Democrats knelt in silent tribute to George Floyd in the US Congress on Monday before unveiling a package of sweeping police reforms in response to the killing of African Americans by law enforcement.
“African peacekeepers in America after Trump steals the election,” wrote Daily Show host Trevor Noah on Instagram this week. ““Well, well, well. Refusing to give up power, rampant disease and high unemployment. Who’s the s**thole now, huh?’”
It’s the most frustrating time of the year in Washington. No, not the annual brawl through crowded shops as the capital city’s residents and dignitaries scurry about on their lunch breaks to finish their holiday shopping.
At the Republican National Convention, the coronavirus and the economic pain it has created for millions of Americans doesn’t really exist. On Capitol Hill, Democratic leaders are quick to acknowledge its toll – but if they really want to do something about it, they have a strange way of showing it.
A stunning end to Trump’s final 10 days in office was underway as lawmakers warned of the damage the president could still do before Joe Biden was inaugurated Jan. 20.
“I do not believe that such a course of action is in the best interest of our Nation or consistent with our Constitution,” Pence said in a letter released by his office as the House prepared to vote on a non-binding resolution calling on him to utilize the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution.
US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became one of America’s most prominent progressive Democrats with her calls to tax the wealthy and spend heavily to fight climate change. Now she is investing heavily in her online store, selling
With the calendar slipping toward a new deadline, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning that “difficult decisions must be made” to trim President Joe Biden’s expansive plans for reimagining the nation’s social service programmes and tackling climate change.
In the 14 years since she first became speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi has performed some impressive political rescue missions.