Demand Progress

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Rep. Pramila Jayapal is one of 39 House lawmakers who sent a letter to the Trump administration asking critical questions about government domestic mass surveillance. (Photo: Alex Edelman/Getty Images)
"We are concerned that the executive branch may, once again, be using questionable legal theories of executive authority to justify the illegal surveillance of the American people," the 39 lawmakers wrote.
Common Dreams staff
Advocacy groups have planned a candlelight vigil outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Image: Women's March/Facebook; Illustration: Jenny Belin)
"She gave all she could, with literally all she had. Now it's our turn."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia City Hall on June 2, 2020 in Pennsylvania.
Groups call on presumptive Democratic presidential nominee to appoint...