Posts Tagged ‘votes’

Louisiana GOP Unanimously Votes to Censure Sen. Bill Cassidy

The Louisiana Republican Party’s executive committee unanimously voted Saturday to censure Sen. Bill Cassidy following his vote to convict former President Donald Trump in the Senate’s impeachment trial. OFFICIAL: The LAGOP Executive Committee Unanimously Votes to Censure Senator Bill Cassidy — Republican Party of Louisiana (@LAGOP) February 13, 2021 The statement by the Louisiana GOP […]

Ecuador: Electoral Council Announces Partial Recount Of Votes

Above photo: Ecuador’s top electoral body will conduct a partial recount of Sunday’s presidential vote following a request from the two candidates battling for second place. Twitter/@TRTWorldNow. Arauz, of the Union for Hope (UNES), awaits a rival for the second electoral round scheduled for next April 11. The National Electoral Council (CNE) of Ecuador informed […]

Catalonia votes as coronavirus concerns look set to dampen independence push

V oters in Spain’s politically volatile Catalonia go to the polls on Sunday in the first regional election since 2017 when a failed independence bid threatened to tear the country apart. Three years after an unconstitutional referendum and the unilateral declaration of independence that led to long jail terms for nine Catalan political leaders, separatists […]

In first for 2021 election, poll finds Meretz doesn’t have enough votes to make it into Knesset

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 0

Georgia investigating Trump for call pressing officials to ‘find’ votes

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s secretary of state’s office on Monday opened an investigation into a phone call between Donald Trump and the state’s top elections official in which the then-president said he wanted to “find” enough votes to overturn his loss in the state, an official said. Walter Jones, a spokesman for Secretary of State […]

Wyoming Republican party votes to formally censure Liz Cheney

The Wyoming Republican Party voted overwhelmingly Saturday to censure U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney for voting to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Only eight of the 74-member state GOP‘s central committee stood to oppose censure in a vote that didn’t proceed to a formal count. The censure document accused Cheney […]

U.S. Senate votes 97-3 to keep US embassy in Jerusalem

Browse > Home / News / U.S. Senate votes 97-3 to keep US embassy in Jerusalem February 7, 2021 Agencies Read on for article The U.S. Senate voted late Thursday night in favour of an amendment to the COVID-19 budget resolution to keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. A view of the U.S. embassy in […]

House Votes to Remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from Committees

The House of Representatives voted to remove Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from all committee assignments in a February 4 vote. The final vote was 230-199, with 11 Republicans joining with the Democrats in voting to remove Greene from all House committees. A) The House of Representatives has voted to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene […]

Liz Cheney Votes Against Removing Marjorie Taylor Greene from Committees

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) on Thursday voted against stripping Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) of her committee assignments. Nonetheless, the House voted to remove Greene from the Budget Committee and the Education and Labor Committee for engaging in conspiracy theories. The lower chamber voted 230-199 with 11 Republicans voting in favor of the […]

Legislature votes to repeal law against loitering for purpose of prostitution

“There’s no doubt that this language has been used and abused,” said Assemblymember Andy Goodell (R-Jamestown), but “prostitution is not a great occupation … We have people who are acquitted of murder — we don’t legalize murder! Yet here we are saying ‘we have people arrested under the statute wrongly, let’s eliminate the statute.’” The […]

Winning Votes Through Identity Politics

According to official estimates, Donald J. Trump obtained a little more than 74 million votes in the November 2020 presidential election losing to Joseph Biden who secured a little more than 81 million votes. Biden won by a comfortable margin but Trump also performed remarkably well. What explains his performance? Analysis of his performance may […]

Montreal Borough Votes to Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism in Wake of Synagogue Vandalism

Caption: Swastikas deface the doors of Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal. Photo: Simon Wiesenthal Center. Councillors in Montreal’s most populous borough voted on Wednesday to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, joining hundreds of civic organizations, city councils and national governments around the world who have already done the same. […]

CTU Rank-And-File Votes To Save Lives

Above photo: Elementary 1 teacher Melissa Vozar sits outside of Suder Elementary in Chicago to teach a virtual class on Jan. 11, 2021. The Chicago Teachers Union said that its members voted to defy an order to return to the classroom before they are vaccinated against the coronavirus, setting up a showdown with district officials […]

Manchin: ‘So Ill-Advised’ to Impeach Trump Now, House Dems ‘Know the Votes Aren’t There’ and It’ll Divide

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) stated that there are not the votes to convict President Donald Trump in the Senate, and an impeachment effort now would be “so ill-advised for Joe Source 00 Hits: 5

