Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tag: Senate

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.

VIDEO: TAKE BACK THE SENATE!

Remember what’s at stake. And Vote on November 8th!

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?

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The invisible candidate and the progressive lion

As Americans on the progressive left might have expected, the one politician who is responding with the seriousness and the kind of reassuring competence that his fellow citizens need in such a difficult time, is Bernie Sanders.

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.

Trump will not use Defense Production Act to order manufacturing of vital medical equipment

With prices rising, supplies lacking, and healthcare officials working endlessly, the importance of vital medical equipment should not be negotiable.

Our #1 objective must be: Drastically reduce the fear and panic among Americans

Fear begets fear, panic begets panic, but only if we allow it to continue to happen.