If Congress, in its current makeup, is unable to protect the right of women to have freedom over their choice in having a child, then the Democrats will have to focus on state politics.
Losses include a number of veterans whose experience and expertise will be much missed. Equally confounding is the exodus of newer lawmakers of color.
Senator Murray is reportedly working with Senate women on strategies for keeping the choice issue front and center.
Real estate developers frequently create a new LLC for each project for entirely solid business reasons. But in a political context, the practice has the effect of allowing them to become super-donors.
"City Hall is tired, and it needs vitamin-rich leaders who make the cushions bounce."
"I fear that these weeks while we await the issuing of the final Supreme Court decision are the last days of reproductive freedom in America."
It’s not your fathers' and mothers’ Republican Party anymore. Our state’s “new look” Republicans of yesteryear are old or deceased.
The 1992 protest march numbered nearly a half million participants. In April of 2005, more than a million abortion-rights activists joined in the March for Women’s Lives. Clearly, these demonstrations were not enough. Big rallies in the nation’s capital may not have been a winning strategy.
Any shred of belief that the courts are immune to this can now be safely discarded; they are deeply complicit.
To say the appellate judges seemed skeptical about the Chamber’s legal challenge would be an understatement.
Polls show a motivated Republican “base,” three quarters of whom believe Joe Biden was not legitimately elected.
Fair traders are often depicted as anti-trade, but this is far too simple a branding.
In a managed encampment, these homes provide stability and give their residents a base on which to build a future.
Systemic disinformation efforts are designed to undercut democracy by dividing people, feeding their emotions, destroying their ability to recognize truths, and undermining their capacity to find them.
There’s no such thing as pass-fail when it comes to the climate crisis.
The chief “green” of his visit will be the money he raises here and in Portland at Democratic National Committee events.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., has held no town halls in recent years, and is reticent about schedules where voters can catch up with her.
Available temporary housing? Yes. In South Seattle, where the need is great? Yes. An entirely empty village ready to go? Yes. But it is vacant. Why?
In what kind of Emergency do we shut down reporting of detailed hospitalization trends?
Of the three Republican senators who are voting for Judge Jackson’s confirmation, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, Tweeted on Tuesday: “Collins, Murkowski, and Romney are pro-pedophile.”
Only 27% of Americans believe we are on the right track, according to the Real Clear Politics average of polls.
Fifty one candidates. Fifty-one(!) have filed for the special election to fill Alaska's lone Congressional seat.
I am increasingly dreading the upcoming November elections.
Note that the pollsters include the incumbents’ race in the description. The district is nearly 65 percent white and less than 3 percent black. They also included voting-record messaging designed to fire up tax-averse voters and folks on the rightward half of the broad argument over law enforcement policy.
Canada will have a stable government and no national election for the next three years – at least.
Inslee minced no words, proclaiming "if Idaho won't stand up for your rights, I will." The signing came just days after Idaho enacted legislation to allow lawsuits by "potential family members" to enforce an abortion ban after six weeks into pregnancy, a time when many are not aware of their condition.
The law, strengthened and passed by voters' initiative, required disclosure of sources of campaign contributions along with reports of how the money was spent. It mandated reporting of personal financial interests by candidates, elected officials, and certain appointees. It also regulated lobbying and required reporting of the money lobbyists spend to influence legislation.
Of one highways bill, Young boasted: “I stuffed it like a turkey.” Colleagues nicknamed him “the alpha wolf” – a wolf skin decorated the wall of his office – a nickname Young embraced. “I AM the alpha wolf,” he once told me in an interview.
In Graff’s view, all investigative books, as well as apologias penned by Nixon's inner circle, have left unanswered one fundamental question. “Why did you fellows break into the Watergate?”
Currently, U.S. public opinion is divided, providing no clear mandate for permanent DST. But scientific evidence and opinion have lined up solidly against DST in winter.