In the flurry and frenzy of new scandals and tragedies that wear on the spirit of our country, we must not forget the nine million children who have no say in these matters and the 700,000 Dreamers who enrich our country with their lives and service.
If you can't handle the scrutiny of a political campaign – if you need to postpone it until the smoke of a teenage sex scandal blows over – then you shouldn't be running in the first place.
In order to pay for the deficit-busting tax plan, the Vermont senator said GOP lawmakers will be taking aim at key programs, like Social Security and Medicare.
To GOP politicians: When you repeatedly shed crocodile tears over mass shootings, then follow it up by refusing to do anything to prevent the next one, nobody hears you anymore.
Leading Republicans in the U.S. Senate, expressing frustration at how slowly President Donald Trump's nominees are being confirmed, on Tuesday called for changes in the chamber's procedures to speed up the approval process.
Republicans may continue to live in their NRA-funded bubbles, but it's clear the American people – Democrats, Independents and Republicans – are still hungry for tougher gun laws.
Those closest to Trump don't believe he grasps what serious trouble he would be in if Democrats win enough seats to take over the House in 2018.
"This silence has become unintentional endorsement. It's become a kind of sick complicity."
Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act aren't just impractical, but they are cruel.
"I think we will have anywhere from – literally, by rule – 90 seconds to two minutes of debate on this legislation. Now that is an abomination, that is legislative malpractice."
"[The process for the Cassidy-Graham bill] is better but it's not what the Senate is supposed to be doing," he said. "Is it better to be guilty of murder or train robbery?"
Every woman in American knows how it feels to have her family planning and reproductive healthcare choices vetoed by a bunch of privileged white men in Congress.
Like a villain in a horror movie that appears one last time to wreak havoc, Republicans are again making one last attempt to inflict pain on millions.
With the end of September marching closer and 2018 around the bend, Republicans are still unlikely to pass any bill to repeal and replace a law that has saved lives. In other words, the Affordable Care Act is here to stay.
This is the kind of unhinged and crackpot rhetoric that is common on Info Wars, but it has no place in American government.
"We have a Medicare system right now. It is a good system. ... Let's expand that program to every man, woman, and child. It's not a scary proposition."
It's hard to gauge the outcome of midterm elections more than a year before they're held, but Donald Trump's presidency has motivated progressive and moderate voters in a way they haven't been in a long time.
The White House wants to see the plan approved by Congress, but not even GOP leadership is interested in pushing the measure through.
The U.S. consumer financial watchdog on Thursday attempted to repel a Trump-administration attack on former President Barack Obama's sweeping student loan reforms and defended itself against Republican attempts to weaken its powers.
Dent's retirement is just the latest in a slew of moderate Republicans who are calling it quits as Washington spirals out of control with Trump at the helm.