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Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and dozens of House Democrats introduced the We the People Amendment—which would reverse the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling and end corporate personhood—on April 6, 2021. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Washington Democrat said the proposed amendment "ends corporate constitutional rights, reverses Citizens United , and ensures that our democracy is really of the people, by the people—not corporations."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) is the first Palestinian American and one of the first two Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress. (Photo: Nic Antaya/Getty Images)
"Just a few years ago, it would have been unthinkable to have 12 members of...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A woman protests against Georgia's voter restriction bill outside the State Capitol in Atlanta on March 8, 2021. (Photo: Megan Varner/Getty Images)
"It's clear that the Republican Party believes the only way they can win future...


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.