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Dem Rep Gutiérrez: I Am ‘Disillusioned’ Democrats Are ‘Caving’

Monday on MSNBC, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) discussed Senate Democrats agreeing to a three-week spending bill that would fund the government until February 8 and said he was “disillusioned” because “they’re caving.” Gutiérrez said, “I’m disillusioned. I think they’re caving. You know Democrats

Neil Gorsuch, shown here on March 20, faces a confirmation vote in the Senate on his Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee Sends Gorsuch Through for Vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee, in a party-line 11-9 vote Monday, has passed Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace conservative stalwart Justice Antonin Scalia, setting up a full Senate confirmation vote for April 7.

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Democrats to Bring DREAMers, Muslims to Trump’s First Speech to Congress

Several congressional Democrats reportedly plan to bring Muslim clients of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and recipients of former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to President Donald Trump’s first joint address to Congress Tuesday evening.

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Roland Martin: Durbin ‘Flat Out Wrong’ Lynch Hold About Racism

Thursday on TV One’s “News One Now,” host Roland Martin said Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) was “flat-out wrong” to suggest racism is behind Republicans stalling a confirmation vote on Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, when he said the GOP is making

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Progressive Group: ‘Stand with Warren Against Obama’

A progressive group founded by Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig is calling on Democrats to “stand with Warren against Obama” in opposing Obama’s nomination of Wall Street executive Antonio Weiss — a man who helped raise big bucks for Obama’s political campaigns.