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From left, Senators. Mark Warner, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Amy Klobuchar, leave the Senate Democratic Caucus leadership elections in the Capitol,.. The American Prospect
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Democrats sliced holes in billionaire Betsy DeVos's credentials to be the next US Education Secretary at a confirmation hearing on Tuesday, raising doubts whether President-elect Donald Trump's pick.. DNA
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) grilled secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, making the billionaire philanthropist’s lack of experience painfully obvious.
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Watch VideoSenate Democrats left Betsy DeVos' secretary of education hearing feeling very unsatisfied.
"I'm really disappointed that you have preemptively cut off our members from asking questions... Newsy
Senate HELP committee chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and the Trump transition conspired to hold Betsy DeVos's confirmation hearing to be Secretary of Education at the bizarre early bird special time.. Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― Senate Democrats want to postpone confirmation hearings for Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Health and Human Services, until.. Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― Nearly 50 House Democrats are skipping President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, most of whom are boycotting the historic event over the businessman’s divisive campaign.. Huffington Post
It’s been over two months since the devastating presidential election; time enough for liberals to ask each other, “what lessons did we learn?” Four come to mind.
*1. Initially, Democrats.. Huffington Post
Democratic National Committee chair traditionally is not one of the most important jobs in American politics. But after suffering devastating electoral losses in 2010, 2014 and 2016, Democrats are.. Huffington Post
Senator Elizabeth Warren warned the incoming Trump administration that she and other Democrats would fight a move to fire the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which she helped create. CNNMoney