Tag: Democrats

Flint, Michigan water plant

Ex-Michigan Governor Charged for Racist Lead Poisoning of Flint Water Supply; COVID-19 Vaccines Not Increasing in Availability; Democrats Plan to Repeal Trump Rules; and More

Former Michigan Governor formally charged for poisoning thousands of predominantly Black Flint citizens with water containing lead. In 2014, when the city of Flint was forced by the state to begin taking its water supply from the Flint river rather than using water from nearby Detroit as it had for…

Rev. Raphael Warnock speaks at an event at Georgia State University

4 Key Takeaways from Democratic Sweep of Georgia Runoffs; Giant Food to Promote Diverse Products on Grocery Store Shelves; and More

4 Key Takeaways from Democrats sweep of the Georgia Runoffs. In keeping with the 2020 Presidential election, the Georgia Senate runoff elections were a nail-biter with just the narrowest of Democratic wins coming through. Democrat Raphael Warnock, a pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where…

Nancy Pelosi

Drug Pricing Control Bill Announced by Pelosi

On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the Democrats’ new ambitious measure–controlling drug pricing and making healthcare concerns a priority for 2020. The bill would allow the federal government to negotiate the prices of up to 250 brand-name drugs in Medicare, according to The Washington Post. The measure is facing…

AOC Calls Out Wilbur Ross for ‘Violating the Law’ to Add Census Citizenship Question

The commerce secretary, who is under fire for circumventing the required report to Congress, dodges explaining himself.   Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) continues to question a Republican agenda, which targets people of color and immigrants. During a hearing this week, before the House Oversight Committee, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was under fire by Democrats for…