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House Majority Leader Hoyer prints out Rep. Greene’s ‘Squad’s worst nightmare’ post, defends Democratic colleagues on House floor

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was stripped of her committee assignments in the House today. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer called out a graphic Greene posted to Facebook in September. Greene is holding an AR-15 next to Reps. Omar, Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib, captioned “Squad’s worst nightmare.” Visit the Business section of […]
House Majority Leader Hoyer prints out Rep. Greene’s ‘Squad’s worst nightmare’ post, defends Democratic colleagues on House floor
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Biden ordered a review of domestic extremism in the US after the Capitol siege, but a number of political, legal, and cultural obstacles lie ahead

President Joe Biden on Friday said several intelligence departments would be working together to assess domestic terrorism. There have been calls to expand state security in light of the January 6 Capitol siege. However, those efforts face some legal and cultural obstacles. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. President […]
Biden ordered a review of domestic extremism in the US after the Capitol siege, but a number of political, legal, and cultural obstacles lie ahead
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she’s rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack

Rep. Rashida Tlaib is leading the progressive opposition to a massive expansion of the security state in the wake of the deadly Capitol attack by Trump supporters. A member of the House Democrats’ “Squad,” Tlaib warned that marginalised groups are typically the selected targets of law enforcement. Tlaib spoke with […]
Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she’s rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack
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Rashida Tlaib accuses Amazon of profiting during the pandemic while neglecting workers. Staff are ‘afraid to go to work’ because Amazon’s facilities aren’t clean, she said.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib attacked Amazon and Jeff Bezos in a statement to Business Insider, saying the company has been unfairly allowed to profit during the pandemic while endangering its frontline workers. “The continued disregard by Amazon of its worker’s well-being and safety must be exposed,” said Tlaib. Amazon was not […]
Rashida Tlaib accuses Amazon of profiting during the pandemic while neglecting workers. Staff are ‘afraid to go to work’ because Amazon’s facilities aren’t clean, she said.
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‘Amazon’s days of impunity are over’: 400 international lawmakers including Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib slam Jeff Bezos on wages, climate action, and taxes

Over four hundred lawmakers from 34 countries have signed an open letter to Jeff Bezos saying that Amazon’s “days of impunity are over.” The letter follows organised Black Friday protests against Amazon from employees, trade unionists, and activist groups under the banner “Make Amazon Pay.” Included in the list of […]
‘Amazon’s days of impunity are over’: 400 international lawmakers including Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib slam Jeff Bezos on wages, climate action, and taxes
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offers advice to newly-elected congresswoman on how to economically and sustainably afford Congress-appropriate clothing

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez advised Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush to thrift and rent clothes, so she can affordably have a Congress-appropriate wardrobe. Ocasio-Cortez has repeatedly spoken about her financial struggles growing up. She’s been repeatedly criticised by conservatives for her wardrobe. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offers advice to newly-elected congresswoman on how to economically and sustainably afford Congress-appropriate clothing
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A student housing developer is facing congressional scrutiny after it pressured colleges to bring kids back to campus in order to keep dorms full

Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Rashida Tlaib are asking for information about real estate company Corvias’s return-to-campus plans and agreements with public colleges. The privately-held company has a 65-year partnership to develop and manage student housing at nine campuses for the University System of Georgia, among other schools. It’s previously […]
A student housing developer is facing congressional scrutiny after it pressured colleges to bring kids back to campus in order to keep dorms full
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The US House Ethics Committee rules that ‘Squad’ member Rep. Rashida Tlaib must reimburse her political committee $10,800 for improper use of campaign funds

The US House Ethics Committee ruled on Friday that Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan used campaign money for personal purposes in violation of federal law. Tlaib’s violation was “one of bad timing and not ill intent” and she “engaged in good faith efforts to comply” with federal requirements, the Ethics […]
The US House Ethics Committee rules that ‘Squad’ member Rep. Rashida Tlaib must reimburse her political committee $10,800 for improper use of campaign funds
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib decisively defeats primary challenger Brenda Jones in Michigan

Michigan held several key congressional primaries on August 4. Rep. Rashida Tlaib handily defeated a primary challenge from Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones in Michigan’s 13th congressional district. In Michigan’s 3rd district, an open seat held by retiring Rep. Justin Amash, Peter Meijer secured the Republican nomination to face […]
Rep. Rashida Tlaib decisively defeats primary challenger Brenda Jones in Michigan
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Rashida Tlaib and Debbie Dingell call for federal investigation into health violations at Amazon warehouses during the coronavirus pandemic

Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Debbie Dingell, both of Michigan, are calling for an investigation into Amazon facilities across the US after employees at a Michigan facility complained of inadequate safety guidelines, The Detroit News reported. Workers at multiple Amazon warehouses have gone on strike to protest the conditions in the […]
Rashida Tlaib and Debbie Dingell call for federal investigation into health violations at Amazon warehouses during the coronavirus pandemic
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Kamala Harris and other prominent Democrats are demanding an investigation into how facial recognition tech is being used on people who live in public housing

Democratic lawmakers asked Ben Carson, head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, to look into the use of facial recognition in public housing in a letter sent Wednesday. Lawmakers expressed concern about the technology’s accuracy and its potential to lead to over-policing and discrimination against women, non-cisgender people, […]
Kamala Harris and other prominent Democrats are demanding an investigation into how facial recognition tech is being used on people who live in public housing