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Here's What Democrats Need To Say About Climate Change At The Presidential Debates
Three Senate climate hawks lay out how presidential candidates should speak about a defining issue for Democratic voters ahead of 2020.
Senate Democrat: We're 'Moving Toward Indictment And Charges' Against Trump
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse added that they're not "at the stage of actually being able to make the charge" yet.
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Sen. Grassley Asks FBI To Investigate Retracted Kavanaugh Allegations
A man accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexually assaulting an acquaintance in the 1980s but later retracted the allegation, Grassley said.
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Twitter Users School Brett Kavanaugh On Real Meanings Of 'Boof' And 'Devil's Triangle'
The Supreme Court nominee's definitions in his Senate hearing of "flatulence" and a game similar to "quarters" draw some snickers on Twitter.
Alex Wroblewski / Reuters
Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Denies Having A Gambling Problem
Trump's pick for the high court responded to written questions from Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on any gambling habits.
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Sheldon Whitehouse Asks Brett Kavanaugh If He Has A Gambling Problem
The Supreme Court nominee didn't get any questions about this topic at his hearings, but he will now have to give some answers.
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Sheldon Whitehouse Says Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearing Is 'A Sham'
“No wonder the American people feel the game is rigged,” Whitehouse said.
Family Separation Officials Can’t Answer What Went Wrong
Only one of the five officials testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee was able to answer a question from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) about the family separation crisis at the border: what went wrong?
Democratic Senators Urge Justice Department Leadership To Protect Robert Mueller
The nine lawmakers asked for "a written and public commitment" that DOJ officials wouldn't interfere with Mueller's probe.
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GOP Tax Bill ‘Designed’ To Kneecap Renewable Energy In Favor Of Fossil Fuels, Democrats Say
Alexander C. Kaufman
“It’s not even subtle," said one senator.
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Is It Insensitive To Discuss Climate Change Right Now? No.
William S. Becker
Energy & Climate Policy Expert
There is considerable urgency here.
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McCain, Whitehouse Make Bipartisan Appeal To SCOTUS Against Wisconsin Gerrymandering
“Americans do not like gerrymandering. They see its mischief, and absent a legal remedy, their sense of powerlessness and discouragement has increased."
Aaron Bernstein / Reuters
Senator Joins Ethics Probe That Could Get EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Disbarred
Alexander C. Kaufman
The former Oklahoma attorney general is under investigation for misleading Congress about his emails.
Dem Senator: GOP Frustration With Donald Trump 'Ready To Boil Over'
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said the "temperature is climbing" among Republicans in Congress.
The Most Important Senate Hearing You Didn't Hear Anything About This Week
Sammie Moshenberg is a consultant in Washington, DC.
It’s always a bad sign when a judicial nominee has to begin his hearing with an apology.
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Democrats Look To Close Conflict-Of-Interest Loophole Linked To Betsy DeVos
New bill would require nominees to disclose "dark money" they've donated or solicited.
Carlos Barria / Reuters
Addiction Isn’t A Partisan Issue. We Must Reach Across The Aisle And Heal Our Health Crisis.
Recovery Advocate - Founder, Windward Way Recovery
The Senate must act to protect people with chronic health conditions.
D.C. Peoples Climate March features Merkley, Markey, Cantwell, Velázquez, Whitehouse, Healey
Boston-based journalist and poet
In what has become a familiar scene in the nation's capital, tens of thousands of activists gathered in Washington by the
Youth Suing Trump Bring Climate Fight To Washington
“We are suing because none of us and none of you have time to wait,” plaintiff Kelsey Juliana said.
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