Katheryne Menendez

Katheryne Menendez

Trump Acquitted by Senate

On February 13th, 2021 the United States senate acquitted former President Trump on the impeachment charge of inciting an insurrection and attacks on the capitol on January 6th of this year, when a mob of pro-Trump supporters attempted to disrupt the electoral vote count formalizing Joe Biden’s election win. The majority of senators, a total …

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NRA declares bankruptcy

On January 15th, 2021 the National Rifle Association (NRA), a gun rights lobbying group filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an attempt to reincorporate in Texas.  The NRA, which has been set in New York since the end of the civil war, made an announcement months after New York’s attorney general Letitia James, who …

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Google workers unionize

On January 4th, 2021, workers of tech giant Google formed the Alphabet Workers Union (AWU), which will be affiliated with the larger Communication Workers of America union. The AWU says it will serve as a “structure that ensures Google workers can actively push for real changes at the company.” Its members state they want more …

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Pro-Trump mob attacks U.S. Capitol

The U.S. Capitol descended into chaos Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 as hundreds of pro-Trump rioters swarmed the building and at least one person was shot dead, forcing the Senate to evacuate, and abruptly pausing a ceremonial event affirming that President-elect Joe Biden won the November election.  Thousands of Trump supporters gathered in Washington, DC, for …

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Democrats plan to eliminate Hyde Amendment Under the Biden Administration

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., who is set to chair the House Appropriations Committee, stated that the Democrats of the House plan to eliminate the Hyde Amendment following Biden’s inauguration in 2021.  The Hyde Amendment, named after former Republican congressman Henry Hyde of Illinois, excludes abortion from the comprehensive health care services provided and funded by …

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