Tag: Tammy-duckworth

Disability Rights Under Attack by Congress

Rights for Americans with disabilities are under attack in a bill disguised as reform of the Americans with Disabilities Act. HR 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, requires people with disabilities to file a formal complaint with the Justice Department if they are denied access to a…

Duckworth Uses Her Own Pregnancy to Champion Paid Leave

It has been a rallying cry for Democrats for the better part of a decade; as more women have aspired to play dual roles as both mother and professional, many liberals are looking at employers to ease the burden. Sen. Tammy Duckworth is apparently taking the baton from former President…

Veterans Slam Trump

President Donald Trump has been largely criticized by veterans on social media for a number of incidents this week, from the exploitation of a Navy SEAL’s widow to the insinuation that military members don’t fight to win. Trump Wears Flight Jacket On Thursday while touring the new aircraft carrier USS…

The 115th Congress Not a Model for Diversity

The 115th Congress began its session on Tuesday. It’s being said thatNovember’s elections resulted in the most diverse congress ever. But that’s not saying much, as the increase from the 114th Congress is minimal. The voice of the people is not representative of U.S. demographics. Out of 352 men and…

Trump Creating 'Goldwater Effect'

Many top officials in the Republican Party are getting queasy over their presumptive nominee’s recent remarks regarding the judge presiding over his upcoming Trump University fraud trial, with comparisons being drawn between Trump and the 1964 Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater. Republicans disavowed Trump’s comments (while still supporting him), which…

Anti-Trump Movement May Shape Senate

For some Democrats hoping to win the Senate seats in their states, their Republican opponents’ support for Trump may play a role in who wins the race. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) expressed his support for the Republican Party’s nominee back in May, criticizing Republicans who have not yet done the…