Mike Honda, a Democrat representing the 17th district of California, has introduced H.R. 684 to the House of Representatives. The bill would declare the word “redskins” to be a disparaging term. Under a pre-existing law called the Lanham Act, a disparaging term cannot be trademarked.
This means that the management of the Washington Redskins could […]
163 Democrats in Congress couldn’t work on a jobs bill this week because they were too busy helping Republicans pass a resolution pushing Christian religion onto everybody. […]
Since its re-registration as an official Congressional Member Organization of the 111th Congress, the LGBT Equality Caucus has expanded, welcoming additional members Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Steve Israel of New York and Chellie Pingree of Maine. The caucus boasts 79 members now, nearly one out of five members of the House of Representatives. By the […]
Apparently, the towns who drink water polluted by mountaintop coal removal mining haven’t been able to funnel enough money into congressional campaigns to get a House committee that will address their needs. […]