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Daily Archives: January 19th, 2018

For the first time, the federal government has shut down under one party (Republican!) rule

Excerpt: Proving once again that they are utterly incapable of governing, the Trump regime and congressional Republicans collectively failed tonight to keep the federal government funded and open for business, resulting in the first government shutdown in the history of the United States under one party rule.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Legislative Advocacy
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VICTORY! Washington Voting Rights Act wins approval in the state Senate for the first time

Excerpt: After having passed the DISCLOSE Act, same-day voter registration, and the capital budget earlier this week, our Senate today voted for the first time to adopt the Washington Voting Rights Act (SSB 6002), liberating a bill that had been stuck in the Senate Republicans' graveyard of progress for years.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections
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