Tag Archives: Republican

Oil Lobby Spending Less As Sympathetic Legislators, President Provide More Favors By
MINNEAPOLIS– The oil and gas industry has spent over $36 million lobbying Congress so far this year, a massive figure that speaks to the fossil fuel industry’s weight in Washington. Among the top spenders so far have been...
Poll: Trump’s Election Is Stressing People Out, Especially Women By
American women are paying more attention to politics since Donald Trump was elected, according to a Pew Research Center report released Thursday, and the same percentage of Americans of both sexes said they find it stressful to talk politics with people with whom they...
CBO Says GOP Repeal-Only Plan Leaves 32M Uninsured By 2026 By
WASHINGTON – The Republican plan to repeal most of the Affordable Care Act without a ready replacement would leave 32 million more people uninsured by 2026 than under current law, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday. The plan, which appears to...
House Budget Blueprint Boosts Military, Cuts Food Stamps By
House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that proposes trillions of dollars in cuts to the social safety net and other domestic programs while sharply boosting military spending, a blueprint that elicited criticism from conservatives and moderates. The GOP plan,...
Republicans Attack New Consumer Protection Rules By
A new rule by a federal watchdog—hailed as having “paramount importance” for protecting consumers from Wall Street predators and curbing corporate abuses—is under direct attack by Republicans just days after being issued. The rule from the successful and broadly-supported Consumer...
The Green Party – Marks In A Media Con Job By
November, 2016 came and went and the world has since been immersed in the predicament of the Republican regime headed by the insane orange clown president and his unelected, and all-too-present familia. Within the American duopoly, the “opposition” Democratic Party...
What If Jon Ossoff Campaigned On A Message For Medicare For All? By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. When Jon Ossoff launched his campaign for the Georgia congressional seat formerly held by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Democrats mobilized to bolster his candidacy because they believed he could win. Yet, Ossoff’s...
Arizona Republican Wants To Limit College Students’ Right To Vote By
PHOENIX — An Arizona Republican lawmaker wants to prohibit college students from voting where they attend school, claiming they “dilute the votes” of year-round residents. State Rep. Bob Thorpe, R-Flagstaff, is chairman of the Arizona House Government and Higher Education...
Trump’s Not the Only One Blocking Constituents on Twitter By
As President Donald Trump faces criticism for blocking users on his Twitter account, people across the country say they, too, have been cut off by elected officials at all levels of government after voicing dissent on social media. In Arizona, a disabled Army veteran grew...
Chomsky Says Republicans Most Dangerous Group In History – Assange Points To CIA By
CHILE (Analysis) — On Monday, Noam Chomsky – renowned linguist, academic and activist – repeated his assertion in an interview with the BBC that the modern U.S. Republican Party is the most dangerous organization in human history, adding that, as an organization,...