In the aftermath of the violent assault on the nation’s Capitol, all I heard on the cable news shows was how well-educated Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley are. Cruz attended Princeton University and graduated from Harvard Law School. Hawley earned his undergraduate degree from Stanford University before completing his law degree at Yale.
"The chief executive of the United States, the commander in chief has racist ideas about America and this country, and the American people, all 320 million of us, better figure out what the do about it."
There is no longer any excuse for members of Congress – especially the Democrats – to curb their opposition to this president and his dangerous agenda.
Since Trump's emergence as a political figure, bashing the Muslim community has been one of his biggest applause lines among his supporters.
2016 Democratic Presidential nominee and popular vote winner Hillary Clinton congratulated a united Tom Perez and Keith Ellison after Perez won as DNC Chair and immediately appointed his opponent Ellison as Deputy.
President Obama has released a statement praising the new DNC leadership team of Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison. Approval of the new DNC leadership has been universal as everyone from Sen. Bernie Sanders to Barack Obama has expressed enthusiasm for Perez and Ellison.
Former Obama Secretary of Labor Tom Perez has defeated Rep. Keith Ellison to become the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
No disrespect to the other candidates for DNC chair, but while watching the Democratic Leadership Debate on CNN Keith Ellison stood out from the pack.
At the Democratic Leadership Debate, Rep. Keith Ellison argued that Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses on day one of his presidency, which is why investigations must be held, and impeachment is on the table.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus sounded the alarm bells at a press conference by pointing out that Trump is filling his cabinet with cronies, misfits, and stooges who are set to do the opposite of what the president-elect campaigned on.
The Democratic Party has begun their retooling efforts by returning to their liberal grassroots, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has endorsed Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) to be the next DNC chair.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) along with incoming Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer are correct. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) is the right choice to be next Chair of the Democratic National Committee.
Dean says he knows how to make the Democratic Party competitive going forward.
"These laws splinter families and deny judicial review. Twenty years is too long to cling to broken and morally bankrupt policies.”
"It is appalling that Social Security support is being skimmed to feed into an out-of-control student debt machine."
An indicator of the size of the Democratic victory on the budget deal is the speed with which liberal members of Congress are coming out in support of the deal.
Sen. Bernie Sanders picked up his second congressional endorsement today, as Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) endorsed the Independent for the Democratic nomination.
The 61 House Democrats led by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva are demanding a new funding mechanism for the cost of TAA for displaced workers; but they did not call for a corporate tax hike to cover the cost. Why? Because this is America and corporations get a free ride which is precisely why Washington politicians let corporations write the trade agreement in secret.
In a rare moment of bipartisan cooperation, the US House overwhelmingly passed a Medicare payment overhaul bill on Thursday.
The list of Democrats who are calling for John Boehner to postpone Netanyahu's speech before Congress has grown to nearly two dozen as opposition swells to the partisan political stunt.