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The Trump Impeachment
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twitter.com Feb 17, 2020
Trinity on Twitter
“Sure, it’s just “coincidence” these 3 GOP Senators received $38.5 Million and voted to acquit: Lamar Alexander—$9.5M Lisa Murkowski—$20M Susan Collins—$9M Meanwhile, Trump, who declared himself “king” is cleared for dictatorship & fascism is taking over our crumbling democracy.”
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The 2020 United States presidential election
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apnews.com Feb 18, 2020
Bloomberg makes debate stage, facing Dem rivals for 1st time
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate, marking the first time he’ll stand alongside the rivals he has so far avoided by bypassing the early...
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Trump's Deep Swamp
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Andrew Yang: 2020 Presidential Campaign
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vocal.media Feb 13, 2020
A Visual History of the #YangMediaBlackout
A historical record of mainstream media exclusions of Andrew Yang (Last Updated: 2/12/2020)
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Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution
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politico.com Feb 13, 2020
House passes bill to revive Equal Rights Amendment - POLITICO
The ERA, first proposed in the 1920s, was adopted by Congress in the 1970s, but not enough states ratified it before a 1982 deadline.
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Controversial Use Of Force Inside ICE Detention Center
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npr.org Feb 07, 2020
Video From Inside ICE Detention Center Shows Detainees Being Pepper-Sprayed : NPR
Footage from a privately run immigration detention center in California shows eight men linking arms in a hunger strike. Officers responded with pepper spray, saying the men were inciting "rebellion."
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2020 United States Senate election in Kentucky
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motherjones.com Nov 25, 2019
Mitch McConnell’s Opposition to Federal Election Security Is Hitting Home – Mother Jones
Kentucky officials say local voting systems are "one emergency away from disaster."
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National Archives exhibit blurs images critical of President
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twitter.com Feb 01, 2020
Peter Morley on Twitter
“BREAKING: Capitol Police are arresting this woman for wearing a "Trump Is Guilty" sticker over her mouth #WeWantWitnesses #GOPCowards #RemoveTrump #SwarmTheSenate https://t.co/yVbYiWuYsQ”
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Housing Crisis in California
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sfchronicle.com Jan 30, 2020
California Senate defeats SB50 denser-housing bill - SFChronicle.com
A contentious bill to increase the housing supply in California by boosting dense construction around public transit and in wealthy suburbs was defeated in the state Senate on Wednesday, capping a year-long battle over its fate. The Senate rejected SB50 following a nearly two-hour debate in which lawmakers split along geographic rather than partisan lines.
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On 5-4 vote, Supreme Court lets Trump administration start enforcing new immigrant wealth test
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twitter.com Jan 27, 2020
Greg Stohr on Twitter
“BREAKING: On 5-4 vote, Supreme Court lets Trump administration start enforcing new immigrant wealth test, designed to screen out green card applicants seen as being at risk of becoming "public charges".”
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Democracy has eroded since Citizens United
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thehill.com Craig Holman Jan 21, 2020
Democracy has eroded in the decade since Citizens United | TheHill
Many government officials must count on wealthy individuals and special interests for their political survival.
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Virginia Governor Declares State Of Emergency
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npr.org Jan 20, 2020
Richmond Gun Rally: Thousands Of Gun Owners Converge On Virginia Capitol On MLK Day : NPR
"This is about losing one of the base freedoms that we have," a gun rights backer says in Richmond. The city is under a state of emergency, and some streets have been barricaded to prevent violence.
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"Birth tourism" is Trump's next immigration target
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axios.com Stef W. Kight, Jonathan Swan Jan 19, 2020
"Birth tourism" is Trump's next immigration target - Axios
It's one step in Trump's plans to make it harder for immigrants to benefit from birthright citizenship.