Mike Lee

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"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."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Advocacy groups say the department's program poses a serious threat to civil...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington.
"Mitch McConnell just made it easier for Congress to rubber stamp Trump's...


After unconscionably stalling for almost two decades - while 200 more people died - the Senate voted 97-2 Tuesday to re-authorize funds for the 9/11 first responders compensation fund through 2092, or effectively in perpetuity. The bittersweet victory came after multiple lobbying trips by sick and dying workers, and a tenacious Jon Stewart, to plead for what was rightly theirs; said demolition worker John Feal, "What I'm going to miss the most about D.C. is - nothing."