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Democrats introduce bill to ban foreign payments to U.S. officials after Trump probe

Democrats introduce bill to ban foreign payments to U.S. officials after Trump probe

Democrats introduced new legislation on Tuesday that would make it illegal for U.S. officials to accept gifts, bribes, or payments from foreign countries unless it is approved by Congress beforehand. The long-running probe into the foreign financial affairs of former president Donald Trump has prompted this action. Representative Jamie Raskin and Senator Richard Blumenthal have […]

Movement to put abortion on 2024 ballots gaining steam

Movement to put abortion on 2024 ballots gaining steam

Since the successful abortion vote in Ohio, Democrats have taken a major initiative to get abortion on 2024 ballots as a way to mobilize voters in key battleground areas.  Already, abortion advocates in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, and South Dakota are pushing for various abortion-related amendments on the […]

After expulsion and reinstatement, Tennessee Rep. Pearson and Jones advance past Democratic primaries

After expulsion and reinstatement, Tennessee Rep. Pearson and Jones advance past Democratic primaries

Tennessee rep. JustinPearson and JustinJones have advanced past an election hurdle after the Black lawmakers were expelled for protesting gun control. Local officials later reinstated the pair after receiving public backlash. Pearson and Jones are set to participate in the August general election.

Biden meet with Congress to discuss debt ceiling

Biden meet with Congress to discuss debt ceiling

President Joe Biden will meet with congressional leaders to reach an agreement on how to address the looming debt ceiling crisis. Republicans want to raise the limit on the country’s borrowing authority in exchange for spending cuts, while Democrats, including Biden, want to increase the debt limit without any conditions attached.

Chicago Will Host 2024 Democratic Convention

Chicago Will Host 2024 Democratic Convention

President Biden and his party have selected Chicago to host the 2024 Democratic National Convention. Illinois Democratic officials have been pushing for Chicago to be selected, saying that the city is a liberal place that embraces abortion rights, LGBTQ rights, and labor and civil rights.

President Biden’s Remark on the Expulsion of Tennessee Lawmakers

President Biden’s Remark on the Expulsion of Tennessee Lawmakers

President Joe Biden spoke out on Thursday about the actions of the Tennessee House of Representatives for expelling two Democratic representatives. The House voted to expel Rep. Justin Jones and Rep. Justin Pearson. A week after, they protested for gun control measures.

Tennessee GOP vote to remove 3 Dem Reps, settle for 2

Tennessee GOP vote to remove 3 Dem Reps, settle for 2

Tennessee GOP lawmakers voted on Thursday to remove 3 democrats from the #House, for their participation in the #gun control protests, at the #capitol, last week. The GOP supermajority were able to oust 2 democrat reps, Justin Jones and Justin Pearson; with a third, Gloria Johnson, remaining a member of the house, as the necessary two-thirds majority requirement could not be met to remove her.

Governor Kathy Hochul’s Budget: Combatting Inflation on Numerous Fronts

Governor Kathy Hochul’s Budget: Combatting Inflation on Numerous Fronts

Governor Kathy Hochul’s proposed budget is receiving mixed reviews all around, with early predictions that Dems will see this budget as still significantly lower than what is needed for the state. 

Biden Faces Doubt from Some Voters Who Backed Dems in 2022

Biden Faces Doubt from Some Voters Who Backed Dems in 2022

One of the Democrats that experienced an unexpectedly successful election night in November was Hillary Scholten.
She defied predictions about the possibilities of her party and became the first Democrat to take her western Michigan congressional district in nearly 50 years. This helped reduce the Republican majority in the U.S. House to just four seats. Victories like these have encouraged President Joe Biden and his supporters, who feel voters rewarded his steady leadership through a time of economic and political turbulence, as he gears up for an upcoming reelection campaign.

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