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Rep. Ted Lieu Blasts US Support for Saudi ‘War Crimes’ in Yemen: ‘Enough Is Enough’

Rep. Ted Lieu Blasts US Support for Saudi ‘War Crimes’ in Yemen: ‘Enough Is Enough’

In the wake of a US-backed Saudi air strike that killed 10 Yemeni schoolchildren, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) joined a small but growing..

August 16, 2016 with 0 Comments
Rep. Barbara Lee Condemns U.S. Escalation Without Debate in Syria

Rep. Barbara Lee Condemns U.S. Escalation Without Debate in Syria

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), the only member of Congress to vote against the US war in Afghanistan, responded to the latest American escalation..

April 25, 2016 with 0 Comments
Democrats Introduce Bill to Fight Wage Theft

Democrats Introduce Bill to Fight Wage Theft

Three congressional Democrats introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at cracking down on employers who fail to pay their workers all the..

March 16, 2016 with 0 Comments
Sen. Chris Murphy Urges Improved Buprenorphine Access for Opioid Addicts

Sen. Chris Murphy Urges Improved Buprenorphine Access for Opioid Addicts

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on Wednesday urged the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to “take all necessary steps” to..

March 2, 2016 with 1 Comment
Rep. Barbara Lee Hails President Obama’s Upcoming Cuba Visit

Rep. Barbara Lee Hails President Obama’s Upcoming Cuba Visit

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), who has advocated normalization of US-Cuban relations for decades, hailed President Barack Obama’s decision..

February 22, 2016 with 0 Comments
Marco Rubio Calls for Sanctions Against Venezuela’s Maduro

Marco Rubio Calls for Sanctions Against Venezuela’s Maduro

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Wednesday accused Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro of “undermining democracy” and called for..

January 6, 2016 with 0 Comments
Congress Raises Bipartisan Concern over Avian Flu Vaccine Stockpile

Congress Raises Bipartisan Concern over Avian Flu Vaccine Stockpile

Leading members of a bipartisan House committee are questioning the efficacy of the US Health Department’s influenza pandemic..

December 28, 2015 with 0 Comments
Members of Congress Demand End to ‘Cruel, Systemic Abuse’ of Palestinian Children

Members of Congress Demand End to ‘Cruel, Systemic Abuse’ of Palestinian Children

Nineteen sitting members of Congress have co-signed a letter urging the Obama administration to pressure Israel to end its ‘systemic..

June 24, 2015 with 0 Comments
NTSB Lead Investigator: Amtrak Derailment was Preventable

NTSB Lead Investigator: Amtrak Derailment was Preventable

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) lead investigator of the Amtrak commuter train crash that killed at least eight people in..

May 14, 2015 with 0 Comments
Bernie Sanders to Announce Presidential Run

Bernie Sanders to Announce Presidential Run

One of the most progressive members of the United States Senate will seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. Sen. Bernie..

April 28, 2015 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • JFK Diary Calls Hitler ‘Stuff of Legends’ Who ‘Will Emerge From Hatred’
  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
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