Minority Rule Does Not Have to...

Oct 15, 2018 by

Arguing that the Framers intended it is specious and ignorant of history.

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The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy...

Oct 5, 2018 by

It’s not about Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged behavior. It’s about justices who do not represent the will of the majority.

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Susan Collins Will Vote to Con...

Oct 5, 2018 by

The announcement should seal his confirmation to the Supreme Court.

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What has changed since Anita H...

Sep 22, 2018 by

On women in the Senate today

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Franken isn’t the target

Nov 19, 2017 by

[Translate] By RockyMtnHigh Karl Rove was known for his strategy of attacking his opponents strengths and trying to turn them into...

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Stand With Sanders Against ‘Pr...

Jul 24, 2017 by

[Translate] By Jessica Corbett / Common Dreams   VIA TRUTHDIG   Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking on Capitol Hill in June. (Edward Kimmel...

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IF THE MEDIA KEEPS IGNORING HE...

Jun 21, 2017 by

[Translate] Democracy & Government For the public to hold their representatives accountable, they need to have accurate — or at...

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BEYOND THE MADNESS OF KING DON...

May 16, 2017 by

President Frankenstein, Donald Trump, has been pretty much the bizarre “insane clown president” (Matt Taibbi’s phrase) that I and many others expected. He’s only shocked me twice….

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MC CONNELL THREATENS TO BREAK ...

Apr 3, 2017 by

[Translate] Josh Israel    THINK PROGRESS The Senate Majority Leader said as recently as January that the Senate rules cannot be...

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THE SENATE CAN AND SHOULD DEMA...

Nov 24, 2016 by

[Translate] By Jeff Hauser, The Center for Economic and Policy Research | Op-Ed As we hear of a settlement in the “Trump...

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GUN GRIDLOCK AND THE MONEY BEH...

Jun 21, 2016 by

[Translate] Money & Politics In documents filed Monday, the NRA reported a $14 million campaign warchest. By Kathy Kiely BILL...

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ELIZABETH WARREN TORCHES BIG O...

Oct 8, 2015 by

[Translate] Republicans want to lift the ban on crude oil exports — but Warren demands to hear from the experts first Sophia...

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WHAT’S REALLY INSIDE THE...

Aug 1, 2015 by

[Translate] by Ryan Koronowski CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock   On Thursday afternoon, the Senate’s energy committee sent the...

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ON BRINK OF SUMMER, AT LEAST 1...

Jun 19, 2015 by

[Translate] by Ari Phillips CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: With the official start of summer just days away, wildfire season is off to a...

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Senators Approve Bill To Stop ...

Apr 30, 2015 by

[Translate] by Emily AtkinCLIMATE PROGRESS Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Senate sponsor of the Secret Science Reform Act. CREDIT: AP...

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The Senate’s Biggest Climate D...

Apr 3, 2015 by

[Translate] by Natasha Geiling CLIMATE PROGRESS   Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testifies at an...

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Senator Denies Climate Change ...

Mar 25, 2015 by

[Translate] by Emily AtkinCLIMATE PROGRESS Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) rips into Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) for blocking a resolution...

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New Senate Environment Chair G...

Jan 23, 2015 by

[Translate] Climate Progress by Emily Atkin Wednesday was a big day for Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK). In the morning, ambulance he...

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Elizabeth Warren Is the Star o...

Oct 21, 2014 by

[Translate] Posted on Oct 20, 2014 By Eugene Robinson  TRUTHDIG Tim Pierce (CC-BY) Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she isn’t running for...

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None Dare Call It Treason

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[Translate] Shutterstock By Richard Reeves   TRUTHDIG WASHINGTON—Hooray! Hooray! The wicked Congress has gone home. So to speak,...

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The Senate flunks basic biolog...

Jul 20, 2014 by

[Translate] Specious arguments against the Women’s Health Protection Act reveal how misinformed Congress truly is Andrea Flynn,...

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We Need Elizabeth Warren on th...

Jul 16, 2014 by

[Translate] By Bill Blum  TRUTHDIG AP/Charles Dharapak The Supreme Court is in summer recess, but the political handwringing over the...

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An Overriding Need for Reform ...

Jul 12, 2014 by

[Translate] By Eugene Robinson   The U.S.-Mexico border at El Paso, Texas. Ron Reiring (CC-BY) There’s no objective need for...

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Iowa Senate Candidate Wants To...

May 1, 2014 by

One of the GOP’s candidates…

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Why we talk about the Kochs

May 1, 2014 by

Are we all too focused on the Koch brothers?

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GOP Successfully Filibusters M...

Apr 30, 2014 by

The vote to raise the minimum wage…

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Listlessness is bad politics.

Mar 17, 2014 by

Listlessness is bad politics.

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We’re All Suspects In Ba...

Jan 21, 2014 by

Barack Obama’s speech Friday on surveillance…

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Killer Fact: 30-40 Percent of ...

Jan 19, 2014 by

And our political system does nothing but subsidize the problem.

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