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By The Dispatch On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley attacks President Trump, Kathy Kraninger for transferring $10 million from FEMA to ICE

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) revealed this week that President Trump’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) transferred nearly $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) budget to Immigration More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, June 9th, 2018
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AUMF hearing: Senators, Constitutional scholars discuss war powers

In what was perhaps the most important thing and consequential that happened in Washington this week that got so little coverage was the hearing on “War Powers and the Effects of Unauthorized Military Engagements More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Trump Nominee For Director at the Council For Environmental Quality Accused of Plagiarizing Her Answers

Ten Democratic Senators are accusing President Trump’s nominee for Managing Director at the Council for Environmental Quality of copying and pasting her answers from other nominees. photo/ Pete Linforth via More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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USA RIGHTS Act introduced in the Senate to protect Americans’ security and liberties

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and a total of 11 senators today introduced the USA RIGHTS Act, which reforms a sweeping, secretive government spying program to protect the Constitutional rights of More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Ted Cruz warns Democrats that the ‘nuclear option’ is on the table, ‘Democrats are not going to succeed’

Democrats will be primed for a battle over President Trump nomination of Neil Gorsuch as the replacement to Justice Scalia. The left are calling this a “stolen seat” and Sen. Jeff Merkkey, D-Oregon, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Progressive group joins Oregon Sen Jeff Merkley in call for Democrats to filibuster Neil Gorsuch

President Trump announced his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday night, Colorado Judge Neil Gorsuch. Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) quickly denounced the pick and supported Sen. Jeff Merkley’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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ADF praises Neil Gorsuch nomination, Mi Familia Vota says he’s hostile on women’s rights, bad on immigration reform

President Trump’s nomination of Colorado judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court was certain to create a divide between the left and the right, the progressives and the constitutionalists and that is More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Scott Pruitt refuses to concede to Bernie Sanders on human impact to climate change during EPA confirmation

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testified in front of the Senate Wednesday during his confirmation hearing to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt has long denied the overwhelming scientific More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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‘The Monsanto Protection Act’ moves ahead in Congress, protecting the biotech company from lawsuits

House Republicans shielded the Monsanto company from penalty as they included an extension of the so-called Monsanto Protection Act in the spending bill designed to avert a government shutdown, according to text More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Sens. Paul, Merkley and Brown send letter to President Obama: ‘It is time to bring our troops home’ from Afghanistan

“Mr. President, our valiant men and women have fought bravely in Afghanistan for over a decade. But after twelve years of conflict, it is time to bring our troops home.” Rand Paul at CPAC 2013Image/Video More...


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