Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) have announced legislation that would set minimum federal standards for unemployment benefits nationwide. The legislation also includes a stipulation that unemployment benefits will receive an extra boost when unemployment is high.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has signaled he and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are pursuing a workaround to raise the federal minimum wage to $15. Wyden’s announcement comes after the Senate parliamentarian ruled that a proposal from House Democrats to raise the minimum wage did not meet special budgetary rules.
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.
Democrats are turning up the pressure as Americans across the country are demanding to see Trump's tax returns after his summit fiasco with Putin.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) told Senate Intelligence Committee leadership that the public has a right to hear the testimony of Jeff Sessions, so the committee should hold the Attorney General's hearing in public.