Washington, DC – In response to today’s ThinkProgress report, Rep. Khanna, representative for Silicon Valley, issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – In light of the bombing of a school bus full of innocent Yemeni children by Saudi Arabian forces and the Saudi-led coalition’s escalating airstrikes, Rep.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna lead a letter, signed by more than thirty Members of Congress, to Secretary of State Pompeo to urge an unequivocal condemnation of the crackdown on women’s rights advocates in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and publicly call for their immediate and unconditional release.
SACRAMENTO – Rep. Ro Khanna, along with Rep. Barbara Lee, sent a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown, calling for his administration to announce an end to new fossil fuel projects, a health and safety buffer for projects in residential areas, and a transition plan to end California’s existing oil and gas production.
The question of what it means to be American has been debated since the founding of our republic, and we are at another moment when the question has taken on a new urgency.
Last week, one of President Trump’s top economic advisers, Larry Kudlow, argued that the U.S. economy is “crushing it,” posting boom-like numbers in key areas, all thanks to the leadership of the president.
Washington, DC – In light of recent news that a Saudi-led coalition has launched air raids on Yemen’s port in Hodeidah, Rep. Ro Khanna issued the following statement:
“I will be monitoring the situation and act accordingly. An escalation of military hostilities in Hodeida is unacceptable and puts 250,000 lives at risk.”
Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) each introduced legislation to ensure that every jobless worker in the country is given the opportunity to earn a living.
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Conservative claims of political bias by social media platforms and increased bipartisan concerns about the oversize clout of big tech firms are fueling a new initiative by the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ).
Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna said it would be a bad idea for President Donald Trump to get into a fight with Google after the president said the company treated him unfairly.
Khanna, whose district includes Silicon Valley, told Time it is a “dumb fight to pick.”
“The thing about Google, Facebook and Twitter is that everyone needs them including Trump,” Khanna said.
Two Democratic members of Congress are urging California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to put a cap on any new fossil fuel projects and set a timeline for a hard stop on oil and gas extraction throughout the state.
Here’s the bad news: We can’t trust Silicon Valley to police itself. That has become abundantly clear from the many scandals involving Russian disinformation campaigns, Cambridge Analytica, Twitter bots, secret data breaches, Google geo-tracking and the like.
Here’s the other bad news: We can’t trust Washington politicians to police it, either.
Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat from Silicon Valley, has introduced an ambitious new bill that would offer work to virtually any American struggling with a long spate of unemployment—but whatever you do, don’t call his plan a job guarantee.
Even with record low unemployment and corporate profits increasing, workers are not feeling the love. Nearly three quarters of American workers are making less money this year than last, inflation adjusted median incomes have declined over the last 50 years, and housing prices have skyrocketed.
Progressive Democrats’ embrace of some kind of federal jobs guarantee program—harkening back to a policy prescription issued in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1944 State of the Union address—got a boost on Tuesday in the form of a new House bill.
Across the country, people are increasingly anxious about election meddling. On July 13, Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 12 members of Russia’s military-intelligence agency for their roles in the alleged hacking of the Democratic National Committee.
A massive group of House Democrats—totaling at least 70 members in all—signed onto the establishment of a Medicare for All caucus Thursday morning, signaling the increasing feasibility of the policy among members.