Aliza Worthington

Sen. Leahy ripped up the Judiciary Committee rules in protest

Some might denigrate what Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) did today as political theater, but they’d be wrong. He ripped up the Judiciary Committee rules during his statement. It was a visual representation, a literal Graham of what Republicans in Congress have done with long-standing rules, standards of law-making, and the Constitution itself. Sen. Lindsey Graham …

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Wendy Davis

She’s still kicking. Central Texas is about to see a Congressional fight for the ages. Former Senator Wendy Davis has declared she’s challenging freshman Representative Chip Roy (R) for his seat in the 21st District. Davis rose to prominence as a fierce advocate for abortion rights when she filibustered in the Texas Senate for thirteen …

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Nancy Pelosi Refuses To Take Responsibility For Trump’s Inadequacies

Another transcendent few moments in Nancy Pelosi’s press conference had her throwing the subtlest of shade to Trumpy Bear, and landing some powerful punches squarely on his jaw, too. The swipe at Kellyanne Conway was just a fun little pinch she gave her going out the door. Kasie Hunt asked her after Trump stormed out …

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Pelosi Shuts Down Reporter Who Suggests She Coddle Man-Baby-In-Chief

Speaker Nancy Pelosi handled herself like the BOSS that she is in her press conference today, showing the world why she belongs in the House leadership chair once again. In describing what she and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer brought to the president yesterday — a bipartisan infrastructure proposal — she reminded everyone that such bills …

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John Heilemann Warns Dems: ‘Strong And Wrong Beats Weak And Right’

John Heilemann is mad as hell and he’s not gonna take it anymore! And his epic rant on Deadline White House today makes clear he thinks the Congressional Democrats should be, too. If Heilemann had his way, they’d all be at their windows at the Capitol building, sticking their heads out and screaming “We’re impeaching …

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Democratic House Passes Equality Bill For LGBTQ People

The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, which outlaws discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The legislation amends the Civil Rights Act to include LGBTQ, because 30 of our 50 states still have no laws that ban this type of discrimination. As Rep. Jerry Nadler stated, “We cannot accept the …

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