Lisa Murkowski: She's definitely not the worst Republican, but she had no problem with ? Where were these Republicans the last 4, 5 years?

Lisa Murkowski: Key GOP senator critical of Tanden's past tweets in latest setback for Biden's pick for budget director -
cnn.com/2021/02/24/politics/li

This is good work for a short time period by the new administration, but there should be consequences for the last administration that did absolutely nothing to track the whereabouts of children and parents who they separated. It's heinous.

The parents of 506 separated migrant children still haven't been found, however. Lawyers say the parents of 322 of them were likely to have been deported.
nbcnews.com/politics/immigrati

@Dagny @TonyStark Some Republican gets an idea how to thwart the will of the voters, the rest of them want it too.

@YinzPittsburghers If some PA Republicans complained about my politics, I'd wear that as a badge of honor.

@Jen She's probably the best Republican, or Romney. Being the best Republican is not hard. All you have to do is be more than "concerned" which is all that Susan Collins can manage.

@TonyStark GOP and Libertarians keep telling me racism is over. They lied, I think.

How to know when your party is in trouble:  when they put out a statement that they are not the party of white supremacists.

In the DC media market, a right wing group is running ads that are anti-Vanita Gupta, Biden’s pick to be associate attorney general, complete with scary music and phony accusations ala the infamous Republican Willie Horton ad. 

Call your Senators today, generally your Republican Senators, and tell them to confirm these completely qualified Biden nominees. The GOP is still trying to sabotage our government from functioning by delaying these confirmations for no reason. Just say that. 202-224-3121 ☎️📱

Many of Biden’s nominees of color run into turbulence in the Senate:
washingtonpost.com/politics/ma

@TonyStark I don't want to keep anyone from voting, but I wonder if "everyone must wear a mask" contributed to lower Republican turnout. (I do believe that people shouldn't be allowed inside any public building without a mask. Vote by mail and use contactless grocery delivery so you don't expose your driver if you don't want to wear one.)

@MariaHill
We have some local races this year and I will be voting once again by mail. 📬

I guess if Republicans wanted to listen to a big, orange buffoon and not wear a mask or vote the same way he's done, that's on them.

The Pennsylvania Republican state committee needs to be censured.

PA GOP expected to consider censure of Sen. Pat Toomey over vote to convict Trump:
cnn.com/2021/02/24/politics/pe

Texas leadership is passing on winterizing their systems just after it's been proven once again that they need to.

But that's the Texas GOP. Just look at all the regulatory changes and effort they put in after the West Fertilizer Co explosion killed 15 and injured 160+. I'll save you the research: there wasn't any.

Texas Is Awash in Natural Gas. It Didn’t Help in the Storm; State, industry officials show little appetite to harden natural-gas systems after a winter freeze left millions without power and heat-
wsj.com/articles/texas-is-awas

The Congress needs to review and renew the Voting Rights Act and also pass HR1/S1, bills created by Democrats to protect and expand the vote.

Progressive media could do more to publicize the specific contents of these bills and how they would combat specific types of voter suppression. And the progressive media needs to keep up the great work exposing the anti-democracy bills the Republicans in the states are trying to get through the state legislatures.

On every level, Republicans must be exposed as the allies of insurrection, trying to reverse the victory of the Biden-Harris coalition, and attempting to accomplish with voter suppression laws what the Former Guy and his insurrectionists could not get done on January 6.

U.S. Supreme Court set to weigh Republican-backed voting restrictions-
reuters.com/article/politicsNe

It takes so long but we can't stop trying.

Kentucky Senate GOP leader files no-knock warrant bill -
abcn.ws/3smkLaN

@TonyStark
There is massive bipartisan support for the Biden COVID relief bill as attested to by up to 80% public support for it, depending on how the questions are phrased, and this figure includes a substantial majority of Republican voters.

Rob Portman has become a pathetic excuse of a human being. I trust that Biden and Congressional Democrats will ignore his whining and gaslighting. What the fuck, indeed.

This is a very, very important article to read to understand from a medical perspective, the one that counts by the way, what to expect moving forward.

NYTimes: No ‘Covid Zero,’ but Normalcy
nyti.ms/3bDgmJR

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