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President Joe Biden, with Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks during a meeting with members of the House and Senate about supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. on February 24, 2021. (Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images) News
150K+ Voters Back $15 Minimum Wage as Biden and Harris Pushed to #Keep15In Pandemic Relief Bill
"Decency is Democrats using the political power they've been handed to finally deliver for the hardworking people of this country."
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Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives for a hearing on Capitol Hill examining wages at large profitable corporations February 25, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Susan Walsh-Pool/Getty Images) News
Sanders Warns Biden Attack on Syria Puts US on 'Path of Continuing the Forever War Instead of Ending It'
"Our Constitution is clear that it is Congress, not the president, who has the authority to declare war," the senator asserted.
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Democratic Sens. Chris Murphy (Conn.) (L) and Tim Kaine (Va.) talk at a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on June 18, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
Lawmakers Say Biden Admin Must Present Congress Legal Justification for Bombing of Syria
Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut said that "retaliatory strikes, not necessary to prevent an imminent threat, must fall within the definition of an existing congressional authorization of military force."
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Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speak during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., April 4, 2019. Both lawmakers have been leading advocates for raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images) News
"I'm Sorry," Says Ro Khanna, "An Unelected Parliamentarian Does Not Get to Deprive 32 Million Americans the Raise They Deserve."
Sen. Bernie Sanders also denounced the guidance, lamenting that "archaic and undemocratic rules of the Senate" are now standing in the way of ending "starvation wages in this country."
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Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) and Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), seen here in 2019, are among the progressive lawmakers who introduced the WATER Act of 2021 on Thursday. News
Biden Urged to Back 'Bold, Reparative' Water Justice Bill
"Grave crises require robust solutions, and this is just what the WATER Act provides."
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing December 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
'Not Gonna Fly': Jayapal Warns Democrats Against Using Advice of Unelected Parliamentarian as Excuse Not to Pass $15 Wage
"When people vote in the midterms, you're not gonna be able to say, 'Well I'm sorry we couldn't raise the minimum wage because the parliamentarian ruled that we couldn't do it.'"
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Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is seen on the House steps of the Capitol during votes on Friday, December 4, 2020. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) News
Ro Khanna Introduces Bill to End 'Runaway Tax Evasion' by US Millionaires and Billionaires
"The wealthiest 1% are responsible for roughly 70% of the 'tax gap,'" said the California Democrat. "It's time every American pay their fair share."
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Participant holding a sign at a climate justice march in New York City on September 20, 2020. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
After Trump Acquittal by GOP, Sunrise Movement Says 'Time Is Now to Abolish the Filibuster'
"If Democrats don't deliver in this moment, future Presidents Days will recognize Trump's second term."
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Hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children could die from starvation without imminent medical treatment, a newly published United Nations report warned. (Photo: Mohammed Mohammed/Xinhua via Getty Images) News
'Yet Another Cry for Help': UN Report Warns Millions of Yemeni Children Face Acute Malnutrition
"The increasing number of children going hungry in Yemen should shock us all into action. More children will die with every day that passes without action."
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U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) have worked been among the most vocal congressional critics of U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) News
'Ending US Complicity in the Yemen War Is NOT Ending the War,' Says Ro Khanna
"The bombing continues. The threat of famine for 16 million continues... We must call on all foreign parties to stop the bombing, funding, and intervention. Only then can we resolve the civil war."
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