Hundreds of activists arrested in DC during “Moral Monday”

“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”

To honor John Lewis, progressives say, ‘end the filibuster’ and pass...

"Abolishing the filibuster to secure the right to vote for everyone is how we must protect his legacy."

‘The filibuster functions as a general block on all legislation’

To help us understand the filibuster and the role it’s playing now, Andrew Perez, who covers money and influence as senior editor and reporter at the Daily Poster, explains it in great detail.

‘End the filibuster and pass gun safety laws. Now’: Colorado massacre...

“You’re going to see another round of ‘we can’t do anything yet, there was a tragedy’ hand-wringing, but we must end gun violence now.”

‘Hard to overstate how big this is’: Joe Manchin signals he...

Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia signaled Sunday that he would be open to reforming the archaic rule to make it "more painful" for the minority to wield as a tool of endless obstruction.

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The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

Can humanity repair its relationship with nature? Weaving Earth Education Center offers a promising...

This all-ages education center reminds us that “we are a part of this earth, not apart from it.”

Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.