Category: Issues

How Democrats can win in 2022 and beyond

BY DAN HELMER, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 11/12/21 01:00 PM EST  454 THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL Election Day was a tough night for Democrats across the country. In Virginia, we lost all statewide races and a Democratic majority in the House of Delegates. In reliably blue New …

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State COVID-19 Data and Policy Actions

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates In the face of another surge in COVID-19 cases, some states are requiring certain workers to be vaccinated or comply with mask and COVID-19 testing requirements. The map and tables show which states have adopted mandates and which populations are subject to the mandates. COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates, as of November 30, 2021 …

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Newsom’s call now: California Legislature passes top 21 bills of ’21

by CalMatters staff September 8, 2021Updated October 4, 2021 The second year of the coronavirus pandemic in California was shaped by two political undercurrents at the state Capitol: a budget awash with cash, thanks to a booming stock market and federal aid, and a looming recall election asking voters to throw Gov. Gavin Newsom out …

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San Bernardino County Declares Racism a Public health Crisis

  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-06-23/san-bernardino-county-declares-racism-public-health-crisis By Andrew J. CampaStaff Writer  June 23, 2020 8:04 PM While the COVID-19 pandemic has topped more than 10,000 confirmed cases in San Bernardino County, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday declared it was the first California county to actively recognize another public health crisis: racism. By a 5-0 vote Tuesday, the board adopted …

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Is the U.S. Headed Toward a Short British-Style Election?- NY Times Mar. 29, 2020

Party conventions are in jeopardy, campaigning is on hold and local candidates are playing the role of good Samaritan instead of traditional politician. From the White House to the county courthouse, the coronavirus pandemic has drastically upended the 2020 elections. Many Democratic leaders now doubt their national party convention will take place as planned in …

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Donald Trump’s Twenty Biggest Follies

The biggest folly of all is to enter politics when one is inexperienced and incompetent By Prof Rodrigue Tremblay Global Research, February 04, 2019 Region: USA   American President Donald Trump has done a lot of unheard-of things since his 2016 election, most of them have been controversial and some have been utterly scandalous. The …

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The President Has Not Been Exonerated- In addition to demanding the release of the Mueller report, Congress must examine actions by William Barr that call into question the AG’s objectivity. By John NicholsTwitter

  https://www.thenation.com/article/mueller-barr-exoneration-trump-nadler/ Attorney General William Barr’s four-page summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s 22-month investigation into allegations of wrongdoing by the president and those around him was summed up by House Judiciary Committee member Jamie Raskin. “I don’t want to read the Cliff notes version of Macbeth,” observed Raskin. “I want to read Macbeth itself.” …

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Why SB-1 Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 is needed

Text of this bipartisan approved bill here at this link: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180SB1 The recall against our State Senator SD29 is unwarranted considering the following. In fact, he promoted a Constitutional amendment to assure the monies allocated would be spent on only the road repair projects. Read on: The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: …

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Time Magazine: California Just Became a ‘Sanctuary State.’ Here’s What That Means

http://time.com/4960233/california-sanctuary-state-donald-trump/ Thank you Gov. Brown! California Just Became a ‘Sanctuary State.’ Here’s What That Means Katy Steinmetz Oct 05, 2017 California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a so-called “sanctuary state” bill that will limit cooperation between local officials and federal immigration enforcement. The measure is one of the most high-profile ways that Democrats in …

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Why we must Impeach Donald J. Trump

Donald Trump News, Analysis and Opinion from POLITICO Follow the latest news each day to see the reason we must Impeach click on the link http://www.politico.com/news/donald-trump