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Congressman Ruben Gallego got it right when he recently described his House colleague, Paul Gosar, as “Just an awful human being.” Gallego was commenting on the news that Gosar had posted an altered anime video of himself on Twitter, which he’s since removed, that depicted him executing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, by slashing the back […]

The post Meet ‘Paul Gosar the Titan slayer,’ Arizona’s white nationalist icon appeared first on Arizona Mirror.

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden met with congressional Democrats on Capitol Hill Thursday morning to pitch lawmakers on a new slimmed-down framework for what would be included in a massive social reform package, according to senior administration officials. The $1.75 trillion blueprint is what’s left of the Build Back Better Act after Democratic Sens. Kyrsten […]

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WASHINGTON — Smaller needles. Redesigned shipments to ease the storage needs in pediatricians’ offices. And enough vials of the COVID-19 vaccine to inoculate the 28 million U.S. children between ages 5 and 11. Those are among the plans announced by the White House on Wednesday as federal and state officials prepare for a regulatory decision […]

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Recently, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema told the Arizona Republic, “We know that a changing climate costs Arizonans. And right now, we have the opportunity to pass smart policies to address it — looking forward to that.” The Senator acknowledged the steep costs of climate change in our state related to larger wildfires, extreme drought, and extreme […]

The post Bold climate action can’t wait, and it can’t happen if Sinema and Kelly don’t back it appeared first on Arizona Mirror.

I’ve held off on criticizing Sen. Kyrsten Sinema since she entered office in 2018 largely because I’ve always agreed with her on one key point: a bipartisan approach to solving our country’s biggest problems is generally a good thing. The way I see it, our elected officials should wake up every morning and ask not […]

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There is likely no other Democrat that has taken more fire from her party this last year than Arizona Sen. Krysten Sinema. Sinema won the ire of progressives because of her insistence on preserving an archaic Senate rule that has historically been used to hamper civil rights: the filibuster. Democrats fear the filibuster will prevent […]

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