Posts Tagged ‘caucus’

Biden Crisis: Full House Democrat Caucus Meeting to Discuss Economic Messaging

The full Democrat House caucus will reportedly meet on Thursday to discuss its economic messaging following inflation hitting a 41-year high and gas prices continually rising, mere months ahead of the midterm elections.

Congress Launches New Pro-Israel ‘Cheerleading’ Caucus

Described as a “cheerleading squad” in the Jewish Insider by its co-chair, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), the caucus’s stated goals include expanding the Abraham Accords agreements and fostering regional peace. The group’s other co-chairs are Sens. Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), David Trone (D-MD), […]

The Abraham Accords Gets a Caucus

The Abraham Accords Caucus During their time in The White House the Trump administration helped negotiate a number of arms deals between Israel and other authoritarian governments, while cutting the Palestinians out of the process completely. This is sometimes hilariously referred to as a “peace plan”, but people usually roll with something less Orwellian and […]

Freedom Caucus to Pelosi: We Will Oppose Funding Federal Government While ‘Unconstitutional’ Vaccine Mandates Continue

The House Freedom Caucus formally informed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Tuesday that its members will not vote to fund the federal government while the Biden administration maintains vaccine mandates on government and private sector employees. The conservative group wrote in a letter to the speaker that it views the coronavirus vaccine mandates as […]

Iowa Caucus Poll: Trump Holds Commanding Intra-GOP Lead

Former President Donald Trump holds a commanding lead over several other potential 2024 GOP presidential candidates in Iowa, a survey of likely Iowa GOP caucus-goers obtained by Breitbart News shows. The survey, from pollster Rick Shaftan’s Neighborhood Research and Media, shows Trump at nearly 56 percent with 55.7 percent—leading his next closest possible rival, Florida […]

House Freedom Caucus Urges Members to Vote Against the NDAA

The House Freedom Caucus is urging its members to vote against the massive yearly defense policy bill known as the National Defense Authorization Act that authorizes all Pentagon programs and policies. The caucus lists three main reasons: holding the Biden administration accountable for its failed military withdrawal from Afghanistan; not forcing women into combat; and […]

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: The Election Integrity Caucus

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The 2024 Iowa caucus campaign has already begun

The burst of early activity — which is set to accelerate over the summer months — illustrates how Republicans are maneuvering with an eye toward succeeding Trump. A Trump bid would likely extinguish their hopes of becoming the party’s nominee, and at least one candidate has said they won’t run if if Trump does. But […]

NAACP, Congressional Black Caucus Silent About Democrat Senator’s Membership at All-White Club

Both the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Congressional Black Caucus were radio silent on Monday after news broke that Democrat Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) defended his membership to an elite, all-white beach club. Breitbart News reached out to both the NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus for comment regarding Whitehouse’s extra-curricular […]

Far-Left Congressional Caucus Calls Attacks on Ilhan Omar as ‘Distorting Her Views’

The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), a far-left group on Capitol Hill, issued a statement supporting the remarks made by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), calling the attacks on her part of the “right-wing media echo chamber” which are “distorting her views and intentions.” Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), the chair of CPC, issued the statement on behalf […]

Report: Congressional Black Caucus Blocking Black Republican Byron Donalds from Joining

Freshman Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) has been blocked from joining the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), according to a report. The caucus has been blocking the black Republican from membership, according to a source familiar with the CBC’s plan who told BuzzFeed News. BuzzFeed noted that it had been nearly six months since the new freshman class […]

Hispanic Caucus Eyes Big Amnesty After Biden Meeting with DACA Illegal Aliens

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is eyeing a big legislative push for amnesty for millions of illegal aliens living in the United States, hoping to ride a wave of momentum after President Joe Biden met with illegal aliens at the White House. Last week, Biden met with illegal aliens enrolled and eligible for the Deferred Action […]

Problem Solvers Caucus Announces Bipartisan Trip to Southern Border

The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC) announced Sunday that they will travel to the southern border Monday to witness the migrant crisis unfolding. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) said a delegation of the Problem Solvers Caucus will travel to the southern border for a two-day visit. The delegation will travel to Rep. […]

California Jewish Caucus Joins Lawmakers to Promote Slate of Hate Crime Bills

The California State Capitol Building. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org– Members of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus joined a coalition of state lawmakers on the Capitol steps in Sacramento on Monday in support of legislation aimed at combating hate crimes and hate-motivated violence against minority groups. The Jewish Caucus advocated for three bills and one policy proposal […]

Trump-backing California legislator ousted as GOP caucus leader

Shannon Grove speaks with Sen. Scott Wilk during the state Senate session in Sacramento, Calif. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo California Senate Republicans have chosen state Sen. Scott Wilk to lead their caucus, ousting incumbent state Sen. Shannon Grove, according to multiple Capitol sources. In trading Grove for Wilk, Republicans are opting for a more moderate […]

Sedition caucus mimics Trump’s worst sin: Demolition of content—legal, moral, democratic or electoral

Image Credit: Sarah Grillo/Axios Governance by stunts exposes the worst of Trumpism, now under justifiable siege Among the most memorable images of Capitol rioters, aside from brutal homicides, are videos of disrupters carrying off spoils, gaping like rape-and-pillage raiders leaving burning rubble. Plus, with a stupid you can’t teach, deplorables advertised their crimes with selfies, […]

