Silenced twice by the U.S. Senate, Coretta Scott King’s words live...
What made history was a woman: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, bringing to life the words of another historic woman, Coretta Scott King, whose words will inform and inspire the resistance.
Senate panel approves former ExxonMobil chief executive for secretary of state
His nomination now heads to the full Senate, which should confirm him next week.
30 years later, the Senate should reject Jeff Sessions again
The Senate Judiciary Committee should be consistent and reject Sessions as attorney general, as it rejected him for a judgeship 30 years ago.
Ethics professionals pen open letter: Trump’s cabinet nominations must be delayed
The Republican-controlled Senate is pushing hard to hold confirmation hearings for Trump’s cabinet picks, before their financial disclosure reports and ethics agreements are finalized.
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Latest Senate Food Workers Victory Highlights Perils of Privatization
“Good Jobs Nation is calling next president to adopt a ‘Model Employer’ policy of contracting with employers that pay good wages and recognize workers’ right to form a union.”
The Curse of Incumbency (And Death of Democracy?)
There's still a chance we can fix it, that it isn't too late. As voters, we have to wake up and do our part to awaken others to the crisis we're facing in this country.
NY Senate Leader and Son Arrested on Federal Corruption Charges
Corruption is running rampant in New York City after the state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam Skelos, were arrested on Monday committing fraud, extortion and accepting bribes. The charges carry a potential sentence of over 80 years in prison.
Enbridge Gets Another Federal Tar Sands Crude Pipeline Permit as Senate...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently approved a permit to lay a tar sands crude pipeline from Illinois to Indiana. Environmental groups are doing all they can to stop it by requesting a full National Environmental Policy Act review for Enbridge's proposal.
Sen. Feinstein Introducing New Laws to Prohibit CIA Torture
Senator Feinstein sent a letter to President Obama with her recommendations to prevent the CIA from committing acts of torture. But are her good intentions enough prevent the CIA from committing further human rights violations?