US Supreme Court’s Approval Hits All-Time Low

Supreme Court

Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams More than half of adults in the United States say they lack trust in the federal government’s judicial branch and nearly three-fifths disapprove of the way the U.S. Supreme Court is doing its job, according to survey results released Thursday, as the negative ramifications of opinions …

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President Biden Approves Florida Disaster Declaration

President Joe Biden

President Biden declared Florida a major disaster area Thursday morning, ordering federal aid to supplement local recovery efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Ian, which hit Florida as a Category 4 storm Wednesday afternoon. The declaration will allow federal aid to go to Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hardee, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, …

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‘Shameful’: Steny Hoyer, No. 2 House Democrat, Opposes Stock Trading Ban

Steny Hoyer

Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams Progressives responded with indignation Tuesday after Rep. Steny Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the House, stated his opposition to popular legislation that aims to restrict widespread stock trading by members of Congress, their spouses and dependent children, senior government officials, and federal judges, including those on the …

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