Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Senate

Democrats are running out of time

Democrats have to get rid of the Senate filibuster and stop worrying about bipartisanship.

The Clean Transit for America Plan unveiled to Senate

“Too many buses spew dirty diesel. That hurts the workers, that hurts the commuters, that hurts everyone.”

Senate passes resolution to reinstate pollution standards for methane emissions from...

The White House is in full support of the resolution calling it "an urgent and essential step" to protect Americans.

‘Shameful’: Millionaire senators vote against popular minimum wage raise that would...

"It is baffling that any member of the U.S. Senate could look at the crisis this country is enduring and decide that tens of millions of low-income workers should not get a raise."

The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Watch: Dramatic video of Capitol attack & Trump’s incitement kicks off...

Trump is the first president to ever be impeached twice and the first to be tried after leaving office.

60+ groups and unions to Senate Democrats: End harmful ‘gridlock and...

"People want a government that works for them, not just the wealthy, well-connected, and entrenched special interest groups."

Critics smell ‘economic sabotage’ as McConnell unveils COVID plan with $0...

"As the Covid crisis only grows more deadly, this disgraceful proposal puts the lives of everyday Americans at even greater risk."

How Mitch McConnell’s do nothing Republicans are killing you

The writing is on the wall. Do your job, Mitch McConnell. Our lives depend on it.

Senate proposes almost $700 billion for the Pentagon while millions of...

With the current unemployment rate reaching roughly 6.8 million and nearly 8 million Americans facing eviction, the government should be focusing on its citizens and not a defense budget.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”