AOC says Pelosi’s failure to sanction Boebert over Islamophobic attack on Ilhan Omar is ‘an embarrassment’

‘Failure to take action against Lauren Boebert would send horrible message to Muslim Americans’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has lashed out at Nancy Pelosi for failing to take action against Lauren Boebert, who suggested that Ilhan Omar — one of only three Muslims in Congress — poses a threat of terrorism because of her faith. “I haven’t heard anything binding from leadership, which inContinue reading “AOC says Pelosi’s failure to sanction Boebert over Islamophobic attack on Ilhan Omar is ‘an embarrassment’”

Republicans weigh ‘cracking’ cities to doom Democrats

GOP officials from D.C. and the states are debating how aggressively to break up red-state cities to maximize the party’s advantage in redistricting. Kentucky’s GOP congressional delegation entered the redistricting cycle with an unusual request for their state legislative counterparts: leave Democratic Rep. John Yarmuth alone. The group, which includes Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell,Continue reading “Republicans weigh ‘cracking’ cities to doom Democrats”

Democrats Unveil Decriminalization Plan to End ‘Mass Devastation’ of Failed US Drug War

“50 years. That’s how long our government has waged a war—not on drugs, but on people.” Aiming to declare an end to the so-called “War on Drugs,” two Democratic members of Congress on Tuesday introduced legislation—drafted with the help of one of the country’s most influential groups fighting to decriminalize drug use—to end federal criminalContinue reading “Democrats Unveil Decriminalization Plan to End ‘Mass Devastation’ of Failed US Drug War”

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