Category: Congress

Inside the Democrat’s Case for Trump’s Impeachment

Inside the Democrat’s Case for Trump’s Impeachment

With House Speaker Nancy Pelosi having declared that Congress will now open up impeachment proceedings against President Trump, the question now must be raised: what path will the Democrats take in building their case against him? Can they develop a sufficiently-convincing picture of a corrupt, dangerous president that ultimately stands as unfit for office?
Impeachment: Now Democrats Must Build Their Case

Impeachment: Now Democrats Must Build Their Case

And as much enthusiasm for impeachment is gathering among congressional Democrats, they still have to spread that zeal across the country. Only a minority today supports removing Trump from office.
Whistleblower Scandal: Pence May Join Trump In the Bullseye

Whistleblower Scandal: Pence May Join Trump In the Bullseye

If it is indeed proven that Pence also holds culpability, the United States could well be for a constitutional and presidential crisis not seen since Watergate--indeed, dwarf Watergate.
Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

Every once in a while, a Trump judicial nominee comes forward who is even more noticeably worse than the rest. Steven Menashi is one of those.
Schumer Calls Trump’s Methane Rule Roll-back ‘Dagger in the Heart of Efforts to Preserve the Planet’

Schumer Calls Trump’s Methane Rule Roll-back ‘Dagger in the Heart of Efforts to Preserve the Planet’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) slammed the Trump administration's intention, announced Thursday, to weaken Obama-era rules governing the emission of climate-changing methane into the atmosphere.
Georgia GOP Now Must Defend Two Senate Seats in 2020

Georgia GOP Now Must Defend Two Senate Seats in 2020

In a potential boost to Democratic hopes to retake the Senate majority in next year's elections, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) announced Wednesday that he would resign his seat at year's end, leaving the Georgia GOP defending two seats in 2020.
Progressive Group Gears Up To Kill Senate Filibuster

Progressive Group Gears Up To Kill Senate Filibuster

A national network of progressive activists is looking to take an active role in a Democratic effort to eliminate the filibuster in the Senate.
Susan Collins’s Seat Downgraded to ‘Toss-up’

Susan Collins’s Seat Downgraded to ‘Toss-up’

In a fresh sign just how vulnerable Collins may be as she seeks re-election next year, the preeminent nonpartisan Washington political analyst Charlie Cook just changed his rating of the Maine Senate race from 'Lean Republican,' to 'Toss up.'
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Asks Why the Justice Department Went Easy on Big Banks

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Asks Why the Justice Department Went Easy on Big Banks

After an article by ProPublica and American Banker examining how the DOJ softened settlements with RBS and Barclays, the presidential candidate blasts settlements that let banks “evade accountability.”
Ilhan Omar: The Netanyahu Government Should Stop the Expansion of Settlements if Israel Wants U.S. Aid

Ilhan Omar: The Netanyahu Government Should Stop the Expansion of Settlements if Israel Wants U.S. Aid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government should end the practice of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories, according to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), one of the US Democratic congresswomen recently barred entry to Israel.