Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: House

‘Give the money back,’ demands Tlaib after revelation of $1 million...

"Democrats were bought off for leaving six million Americans without an eviction moratorium."

AG Bill Barr grilled by House lawmakers on protest crackdown, voter...

Attorney General William Barr faced questions from the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday in a confrontational five-hour hearing chaired by New York Congressman Jerry Nadler.

Watch Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fire back on House floor after Rep. Yoho...

“My mother got to see Mr. Yoho’s disrespect on the floor of this House towards me on television and I am here because I have to show my parents that I am their daughter and that they did not raise me to accept abuse from men.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

‘Woefully inadequate:’ Progressives vote against HEROES Act, while House pushes it...

"While this legislation has some good elements, it ultimately fails to match the scale of this crisis."

Enough hesitation, House: Impeach

"Trump's disregard of the law and all democratic principles cannot be ignored."

A Constitutional crisis? House panel holds AG Barr in contempt as...

This all came after the White House invoked executive privilege to prevent the full report’s release to Congress and to bar former White House counsel Don McGahn from providing documents to Congress related to the Mueller probe.

House of Representatives set to vote on net neutrality

"Any lawmaker who doesn't want to invoke the wrath of their constituents should vote for its clean passage on the House floor."

House passes HR 1 – a sweeping anti-corruption bill to get...

“HR 1 restores the people’s faith that government works for the public interest, the people’s interest, not the special interest.”

Pressure is on: Activists push Congress extra hard to support new...

"Now we need to push lawmakers extra hard to support the new legislation before the lobbyists get to them."

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

US billionaires are now $2.1 trillion richer than before the pandemic

Not only did the wealth of U.S. billionaires grow, but so did their numbers: in March of last year, there were 614 Americans with 10-figure bank accounts. Today there are 745.

99.9% of scientists agree on human-caused climate change

“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”