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Tag: U.S. Senate

Sanders calls for Biden to ‘do better’ amidst growing calls for...

Senator Bernie Sanders urges President Joe Biden to present a stronger agenda amidst rising calls for new leadership within the Democratic Party.

New bill expands warrantless spying amid widespread criticism

The U.S. Senate has approved a significant expansion of government surveillance powers, raising alarms over potential violations of civil liberties.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.

Sanders votes no on Israel aid: advocating for conditional assistance amid...

Senator Bernie Sanders casts a solitary vote against a major foreign aid bill, challenging military support for Israel's government and highlighting the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

The U.S. Senate is a global problem

The acquittal of Trump was bad, but the Senate's approach to foreign affairs over the years has been even worse.

Win for Trump Space Force

After passage of NDAA in the Senate, Gagnon said “we have the full Congressional go-ahead to move the arms race into the heavens—expensive and provocative as it will be.”

The money behind neo-Confederate Corey Stewart’s US Senate campaign

The nation's highest-level 2018 contest to emphasize themes of white power is Virginia's U.S. Senate race – Republican Corey Stewart.

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.