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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) talks with reporters on his way to the U.S. Capitol on the third day of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on February 11, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
'Your Republican Party Everybody': GOP Senators Accused of Violating Oaths by Meeting With Trump Lawyers During Trial
Given the "extraordinarily good job" by Democratic impeachment managers the past few days, said Sen. Dick Durbin, "I'd imagine they're pretty desperate to come up with a good defense strategy."
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Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) talks to journalists with fellow Republicans (L-R) Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)  at the U.S. Capitol March 05, 2019 in Washington, DC. Views
Cutting Social Security to Offset Paid Parental Leave Would Weaken Retirement Security
Two recently introduced bills allowing workers to trade part of their future Social Security retirement benefits for parental leave benefits after the birth or adoption of a child would undercut Social Security’s benefits and structure, weakening the retirement security it offers workers. The...
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'Endemic Impunity': UN Report on Yemen Says United States, France, and Britain May Be Complicit in War Crimes
"Five years into the conflict, violations against Yemeni civilians continue unabated, with total disregard for the plight of the people and a lack of international action to hold parties to the conflict accountable."
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Put Down Your Swords: After 18 Years, the Senate Was Finally, Ingloriously Shamed Into Doing Right By 9/11 Responders
Jon Stewart exquisitely trolls Mitch McTurtle, who pretends not to see him in a less-than-crowded hallway after years of vile stonewalling on the bill. Photo by Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call. Front photo by Kevin Dietsch/ UPI After unconscionably stalling for almost two decade, during which time 200 more...
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Donald Trump and many congressional Republicans, the well-being of the Saudi royals and of defense contractors matters more than a bus carrying school children destroyed by a laser-guided MK-82 bomb made by Lockheed Martin. (Photo: CNN/Screengrab) Views
How to Lobby Washington to Death
A business model from hell and the war in Yemen
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'Unjustified and Unnecessary': DHS Could Use Facial Recognition on 97% of Departing Airline Passengers
Advocacy groups say the department's program poses a serious threat to civil liberties
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington. News
'Very Dark Day': Democrats Lash Out After McConnell Rams Through 'Nuclear Option' for Trump Judges
"Mitch McConnell just made it easier for Congress to rubber stamp Trump's extremist and unqualified nominees."
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Pelted by high winds and a week of near-biblical rainfall that melted snow and then cascaded across prairies frozen by the long winter, Nebraska has this month suffered at least $1.4 billion in flood and related damage. (Photo: Nati Harnik / AP) Views
As Floodwaters Rise, GOP Lawmakers are Frantically Building Levees of Climate Denial
The right’s environmental McCarthyism bobbed to the surface this week
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Utah Senator Mike Lee delivers remarks on climate change. News
'If This Guy Can Be Senator, You Can Do Anything': Progressives Mock Mike Lee's Climate Speech
" People like Mike Lee say ridiculous stuff on C-SPAN so that it will distract you with outrage from the real news."
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'This Is Historic': US Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to End Complicity in World's Worst Humanitarian Crisis
"Millions of grassroots activists, who helped make this vote a reality, want their lawmakers to end this unconscionable war."
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