Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tag: midterm elections

Warnock defeats Walker in Georgia, giving Democrats 51-49 Senate majority

"Democrats can do a lot more with 51 Senate seats."

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic...

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Big midterm victories that give me hope for the future

Friends, regardless of the overall outcome of the midterms, have no doubt: progressives are the future.

Democrats didn’t win—they simply held the line 

Yes, it was a relief that increasingly fascist Republicans didn’t sweep the midterms. But our democratic standards cannot fall so low as to accept a split Congress.

US midterms: 42 new voting laws since 2021 risk undermining confidence...

The ability to exercise one’s democratic choice by participating in free and fair elections should not be up for debate.

The unbearable opportunism of right-wing fear-mongering

What evil to bash good elections—while pushing scams and insurrections.

3 lies Republicans are using this election

They involve crime, inflation, and taxes. But here are the facts.

In Nevada County, a harbinger of the chaos that election deniers...

A hand count has been halted. Most voters won’t use computers to vote.

Hand count halted in Nevada county as court rips pro-Trump official

Voters in Nye County, near Las Vegas, could tip the balance in close state and federal contests.

Election denial like a Nile crocodile

Will Trumpers “make ‘merica great”/ By bashing what voters legitimate?

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When Israel burned refugees alive, establishment media called it a ‘tragic accident’

As the world watched on social media and responded in outrage, US corporate media, once again, provided cover for the perpetrators of Israel’s genocide.

Supreme Court justices accepted over $6.5 million in gifts, raising ethics concerns

These findings raise significant questions about judicial ethics and the potential influence of such gifts on the highest court in the land.

Democrats urge immediate rate cuts to combat housing crisis exacerbated by Fed policy

Democrats in Congress are urging the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates immediately, warning that the central bank's restrictive monetary policy is worsening the nation's housing crisis and threatening to derail a strong streak of job growth.

Lock ‘em up! Either presidential loser faces jail time or being swatted by punitive...

Let’s hope Never Trumpers vote before lawful protesters, dissenters and critics are sent to the gulag.

Sanders and Omar lead congressional push for Global Wealth Tax as Biden faces crucial...

This initiative, led by Brazil, aims to address the glaring disparities in global wealth distribution and strengthen efforts to achieve tax fairness.