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Senator Charles Schumer

Current Activity in the U.S. Congress – 9 Legislative Items Senator Charles Schumer Co-Sponsored or Sponsored in the 116th Congress

What did the world do to identify falsehoods before the advent of the internet and sites like Snopes.com? In a January 2019 article, the site published a page entitled, “Was Senator Chuck Schumer Caught Taking $1 Million in ‘Excessive Contributions’?” … Continue reading

Senator Richard Burr

Current Activity in the U.S. Congress – 7 Legislative Items Senator Richard Burr Co-Sponsored or Sponsored in the 116th Congress

In January of 2019, several news outlets reported that “FCC records…found the NRA appears to have coordinated political advertising with three major Senate races in the past two years. If true, the actions would amount to a violation of federal … Continue reading

Senator Mike Braun

Current Activity in the U.S. Congress – 7 Legislative Items Senator Mike Braun Co-Sponsored or Sponsored in the 116th Congress

In an October 2018 article about the elections occurring in a matter of weeks, the Daily Beast said this: “Elections are often a game played by the ultra-wealthy…Self-funding candidates don’t always win but having access to a fat bank account … Continue reading

Senator Maggie Hassan

Current Activity in the U.S. Congress – 7 Legislative Items Senator Maggie Hassan Co-Sponsored or Sponsored in the 116th Congress

Elections changed a great deal with the Citizens United ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court. Dating to 2010, it tossed out the ban on corporations and unions spending enormous sums on political campaigns. Deeming it a matter of free speech, … Continue reading

Senator James E. Risch

Current Activity in the U.S. Congress – 7 Legislative Items Senator James E. Risch Co-Sponsored or Sponsored in the 116th Congress

In June of 2018, the Idaho Statesman news outlet reported that “Manafort lobbyists met with Idaho’s Jim Risch, leading to claim of illegal donations”. The article points towards the junior Republican senator for Idaho as one of many “American politicians … Continue reading

Senator Mitt Romney

Current Activity in the U.S. Congress – 5 Legislative Items Senator Mitt Romney Co-Sponsored or Sponsored in the 116th Congress

The name Mitt Romney is well-known because of the Senator’s 2012 presidential campaign against Barack Obama. Recognized as a native of Utah, he was also the governor of Massachusetts and had a rather long, storied political career. And while everyone … Continue reading