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Mar 20 2019
“Trump has appointed conservative Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch to the court since taking office in 2017, cementing its 5-4 conservative majority. Supreme Court justices are appointed for lifetime terms, and both his appointees potentially could serve for decades. In response to Trump’s appointments, a handful of liberal activists have argued that if Democrats win the White HouseThe Flip Side
Aug 02 2019
The Democratic debates this week demonstrated that change isn’t just coming: It’s here. To watch Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders dominate on stage against their more moderate foils was to realize that their positions are no longer marginal. CNN’s questions Tuesday night seemed designed to challenge the left-leaning proposals. That those positions were well-defended—and not unique to aGuest Writer - Left
Aug 01 2019
House members are playing semantic games when it comes to ousting the president.
Sometimes, it all comes down to semantics. Reporters have noted a spike in the number of House Democrats supporting an impeachment inquiry. There are now, by one count, 116 of them, just shy of a majority of the party. That’s up quite a bit from a couple weeks ago. But the full story is a little moreBloomberg
Oct 23 2015
The petitions that started surfacing online over a year ago were as incendiary as they were urgent, begging recipients to sign up to “Boot Boehner,” “Dump McConnell,” “Drop a Truth-Bomb on Kevin McCarthy” and “Fire Paul Ryan.”New York Times (News)
Jul 29 2020
As of press time, legislators are deep into strategizing and posturing around their desired ends for an additional “stimulus” package to provide relief to the American economy, and to those in the economy most affected by the pandemic and the measures taken in response to it. The $2.2 trillion price tag of the CARES Act has been deemed insufficient by virtually all parties, a few GOP senatorsNational Review (News)
Aug 09 2021
Senate Democrats released a framework resolution for their $3.5 trillion federal budget plan on Monday, hoping to pass it by the end of the week after the Senate’s final vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill. The framework would be built upon by Senate committees this fall and does not include a provision to raise the debt ceiling. Democrats’ plans for the final bill include largeNew York Post (News) CNN (Online News) CNBC
Aug 04 2022
A bipartisan Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve a resolution to ratify membership for Sweden and Finland in NATO.
The move aims to strengthen the organization amid Russia's war in Ukraine. The vote was 95-1-1, with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) voting "present" and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) as the only "no" vote. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the move "strengthensThe Hill Fox News (Online News) CNN (Online News)
Jan 08 2020
“U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday he is willing to testify in the expected Senate impeachment trial of the president.” Reuters
The left is critical of McConnell’s refusal to agree to call additional witnesses.
“The core principle behind the rule of law is that justice is blind and partisan identity should not influence aThe Flip Side
Oct 01 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSOn September 23, a reporter asked President Donald Trump if he would commit to a peaceful transition of power following the presidential election. Trump replied: "We're going to have to see what happens, you know Abridge News
Jan 13 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 232-197 Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for “inciting violence against the government of the United States” following the breach of the U.S. Capitol building last week. Ten House Republicans joined all Democrats in voting to pass the single impeachment article. The Senate will vote next, but not until after President-elect Joe Biden'sWashington Examiner New York Times (News) Wall Street Journal (News)