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Rep. Barbara Lee and Sen. Bernie Sanders introduce bill to curb Wall Street greed

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2019 – Today, Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced the Inclusive Prosperity Act along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and more than a dozen House Democrats. The legislation imposes a tax of a […]

Rep. Barbara Lee and Sen. Bernie Sanders introduce bill to curb Wall Street greed

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WASHINGTON, May 22, 2019 – Today, Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced the Inclusive Prosperity Act along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and more than a dozen House Democrats. The legislation imposes a tax of a […]

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William Barr: Special counsel Mueller declined offer to read controversial memo

WASHINGTON – Attorney General William Barr told a Senate panel that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III declined an offer to review a memo Barr wrote that some said summarized

Congressman Tony Cárdenas introduces the End Debtor’s Prison for Kids Act

Today, I am introducing the Ending Debtor’s Prison for Kids Act. We need to eliminate the cruel practice of collecting fines and fees that keep children in jail and

Pelosi says the GOP doesn’t have the votes for Trump’s wall

WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader and Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi said Republicans do not have enough votes to approve President Donald Trump’s request for a $5 billion border wall. “They do not have

Congress approves short-term measure to prevent shutdown

WASHINGTON — A partial government shutdown was averted Thursday afternoon following House and Senate passage of a continuing resolution (CR) that maintains funding at existing levels through Dec. 21. The

Brett Kavanaugh confirmation a “Dark Day” for America

Oakland, C.A. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on the confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh: “This is a dark day for our country. Senate Republicans have installed a far-right justice

Duncan Hunter, Jr stripped of committee assignments after he and wife are indicted

WASHINGTON – Rep. Duncan Hunter Jr. (R-Calif.) has been stripped of his committee assignments following a felony indictment on charges related to the misuse of campaign funds, House Speaker Paul

President Trump appears to have committed treason

Why has the President of the United States committed treason? This morning, after President Trump met with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

Peter Strzok, the embattled FBI agent defended himself and bureau during 10-hour hearing

WASHINGTON – Embattled FBI agent Peter Strzok pushed back on Thursday against claims that his political preference affected decisions made in the Bureau’s investigation into potential collusion between members of

House passes resolution condemning Libya slave trade

On Tuesday the House of Representatives passed a resolution condemning the slave trade in Libya that takes advantage of and exploits immigrants and refugees. The resolution introduced by Dem. Rep.

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