Monday, July 13, 2020

Tag: Senate

Sanders calls on ‘do-nothing’ Senate to approve $2,000 monthly checks, cancel...

“This I know: nothing will happen unless the American people stand up, fight back, and demand, in overwhelming numbers, that the Senate act.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Great American Outdoors Act passes through Senate

"Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act will move us one step closer to fulfilling the LWCF’s promise and secure the future of our parks and public lands for the next generation."

Mitch McConnell’s do-nothing republicans.

America used to have a Senate that served the people.

To quit or not to acquit, that was the question

It is, of course, the day the Republican majority in the U.S Senate decided to quit the Constitution rather than not to acquit a tyrannical president.

Trump brags about withholding evidence as democratic impeachment managers lay out...

While the impeachment trial was taking place in the Senate, President Trump was across the Atlantic at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he tweeted more than 140 times and dismissed the impeachment trial as a hoax.

As Citizens United turns 10, we need candidates who will fight...

Thanks to a class of reformers elected in 2018, we’ve already begun that process.

‘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.”

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Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

A ‘historic day’ as federal judge orders shutdown and removal of Dakota Access Pipeline

This is the first time a federal judge has closed an operating pipeline for environmental reasons.

The social impact of the Second Amendment

The state should be permitted to disarm its citizens to the extent it judges necessary to protect its own strength to protect its society.

Who for Veep?

The big question for Bernie-ites is who they want for vice-president.

California bill to establish nation’s second public bank applauded as ‘historic challenge to Wall...

"We can structure a bank that actually is accountable to the people and does what the people want it to do."