Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: Senate

The Founder’ monumental constitutional mistake; 2 senators from each state

But let’s not blame the Founders because they had no way of knowing how large this country would become and the great degree to which the populations of its states would vary.

A chance to swing the Senate

Cooks and casino workers take on Trump.

Violence Against Women Act at risk of lapsing

“Republicans’ decision to include only a short-term VAWA re-authorization in the must-pass minibus spending bill is nothing short of an abdication of our responsibilities to women in our country."

Over 300 arrested at Senate offices during #CancelKavanaugh sit in

Chanting "No to Kavanaugh" over the megaphones of the police, one by one each protester was pulled from the floor and arrested.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, October 5

Over 300 arrested at Senate offices during #CancelKavanaugh sit in, who talked to the FBI in the Kavanaugh investigation, Virgin Atlantic flies first commercial plane on recycled waste carbon gas and more.

Ex-Senate aide: Judge Brett Kavanaugh has lied every time he has...

Critics claim that Kavanaugh has repeatedly committed perjury by lying during his testimony about his drinking habits, the content of his yearbook and a spate of other topics.

Will the FBI’s Kavanaugh probe be a White House coverup?

The question is whether this sham investigation will satisfy at least two of these Senators, and give them political cover they will need to vote to confirm, or whether they will demand a full and thorough FBI investigation instead of a cover-up.

As Ford polygraph made public, Senate Judiciary Democrats unified: Kavanaugh should...

"We are writing to request that you immediately withdraw the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court or direct the FBI to re-open its background investigation and thoroughly examine the multiple allegations of sexual assault."

Michael Moore: Senate must take Dr. Christine Blasey Ford seriously &...

On Tuesday night, Senator Grassley said there’s “no reason for any further delay” in the hearing, even if Christine Blasey Ford does not testify.

Intercept report reveals Senate ignored federal court employees willing to testify...

A new report from Ryan Grim for The Intercept has revealed that attorney Cyrus Sanai tried multiple times to reach out to Senators Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein on behalf of federal court employees also willing to speak out against Kavanaugh.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Murder before the fall? The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi puts a target on Saudi...

While the position that the United States and its allies take will be important, especially if they impose sanctions, the case is perhaps more interesting for what it says about the region’s growing rivalries.
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Three easy fixes to Social Security and Medicare that Republicans don’t want you to...

Instead of shutting immigrants out, allowing more immigrants into the country will help secure the future of Social Security and Medicare.

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