Monday, April 15, 2024

Tag: House of Representatives

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.

What Joe Crowley’s defeat has to do with Democratic Party ‘superdelegates’

The defeat of Crowley shows how grass-roots movements can prevail against the corporate establishment and its vast quantities of cash.

House passes farm bill – ‘rewards mega-agribusinesses and Wall Street,’ not...

"The GOP Farm Bill is a disaster for people and the planet."

Senate saves net neutrality, now onto the House

“Today’s vote is a sign that the fight for internet freedom is far from over."

Former congressman found guilty of 23 felonies

Former Texas Rep. Steve Stockman's sentencing is currently scheduled for August, and he could face decades in prison for his crimes.

A record-breaking number of females running for House in 2018 midterm...

With a total of 309 females who have filed candidacy papers to run for the House, it surpasses the record of 298 set in 2012.

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Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?

Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

Unveiling the titans of carbon: How 57 companies drive the global climate crisis

The quest to curb emissions becomes not just a matter of individual or national effort but a pressing need for accountability at the corporate level.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.

Re-electing a brutal outlaw-in-chief makes America a rogue outlaw nation

Heinous outcomes are inevitable if Trump is able to get away with relentlessly targeting law and order as his prime opponent.