Posts Tagged ‘votes’

House Democrats Look for Legislative Wins as Republicans Put Forth Hard-Line Votes Before the Midterms

Democrats, months away from the midterm election where the GOP is favored to take back the House, are looking to pass bills to show they have been able to do something productive for the country while having total control of Washington, DC, as Republicans also look to put them on the record opposing hard-line bills.

Nail-Biter in Pennsylvania: Oz’s Razor-Thin Lead Could Fall to McCormick; Mail Votes Yet to Be Counted

Dr. Mehmet Oz and businessman David McCormick are within 0.3 percent of each other in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania heading into the early hours of Wednesday morning.

EU votes to extend vaccine passes until at least summer 2023

Members of the European Parliament have voted to extend the vaccine passport program until June 2023, despite the fact that the controversial measures that eroded civil liberties during the pandemic are winding down in other areas. The plan was approved by 432 votes, with 130 voting against it and 23 abstentions. It is now awaiting […]

Canada Votes to Give Itself Power to Prosecute Crime on the Moon

A Canadian space law amendment allowing for the prosecution of crimes committed on the Moon passed Canada’s House of Commons at the end of April, Euronews reported on Thursday.

Dem Sen. Bennet: Important Senate Considers Roe V. Wade ‘to Show Where the Votes Are’

Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Katy Tur Reports” that the U.S. Senate needed to vote to make abortion legal nationwide. Thus, voters will know the lawmakers’ positions before November’s midterm election.

Explosive New Documentary: Obama’s Campaign Manager Predicted How Many Votes Biden Needed in Wisconsin – Zuckerberg’s Money Helped Get There

The following article is sponsored by Citizens United. The upcoming documentary Rigged by Citizens United Productions finally explains the impact of Big Tech billionaire Mark Zuckerberg’s $400 million gift to a pair of non-profit organizations that used his bounty to tip the 2020 election in Joe Biden’s favor by spending it disproportionally to get-out-the-vote in […]

Safer at Home: Senate Lacks Votes to Confirm Eric Garcetti, Report Says

Outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti lacks the votes on the Senate floor to be confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to India, according to a report Sunday by Axios, which says Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has conceded defeat. Garcetti was considered a long shot for the Cabinet after Black Lives Matter activists staged protests […]

The stories behind the votes

As the U.S. correspondent for Mondoweiss, a sizable portion of my beat involves covering congressional legislation that connects to Israel/Palestine. There’s hundreds of political websites, but we know the mainstream media won’t tell the whole story. Take the recent Iron Dome vote. Just months after Israel’s murderous attack on Gaza, the House overwhelmingly approved another […]

Due To Supply Chain Issues Democrats Recommend Mailing In Your Votes For 2024 Now

Due To Supply Chain Issues Democrats Recommend Mailing In Your Votes For 2024 Now WASHINGTON, D.C.—The next Presidential election is three years away, but Democratic leaders in Congress aren’t wasting any time getting out the vote. “Republicans tricked Biden into creating a supply chain crisis so your vote wouldn’t make it in time,” said Pelosi in […]

US House of Representatives votes to ban imports from China Xinjiang province over forced labour

The United States’ House of Representatives has passed legislation to ban imports from China’s Xinjiang province due to concerns about the forced labour of the persecuted Uyghur Muslims. In the vote held at the House of Representatives yesterday, its members overwhelmingly voted 428-1 in favour of the “Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act,” which would ban […]

European Super League: EU Parliament votes to oppose breakaway competitions

The European Parliament has voted to oppose breakaway sports competitions after the aborted Super League project. MEPs said they wanted European sporting culture “to be aligned with EU values of solidarity, sustainability, inclusiveness for all, open competition, sporting merit, and fairness”. A total of 576 members voted to oppose the Super League in a non-binding […]

Iraq begins manual recount of votes in 870 stations

Iraq’s High Electoral Commission yesterday announced that it will start manually recounting votes in 870 electoral stations based on judicial orders, Anadolu news agency reported. The agency quoted Imad Jamil, a member of the commission’s media team, as saying that the manual recount came upon the order of the Elections Judicial Commission, which accepted 21 […]

Prosecutors Find Mail-In Jury Votes At 3AM, Rittenhouse Now Guilty

KENOSHA, WI—In a stunning reversal, Kyle Rittenhouse awoke this morning to discover that he had been found guilty after all. Prosecutors explained that during the night, they had found dozens of mail-in jury votes declaring the defendant guilty on all counts. Apparently, boxes of these mail-in votes arrived in a truck at the courthouse around […]

Wyoming Republican Party Votes: Liz Cheney No Longer Recognized as Republican

The Wyoming Republican Party voted on Saturday to no longer recognize Democrat-allied Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as a Republican. “The 31-29 vote Saturday in Buffalo, Wyoming, by the state party central committee followed votes by local GOP officials in about one-third of Wyoming’s 23 counties to no longer recognize Cheney as a Republican,” the Associated Press […]

FDA Panel Votes 17-0 to Allow Experimental Pfizer Injections for Children 5-11 yrs

OCTOBER 27, 2021 BY NEWS WIRE Today the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) vaccines advisory committee voted 17-0, with one abstention, to allow pharmaceutical giant Pfizer access to America’s child population aged 5 to 11 years, paving the way for a new round of mass injections of the highly controversial experimental mRNA gene […]

