The Senate must do its job

The Senate must do its job

The Senate Must Do Its Job Senate Republicans are refusing to hold a hearing for President Obama’s nominee Chief Judge Merrick Garland. Here’s why this is an unprecedented level of obstruction.

Sanders statement on Verizon settlement

Sanders statement on Verizon settlement

LOS ANGELES – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement Friday on the agreement between Verizon and 39,000 striking members of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers: “I congratulate the strikers, their unions and Verizon management for reaching an apparent settlement after 45 days. This strike has been […]

Sanders visits Kenneth Hahn Park

Sanders visits Kenneth Hahn Park

Bernie Sanders on Friday took his campaign to Kenneth Hahn Park to highlight how the oil and gas industry puts profits over the health of communities and the future of our planet. The park was supposed to be a 400-acre recreation area for the entire community to enjoy, but instead it is now the home […]

Graham Named ‘Fiscal Hero’ for Work to Address National Debt

Graham Named ‘Fiscal Hero’ for Work to Address National Debt

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) was named a ‘Fiscal Hero’ by the Campaign to Fix the Debt for his work during the 114th Congress to improve the nation’s fiscal future and address the core drivers of the national debt. “Senator Graham has worked through a variety of channels to draw attention and […]

Graham (R-South Carolina) has written to President Obama regarding U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan

Graham (R-South Carolina) has written to President Obama regarding U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON ¬ U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) has written to President Obama regarding U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan. “A timely decision on U.S. force levels is necessary so that our allies and partners can generate forces and make appropriate pledges for the Resolute Support Mission beginning in January 2017,” wrote Graham, along with a […]

On senate floor, Rubio calls for release of political prisoners worldwide

On senate floor, Rubio calls for release of political prisoners worldwide

  Rubio: “We must do everything we can to raise awareness of the brutality taking place in repressive regimes around the world. We must not forget the hundreds of people who are being tortured or deprived of their lives for trying to bring freedom to their lands while illegitimate governments desperately cling to power.”  Washington, […]