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Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren

Americans filed 1.2 million new jobless claims last week. These Democrats want to help.

A new Labor Department report released Thursday notes that a total of 1.2 million Americans filed jobless claims for the first time last week,...
Protest against school reopenings in Indiana.

Teachers unions fight to keep students and staff safe amid push to reopen schools

Teachers unions around the country are ramping up efforts to keep staff and students safe amid calls for schools to return to in-person learning...
Immigrants, farmworkers

New bill would give immigrant farmworkers relief for the first time in decades

A key piece of legislation introduced in the House on Wednesday could provide relief for immigrant farmworkers for the first time in 35 years. The...
Mississippi Republican Becky Currie

GOP lawmaker invokes 'Potato Head' to justify taking away trans people's rights

Mississippi state Rep. Becky Currie, a Republican, invoking "Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head" on Wednesday as she introduced legislation meant to restrict the rights...
Josh Hawley

Hawley claims 'outpouring of support' since Capitol riot. Polls say otherwise.

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) on Thursday touted the support he has received since his attack on the legitimacy of the presidential election on the...

Election News

Democratic bill to expand voting rights could bring biggest changes in...

As Congress begins debate this week on sweeping voting and ethics legislation, Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing: If signed into law,...

Republicans are getting tired of Marjorie Taylor Greene's stunts

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) attempted again on Wednesday to send the entire House of Representatives home without legislating. But unlike the two times...

Every single House Republican just voted against voting rights

The House on Wednesday passed H.R. 1, a sweeping "pro-democracy" bill meant to address voter suppression and corruption in elections. Among its provisions, the...