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Oct 07 2018
Before and immediately after the Senate narrowly voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Saturday, top Democrats vowed that they would continue to fight -- not only at the ballot box in November's midterm elections, but also through further investigations and potentially even impeachment proceedings afterwards.Fox News (Online News)
Jul 09 2018
Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) is one of several Democrats demanding President Trump keep his Supreme Court nominees to himself until after the midterm elections. Two years ago he was singing a different tune. Justice Antonin Scalia had just passed away and Durbin said we need nine justices on the court. The only difference? President Obama was still in office. "Meet the Press" host Chuck ToddTownhall
Mar 17 2020
According to a recent Gallup survey, the affordability and availability of healthcare topped the list of Americans’ worries for the fifth straight year. It’s no surprise that this issue has also become a focal point on the road to the 2020 Presidential elections. But with so many conflicting proposals on how to achieve affordable and quality healthcare - it can become difficult for voters toThe Thread
Nov 09 2021
The Department of Justice argued Monday night against a more permanent block of the Biden administration's Covid-19 vaccine mandate in a filing to the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals, saying that Republican-led states and private businesses challenging the mandate have not shown that their claimed injuries "outweigh the harm of [stopping] a Standard that will save thousands of lives andCNN (Online News)
Jan 14 2021
On Wednesday, 6 January, Georgia Democrats Jon Ossoff and the Rev Raphael Warnock clinched two Senate seats, bringing the US Senate to a 50-50 split with a Democratic majority once the Biden administration begins. This historic win was due in large part to the work of Black and brown organizers across the state, who spent weeks canvassing Georgia and helping people register to vote, which wasThe Guardian
May 27 2021
U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled a new infrastructure offer on Thursday that would spend $928 billion over eight years to revitalize America's roads, bridges and broadband systems, still well below President Joe Biden's last proposal.
The plan, from a group of six Republicans led by Senator Shelley Moore Capito, represents their counter-offer to a week-old $1.7 trillion White HouseReuters
May 06 2021
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that the entirety of his focus is stopping President Joe Biden’s agenda, which threatens the already small chance of bipartisanship ahead of more negotiations on a potential infrastructure deal.
“One hundred percent of my focus is standing up to this administration,” the Kentucky Republican said at a press conference in his home stateThe Epoch Times
Oct 25 2021
Oregon’s former secretary of state, who pioneered the practice there, says reducing logistical hurdles to voting, and letting people fill out ballots in the comfort of their home, is good for democracy.
Phil Keisling has been called “the Johnny Appleseed of mail-in ballots” and “the patron saint of vote by mail.” As Oregon’s secretary of state from 1991 to 1998, he pushed for theChristian Science Monitor
Jan 11 2022
Measured in Fox News airtime, there is perhaps no Jan. 6 conspiracy theory more popular than the idea that federal agents helped spur the violence that overwhelmed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. And within that particular theory, no individual has received more attention than Ray Epps, an Arizona man who has been identified as the person encouraging a pro-Trump crowd on Jan. 5 to enter theWashington Post
Jan 11 2022
The Department of Justice is opening a new unit to investigate acts of domestic terrorism, a top national security official said during a Senate committee hearing on Tuesday.
Why it matters: The FBI and Justice Department warned repeatedly last year that the threat of and investigations into acts of domestic terrorism have increased since 2020.
While there is no specific federalAxios