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House Democrats Block Latest Republican Effort To Pass A Stimulus Bill

House Democrats Block Latest Republican Effort To Pass A Stimulus Bill

ANDREW TRUNSKY CONTRIBUTOR House Democrats blocked a Republican-led move to reconsider a coronavirus relief bill Thursday, the 40th time the majority party has blocked a package of GOP stimulus bills from passing the chamber. Republicans urged the House to vote down procedural rules on an unrelated piece of legislation to allow for debate on Ohio Republican Rep. […]

Supreme Court Rejects House Democrats’ Request To Expedite Trump’s Financial Docs

Supreme Court Rejects House Democrats’ Request To Expedite Trump’s Financial Docs

By Jake Dima  The Supreme Court denied a request by House Democrats Monday that sought to expedite the process of obtaining President Donald Trump’s financial documents. Chief Justice John Roberts denied the motion, according to a court document. The Supreme Court ruled earlier in July that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr.’s subpoena that demanded access to […]

House Democrats to vote to take controversial California ‘gig economy’ regulations national

House Democrats to vote to take controversial California ‘gig economy’ regulations national

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Michael Bloomberg recently said in Fresno that the rest of the country looks to California for “leadership”.  In this case Washington Democrats are using a California law, AB 5, as a way to mandate union membership and take away freedom of choice for workers in the […]

POLITICS | House Democrats Demand Documents for Investigation Into Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

POLITICS | House Democrats Demand Documents for Investigation Into Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

BY ZACHARY STIEBER House Democrats demanded documents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for a probe into a policy from President Donald Trump’s administration that requires asylum seekers to stay in Mexico as they wait for their cases to go through U.S. immigration courts. The policy is known as “Remain in Mexico,” or the Migrant Protection Protocols […]

House Democrats Give Green Light for Trump’s USMCA Deal

House Democrats Give Green Light for Trump’s USMCA Deal

BY EMEL AKAN WASHINGTON—After months of negotiations between the Trump administration and House Democrats, Congress will move forward with ratifying the new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico that will supplant the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced on Dec. 10 that both sides ironed out their differences on the agreement, paving the […]

There’s A Full-Fledged Fight Over The Wall Going On In The Supreme Court

There’s A Full-Fledged Fight Over The Wall Going On In The Supreme Court

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to stay a lower court order blocking reallocation of Pentagon funds for the border wall July 12. House Democrats and environmental groups asked the justices to reject that request, saying it would give the government a permanent victory and seriously […]

Democrats’ $15 Minimum Wage Bill Would Eliminate 1.3 Million Jobs, CBO Finds

Democrats’ $15 Minimum Wage Bill Would Eliminate 1.3 Million Jobs, CBO Finds

Andrew Kerr | Investigative Reporter   House Democrats’ proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour would most likely leave 1.3 million Americans jobless by 2025, according to a study released Monday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Noting a “considerable uncertainty” about the impact a $15 per hour minimum wage […]

Pelosi and House Dems Introduce Bill That Would Immediately Voting Rights for Convicted Felons Nationwide

Pelosi and House Dems Introduce Bill That Would Immediately Voting Rights for Convicted Felons Nationwide

Andrew Kerr | Investigative Reporter   House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats unveiled a bill Friday that would immediately restore voting rights to convicted felons nationwide. Convicted felons who have completed their prison sentences would have their voting rights restored, but those incarcerated at the time of an election would still be barred from voting. […]