Senate Rejects Objection to Pennsylvania Electoral Votes 7-92

The Senate overwhelmingly rejected an objection to Pennsylvania’s electoral votes with a final vote of 7-92 early Thursday morning. The Senate vote was triggered by Sen. Josh Hawley and Rep. Scott Perry, who both submitted a protest of the electors from the commonwealth. While the House went to a debate over the objection, Senate Republicans […]

Senate Rejects Objection to Arizona Electoral Votes 6-93

The Senate overwhelmingly rejected an objection to Arizona’s electoral votes with a final vote of 6-93. Those who voted to object to the state’s electoral votes included Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Josh Hawley (R-MO), John Kennedy (R-LA), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS). and Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS). The objection proceedings that began earlier today were disrupted after […]

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Brad Raffensperger BEGGING for Chinese Votes

Georgia RINO Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger was elected in the Georgia House of Representatives back in 2015 by a powerful network of Mandarin-speaking Chinese people in the U.S. According to video footage obtained by National File, Raffensperger spoke at an event in which he begged Chinese people to get him more than 100 votes […]

Judicial System is Next Front in Battle For Israel’s Right-Wing Votes

The Media Line — With less than 80 days left until Israelis head to the polls for the fourth time in two years, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s strongest challenger introduced a noticeable addition to his political roster and promised a string of major reforms if elected. Gideon Saar, the former longtime Likud lawmaker who last […]

Right Wing Round-Up: 11,780 Votes

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Donald Trump Pressures Georgia Secretary of State: ‘I Just Want to Find 11,780 Votes’

President Donald Trump pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) on Saturday to recalculate the state’s votes from the 2020 presidential election, according to audio of a phone call obtained by the Washington Post. “I just want to find 11,780 votes which is one more than we have because we won the state,” Trump […]

Die-Hard Trumpists Urge Pence to Act Today to Refuse Electoral College Votes from Swing States Biden Won 

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Congress Votes to Elevate ‘Anti-Semitism’ Envoy to Ambassadorship

A State Department position that officials said was unnecessary is being elevated to even higher rank, increasing its influence and funding… Claiming to “monitor and combat anti-Semitism,” the position actually often works to combat support for Palestinian human rights… By Alison Weir The US Senate and House have voted legislation to upgrade a position that the State […]

White Privilege: Black Votes Should Be Counted Twice As Reparations

    Liberal magazine The Nation argued that the votes of black Americans should be counted twice as a form of reparations. The op-ed, called “The Votes of Black Americans Should Count Twice”, claimed that “white votes count more than black votes”, and so “vote reparations” must be implemented in the name of “equality.” From […]

US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Nazis

Above photo: Volunteers of the ultra far-right Azov Battalion at a rally marking Fatherland Defender Day in Kiev, Ukraine, Oct. 14, 2016. Efrem Lukatsky | AP. Labels it “Russian Disinformation.” This is far from the first time the US has voted against similar resolutions; it has done so every year since 2014, dismissing them as […]

Liberals Blow A Gasket After Minnesota Town Votes to Permit White-People-Only Folk ‘Church’

Think about this; a crime is only a crime when there’s an injured party. And the injured party is so because he/she’s been wronged either through having had something stolen from them, trespassing on their lands, breached their peace, assaulted them (this includes rape) and murdered them (in which case they won’t be in court). […]

US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Nazis, Labels It “Russian Disinformation”

US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Nazis, Labels It “Russian Disinformation” We Are Change » Feed / John Titor The United States and Ukraine were the only two nations to vote against a United Nations resolution Wednesday on, “Combating glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial […]

U.S. Senate Votes To Create ‘Ambassador-At-Large’ To Pressure Countries To Be More Tolerant Of Jews

After a vote by the U.S. Senate, the State Department’s ‘Antisemitism Czar’, Elan Carr, will be getting pay raise and promotion to “Ambassador-At-Large” — and we will now be required to address him as “His Excellency“: The U.S. Senate passed a bill that would elevate the position of the anti-Semitism monitor to ambassador, adding punch […]

Venezuela Votes To End Neocolonialism, Create Its Own Path

On December 2, the Embassy Protection Collective (EPC) members, who were arrested in May 2019 when the United States illegally invaded the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC, completed their probation, ending the risk of the 30 days in prison that was being held over their heads. I am one of the four who were arrested. […]

Biden officially secures enough electoral votes to become president

AP — California certified its presidential election Friday and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Democrat Joe Biden, officially handing him the Electoral College majority needed to win the White House. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla’s formal approval of Biden’s win in the state brought his tally of pledged electors so far to […]

Statement on Australian UN votes

The Zionist Federation of Australia commended the Australian Government for maintaining its principled voting record in the United Nations. On 2 December, the UN General Assembly voted on five one-side resolutions involving Israel and the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Australia voted against all five, being joined in that stance by Canada, Israel and the United States. ZFA […]

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