The government funding bill that narrowly passed the House of Representatives on Thursday has been widely criticized, including from within Congress , as a give-away to Wall Street. However, its 1,600 pages raise numerous other red flags for activists and analysts, including a bloated military budget and what journalist Julia Harte calls "a long-...
Update (9:53 PM EST) : The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives...
Watchdog groups are sounding the alarm as congressional lawmakers finalize an...
Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.
Senator Bernie Sanders
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