All Articles on US Senate

A woman protests against Georgia's voter restriction bill outside the State Capitol in Atlanta on March 8, 2021. (Photo: Megan Varner/Getty Images) News
GOP Attack on Democracy Surges as Texas Voter Suppression Bill Passes Senate
"It's clear that the Republican Party believes the only way they can win future elections is to keep millions of Americans from casting their ballots."
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'What Are They Waiting For?' With Voting Rights Under Threat, Dems Pressured to Nuke Filibuster Now
"Democrats have a mandate from voters to move forward on their own... Delay carries enormous risk, just as it did in 2009."
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Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is calling on President Joe Biden to include recurring payments in the Build Back Better Plan. (PhotoL: Andrew Harnik.AFP via Getty Images) News
20 Senate Dems, Sanders Urge Recurring Stimulus Payments in Biden's 'Build Back Better' Plan
"This crisis is far from over, and families deserve certainty that they can put food on the table and keep a roof over their heads."
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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson—President Joe Biden's nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and "the other public defenders and civil rights lawyers in this group are exactly the kind of judges we need to rebalance our courts," said Demand Justice executive director Brian Fallon. (Photo: Bill O'Leary/<em>The Washington Post</em> via Getty Images) News
'Great First Step': Progressives Welcome Biden's Slate of Judicial Nominees
The president, said one leading advocate, "is demonstrating his commitment to building a diverse bench of qualified, fair-minded judges with a commitment to equal justice under the law."
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Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) talks to reporters during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on November 17, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
Senator Demands Postal Board Fire DeJoy Over 'Pathetic 10-Year Plan to Weaken USPS'
"He is a clear and present threat to the future of the Postal Service and the well-being of millions of Americans."
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U.S. President Joe Biden talks to reporters during the first news conference of his presidency in the East Room of the White House on March 25, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
Progressives Applaud Biden's Strongest Comments Yet on Reforming Filibuster
The president, said one advocate, sent "an unmistakable signal that he is willing to do what it takes to end gridlock and deliver results."
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Melissa Simpson holds up her arm with "My Body My Choice" written on it during a protest against recently passed abortion ban bills at the Georgia State Capitol building, on May 21, 2019 in Atlanta. (Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images) News
'All In for the EACH Act': Rights Advocates Applaud Bill to End Hyde Amendment
"Congress has the opportunity to bring us one step closer to a world where access to abortion care doesn't depend on where you live, how you are insured, or how much money you have."
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Taking Aim at 'Rigged' System, New Sanders Bills Would Reverse Trump's Corporate Tax Cut, End Offshoring
"At the end of the day, we need massive tax reform in this country, so that we end the tax loopholes and the giveaways to the wealthy and large corporations."
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) listens during a hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on January 30, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Pete Marovich/Getty Images) News
Warren Grills Yellen Over Why $9 Trillion BlackRock Not Treated as Risk to Economy
The senator suggested the world's largest asset manager should be declared "too big to fail."
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Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) is known for her sometimes spurious anti-immigrant rhetoric and actions. (Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Pool/Getty Images) News
In Throwback to Trump, Marsha Blackburn Introduces Bill to Force DNA Testing on Migrants
Immigrant advocates point to statistics showing fradulent family claims were uncovered in about one half of one percent of detained migrants.
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