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  • PoliticsPhoto of Fact Check: Uncensured Lies on the Senate Floor

    Fact Check: Uncensured Lies on the Senate Floor

    I masochistically watched nearly every hour of the Senate impeachment trial*, and I can say unequivocally that Trump’s lawyers’ defenses were blatant lies. This is not surprising, of course, but these lies are vastly more dangerous when they are repeated without censure on the Senate floor. Millions of Americans who watched all or part of the trial* would have a…

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  • ActivismPhoto of California Senate Says Show Us Your Taxes or Stay Off Our Ballot

    California Senate Says Show Us Your Taxes or Stay Off Our Ballot

    The California State Senate voted Thursday to pass a bill that tells Trump to put up or STFU. The Bill approved in a 27-10 vote, (all 10 republicans voted no – shocking to literally no-one) now goes to Governor Newsom for his approval and signature. Republicans are trying to spin the story by saying that this would be bad for…

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  • ActivismPhoto of A Runoff Election in Louisiana Could Help Democrats Senate Situation

    A Runoff Election in Louisiana Could Help Democrats Senate Situation

    There is currently a Senate runoff election happening in Louisiana which, if won by Democrat Foster Campbell, would narrow the partisan split to 51-49. It’s a long shot, but a really important one when you consider the already-narrow majority that Republicans hold in the Senate. In the week since Trump’s election, we’ve seen Senate Republicans like John McCain & Rand Paul express hostility…

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