Tag: Joe Biden

Joe Biden’s Senate Records Will Stay Secret for Longer

Former Vice President and 2020 presidential hopeful Joe Biden continuously touts his decades of experience as a politician as a main reason for him to be “electable.” But his actions around criminal justice, busing and the hearings into the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas have come under increased…

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Joe Biden’s Comments About Segregationists Cause Controversy

The Democratic presidential front runner Joe Biden told a group of white one percenters that he misses the old days … you know … when the Democratic Party was run by segregationists such as Herman Talmadge and James Eastland. Biden’s point — even though he had disagreements with his colleagues…

The Debate Over Hyde Amendment

House Democrats have abandoned one of their biggest voting blocks — women. There is a bill that is up for a vote in the lower chamber and it does not include axing the controversial Hyde Amendment. Since the mid-70s, the Hyde Amendment has prohibited federal funding for abortion. The Hyde…

AOC Pushes Fair Chance at Housing Act

At a town hall hosted by Housing Justice for All in Bronx, N.Y., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) spoke to housing advocates and declared housing as a right. “We have been conditioned to think that basic rights are a luxury and a privilege when they are not,” Cortez said on Thursday…