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DNC Statement on Senate Republicans Filibustering the Freedom to Vote Act

Today, Senate Republicans unanimously voted to filibuster the Freedom to Vote Act. DNC Chair Jaime Harrison released the following statement: “Today, Senate Republicans struck another blow to American democracy. They channeled the spirit of Senator Strom Thurmond and hearkened back to some of the Senate’s darkest days by filibustering a crucial voting rights bill. “The […]

Republicans In Disarray Over Trump’s Election Lies

Republicans In Disarray Over Trump’s Election Lies

After Donald Trump promised that his supporters will stay home in 2022 and 2024 unless Republican officials embrace his reckless lies about the 2020 election, some Republicans are publicly and privately sounding the alarm. This is little solace after top Republicans, including Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy, indulged Donald Trump’s lies until he incited an attack on […]

Congress is Back in Session and Republicans Have Some Questions to Answer

Congress is Back in Session and Republicans Have Some Questions to Answer

With the House and Senate back in session and Republicans back to working tirelessly to obstruct President Biden’s agenda to lower costs for families, build roads and bridges, and ensure the wealthy and corporations pay their fair share, Americans deserve a few answers from Republicans.  Why did you support tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans […]

Standing on the Side of a Deadly Pandemic is Real Bad Politics

Standing on the Side of a Deadly Pandemic is Real Bad Politics

Republican governors like Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott have made it explicitly clear that when it comes to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, their loyalty lies with…the pandemic. Instead of advocating for vaccines and implementing measures to keep their constituents safe, Republican governors are hellbent on siding with anti-vaxxers and pretending the pandemic simply doesn’t exist. […]

Attacking Police and Right Wing Extremism Right At Home in Today’s GOP

Attacking Police and Right Wing Extremism Right At Home in Today’s GOP

Every day we learn more about the extremism that the Republican Party not only indulges but actively coddles and embraces. New reporting this weekend from the Washington Post shows that the Republican Attorney Generals Association (ironically the top law enforcement agents in states) used a $150,000 donation from a Trump donor in part to recruit […]

HYPOCRISY ALERT: GOP Leaders Tout the American Rescue Plan They Opposed… Again

HYPOCRISY ALERT: GOP Leaders Tout the American Rescue Plan They Opposed… Again

If it’s a day that ends with a ‘y’, you can find a Republican leader bragging about the American Rescue Plan funding they opposed. This week’s profiles in hypocrisy are Governors Larry Hogan and Kim Reynolds, who seem to have conveniently forgotten they would have voted against the American Rescue Plan, just like every congressional Republican. Maryland Governor […]

IN THE STATES: Democrats Deliver as Republicans Double Down on Extremism and Obstruction

The contrast between the Democratic and Republican parties couldn’t be clearer – and it’s getting uglier by the day for the GOP. Take Virginia for example, where we saw gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin tighten his embrace of Donald Trump as the former president headlined a rally in support of his campaign that included attendees using […]

Fourth Round of Tax Cuts Hit Bank Accounts Today Thanks to President Biden and Democrats

Thanks to President Biden and Democrats and no thanks to a single Republican in Congress, American families will receive their fourth tax cut through the Child Tax Credit, putting money in the pockets of millions of families. These tax cuts are making a real difference in the lives of families across the United States: after […]

DNC Chair: Trump Acolyte Glenn Youngkin Doubles Down On Extreme Agenda

DNC Chair: Trump Acolyte Glenn Youngkin Doubles Down On Extreme Agenda

In an interview today on CNN with Victor Blackwell, following a rally Trump headlined in support of Glenn Youngkin where they celebrated the January 6 insurrection, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison called out Youngkin for being a “Trump acolyte” and having the same extreme, anti-democratic agenda that would be dangerous for Virginia. WATCH HERE: Glenn Youngkin […]