Month: February 2021

#Marquise Francis: Progressive leaders warn Biden administration to ‘hold the line’ on minimum wage hike

February 28, 2021

Nina Turner, former national co-chair of Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, says middle- and low-income Americans are “drowning in” and need a major relief package from the White House and Democrats in Congress. “When you have people suffering from a pandemic of this kind, they need immediate relief,” Turner, the Ohio congressman running for […]

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#Anchor: Rep. Young Kim: ‘I’m the future of the Republican Party’

February 28, 2021

President Trump lost California by nearly 30 percentage points to Joe Biden last fall. But not only did four Republicans win their congressional districts in California, they also turned their territories red. Among them, Representative Yong Kim, one of the first Korean American women elected to the House of Representatives. She is a Korean immigrant, […]

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#By Jan Wolfe-Explainer: Trump’s acts as president are ‘fair game’ for criminal charges

February 21, 2021

(Reuters) – Donald Trump’s legal woes are far from over despite his acquittal in the US Senate impeachment trial that ended on Saturday. US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell pointed this out just moments after the vote to acquit Trump, saying that the courts are the appropriate forum to hold the former president accountable for […]

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