Powerful coal mining union pushes Back against West Virginia’s Joe Manchin; pressures the senator to go back to the bargaining table

Powerful coal mining union pushes Back against West Virginia’s Joe Manchin; pressures the senator to go back to the bargaining table

On Monday, The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), representing West Virginia coal miners, urged Democratic Senator Joe Manchin to revisit his opposition to President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better (BBB) plan, after the opposition sunk Democrat’s plan to pass the historic, nearly $2 trillion legislation. The union pointed out that BBB includes an extension […]

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 January 6th Select Committee quickly turns focus to Sitting Republican Congressman Scott Perry

January 6th Select Committee quickly turns focus to Sitting Republican Congressman Scott Perry

The select House panel looking into the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to disrupt the congressional certification of Joe Biden’s election victory over Donald Trump has recently requested a meeting with Rep. Scott Perry, a Pennsylvania Republican serving the state’s 10th District.  The committee cites evidence that Perry  had “an important role” in […]

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 Manchin’s “No” on Biden’s BBB prompted Goldman Sachs to lower US economic projections

Manchin’s “No” on Biden’s BBB prompted Goldman Sachs to lower US economic projections

After Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia’s bombshell rejection of Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act, Goldman Sachs’ economic outlook for the US immediately dimmed.  The famed Wall Street firm told its clients over the weekend that the President’s signature legislation will not pass a divided Congress, sinking the nearly $2 trillion bill. Goldman […]

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 Evangelicals “horrified” about Donald Trump’s insult toward Benjamin Netanyahu

Evangelicals “horrified” about Donald Trump’s insult toward Benjamin Netanyahu

In light of recent antisemitic statements made by Donald Trump, at least one former American Evangelical Trump backer has spoken out against the controversial former President. The Washington Post points out that many evangelical leaders in the United States have been mostly silent on Trump’s reported comments. Mike Evans, however, a Texas Pastor and former […]

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 Senators Senators Graham and Durbin Introduced Bi-Partisan Immigration Legislation as Issue Comes into the Forefront

Senators Senators Graham and Durbin Introduced Bi-Partisan Immigration Legislation as Issue Comes into the Forefront

Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., recently introduced the latest Dream Act legislation as senators work toward a new immigration deal. Graham and Durbin have previously worked together on the Dream Act, which was first introduced in 2001 as a way to give some young, undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children a […]

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 Trump 2020 Campaign Accused Money Laundering; Federal Election Officials Open Investigation

Trump 2020 Campaign Accused Money Laundering; Federal Election Officials Open Investigation

The Campaign Legal Center (CLC), a nonpartisan campaign finance watchdog group, filed an official complaint with the Federal Election Commission that could mean a major headache for the Trump campaign. The CLC accused President Trump’s campaign of “laundering” tens of millions of dollars through companies, many which were connected to Trump’s recently ousted campaign manager […]

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 United Nations Report Lashes Out at Generational Damage Caused by Republican and the Era of Trump: “The American Dream Is Rapidly Becoming the American Illusion”

United Nations Report Lashes Out at Generational Damage Caused by Republican and the Era of Trump: “The American Dream Is Rapidly Becoming the American Illusion”

Philip Alston is a professor at New York University School of Law, and co-Chair of the law school’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice. He is also a UN special rapporteur and a leading expert on global poverty. Mr. Alston spent 15 days visiting the United States in order to assess the wealth gap and American […]

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