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'This Is Gross': Republican Openly Brags About Staffer Leaving to Work for Wall Street

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she "was in the room when this happened and it was just as gross and wild in person."

Jake Johnson ·


'More of This!' Merkley Leads Senate Demand for Separate Vote on Manchin Deal

"Thank you to these senators for their solidarity with frontline communities against more fossil fuel pollution!" said one activist.

Jessica Corbett ·


House Dem Demands Biden HHS Probe Hospital Behemoth for Bilking Medicare

"Workers, patients, and taxpayers need to know the truth about unnecessary charges and understaffing," said SEIU, welcoming Rep. Bill Pascrell's call to investigate HCA Healthcare.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Cave Means Grave': Jan. 6 Audio Shows Oath Keepers Emboldened By Trump Tweet

"He didn't say not to do anything to the congressmen," one member of the far-right militia group said in a recording obtained by the House panel investigating the Capitol attack.

Jake Johnson ·


Jayapal Shares Threatening Voicemails Weeks After Stalking Incident

"We cannot accept violence as our new norm," said the congresswoman. "We also cannot accept the racism and sexism that underlies and propels so much of this violence."

Julia Conley ·


Trump Calls Biden 'Enemy of the State' in 'Fully Unhinged' Speech

"This is, quite simply, a speech intended to incite domestic terrorists to kill FBI agents and members of the Biden administration," said one attorney.

Brett Wilkins ·


'Five-Alarm Crisis': US Has Shortage of 300K Teachers, School Staff

To stay in their profession, said a union leader, educators need "professional respect" including fair pay and the right "to make teaching and learning decisions for their students."

Julia Conley ·


In Raid of Trump Home, FBI Was Seeking Classified Nuclear Weapons Documents

"The criminal who stole top secret nuclear documents is the same one who had absolute authority to order a nuclear attack at any time."

Jake Johnson ·


Fetterman Celebrates 1 Million Individual Donations Ahead of Return to Campaign Trail

"The total number of contributions is a major milestone that demonstrates Fetterman's unmatched and steady grassroots support across the commonwealth."

Julia Conley ·


98 Million in US Skipped Treatment or Cut Back on Essentials to Pay for Healthcare This Year

"People have been making trade-offs to pay for healthcare for years. Inflation has only made things worse as people are also now struggling with the high price of gas, food, and electricity," said the president of West Health, which conducted the new poll with Gallup.

Jessica Corbett ·

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