Mar 29 2019

After reportedly facing Senate backlash, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu withdrew from consideration for the third-highest position at the Justice Department. The reasons are apparently a mix of “not hating abortion enough” and opposing Samuel Alito’s Supreme Court confirmation.

Nov 28 2018

The U.S. Senate voted with a clear majority today to discharge from committee a resolution that calls for an end to U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s slaughter in Yemen, a crucial first step to ending American involvement in that awful war. Took them long enough.