Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: Senate

If Democrats fracture, this will be the fault line

What we do have: a clear fault line within the ranks of those who seek to shape the party’s future.

In a historic first, Senate advances bill to end US support...

Wednesday’s vote sets the stage for a possible final vote on the measure within days, and has been seen as a rebuke of President Trump’s handling of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Senate votes to end illegal US war in Yemen

“This Senate vote should mark the beginning of the end of American complicity in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.”

Kyrsten Sinema flips Senate seat in Arizona in historic win

"As long as I've served Arizona, I've worked to help others see our common humanity and find common ground. That's the same approach I'll take to representing our great state in the Senate, where I'll be an independent voice for all Arizonans."

Democrats won the House. To keep winning, they need to move...

Democratic operatives will use the midterm results to preach centrism, but the future of the party lies in its left flank.

Peacemakers, warmongers and fence sitters: Who represents you?

You can check out the differences between Democrats and Republicans, and see who are the real hawks and doves in each party.

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.

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.