Mitch McConnell

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Coal miners began blocking a train in Cumberland, Kentucky on July 29
"When workers stand together, fight back, and demand an end to corporate greed—they win," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Julia Conley, staff writer
"While Democrats play by the rules, Republicans are shredding the rule book,...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks to reporters after the Senate voted to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the U.S. Capitol Oct. 6, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
"How long do you think McConnell would give it. A week?"


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."