We’ve got a secret.

“As Senate Republicans attempt to ram through the American Health Care Act (AHCA), aka Trumpcare, without public hearings before the upcoming recess, Senate Democrats on Tuesday announced their intention to introduce the ‘No Hearing, No Vote Act’ bill in order to highlight the GOP’s obfuscation.” “Senate Republicans’ attempts to pass…

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That’ll be 5,335 dinars.

Today, 196 Congressional lawmakers (30 Senators and 166 Representatives) will sue Trump for accepting payments from foreign governments which is a violation of our Constitution’s emoluments clause. The suit alleges, “Trump had not sought congressional approval for any of the payments his hundreds of businesses had received from foreign governments…

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate Hearing

Langevin Statement on Attorney General Sessions’ Testimony WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence: “The Attorney General’s testimony this afternoon was unsubstantial, unresponsive, and unacceptable. Mr. Sessions – like every government employee – has an…

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RI Congressional Delegation on the Comey Hearing

Reed: Comey’s Testimony was Jarring and Persuasive Indictment of President Trump’s Actions WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), who serves on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in an Ex Officio capacity, today issued the following statement in response to the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey…

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Never been a regulation the GOP didn’t want abolished.

THE RAA: THE WORST BILL YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF It’s called the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 (RAA), and it’s an extremely dangerous bill that the Senate will soon vote on. The RAA will impact nearly every American under the guise of a “harmless” procedural change. Introduced by Senators Portman…

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Company’s coming.

On February 15th, the women’s Reproductive Health Care Act (S274) bill was introduced in the Rhode Island Senate. Last week, it was heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The decision was made to hold the bill for further study. Given that the 2017 Senate Session will be ending in a…

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T vs. P

Last Thursday, Trump announced that he would be pulling the United States out of the historic Paris Climate Accord. By doing so, Trump hopes to roll back critical climate and health protections at the expense of the American public and of generations to come. Trump made this decision despite widespread…

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54.9%

Paris Accord EPA Education Health Care Social Security Medicare Medicaid Energy Star Program Low Income Home Energy Assistance After School Programs (Poverty Areas) New Energy Technologies  Housing Assistance to Low-Income Families Chemical Safety Board National Endowment for the Arts For a more complete list, go here. The gutting of the…

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To Russia With Love

According to CNN: “If the United States bails on the Paris Agreement on climate change, the results could be catastrophic both for this country and the planet. It would be a middle finger to the future. The worst part: There is absolutely no reason for it. Aside, perhaps, from [Trump’s]…

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Dynamic duo?

Since last Friday, our focus of the Trump-Russia investigation has been expanded to include the involvement of Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, and his attempt to set up a back channel communication network to the Kremlin. Establishing a back channel network is not a sinister idea; many administrations have used this…

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