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, …

The Week In Congress: Arms Deals, Iran, and Reparations

June 30, 2019 • DailyClout

Published June 25, 2019 First up, we cover a number joint resolutions the Senate passed in response to President Trump’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia. Next, we unpack the Senate’s disapproval of applying the Authority to Use Military Force (AUMF) agains …

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