Daily Archives: Thu, Jun 17th, 2021

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Stacey Abrams Backs Joe Manchin’s Voting Rights Compromise

Speaking to CNN, former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams says she supports Senator Joe Manchin’s (D-W. Va.) policy demands on voter reform for the Senate to pass the For the People Act. Manchin’s demands include banning partisan gerrymandering; requiring voter identification with new alternatives, such as a utility bill; mandating at…

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House Readying to Repeal 2002 Iraq War Authorization

The House of Representatives is set to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq. Democrats have been trying to reverse the AUMF for years. The news comes a day after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced he supports repealing the AUMF. Schumer said repealing the authorization “will eliminate the danger of…

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We’re Getting Health Care Totally Wrong

cost caps is the right solution on healthcareSince Congress passed the Affordable Care Act a decade ago, we’ve gotten totally stuck on health care.  The parties are at war with each other. Republicans have tried to repeal the ACA 70 times.  Democrats can’t decide whether to reform the system with a “public option” or to…

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