Stories tagged: "republicans"

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Vacant Storefronts and Broken Glass: Small Towns Are Dying Under GOP Leadership

Manchester, Ohio, is the story of too many small towns across the nation, withering on the vine. Too few jobs. Poor health. Poverty. Blight and abandonment.

In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo, Activist Cori Bush speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Rep. Cori Bush Wastes No Time in Working to Hold Seditious Members of Congress Responsible

“They have broken their sacred Oath of Office," a new petition states.

The Peace Monument, also known as the Naval Monument or Civil War Sailors Monument, is framed by the Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Wednesday’s congressional joint session to count electoral votes could drag late into the night as some Republicans plan to challenge Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in at least six states.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
These Are the Members of Congress Who Want to Overturn Biden’s Overwhelming Win (Updated)

"The president and his allies are playing with fire," Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse wrote on Facebook last month.

In this Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 file photo, Wendy Gill inserts her absentee ballot at a drop-off box as the sun sets on Election Day outside City Hall in Warren, Mich. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Republicans Want to Crack Down on the Measures That Made Voting Safer and Easier

A group of election officials including representatives of the federal cybersecurity agency called the 2020 presidential election the “most secure” election in U.S. history

Republicans have confirmed hundreds of conservative judges across the US since President Trump took office.
Republicans Have Been Packing the Courts Since Trump Took Office

Since 2016, President Trump and Senate Republicans have installed die-hard conservatives in lifetime judicial appointments, packing the courts in favor of their agenda.

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There Are 5 Million Workers in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. They Need Help.

Millions of Americans who rely on soon-to-expire expanded unemployment benefits face a future that could involve food insecurity, poverty, loan defaults, bankruptcies, and homelessness.

Sen. Grassley will not be attending the Republican National Convention for the first time in his 40-year Senate career due to concerns about the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, Pool, File)
All of the GOP Politicians Taking a Hard Pass on Attending the Jacksonville RNC

Several Republican members of Congress have announced they will not be present to renominate President Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention.