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‘Stay out of politics’? After raking in corporate dollars for decades, McConnell is suddenly concerned about money in politics

  • April 6, 2021
By Jake Johnson After spending much of his decades-long career raking in corporate cash and combating efforts to limit money in politics,…
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House passes For the People Act, but it still has to make it through ‘McConnell’s filibuster brick wall’

  • March 4, 2021
By Jake Johnson After applauding House Democrats for passing—yet again—a sweeping plan to expand voting rights, rein in dark money,…
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‘Members of Congress make $14,500 a month’: Twitter furious over the $600 stimulus checks

  • December 21, 2020
Six months after the first COVID-19 Relief Bill, where millions of Americans received a one-time payment of $1,200, Congress has…
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140+ rights groups demand Congress leave corporate immunity provisions out of COVID relief deal

  • December 8, 2020
by Jake Johnson A coalition of more than 140 civil rights, consumer advocacy, and labor organizations is demanding that Congress scrap any…
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Welcome to the Banana Republic of America: McConnell openly calls Amy Barrett a ‘political asset’

  • October 27, 2020
It is official. Amy Coney Barrett will be the Supreme Court Justice to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And,…
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‘Giggles about the ravages of COVID’: Twitter implodes over McConnell’s crassness in McGrath debate

  • October 14, 2020
Mitch McConnell has been the Senate Majority Leader for four years. He has also been the senator from Kentucky for…
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‘A low-down shame’: 12 reasons why Mitch McConnell is the worst

  • September 23, 2020
Mitch McConnell is really good at his job. Unfortunately, his job is being evil and destroying democracy. Let’s toss aside…
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Republicans are turning on each other — Mitch McConnell joins Trump in the firing line

  • August 6, 2020
The Lincoln Project is back. The ruthless Republicans whose aim is to stop the reelection of Trump and his enablers…
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‘Indefensible and disgusting’: Senate departs for 3-Day weekend as unemployment benefits expire for 30 million

  • July 31, 2020
by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate has adjourned for a three-day weekend as enhanced unemployment payments are…
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McConnell laughs when asked if COVID-19 bill will pass by end of next week—when jobless benefits expire for 30M

  • July 22, 2020
By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laughed Tuesday when asked whether he expects Congress to pass…
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