Nancy Pelosi

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
President Joe Biden speaks about gun violence prevention in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 8, 2021. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)
"The idea that we have so many people dying every single day from gun violence in America is a blemish on our character as a nation," the president said.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A single mother plays with her young sons outside their family home. (Photo: Stock/Getty Images)
"Lack of a national paid leave policy makes all of us more vulnerable during...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A sign outside of a Influx Care Facility (ICF) for unaccompanied children explains what the facility is on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Carrizo Springs, Texas. (Photo: Sergio Flores/<em>The Washington Post</em> via Getty Images)
A lawyer who interviewed children at a facility in Texas said that "one of them...

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Dick Cheney, that "towering combination of inhumanity and cowardice," crawled out of his cave recently to declare that what any sentient being would call torture in fact "wasn't torture" and besides, “If I would have to do it all over again, I would” - a defense of torture several bridges too far for most of us, and at least one too far for Maine's Angus King, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Saying he was "stunned" by the remark, King added "if he doesn't think that was torture,...