Monday, February 6, 2023

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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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."