UK Labour Party votes for motion calling Israel an apartheid state

The UK Labour Party Conference has today voted in favour of a motion to identify Israel as a state practicing the crime of apartheid, making it the first major political party in Europe to adopt such a position. The motion commits the Labour party to implementing sanctions including ceasing UK-Israel arms trade and trade with […]

Switzerland Votes To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage By Nearly Two-Thirds Majority

GENEVA (AP) — Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted to allow same-sex couples to marry, final results of a nationwide referendum showed Sunday. Official results showed the measure passed with 64.1% of the vote while more than half of all voters approved in […]

Just 9 votes — but ‘bitter’ House debate is an advance for progressive stance on Israel

Progressives lost a vote on Israel in the House yesterday, overwhelmingly, by 420-9. But what is being lost in the discussion of the Iron Dome vote is that eight progressive Democrats voted against the additional military funding for Israel, and two others voted present, even after pro-Israel forces cast the aid as a purely “defensive” […]

Congress votes to send another $1 billion to Israel

Iron Dome Funding This week progressive House members were able to temporarily halt an additional $1 billion to Israel, which was snuck into the short-term government spending bill. That money was supposed to go toward replenishment of the country’s Iron Dome system, a move that the Biden administration has repeatedly said it supports. It’s important […]

Russia votes: Putin’s Russia United party set to hold majority after opposition wipeout

Millions of Russians will cast their vote this weekend in a general election expected to bring little political change. Some 14 parties are fielding candidates for half of the 450 seats in the State Duma in an election scheduled to run until Sunday. But just four parties are likely to meet the 5 per cent […]

Dominion Voting Machine Really Starting To Regret Its 50,000 Votes For Biden

ATLANTA, GA—With Biden voter regret on the rise, local sources are reporting that even Dominion voting machines are now wishing they could undo their many, many Biden votes. The post Dominion Voting Machine Really Starting To Regret Its 50,000 Votes For Biden appeared first on The Babylon Bee. Source

Florida school board goes against governor DeSantis and votes to keep mask mandate

Another school district in Florida is planning to defy Republican Governor Ron DeSantis‘ executive order banning mandates that would force students to wear masks when they return to the classroom in the fall. WPLG Local 10 in Miami reported that the Broward County School Board voted 8 to 1 on Tuesday to press forward with […]

NEW EVIDENCE Indicates Enough Illegal Votes Pointing To A Biden LOSS In Georgia

NEW EVIDENCE Indicates Enough Illegal Votes Pointing To A Biden LOSS In GeorgiaDate: July 9, 2021Author: Nwo Report Source: vinceEveryone is slowly coming to understand that Georgia is the smoking gun.The evidence and the developments coming out of Georgia are way more substantial than the Arizona audit at this point, and the Maricopa County report won’t […]

House Votes To Replace All Confederate Statues With Statues Of Chairman Mao

WASHINGTON, D.C—Confederate statues are once again on the chopping block as the House pushes to have them removed. Following their removal, Democrats have vowed that these confederate monsters will be replaced by statues of Chairman Mao.  “This sacred space has been defiled for too long. We ought not to forget history. We must learn from […]

Apostate Methodist Church of Great Britain Votes to Approve ‘Gay Marriage,’ Recognize Cohabitating Couples

(BBC) — The Methodist Church has become the largest religious denomination in Britain to permit same-sex marriages. A vote to change the definition of marriage at the Methodist Conference on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed by 254 in favour with 46 against. Freedom of conscience clauses mean ministers will not be forced to conduct such weddings if […]

Apostate Methodist Church of Great Britain Votes to Approve ‘Gay Marriage,’ Recognize Cohabitating Couples

(BBC) — The Methodist Church has become the largest religious denomination in Britain to permit same-sex marriages. A vote to change the definition of marriage at the Methodist Conference on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed by 254 in favour with 46 against. Freedom of conscience clauses mean ministers will not be forced to conduct such weddings if […]

Peru: Castillo Ahead By 100,000 Votes

Practically Assures His Victory. Fujimori left with claiming fraud. UPDATE: Socialist Pedro Castillo has won Peru’s presidential election. With 99.998% of vote tallies processed, he won by 80,000 votes, with 50.23% of the vote. Now far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori is going to try to steal the election, with a team of elite lawyers https://t.co/pzZDDEOdAj — […]

California Assembly Votes to Abolish the Term ‘Alien’ From All Statutes

An unopposed bill to remove the term “alien” from all state statutes is moving quickly through the California Legislature. Lawmakers seek to abolish use of the terms “alien” or “illegal alien,” which they deem offensive to foreign nationals who have entered the United States illegally. The California Assembly voted 71 to zero to strike the […]

Greek Left Votes Down Bill to Remove Diaspora’s Voting Restrictions

The Greek Parliament failed to approve the lifting on restrictions for the Diaspora vote. Credit: AMNA Greek leftist parties on Wednesday voted in Parliament against an amendment that would have removed all restrictions for the Diaspora to vote in national elections. The amendment proposed by the governing New Democracy party was only supported by the […]

Pennsylvania Votes to Limit Governor’s Emergency Powers

Pennsylvania voted to amend its Constitution on May 18 in response to their governor’s use of emergency declarations to decide laws during the pandemic. As more than two million Pennsylvanians voted in a primary election, they passed two constitutional amendments in ballot questions to restrict the governor’s emergency declaration powers to give some power back to the legislature. […]

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