All posts tagged "U.S. Senate"

  • GOP Fails To Sneak Anti-Choice Language Into Disastrous Tax Bill

    There are a plethora of provisions in the GOP tax bill that passed last night that will do no good for the average American worker. The bill was passed early Saturday, in the dead of night, and...

    • Posted December 2, 2017
  • Trump Tried To Pressure Lawmakers To End Russia Inquiry

    Apparently President Donald Trump was very busy this summer, calling up lawmakers on Capitol Hill in attempts to get them to conclude the Russia investigation. The investigation, which seeks to discover to what extent Russia interfered in...

    • Posted December 1, 2017
  • CBO: Republican Tax Plan Would Raise Deficit by $1.4 Trillion

    New analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reveals that the Senate version of the GOP’s tax reform plan would increase the deficit by $1.4 trillion over the next decade. From the report: The staff of...

    • Posted November 28, 2017
  • Democrats To FEC — Ensure Online Ads Disclose Who Paid For Them

    We’re all familiar with campaign ads on our televisions and over the radio disclosing who pays for them. “I’m (insert name here), and I approve this message,” is a phrase we’ve all heard. But what about for...

    • Posted November 14, 2017
  • Some On The Right Defend Roy Moore Against Sexual Assault Allegations

    U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore (R-AL) is facing serious allegations that he engaged in inappropriate behavior with a 14-year-old girl while he was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney. Moore allegedly met Leigh Corfman outside of a courtroom...

    • Posted November 10, 2017
  • Former Trump aide Carter Page
    Carter Page Says He’ll Plead the Fifth

    Once eager to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about so-called “hate crimes” by the Clinton campaign, former Trump aide Carter Page now says he’ll plead the fifth amendment in an attempt to avoid turning over documents...

    • Posted October 12, 2017
  • Rep. Kyrsten Sinema
    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema Running for AZ Senate

    Should Sen. Jeff Flake make it through his tough primary challenge, he could potentially face off against Rep. Kyrsten Sinema for his suddenly very vulnerable Senate seat. Sinema originally ran as a member of the progressive Green Party but...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
  • Caitlyn Jenner May Run For the Senate

    Transgender reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner is considering getting into politics. As Reuters reports, the former Olympic champion who was known as “Bruce Jenner” before transitioning in 2015, says she will announce within the next six months whether she...

    • Posted July 18, 2017