According to GOP lawmakers, slavery and the Three-Fifths Compromise were good, but 1619 isn’t a year worth remembering.
Sanders said McConnell and the GOP are motivated more by corporate money than providing help to the American people.
Giving the minority party veto power over widely supported legislation is undemocratic.
Polling before and after Biden’s speech to Congress on Wednesday show widespread support for a variety of his ideas.
The Democrats, led by Cori Bush and Pramila Jayapal, say ending the filibuster is the only way to end partisan gridlock.
After Jan. 6, some corporations vowed to cut donations to politicians involved, but it was soon business as usual again.
This is about more than getting along with Republicans.
Business PACs gave 57 percent of their donations to Republicans in the 2020 election cycle.
McConnell’s usual scare tactics may fail if Biden’s new infrastructure bill delivers tangible economic benefits.
Voilà! All sorts of great stuff can suddenly be passed with a simple majority under the auspices of reconciliation.