Democrats Demand Investigation Into Mitch McConnell’s Russia Payoff

Reps. Maxine Waters and Adam Schiff along with Sens. Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden are calling for an investigation into Mitch McConnell's Russia bribe.

Rachel Maddow Nails Mitch McConnell For Alabama Abortion Ban

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Rachel Maddow showed how Alabama's abortion ban bill goes back to Mitch McConnell's blocking of Obama Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.

Republicans Are Officially A Joke After SNL Nails Mitch McConnell

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SNL perfectly captured the way that Sens. Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham, and Susan Collins twist and bend to support Trump.

Trump’s False Campaign Promise Is the Real Story behind Tax Bombshell Report

The best chance of shifting America’s popular mind might be to focus on these campaign promises, keeping the conversation on what Trump has done. Has he worked for the American people? Or is he working for Trump and lining his own pockets?

Pelosi Unloads On McConnell As Trump Lies About Democrats Blocking Disaster Relief

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi issued a statement putting the blame on Senate Republicans and Mitch McConnell after Trump lied about Democrats blocking disaster relief funds.

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Pelosi responded to Trump’s lie in a statement provided to PoliticusUSA: read more

Pelosi and Schumer Connect The Dots And Hammer Mitch McConnell

Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement where they laid out the dark connection between Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, and William Barr.

Chuck Schumer Accuses Mitch McConnell Of Leading A Cover-Up For Trump

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Senate Democratic leader, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of leading a cover-up for Trump.

Mitch McConnell Gets His Russia Payoff As Oligarch Invests $200 Million In Kentucky

Oligarch Oleg Deripaska, whose company was recently granted sanctions relief by Trump and Mitch McConnell is now planning to invest $200 million in McConnell's home state of Kentucky.

Green New Deal and Socialism aside, Ocasio-Cortez Makes Us Re-Think Democracy

For all the talk about socialism and the Green New Deal, though, what really drives Ocasio-Cortez, what is really at the root of her thinking, is her recognition of the need to achieve democracy in America in the most fundamental of ways and in ways, at least in my experience, most Americans rarely think about.

What the U.S.’s Largest-Ever Monthly Budget Deficit Means for Americans in the Trump Economy

In short, Trump’s policies aren’t helping, and the prospects aren’t looking good.

Democrats evolve to “demand the impossible” against GOP Cynicism

One of my favorite book titles is that of Tom Moylan’s 1986 study of utopian literature: Demand the Impossible.

He explains, if memory serves, that he saw those words spray-painted on a wall in the Paris streets during the 1968 mass rebellions. The phrase stayed with him, clearly, as it has with me read more

Republicans Begin Witch Hunt, Plan to Investigate Obama Officials

Republicans in Congress have begun a witch hunt, as they have started to plan their own probe into top Obama-era officials and the 2016 election.

The GOP is obviously anxious to move past special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and the Trump campaign. So now they are starting to investigate “the investigators,” according to a new report in The Hill. read more

Republicans in Congress Are Now Moving to Limit Trump’s Powers

Members of the Senate GOP caucus are now desperately trying to curb the president’s emergency powers according to a report this morning in The Hill.

The new effort arose after Donald Trump’s veto on Friday of a congressional resolution blocking his declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border wall. read more

Report: Mitch McConnell May Be Leaving the Senate in 2020

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The chances of Democrats winning control of the U.S. Senate next year are looking better every day.

In fact, according to MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) may be leaving the U.S. Senate within the next two years. read more

Inside Chuck Schumer’s Plan to Take Down Mitch McConnell

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer is putting together a new plan to finally bring down his arch-nemesis, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

According to POLITICO, Schumer is working very hard to bring about McConnell’s downfall, which would be a major coup and a giant step toward Democrats taking control of the Senate after the 2020 elections. read more

McConnell Blocks Senate Bill That Would Reopen Government

“Missing in Action” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) misused his power once again on Thursday when he blocked legislation that would have reopened most of the federal government agencies that have been closed by Trump’s shutdown. read more

Trump Is Radioactive So Many Republicans Want Nothing to Do With Him

Everybody knows that President Donald Trump has many enemies and detractors in the new Democratic-led House of Representatives.

But it’s now becoming apparent that many Republican members of Congress are also not fond of the president or his policies, and are looking for ways to distance themselves from him. The reason, they say, is to try to assure their own political survival in the future. read more

Grassley Wants a Senate Vote On Mueller Protection Bill

One of the most powerful people in Congress, GOP Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, now says that the Senate should have a floor vote on the so-called “Mueller Protection Bill.”

The Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman said on Thursday that having a vote on the bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from getting fired was the right thing to do. read more