The Republicans Are Planning a Shameless Supreme Court Heist to Fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Seat thumbnail

The Republicans Are Planning a Shameless Supreme Court Heist to Fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Seat

Following the announcement on Friday evening that the Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died, it took just hours for the White House and the Republican leadership in Congress to signal their intention to nominate and confirm a conservative replacement before the election, on November 3rd. “Americans reelected our majority in 2016 and expanded…

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Trump: Republicans Have ‘Obligation’ to Fill Ginsburg Vacancy ‘Without Delay’

President Donald Trump reacts after learning of the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Bemidji Regional Airport in Minnesota, September 18, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) President Trump said Saturday that Senate Republicans have an “obligation” to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death “without delay.” .@GOP We were put…

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Pelosi: Republicans ‘Don’t Believe in Science’ -Wearing

On Tuesday’s broadcast of Bloomberg’s “Balance of Power,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that Republicans “don’t believe in science.” And that is why they have not “gone with the testing, tracing, treatment, isolation, mask-wearing, etc.” Pelosi responded to a question on Republican objections that federal assistance for state and local governments will go towards…

Senate Republicans are apparently struggling to find 51 GOP votes for a COVID-19 relief bill

The Senate is getting back to work Tuesday after its August recess, and along with averting a government shutdown at the end of September, their agenda includes trying to pass a COVID-19 economic relief package. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed on a tentative plan to avoid a shutdown,…

Majority Of Republicans Believe The QAnon Conspiracy Theory Is Partly Or Mostly True, Survey Finds

TOPLINE Some 56% of Republicans believe that QAnon, a far-right conspiracy theory, is mostly or partly true, according to a new Daily Kos/Civiqs poll released Wednesday, a remarkably high number considering many of the outlandish assertions espoused by QAnon supporters. Holding his Q sign aloft, a disciple waits in line with others to enter a…

Senate Republicans Up For Reelection Aren’t Following Trump’s Lead On Crime Issue thumbnail

Senate Republicans Up For Reelection Aren’t Following Trump’s Lead On Crime Issue

Senate Republicans facing tough reelection fights this November aren’t echoing President Donald Trump’s dark warnings about crime-infested cities and violent mobs wreaking havoc across the country. In fact, they’re barely mentioning that topic ― or Trump ― at all. In key races that may decide who controls the upper chamber next year, GOP incumbents in…

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Wisconsin Republicans Try To Convince Voters That Mail-In Voting Is Safe And Easy

Wisconsin Republicans Try To Convince Voters That Mail-In Voting Is Safe And Easy Even as President Trump and other Republicans claim mail-in voting could lead to fraud, local GOP officials are trying hard to convince voters that it’s safe and easy to cast an absentee ballot. September 1, 20206:00 PM ET From Wisconsin Republicans Try…

The Trump-radical Republicans' convention message: "It’s all wonderful!" thumbnail

The Trump-radical Republicans’ convention message: “It’s all wonderful!”

First Lady Melania Trump speaks during the Republican National Convention filmed in the Rose Garden at the White House on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) “Well, except for that COVID-19 pandemic thing, but you can’t blame us for that” Terry H. Schwadron August 29, 2020 7:58PM…

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The Republicans Still Don’t Know How to Run Against Biden

Since Donald Trump fancies himself a president comparable to Abraham Lincoln, we can describe his marathon acceptance speech in words that are lifted from the Gettysburg Address: “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here.”What will be remembered—with horror, I hope—is what Trump and his minions did Thursday night. Turning the…

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Republicans Will Not Stop Screaming ‘Socialism’ Until Democrats Rebuff Them

Democrats like Joe Biden have to learn to discuss the “S” word without getting defensive. The Republican National Convention finished as it began, spewing lies, loathing, and fear itself as part of a determined strategy to jump-start Donald Trump’s fall campaign. Convention planners failed on many fronts, but they succeeded in keeping dozens of Trump…

Republicans are now spinning a conspiracy theory that Democrats are behind the mail slowdown

Ron Johnson Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) speaks at the start of a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing on the government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on March 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. COVID-19 has taken hold in the United States and national and local governments are rushing to contain the virus and to…