Saturday, April 20, 2024

Tag: Senate Democrats

Senate Democrats call on Biden to pardon all federal nonviolent marijuana...

“Our country’s cannabis policies must be completely overhauled, but you have the power to act now.”

Senate Democrats propose minimum corporate tax

“While these companies report billions in profits, they often pay no income tax to the IRS and leave hardworking families holding the bag.”

The week of two high-stakes games of chicken

Neither of these games of chicken would be as fraught if Democrats were united.

Senate Democrats fighting to tax billionaires and pass bill to invest...

“The unconscionable growth in billionaire wealth through the misery of the pandemic is the clearest case I can imagine for the progressive tax reform working its way through Congress.”

‘Stop nickel and diming the American people’: Anger grows as Senate...

“While you’re quibbling over who you want to exclude, people are suffering. SEND THE CHECKS.”

$740 Billion Pentagon Bill receives all but six Democrat votes in...

“The United States government should be responding to the needs, to the desperation, of families in our country at this time.”

“A Barrett confirmation is a catastrophe”: What Democrats can do to...

“A 6-3 majority on the court is basically a bomb coming at what is left of our protections against corruption in politics, against corporate money, against what is left of the Voting Rights Act.”

Senate Dems share new climate report disappointing green groups and climate...

“The report fails to address the vital need to end the extraction, processing, and burning of fossil fuels, and instead sees a future for fossil fuels tied to the false promise of carbon capture.”

These 13 Democrats joined with the GOP to defeat Bernie Sanders’...

There is something seriously iffy about the Democrats that voted “nay.”

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.