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ACLU Sues DMV Over Ability to Censor “Offensive” Vanity Plates

March 13, 2020 - The ACLU of Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state law that gives...

Voting Rights Groups: Elections Must Proceed While States Protect Public Health

WASHINGTON March 13, 2020 - The co-chairs of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights’ Voting Rights Task Force issued the following statement...

Warren, Colleagues Urge Pence to Protect Federal COVID-19 Response from Political Interference

Washington, D.C. March 13, 2020 - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii),...

The Spread of the Coronavirus in the U.S. Highlights Urgent Need for a National...

Washington, D.C. March 12, 2020 — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new column looking at the urgent need for a national...

Pelosi Statement on Introduction of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Washington, D.C. March 11, 2020 – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement on the unveiling of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. ...

U.S. District Judge Adelman Sounds Alarm About Supreme Court’s Anti-Democracy, Pro-Republican Bias

WASHINGTON, DC, March 12, 2020 - Demand Justice on Thursday called for House Democrats to hold a hearing with the sitting federal...

U.S. Supreme Court Allows “Remain in Mexico” To Stay In Effect

San Francisco, CA, March 11, 2020 ー On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the federal government’s application for...

CORONAVIRUS: Harris, Feinstein, Democrats Push Scalia to Advocate for Workers, Question DOL’s Absence from...

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 11, 2020 – U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on Tuesday joined Patty Murray (D-WA) and...

New Analysis: Nearly Half the Benefits of a Payroll Tax Cut Would go to...

March 11, 2020 - The payroll tax cut proposed by the Trump administration is an ineffective way to address the COVID-19 pandemic...

Live hearing: Coronavirus Preparedness and Response

March 11, 2020 - The Committee on Oversight and Reform, will hold a hearing to examine the Trump Administration’s preparedness for, and...

Chairman Nadler Statement on Victorious D.C. Circuit Ruling Regarding Mueller Grand Jury Material

Washington, D.C. March 10, 2020 –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after the U.S. Court of...

Pelosi Remarks at Bicameral Press Event on One Year Anniversary of House Passage of...

Washington, D.C. March 10, 2020 – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined a bicameral press event with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House...

Trump’s Broader National Security Malpractice

March 10, 2020 - As the Trump administration scrambles to confront the Coronavirus, news of the belated and inept response has helped obscure Trump’s...

Waters to Wells Fargo CEO: The Bank You Inherited is Essentially a Lawless Organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 10, 2020 - Following the release of a Majority staff report entitled, “The Real Wells Fargo: Board & Management Failures,...

Natural Resources Committee Threatens Subpoena if Seven-Day Deadline for Interior Department Document Production is...

Washington, D.C. March 9, 2020 - In a new letter to Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today, Chair Raúl M. Grijalva...

Lowey Condemns Pompeo for Refusing to Testify on Trump’s Budget and Coronavirus Response

WASHINGTON March 9, 2020 - House Appropriations Committee and State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today...

David Miliband visits US-Mexico border

New York, NY, March 9, 2020 —  David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, said: “In...

Democratic Health Leaders Urge Verma to Withdraw Proposals that Increase Health Costs, Kick Thousands...

Washington, D.C. March 6, 2020 – Bicameral Democratic health leaders wrote to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma...

Elizabeth Warren Remarks to Campaign Staff Announcing that She is Suspending her Campaign

Charlestown, MA March 5, 2020 - Today, Elizabeth Warren announced on a phone call with her campaign staff that she is suspending...

US: End Bulk Data Collection Program

Washington, DC, March 5, 2020 – The United States Congress should swiftly pass the Safeguarding American’s Private Records Act of 2020 (SAPRA)...