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Marjorie Taylor Greene Could Face More Punishment for Backing Violent Threats

Marjorie Taylor Greene Could Face More Punishment for Backing Violent Threats
Removing Greene from her committee assignments was just a first step.
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'A Jim Crow Relic That Must Be Abolished': Demand to End Filibuster Grows

'A Jim Crow Relic That Must Be Abolished': Demand to End Filibuster Grows
"Do Senate Democrats want to keep the filibuster or do they want to pass comprehensive democracy, anti-corruption, and voting rights legislation to realize the promise of a multi-racial democracy?" said one progressive organizer. "I don't see a way they can do both."
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Republican Attacks on State and Local Government Are Yet Another Assault on Black People

Republican Attacks on State and Local Government Are Yet Another Assault on Black People
Defaulting on the pensions of state and local employees would be a huge hit to African American workers and retirees.
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Republicans Will Use Mueller Hearing to Push 'Paranoid Conspiracy Theories'

Republicans Will Use Mueller Hearing to Push 'Paranoid Conspiracy Theories'
Rather than focus on the content of the Mueller report, House Republicans plan to push conspiracy theories during Robert Mueller’s Wednesday House hearings, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) told Shareblue Media.
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Congress wants Trump kids to explain all the crimes they’re accused of

Congress wants Trump kids to explain all the crimes they’re accused of
“All you have to do is follow the transcript."
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New Senate Prez Cadman Launches Session by Prioritizing Cooperation

New Senate Prez Cadman Launches Session by Prioritizing Cooperation
Taking Republican control of the State Senate for the first time in a decade, newly elected Senate President Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs, lit candles in memory of three people, setting the tone for a session he hopes will benefit from stronger relationships among members.
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The Obstruction of Justice in Congress Must End

The Obstruction of Justice in Congress Must End
Nothing is more important in America than the rule of law. Nothing is more important for the rule of law and American justice than filling the inexcusably large number of judicial vacancies. Nothing is more important for governance in America than the President and the Senate working to end the obstruction, gridlock and abuse of filibusters that is destroying the credibility and efficacy of the United States Senate.
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House GOP Aims to Exacerbate Already Painful Austerity by Further Slashing Education, Interior, State Departments

House GOP Aims to Exacerbate Already Painful Austerity by Further Slashing Education, Interior, State Departments
Republicans controlling the House pressed ahead Tuesday with efforts to slash funding for the departments of Education, Interior and State that go deeper than those already implemented under a painful round of automatic austerity.
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AP Calls SC House Race for Sanford

AP Calls SC House Race for Sanford
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has redeemed a political career sidelined by scandal by winning his old congressional seat. Sanford defeated Elizabeth Colbert Busch Tuesday in the state's 1st Congressional District.
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Army Says No to More Tanks, but Congress Insists

Army Says No to More Tanks, but Congress Insists
Lawmakers from both parties have devoted nearly half a billion dollars in taxpayer money over the past two years to build improved versions of the 70-ton Abrams. But senior Army officials have said repeatedly, "No thanks."
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