A powerful presentation by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse at Barrett’s confirmation hearing demonstrated how they’re doing that.
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At Day Two of her hearings, the Supreme Court nominee was visibly wrestling with legal and ethical questions about recusal.
Three Democratic senators have filed suit to remove Trump’s acting attorney general.
History will show that when our climate needed a champion, Kennedy largely failed to answer the call.
Just because New England didn’t vote for Donald Trump doesn’t mean that region of the country is immune to the influence of Trump-friendly media, including the influence of a prominent station in Providence, Rhode Island: “This is extremely dangerous to our democracy,” WJAR-TV anchor Frank Coletta tells the camera in a recent segment about “biased… Read more »
How high’s the water, mama? Five feet high and rising How high’s the water, papa? She said it’s five feet high and rising Well the rails are washed out north of town We gotta head for higher ground We can’t come back till the water goes down Five feet high and rising… –Johnny Cash, “Five… Read more »
Pruitt is turning up the heat on every House Republican who recognizes that climate change is an urgent issue.
Sorry, but there’s no reason to pick up the pom-poms for Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Susan Collins (R-ME), whose votes were admittedly crucial to stopping the latest right-wing scheme to destroy President Obama’s climate-protection efforts. Let’s not label them climate hawks just yet, OK? McCain lost his credibility on this issue… Read more »
It’s obvious why they want him gone. If you watched last week’s Senate confirmation hearings for unqualified Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, you saw just how effective Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) can be when it comes to challenging right-wing ideology. Gorsuch was intellectually overpowered by Whitehouse, a former US Attorney and state Attorney General. Whitehouse… Read more »
Sometimes, you just have to appreciate the small things. Ten years ago Monday, George W. Bush–you know, the last Republican to slide into the Oval Office without winning the popular vote–delivered his second-to-last State of the Union Address, and for the first time in a Bush SOTU speech, he acknowledged the reality of a problem… Read more »