12 Senators and 140 Representatives are expected to oppose the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral victory. Remember their names.

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It won’t stop.

A popular vote margin of over 8 million votes, state election certifications, nearly 60 failed lawsuits, a dangerous — and dismissed — appeal to the Supreme Court, and the Electoral College vote. What do these things have in common? They all cemented Joe Biden as the clear and unambiguous President-elect in a national election that was, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, “the most secure in American history.

But that’s not enough for many congressional Republicans. Some, like Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), tried to sue Vice President Pence in order to compel him to count…

Our work has just begun

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Saturday night, we saw a new era in America ushered in. Joe Biden took the stage for the first time as President-Elect of the United States with a message of unity, hope, and most importantly, reconciliation.

We will need this ethos as we begin to pick up the pieces of a post-Trump America. The election of Joe Biden doesn’t erase the fact that over 70 million Americans looked at Donald Trump’s first-term performance and affirmatively said he deserves another shot. The election of Joe Biden doesn’t change the fact that the United States has hit…

People across the political spectrum are taking the coronavirus seriously, but Trump has continued to sow seeds of doubt among his most ardent supporters

Trump plays a slideshow selectively touting his “accomplishments” of his coronavirus response during a press briefing.

In the early days of statewide stay-at-home orders, I came across an opinion piece in The Atlantic called The Social-Distancing Culture War Has Begun. It was published on March 30th, when the total number of confirmed cases was just above 20,000 and the death toll was approaching 5000.

The smug liberal in me was readily convinced by the piece. Look at these science deniers in red states ignoring the experts at everyone else’s expense, I sneered to myself while reading. On the other hand, some people were quick to point out that such an opinion on a “culture war” this…

Lawmakers are already discussing the possibility of a “Phase Four” for coronavirus relief not even two weeks off the heels of passing an historic $2 trillion stimulus package. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer have voiced support for continuing economic relief despite pulling back on ambitious goals for vast infrastructure spending. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is picking up support for an infrastructure bill where the Democrats left off. The question is, why not both? Yes, and yes, and how about more, …and everything in between? I’m talking Oprah-level “You get a car! You get a car…

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