As House Republicans narrowly rammed through a deeply partisan and radical Farm Bill moments ago, a quick reminder about the widespread opposition to H.R. 2 from rural, consumer, conservation, health, education, labor and other organizations representing millions of Americans.
June 21, 2018 Blog
Six months ago, House Republicans passed their tax scam for the rich – ransacking our children’s future to hand massive handouts to big corporations and the wealthiest 1 percent.
June 20, 2018 Blog
Today, President Trump is traveling to Duluth, Minnesota to host a roundtable with workers where he will undoubtedly herald the six month anniversary of the GOP tax scam for the rich. Later in the evening, the President will do what he clearly loves best – headline a campaign rally where he will likely launch into a wild attack on core American values, denigrating immigrants, people of color, journalists, Democrats and the few Republicans brave enough to stand up to the leader of their party.
June 18, 2018 Blog
The Trump Administration continues their barbaric ‘zero-tolerance’ policy separating families at the border – literally ripping children out of the arms of their mothers and fathers – as they prosecute asylum seeking families at the border for illegal entry. In an attempt to defend their inhumanity, President Trump blamed others for his own policy, Attorney General Sessions quoted the Bible, and DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen tried to claim it wasn’t happening at all…
June 15, 2018 Blog
The Trump Administration’s latest cruel effort to strike down key consumer protections in the Affordable Care Act preventing insurance companies from denying coverage or charging more for covering people with pre-existing conditions has far reaching consequences.
June 14, 2018 Blog
President Trump loves to tout the economy as ‘the best economy the country’s ever had.’
June 13, 2018 Blog
525: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of June 11, 2018
June 8, 2018 Blog
The Trump Administration’s cynical assault of Americans’ health care has reached a stunning new low. The Department of Justice will now argue in court that the Affordable Care Act’s provisions preventing insurance companies from denying coverage or charging more for pre-existing conditions should be struck down – destroying key, life-saving protections for millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions.
June 7, 2018 Blog
53 years ago today, the Supreme Court decided Griswold v. Connecticut – legalizing birth control and recognizing women’s right to privacy in family planning decisions. However, over a half-century later, the Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress are championing policies to restrict women’s access to contraception both in the U.S. and around the world.
June 6, 2018 Blog
Republicans have spent the entire Congress trying to undermine Americans’ health care. And after ignoring repeated warnings from non-partisan experts, the Trump Administration and GOP in Congress continue their sabotage of the Affordable Care Act – needlessly increasing the cost of health care across the nation. From the Washington Post Editorial Board: