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'We Need to Put Guardrails in Place': Senator Unveils Plan to Bar Use of US Military Force Against Protesters
"I thought that would seem obvious to everyone. But as we take up the NDAA next week, I'm going to be pushing to ensure the president can't treat the U.S. military as his personal palace guard."
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With US and Iran 'A Spark Away' From Devastating Conflict, Trump Vetoes War Powers Resolution
"Trump has gone out of his way to trample both the powers of Congress and the will of the people, all in order to bring us closer to a catastrophic war with Iran and distract from his failures to address this global pandemic."
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Anti-war activist protest in front of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 4, 2020. News
Trump Demands Senate Reject Iran War Powers Resolution as Lawmakers Debate Measure to Assert Constitutional Power
"If the Senate passes Sen. Tim Kaine's War Powers Resolution, both chambers will have taken a stand for peace and for their constitutional authority."
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Views
Congress's Work to Prevent War With Iran has Only Just Begun
Congress must go further in this moment and deeply examine the structures and groupthink that has convinced so many in power that war is the only viable tool to address conflict.
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Sen. Tim Kaine appeared on MSNBC Friday to explain why he introduced a War Powers resolution to prevent a war with Iran. News
Sen. Tim Kaine Files War Powers Resolution to Stop Trump From 'Stumbling Into a War With Iran'
"Congress cannot be a bystander," said Quaker lobbying group FCNL. "The #EndlessWars must stop!"
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As Wasserman Schultz Exemplifies Muddled Stance, This Reminder: Medicare for All "Ain't a Slogan. It's a 94-Page Bill"
"There's only one bill in the Senate that guarantees healthcare as a right, saves families and businesses thousands a year, and reduces total national healthcare expenditures by at least $2 trillion over 10 years."
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Senators Have a New Plan to Expand Indefinite Detention and Endless Global War
Corker and Kaine are working overtime to try to jam through their AUMF— a dumpster fire of bad ideas
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The $24 Million Reasons Dems Back America’s Worst Banks
In a world where Republicans have already been bought and paid for, there is no room for Democrats who act in bad faith.
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Democrats 'Fooling Themselves' to Think Wall Street Giveaway Will Bolster 2018 Chances, Progressives Warn
"The Democratic senators preparing to vote for this thing are either Wall Street toadies or complete political naifs."
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Trump Administration Pressured to Release Secret War Powers Memo
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) worried that the "legal justification" detailed in the memo "may now become precedent for additional executive unilateral military action," such as bombings in Syria or North Korea
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