Rep. Rashida Tlaib now says minimum wage should be $20 per hour: ‘Everything has gone up’

July 26, 2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has upped the ante in the fight for a higher minimum wage, telling attendees at a One Fair Wage event that the federal minimum wage should actually be $20 per hour, not $15 as is currently being pushed by the Democratic Party. One Fair Wage is a nonprofit organization that advocates for higher minimum wage for tipped employees. What’s the news? “Big fights like this one,…

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Poll: A third of Democrats say it’s racism if white politicians criticize political views of politicians of color

July 21, 2019

Just days after President Donald Trump was accused of racism for challenging progressive Democratic congresswomen who criticize America to “go back” to the countries “from which they came,” a Rasmussen poll said about a third of Democrats (32%) believe it’s racism if white politicians criticize the political views of politicians of color, PJ Media said. Only 16% of both Republican and unaffiliated voters shared that view, PJ Media added, citing…

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Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar introduce resolution aimed at bolstering Israel boycotts

July 19, 2019

Freshmen Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (Minn.) have introduced a resolution restricting legislative measures to stop boycotts, while promoting it as an endorsement for the Boycott, Divest, Sanctions movement against Israel. What are the details? The two congresswomen were joined by fellow Democrat John Lewis (Ga.) in proposing House Resolution 496, “affirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and…

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