Mitch McConnell

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Senate Republicans are using the coronavirus crisis as a cynical cover to attack our Social Security system."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks during a news briefing after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Luncheon at the U.S. Capitol February 11, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
"Republicans under Mitch McConnell want to turn the coronavirus rescue bill...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a rally at Howard University May 13, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
"Now is not the time to allow large corporations to take advantage of this...


Arguing "a nation is both its credits and its debts - if Thomas Jefferson matters, so does Sally Hemings," writer Ta-Nehisi Coates offered searing testimony at the House hearing on possible reparations to black Americans long and still confronted by state-sanctioned violence for simply trying to be equal citizens of this country. Until we reckon with a past that's of a racist piece - slavery, Jim Crow, incarceration, poverty, violence - he says, "America will never be whole."