House leaders, Jeff Sessions, say there’s no evidence that Donald Trump was wiretapped

Hopefully, President Trump is listening. Read the following article from Salon’s Matthew Rozsa: Mar. 15, 2017—President Donald Trump’s assertion earlier this month that he had been wiretapped by then-president Barack Obama is coming back to haunt him. Not only has the White House failed to provide corroborating evidence to the House Intelligence Committee by their Monday deadline, but his…

Clyde’s Statement On HB 41, Targeted Attack On Ohio’s Early Voters

Mar. 15, 2017—State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) issued the following statement after the first hearing on House Bill (HB) 41, a bill that targets Ohio’s in-person early voters with a more difficult ID requirement but leaves mail voters’ ID requirements unchanged: “When a bill like this shows up on the committee schedule, it can look harmless. But…

Twenty-Four Million Reasons the GOP Health-Care Bill Is No Good (The New Yorker)

For days, the political world had been waiting nervously for the Congressional Budget Office’s assessment of the House Republicans’ Trump-endorsed proposal to replace Obamacare. On Monday afternoon, when the numbers-heavy report finally appeared, one figure it contained dominated all the others: twenty-four million. This was the C.B.O.’s estimate of how many fewer people would have health insurance…

Let’s Refocus Our Outrage

We are with you in your frustration and anxiety. With each new executive order, we feel the waves of stress wash over us. We worry about our neighbors, our children, and people we don’t even know. We read Facebook posts, blogs, and newspapers and our anxiety soars.  We hear “alternative facts” from Trump surrogates, we read his Tweets, and we…