Let The Black Caucus Be Black

Black people suffer because they have no real representation in Congress. The Congressional Black Caucus takes its orders from Nancy Pelosi, who serves corporations, not people. “We have seen enough so-called progressives fall by the wayside.” “Let Black Democrats Be Black!”  was written by Glen Ford in the November 1, 2006 issue of Black Agenda Report. The […]

Israel Allies Caucus No. 50 established in Honduras

Four new Israel Allies Caucuses were established this month, bringing the number of pro-Israel caucuses around the world to 50.The new caucuses were set up in Honduras, Central Africa Republic, South Sudan and Cameroon. Honduras agreed to set up the caucus on Tuesday evening.“If we look back 20 years, we cannot even imagine having these […]

“Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and his Democratic caucus will ‘blow up the Senate’ if they take power in 2021. — Senate GOP Conference Chairman (Video)

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How “Progressives” in the Black Caucus Shrunk to Almost Nothing

The “Russiagate” hysteria is only the latest reason to conclude that the Democratic Party is the greatest institutional impediment to the creation of mass “resistance” to onrushing war and never-ending austerity under late-stage capitalism. Last week’s vote on the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2019 showed, by the numbers, that any legislative “resistance” depends, not […]

Black Alliance For Peace Calls On Congressional Black Caucus And Leadership Of Poor People’s Campaign To Demand The Dismantling U.S. African Command (AFRICOM)

Black Alliance For Peace Calls On Congressional Black Caucus And Leadership Of Poor People’s Campaign To Demand The Dismantling U.S. African Command (AFRICOM) Above Photo: From Blackallianceforpeace.com   On May 25, African Liberation Day, the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) called on the United States government to dismantle the U.S. African Command (AFRICOM) and withdraw all U.S. forces […]

Black Caucus Member Tells Zuckerberg Facebook Is ‘Not Nearly’ Diverse Enough

Congressional Black Caucus member G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., told Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday that his efforts to include more black people on his company’s leadership team have so far fallen short of meeting the goal of diversity. Zuckerberg said Facebook has increased its representation of black employees from 2 percent to 3 percent, and said the company […]

Charges against ‘Israel Victory Caucus’ protest show dissent is being criminalized under Trump

I arrived in court on Wednesday expecting the charges against me to be dropped. Instead, two additional charges were added to the case against me for my April 27th actions in the House of Representatives Rayburn office building during the launch of the hate-filled Israel Victory Caucus. The Israel Victory Caucus, a hateful endeavor initiated […]

Texas Black Caucus: State Needs To Act Following Killing Of Black Teen By Police

A few hundred supporters stand holding lit candles as they listen to comments from speakers during a vigil for Jordan Edwards in Balch Springs, Texas, Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP/Tony Gutierrez) Days after a Dallas-area police officer shot and killed a black 15-year-old in the passenger seat of a car, the Texas Legislative Black Caucus and […]

DARPA Unveils ‘Sea Hunter’: US Navy’s 130-Foot Anti-Submarine Drone

The US military have christened a 130 foot drone warship that can operate autonomously hunting for submarines and mines at sea. “Sea Hunter” is a major advance in robotic warfare designed to cruise the ocean’s surface for two or three months at a time – without a crew or anyone controlling it remotely. The Washington […]

Brussels Attack Looks Like Another False Flag. Here’s Why

Tuesday’s terrorist attacks at a Brussels airport and metro station (coincidentally next to NATO and EU headquarters) has all the hallmarks of a false flag event – designed to further the New World Order agenda to push through Orwellian domestic laws, surveillance, and justify ongoing wars in the Middle East.  Early research suggest there are four clues pointing […]

Spotlighting A Black Site: Chicago-Local Officials Pass Resolution Calling For DOJ Probe Of Homan Square

County officials near Chicago recently upped the ante amidst a federal probe of the cities police. Their grievances, however, don’t revolve around the slaughter of yet another unarmed citizen, which provoked initial inquiry. Instead, Cook County officials have united in an effort to highlight Chicago PD’s controversial detention facility– Homan Square. Despite the scale of crimes […]

Post-war Iraq: ‘Everybody is corrupt, from top to bottom. Including me’

One of Iraq’s anti-corruption leaders sat in his office, waving his hands in exasperation. “There is no solution,” he said. “Everybody is corrupt, from the top of society to the bottom. Everyone. Including me.” Coming at the start of a conversation about Iraq’s ailing governance, and what was being done to turn […]

China has created short-lived artificial ‘sun’ using nuclear fusion

     Chinese scientists have managed to create searing plasma through heating hydrogen gas three times hotter than our Sun’s core in a controlled experiment in eastern China, paving the way for a migration from depleting natural reserves towards more stable, sustainable, and controllable energy resources. The experiment was conducted in the doughnut-shaped chamber of a […]

Secretary of Defense Announces How He’ll Waste $582 Billion

You hear that? It’s the sound of 582 billion dollar bills falling down an infinitely deep hole, as narrated by your Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter. Yes, his name’s Ash. And yes, he’s going to spend a couple billion defending outer space from ISIS. In a speech delivered and published today, Carter […]

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