US House

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"This is a very bad idea, House Democrats. It makes no sense whatsoever to give Republicans veto power over progressive legislation."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
gray wolf
Passage of the bill exemplifies "longstanding cruelty and contempt for our...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"No more excuses or timid half-measures—the climate crisis demands action from...

Further

Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.