Tag: Nancy Pelosi

A Government Too Broken to Write $600 Checks

As July ended, the Department of Commerce announced that the economy had contracted by nearly a third; the Department of Labor reported that 1.43 million Americans had lost their jobs. And shortly after those announcements, the Senate adjourned for a long weekend. Over the course of that weekend, at the start of August, the enhanced […]

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Congress Is Still Arguing Over Another Stimulus Package. Just Run Us Our Money

Photo: Doug Mills (Getty Images) For some reason, elected officials can’t seem to stop the hemming and hawing to produce a bill that doesn’t pad the rich and placate the poor during a fucking pandemic in which nearly half of the population is out of work. Advertisement Way back in May, the Democratic-led House passed […]

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House Votes to Remove Confederate Statues From the Capitol

Statue of Alexander Stephens at the CapitolPhoto: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol. Advertisement According to Politico, the bill would remove a bust of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney from the Old Supreme Court Chamber. Taney was a Supreme Court justice who was […]

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The Democrats’ Baffling Silence as Millions of Americans Lose Their Health Insurance

If the Democrats wanted to run on health care against Trump, which worked in 2018 and which Joe Biden has shown an interest in doing despite struggling to articulate basic facts about his health care plan, this would be a perfect time to introduce a bluff-calling bill. Expanding Cobra is the barest minimum the government […]

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