I challenge any Senator who opposes raising the federal minimum wage to live on $7.25 an hour. THEN we can talk about whether it’s sufficient for our working families. #RaiseTheWage 

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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.

These people never gave the slightest shit about Brian Sickick. He was a toy to them: they needed to create a lie about how he died because he was the only one they could claim was killed by pro-Trump protesters. So they invented a harrowing story that was complete bullshit.

Austin, Indianapolis, Kenosha. This plague of gun violence needs to end. Pass universal background checks, reinstate the assault weapons ban & pass my bill to close the boyfriend loophole. There’s no time to waste.

The Senate will move forward and vote on the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to deliver a powerful message that Congress will help #StopAsianHate .

3:28:14 p.m. - #HR1532  - DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on #HR1532 .

3:11:31 p.m. - #HR396  - At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

“On the domestic front, I am surprised. It’s better than I expected." Noam Chomsky, to me, on Joe Biden's presidency at home. (Though he thinks Biden's foreign policy leaves “a lot to be desired.”)

One fun thing about having a toddler is how relentlessly they point out all public services in eyesight at any given moment. Mail trucks! Fire engines! Playgrounds! Buses! Libraries! Bridges! Ambulances! And they're right! Public goods are amazing.

Both @vanitaguptaCR  and @KristenClarkeJD  are exceptionally qualified nominees for @TheJusticeDept  with extraordinary records of fighting for civil rights. The Senate needs to confirm them immediately so they can get to work for the American people.

Our Founding Fathers created a judiciary insulated from political pressures, in part to prevent one group from having absolute power over another. Now, Democrats are jumping at the opportunity to pack @Scotus  with liberal justices that will change our country for generations.