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‘This is the correct vote’: Bernie Sanders opposed Tom Vilsack’s confirmation for USDA Chief

  • February 24, 2021
By Jessica Corbett Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday was the lone progressive to vote against Tom Vilsack reprising his role…
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AG nominee Merrick Garland will prioritize prosecuting January 6 insurrectionists

  • February 24, 2021
President Biden’s nominee to become the next attorney general, Merrick Garland, told the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday he would prioritize…
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A ‘decisive defeat’, Supreme Court allows for the release of Trump’s tax returns

  • February 23, 2021
By Jessica Corbett The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered another blow to Donald Trump’s efforts to block the enforcement…
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‘It wasn’t talk’: Boogaloo Bois have guns and military training. They want to overthrow the government.

  • February 22, 2021
By A.C. Thompson, Lila Hassan, and Karim Hajj, This story was originally published by ProPublica. Hours after the attack on…
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Texans cheer for AOC who raised $1 million in relief while slamming the state’s ‘corrupt, inept, and self-serving’ Republican leaders

  • February 19, 2021
By Jake Johnson As Sen. Ted Cruz rushed back to Texas on Thursday after coming under fire for fleeing to…
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Text messages reveal top Trump campaign fundraiser helped plan the rally before the failed Capitol coup

  • February 18, 2021
By Mike Spies and Jake Pearson. This story was originally published by ProPublica. In the week leading up to the…
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‘Texans are dying’: GOP leaders under fire as food and water shortages compound power crisis

  • February 18, 2021
By Jake Johnson Texans who have been without power for days in the aftermath of Winter Storm Uri are now…
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Extremist politicians get more airtime, and there are 46,218 news transcripts that prove it

  • February 17, 2021
by Joshua P. Darr,  Jeremy Padgett, and Johanna Dunaway Committee assignments are normally a blessing for new House members. But some…
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‘It is what the people want’: CBO findings boost Sanders’ efforts in fight for $15 minimum wage

  • February 16, 2021
by Jake Johnson The Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour would…
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The case for prosecuting Trump: Elie Mystal on why criminal charges are still possible — and needed

  • February 16, 2021
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has authorized a 9/11-style commission to further investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection and…
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