Here's a look at eight Affordable Care Act taxes that Republicans in both the House and Senate agree on eliminating. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York), joined by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Washington) and a mostly hidden Sen. Show More Summary
by Eli Sanders Not so fast, secretive healthcare repealers. CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES Washington State's Patty Murray, the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate health committee, will lead the charge later today as Democrats "hold...Show More Summary
by Eli Sanders Senator Patty Murray to Republicans: hold a damn hearing on your secret Obamacare repeal bill. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Maybe you saw Senator Claire McCaskill demanding that Senate Republicans actually hold a hearing before they try to repeal Obamacare. Show More Summary
Four influential Democratic senators ? Dick Durbin (IL), Patti Murray (WA), Sherrod Brown (OH), and Elizabeth Warren (MA) ? have written to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to warn that her department cannot, without engaging in an extensive process, delay or cancel an Obama administration rule providing debt relief for defrauded students. Show More Summary
Sens. Patty Murray and Elizabeth Warren have asked the Health and Human Services Department's internal watchdog for an investigation into Trump administration actions that could have "undermined" the Affordable Care Act.
Why Democratic voters need to turf out Senators who put the profits of drug companies above their constituents' needs.
In May 2017, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), along with Reps. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), introduced the Raise the Wage Act of 2017, a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage in eight steps to $15 per hour by 2024.
DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Betsy DeVos appoints campus free speech advocate Adam Kissel of FIRE. Leftists flip out. Including “Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), well-known for her defense of Osama bin Laden as a man who built roads, schools, and daycare centers back in 2002, [who] blasted Kissel’s appointment in a statement.” Read the whole […]
Washington Senator Patty Murray grilled DeVos on the Trump Administration's perpetual transparency fear. During the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) grilled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on a wide variety of rollbacks, from student loan protections to civil rights. Show More Summary
Trump's refusal to fully divest from his companies is an ethical quagmire through and through. Now Sen. Patty Murray, the ranking Democratic member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, has identified yetShow More Summary
Today, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) reintroduced the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act, which would amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) to prohibit discrimination in the provision...Show More Summary
Patty Mills will be starting Game 5 after Dejounte Murray started the last three
Bernie Sanders is reintroducing legislation to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) have proposed a bill to raise the federal minimum wage and the new legislation already...Show More Summary
Today, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) reintroduced the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act, which would require colleges and universities to have comprehensive anti-harassment...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? In a major win for the labor union-backed Fight for $15 movement and the progressive wing of the Democratic Party, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) are introducing a bill to raise the federal minimum...Show More Summary
by Sydney Brownstone The Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act would classify "pray the gay away" therapy as fraud. Kelly O Nine months after Seattle became the third American city to ban conversion therapy on LGBTQ youth, US Senator Patty...Show More Summary
Today, Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) reintroduced the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, which would identify so-called “conversion therapy” for what it truly is--fraud. The Therapeutic...Show More Summary
Saying she was alarmed by a new superbug outbreak, a U.S. senator on Tuesday asked Olympus for data showing its redesigned medical scope was safe. In a letter, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked the Japanese device manufacturer for more information about a recent outbreak that sickened five patients...
by Charles Mudede Black and want to be president? Watch Sidney Poitier's character in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Columbia Pictures What Trump's Presidency Is Telling Black People Every Day: The great black American writer James Baldwin...Show More Summary