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MESSAGE from Shahid Buttar for Congress: Who Speaks For You?

July 11, 2019 • DailyClout
For many years in the San Francisco Bay Area—even now—you would see bumper stickers declaring “Barbara Lee Speaks for Me.” It’s one of the most enduring political memes, and for good reason. Representative Lee in 2001 was the only member of Congress—Ho …

Kamala Harris Has a Distinguished Career of Serving Injustice

July 9, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn
Kamala Harris is rising in the polls after dramatically confronting Joe Biden during the Democratic primary debate about his opposition to federally mandated busing for desegregation. The following week, however, Harris backed away from saying that bus …

The Week In Congress: Border Assistance Bill, where are the BILLIONS really going?

July 6, 2019 • Naomi Wolf
Published June 30, 2019 A bipartisan bill designed to help kids detained at the border sounds cheer-worthy, right? But the real numbers are staggering and there are middlemen involved. Who else might be benefiting from the BILLIONS redirected to kids i …

BULLETIN BOARD: Maloney Introduces Bill to Honor Harriet Tubman

July 3, 2019 • Jennifer Bell
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), sponsor of H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act, today introduced the Honoring Harriet Tubman Act, bipartisan legislation to place a statue of Harriet Tubman in the U.S. Capitol …

Calling Trump’s Rationale “Contrived,” Supreme Court Halts Citizenship Question

July 3, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn
In a surprise decision, Chief Justice John Roberts, joined by the four liberal members of the Supreme Court — Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor — halted the Trump administration’s plans, at least temporarily, …

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