The American Postal Workers Union (APWU), representing over 200,000 postal workers, is organizing rallies at post offices across America and calling on supporters to join in a massive show of support on August 25th. The APWU members who serve us every day have three immediate demands of our elected officials and of Postmaster General DeJoy:…

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The president’s current attack on the Post Office is a blatant attack on our vote. When the House passed the HEROES Act in May to provide the next round of pandemic assistance, it included $25 million to fund the USPS. All Mitch McConnell has to do is put in on the Senate floor, but he…

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On July 16, virtually every Republican representative — including WNC’s own Patrick McHenry and Mark Meadoes — voted against a resolution condemning Trump’s virulent, bigoted attacks on four Democratic members of Congress, all of whom are women of color. H. Res. 489 was a resolution that “strongly condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments,” a resolution…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) released the following statement on Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the report filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller: “I appreciate the Attorney General’s quick turnaround in sharing his summary of the Special Counsel’s report. The Attorney General should release as much…

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One day after President Trump’s handpicked Attorney General, William Barr, submitted his summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on Russian interference in the 2016 elections, Thom Tillis doesn’t appear to be at all curious to see the full report before making a judgement: Senator Thom Tillis on Facebook My statement on the summary…

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In February when Trump declared the phony ‘National Emergency’ to get funding for his border wall, it appeared that Thom Tillis would stick to principle rather than blindly support the president as most of his GOP colleagues did. “As a U.S. senator, I cannot justify providing the executive with more ways to bypass Congress. As…

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The resolution, HR 183, passed overwhelmingly with McHenry voting in favor. The resolution condemns the death threats received by Jewish and Muslim members of Congress in recent weeks, and calls on public officials to confront anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, racism, and all other forms of bigotry. We eagerly anticipate McHenry condemning Trump after his next racist tweet.…

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House Democrats  passed the anti-corruption and pro-democracy reform bill known as HR 1 on Friday with a final vote of 234 to 193. The bill is aimed at getting money out of politics and increasing transparency around donors, cracking down on lobbying, and expanding voting rights for Americans by implementing provisions like automatic voter registration.…

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