All posts by Joe Lewis

  • Is Bipartisan Immigration Deal Imminent?

    Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) says that a bipartisan Senate panel is close to a deal on framework for a bill that will protect young immigrants known as Dreamers from being deported. According to CNBC, however, other lawmakers...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • Florida Judge Says Abortion Waiting Period Is Unconstitutional

    Anti-choice advocates in Florida were dealt a severe blow earlier this week when a Leon County circuit judge who ruled that a law requiring a mandatory waiting period before an abortion is illegal. The court had already instituted...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • GOP Running Four Criminals For Congress In 2018

    When voters head to the polls this fall, they will have a colorful group of GOP candidates to consider when filling out their ballots. Perhaps the most notable on the list is former Maricopa County Arizona sheriff...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • NBC Will Show Anthem Protests During Super Bowl

    Player protests during the national anthem have been one of the largest stories of the year, both in sports and politics. Given the gravity of the topic, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that NBC has decided...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • Wisconsin Standing Up for Net Neutrality

    The battle for net neutrality is just beginning to take shape across the country with states like Wisconsin starting to make moves to protect the Internet in the wake of the FCC’s decision to roll back protections....

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • Maine Senators Susan Collins, Angus King Back Net Neutrality

    The proposal to undo the FCC’s recent rollback of net neutrality protections is continuing to gain steam in the Senate, with both of Maine’s Senators saying the back a plan by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) to invalidate...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • Trump Administration Gives Florida ‘Get Out Of Offshore Drilling Free’ Card

    Last week the Interior Department announced that it would open up 47 new offshore block leases between 2019 and 2024 for oil drilling, making almost all of the country’s coastline available for oil speculation. It would represent...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
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    Trump Attacks Feinstein For Releasing Fusion GPS Transcripts

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) found herself the latest target of the president’s ire, with Donald Trump lashing out at the longtime California senator for her bold move to release the transcripts of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson’s...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • Trump’s Lawyer Sues Fusion GPS, BuzzFeed Over Dossier

    President Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen filed two different lawsuits on Wednesday that involve the now infamous Christopher Steele dossier about the president. Cohen is suing both BuzzFeed and Fusion GPS, the former for publishing the document...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
  • California Rep. Darrell Issa Won’t Seek Reelection

    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) announced on Wednesday he will retire at the end of his term rather than run for re-election. His departure adds to the expanding list of Republican congressmen stepping away from their seats this...

    • Posted January 10, 2018