Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Tag: House of Representatives

Just 6% of US House seats expected to be competitive thanks...

The vast majority of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are becoming non-competitive.

40 House Democrats demand Congress ‘swiftly’ cut drug prices

With the Build Back Better Act stalled in the Senate thanks to the GOP and a couple of right-wing Democrats, 40 party...

Build Back Better Act passes House with most ambitious climate provisions...

The legislation still needs to pass the Senate to make a difference.

‘Now the Senate must act’: Progressives applaud House passage of John...

“As long as we let the filibuster stand, this necessary bill will be stuck in the Senate,” warned Congresswoman Jayapal. “It’s your right to vote or the filibuster.”

Rep. Madeleine Dean won’t get my vote for re-election

I’ve learned first-hand that she lacks the kind of courage and fire that a real progressive must have.

House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of...

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”

If you’re innocent, not guilty, why would you need to obstruct,...

We’ll see just what kind of America that they want to live in, one in which the rule of law and the Constitution will still prevail, or one in which they both will become meaningless, irrelevant.

“Meltdown”: Trump defends Syria withdrawal as house votes 354 to 60...

As the displacement of 300,000 civilians over Turkey’s assault on Kurdish-controlled areas continues in northern Syria, the House of Representatives voted Wednesday...

‘Hocus-Pocus process:’ Pelosi drug pricing bill criticized for going too easy...

"There is also nothing as yet to prevent HHS from simply negotiating bad deals that do not meaningfully lower drug prices."

The House has gone democratic. Can the House now go bold?

That all depends – on their eagerness to think big and bold, on their willingness to challenge the concentrated wealth and power that’s keeping things from changing.

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4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

Anaheim mayor resigns amid FBI corruption investigation

“I hope that the people of Anaheim and our media continue to pursue the question of whether Harry Sidhu was acting alone."

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Lift the Supreme Court’s veil of secrecy

These nine individuals make decisions that affect every American. Why should they get to do it secretly?

FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

"It’s outrageous that FDA decided chemicals banned from children’s toys should remain in the food we eat. Families deserve better from FDA.”