Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: Senate

6 crucial races that will flip the Senate

Every school board member, state representative, and congressperson you elect can be pushed to enact policies that benefit the people, not just corporate donors.

Bernie welcomes Sen. Schumer’s support to cut defense budget by 10...

"If there was ever a time to fundamentally change our national priorities, now is that time."

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.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.