National Politics

Sep
15
Big Pharma’s Democrats

Big Pharma’s Democrats

Three House Dems working to kill drug price legislation raked in roughly $1.6 million from pharma donors — and the top aide for one of them is now a pharma lobbyist.
Sep
15
Whip Count: The Democrats Who Support the Progressive Reconciliation Strategy

Whip Count: The Democrats Who Support the Progressive Reconciliation Strategy

A running tally of which Democratic lawmakers are — and are not — publicly committing to withhold their votes on the bipartisan infrastructure bill in support of robust budget
Sep
11
Ending The 9/11 Era

Ending The 9/11 Era

We can’t memory-hole what happened during and after the attacks — but we can learn from it.
Sep
10
Boebert’s Anti-Climate Self-Enrichment Scheme

Boebert’s Anti-Climate Self-Enrichment Scheme

The Colorado Republican is spearheading amendments that could gut Democrats’ climate bill and benefit her husband’s fossil fuel business.
Sep
02
Dems Stalled Abortion Protections In A Committee

Dems Stalled Abortion Protections In A Committee

Democrats promised legislation to codify Roe and preempt the Texas law, but they’ve chosen to leave it sitting with a congressional panel.
Aug
26
A New Day For Workers’ Rights

A New Day For Workers’ Rights

The National Labor Relations Board is poised to undo decades of anti-union policies.
Aug
24
Rahm’s Reward

Rahm’s Reward

He connected donors with Japanese officials and profited off helping Biden kill Medicare for All — and now he’s being given an ambassadorship.
Aug
24
The Corporate Deterrent To More Vaccinations

The Corporate Deterrent To More Vaccinations

Biden and Congress have ignored a simple fix to our vaccine woes — but the budget bill could help remedy matters.
Aug
23
Dem Obstructionists Are Bankrolled By Pharma And Oil

Dem Obstructionists Are Bankrolled By Pharma And Oil

House Democrats threatening to kill today’s budget reconciliation process have been funded by industries likely to be targeted by the legislation.
Aug
18
Biden’s Mounting Pandemic Failures

Biden’s Mounting Pandemic Failures

As Hot Vax Summer fades to the sounds of the Delta blues, experts call for federal action.