In The News
Amazon has become a recurring symbol of economic inequality for newly emboldened progressive Democrats.
Why it matters: Despite its popularity with consumers, the company already shows up in fundraising appeals, legislative rollouts and Twitter threads — and looms over the 2020 campaign trail.
Driving the news:
Progressive Congressman Ro Khanna, D-California, is proposing a solution to try to end the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. He says the White House and congressional leaders could appoint outside negotiators to broker a budget agreement and end the gridlock.
Not too many years ago, hardly anybody in Washington wanted to regulate the Internet. Suddenly, almost everybody does — or claims to.
For decades, Internet companies were sheltered by a bipartisan consensus: Regulate with a light touch, and see what happens.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is proposing that President Trump and the two chambers of Congress each appoint mediators to collaborate to end the partial government shutdown.
Khanna told the news network Cheddar that he "floated" the idea of having Trump, the House and the Senate each hire two independent experts to negotiate proposals.
California Rep. Ro Khanna has a novel idea about how to solve the government shutdown: call in some experts.
IN THE FIRST major strike since the U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow to public-sector unions last June, more than 30,000 Los Angeles public school teachers took to the rainy streets Monday to launch the LA teachers union’s first labor stoppage in 30 years.
Congress is expected to make an unprecedented challenge to Donald Trump’s authority to take the US into a war in the coming weeks, with a bipartisan measure calling for the end of US military involvement in the Yemen conflict.
Los Angeles public school teachers went on strike on Monday after 20 months of failed negotiations for higher pay, greater school funding and more support staff.
THE HOUSE OF Representatives plans to vote in January on a new War Powers Resolution introduced by California Rep. Ro Khanna that would effectively end U.S. military intervention on behalf of Saudi Arabia in the Yemeni civil war.