Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: Senate

‘Not what resistance to Trump looks like’: Bernie Sanders rips Senate...

"Rep. Ro Khanna is right—this is not what resistance to Donald Trump looks like."

Democrats bring net neutrality to Senate floor, McConnell ignores their will

"With voters from across the political spectrum overwhelmingly united in support of an open internet, it's only a matter of time before net neutrality is restored."

Bernie urges McConnell to bring $15 minimum wage bill to Senate...

“Workers in America have seen 40 years of wage stagnation.”

Open letter to Senate from climate action groups demands an end...

Sending more fossil fuels to Europe and across the globe is not the answer a coalition of 200 national climate action groups...

‘Congress didn’t ask for a summary:’ Demands to #ReleaseTheFullReport surge after...

"Congress didn't ask for a 'summary,' Attorney General Barr. Members of the House voted 420-0 to release the report. The American people deserve to see the full report."

In a historic vote, Senate passes War Powers Resolution to end...

“This is historic. For the first time in 45 years, Congress is one step closer to withdrawing U.S. forces from an unauthorized war.”

Will the Senate sell our future for campaign dollars?

We need transformation. And we’re here to tell Mitch and every one of his colleagues that we will transform the Senate, if they aren’t up to the task.

Bipartisan support for public lands protection bill passes through Congress

The new bill, S.47, is viewed as "a massive win for the present and future of American conservation."

‘Wouldn’t have happened without our movement:’ Climate leaders celebrate as McConnell...

"This wouldn't have happened if it weren't for the young Kentuckians who took an enormous risk to confront #OilMoneyMitch both in Kentucky and DC. When the youth lead, we win."

House passes War Powers resolution to end US-backed involvement in Yemen

“I’m encouraged by the direction people are pushing our party to take on foreign policy, promoting restraint and human rights and with the sense they want Congress to play a much larger role.”

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?