Category: Congress

‘You Can’t Find Them With a Searchlight’: Few Republicans Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets

‘You Can’t Find Them With a Searchlight’: Few Republicans Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets

After two days of tweets roundly condemned as xenophobic and racist, few Republicans or conservatives have spoken out against Donald Trump's behavior.

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Rep. Al Green: ‘I Want to Ensure All that Impeachment Is Not Dead’

Rep. Al Green: ‘I Want to Ensure All that Impeachment Is Not Dead’

A leading advocate for the impeachment of Donald Trump spoke this week on the House floor to keep the impeachment option alive.

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McConnell Challenger: ‘Folks Like Sen. McConnell Who Have Been Around for 34 Years Are Not the Answer’

McConnell Challenger: ‘Folks Like Sen. McConnell Who Have Been Around for 34 Years Are Not the Answer’

Amy McGrath, the Democrat who just announced that she will be taking on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) in next year's elections, is positioning herself uniquely in a red state which Donald Trump won by some 30 points in 2016.

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Despite Jobs Rebound, Pelosi Laments Those ‘Still Struggling’

Despite Jobs Rebound, Pelosi Laments Those ‘Still Struggling’

Despite stronger job growth, House Democrats remain focused on middle- and working-class Americans, Pelosi said.

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Mueller’s Answers to Two Questions Could Put Trump’s Presidency in Real Jeopardy

Mueller’s Answers to Two Questions Could Put Trump’s Presidency in Real Jeopardy

If Mueller steps up and says that the president of the United States knowingly engaged in acts that would, for any other citizen, warrant indictment…that’s the ball game.

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‘It’ll Be Extraordinary’: Expectations For Mueller’s Testimony Vary Widely

‘It’ll Be Extraordinary’: Expectations For Mueller’s Testimony Vary Widely

Now the question becomes, "What will Democrats get?" out of compelling testimony of Robert Mueller. And the answer may not be clear-cut.

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Elizabeth Warren Seeks to Root Alleged Racist From Federal Service

Elizabeth Warren Seeks to Root Alleged Racist From Federal Service

Elizabeth Warren sent separate letters to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Inspector General expressing concern that a federal official who has a history of racist writings, has been hired at HUD in a position with authority over the Federal Housing Administration.

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New Legislation Would Enable College for All, Eliminate $1.6 Trillion in Student Debt

New Legislation Would Enable College for All, Eliminate $1.6 Trillion in Student Debt

Landmark legislation would eliminate tuition and fees at all public US four-year colleges and universities, as well as make community colleges, trade schools, and apprenticeship programs tuition- and fee-free for all. The three lawmakers’ proposal also would eliminate all $1.6 trillion in student debt for 45 million Americans.

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Opinions

No, Andrew Yang, Don’t Give Everyone Free Money

By Almal Abhay

Andrew Yang dubbed a “random, opinionated person” by the Washington Post, has made waves on both sides of the political aisle with his 2020 presidential campaign.

It’s Not Only Liberals Who Loathe Donald Trump

By Mark Bo Hendricks

You don't have to be a liberal to loathe Trump. You just have to be a thinking person.

Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

By Alex Denethorn

Let’s be honest: this is one area that Biden can excel in, because he has considerably more experience than most of the other Democratic candidates.

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

By Bruce McIntyre

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences

No, Trump Can’t Add Citizenship Question With Executive Order

By Alex Denethorn

Someone might want to let Trump know that the resources of the federal government don’t exist to keep him in office.

Why Do Liberals Hate The United States?

By Chris O'Leary

Liberals love America a different way, and in my opinion, a more brutally honest way.

California Statute To Trade Trump’s Tax Release For Ballot Access Is Clearly Unconstitutional

By Brad Smith

California's clear attempt to force Trump to release his tax returns won't pass Supreme Court precedent.

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

By Anthony Zarrella

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.

Could a Withering Away Explain Decline of The West? It’s Not Too Late

By Gavin Kanowitz

What is needed is a broad movement centered on the engine of the middle class that cuts across ossified party/cultural and race lines and places at its core the Western values of free speech, rule of law, rationalism, an emphasis on shared values, earned respect, and self-sufficiency.

Corn Subsidies Fuel Animal Mistreatment, Factory Farming

By Scott Strough

The main reason for the abusive factory farming system is the over use of government subsidies and its related regulatory burden.