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Legalizing marijuana and wiping clean past convictions for marijuana-related offenses won’t fully erase the legacy of racist policy that has torn apart Black and Brown communities – but it’s a good start. It’s way past time for the Senate to get this right.

The Civilian Climate Corps that @RepAOC  and I introduced today will employ 1.5 million people from all walks of life with good-paying union jobs to serve their communities, respond to climate change, and transition America to a clean economy. Would you sign up?

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We're closely monitoring the situation in West Hempstead. I’m praying for the families of those impacted and for our first responders. This Senate must and will move forward on legislation to help stop the epidemic of gun violence.

Working as hard as I can to Legalize It this year. #420 

Democrats’ Green New Deal is a serious mistake.

Tory minister Johnny Mercer 'sacked' over Boris Johnson's climbdown on war crimes

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Today, Senators are hearing testimony from public officials and experts about the recent surge in voter suppression laws. These laws are a grave and immediate threat to the very core of our democracy. We are working to #RestoreTheVRA  to fight this and restore democracy.

I'm proud to endorse Teri Castillo for San Antonio City Council and Luke Amphlett for San Antonio School Board Trustee. They understand that now is the time to think big and put working people ahead of the wealthy and powerful.


Scoops of the Day

Jurors in Chauvin trial were instructed that there is no court transcript available for them to review so they will have to use their notes, which would seem a reasonable thing to say if it were 1821.

Addressing the nation on the COVID-19 situation.

Prime Minister@narendramodi  will address the nation on the COVID-19 situation at 8:45 this evening.

Walter Mondale was my mentor from the first time I worked for him in college. My job then? Doing the furniture inventory. He encouraged me to run for office and was always there for me. But I wasn’t the only one. He saw his mission as preparing a new generation of leaders.

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Vice President Mondale was a man of incredible goodness and decency. He treated everyone with such kindness. And he went from a tiny little town, as a son of a minister, in Ceylon, Minnesota, all the way to the second highest office in the land.

I pray for the good health and quick recovery of Lok Sabha MP Shri @RahulGandhi  Ji.

A European Super League would do untold damage to football and communities across the UK. It must be stopped.

American billionaires' wealth has soared so much during the pandemic they could pay for most of Biden's $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan and still be as rich as they were before the pandemic.


Scoops of the Week

Cost to manufacture 1 vial of insulin: Around $6 Cost of 1 vial of insulin for consumers: FR : $9 DE : $11 JP : $14 AU : $7 GB : $7 CA : $12 US : $98 The American people should not be forced to pay the highest prices on the planet for prescription drugs.

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert were the lone two members to vote against a bill that would reauthorize the National Marrow Donor Program, which matches bone marrow donors and cord blood units with patients who have leukemia and other diseases The bill passed 415-2

The Queen wishes to share this private photograph taken with The Duke of Edinburgh at the top of the Coyles of Muick, Scotland in 2003. 📷Photograph by The Countess of Wessex.

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If President Biden and the Democrats succeed in packing the Court, we would have a radical Left-wing Supreme Court that would take away: -Free speech -Religious liberty -Second Amendment rights

The untimely demise of noted actor Vivek has left many saddened. His comic timing and intelligent dialogues entertained people. Both in his films and his life, his concern for the environment and society shone through. Condolences to his family, friends and admirers. Om Shanti.

FYI the assault weapons ban worked. Gun massacres dropped by 37% during the 10-year period of the ban. Then, when it lapsed in 2004, mass shootings increased by 183%, resulting in a 239% increase in deaths.

I don't want politics mixed in with my medical decisions. And when all of our news sources for Covid information have an agenda to spin us, you wind up with a badly misinformed population. #BreakingNews  #ScaredStraight 

The Russia sanctions confirm what we've long known: Trump’s campaign chairman shared internal polling data and strategy with Konstantin Kilimnik - who shared it with Russian intelligence. While Russia was helping Trump’s campaign. So much for the “no collusion” crowd.

The Senate must pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. We can’t wait any longer.

“Have you ever seen with your own eyes how they kill a person?” his representatives asked in a statement. “You are seeing it right now. … They are killing Alexei Navalny. In a terrible way. In front of us all.”