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08.11.21

Senate Republicans Notch Victory In Fight Against Radical Critical Race Theory

The Senate Adopted A Republican Amendment To Prohibit Federal Funding From Going Towards Promoting Radical Critical Race Theory Ideologies In Schools The Senate adopted Sen. Tom Cotton's (R-AR) amendment to prohibit federal funds from being used to promote Critical Race Theory or to compel students or teachers to affirm Critical Race Theory in prekindergarten, elementary, and secondary schools. (S.Amdt.3680, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #342: Amendment Agreed to 50-49: D 1-47; R 49-0; I 0-2; 8/… Continue Reading


08.10.21

Senate Democrats Vote To Keep Schools Closed

Given The Opportunity To Support In-Person Instruction In American K-12 Schools This Fall, Not A Single Senate Democrat Would Vote To Ensure Schools Are Open All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Tim Scott's (R-SC) amendment to ensure elementary and secondary schools are open for in-person learning. (S.Amdt.3073, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #324: Rejected 49-50: D 0-48; R 49-0; I 0-2; 8/10/2021) Among those voting no were Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Maggie Hassan (… Continue Reading


08.03.21

What Does The Biden Administration Think Is Going Right?

Americans Are Keenly Aware That The Biden Administration's Policies Are Failing On Critical Issues For The Country: Inflation, The Pandemic, The Southern Border, Crime, Afghanistan, Iran, And Russia Americans Know Things Under President Biden Aren't Going Well, With A Recent Poll Showing 'Americans' Optimism About The Direction Of The Country Has Plummeted Nearly 20 Points' In Just 2 Months "As President Joe Biden completed 100 days in office, the country was optimistic about the coming year… Continue Reading


06.16.21

Senate Republicans Fight To Prevent Democrats’ Critical Race Theory Push From Gaining A Foothold In American Society

As School Boards Influenced By Radical Activists Increasingly Look To Adopt Critical Race Theory And The 1619 Project, Republicans In Congress Are Taking A Stand Against This 'Divisive Propaganda' While Prominent Democrats Deny It's Even A Problem SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Take the massive spending package Democrats rammed through in the name of COVID relief. The spending was billed as urgent, but its authors apparently had time to bake in a provision directing relief… Continue Reading


04.28.21

‘Centrist Words, Liberal Actions’: Biden’s First 100 Days

Though Joe Biden Ran As A Unifying Figure, The Record Of His First 100 Days Is One Of Partisan Ideological Left-Wing Governance President Biden Pledged Unity But Has Spent His First 100 Days Governing From The Left Despite Biden's Call For Unity, His First Actions As President Were 'To Advance A Liberal Agenda' And 'Offer Little Compromise' The Rhetoric: 'Unity Is The Path Forward … I Will Fight As Hard For Those Who Did Not Support Me As For Those Who Did,' '[The American People]… Continue Reading


04.23.21

Democrats Vote To Allow Colleges To Discriminate Against Asian-Americans

Not A Single Senate Democrat Voted For An Amendment Offered By Sens. Ted Cruz And John Kennedy That Would Have Denied Funding For Universities That Discriminate Against Asian-Americans In Admissions SEN. TED CRUZ (R-TX): "This amendment is straightforward. It targets the ongoing discrimination that is being directed against Asian-Americans by colleges and universities across the country, including preeminent institutions such as Yale and Harvard, which are denying admission to qualified Asia… Continue Reading


03.19.21

Schools Could Reopen Now, But Dems And Teachers’ Unions Still Resist

With Scientific Studies Showing Schools Can Safely Reopen With Precautions, Teachers' Unions Are Still Coming Up With New Excuses Not To Return To The Classroom As Prominent Democrats Refuse To Condition School Funding On Reopening SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "For months, science has confirmed that schools are remarkably safe and do not surge transmission of the virus. This Administration's own experts amplified this before liberal politics got in the way…. [I]nst… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Side With Teachers’ Unions In Refusal To Support Schools Reopening

All 50 Democrats Voted Against A Republican Amendment To Require Schools To Begin Reopening With Students In Attendance To Receive The Extra Funding In Democrats' Stimulus Bill Every Senate Democrat voted against the Republican amendment to ensure that school reopening dollars are going to support in-person learning, conditioning funding on schools reopening. (S.Amdt. 1026 to S.Amdt. 891, H.R. 1319, Roll Call Vote #80: Rejected 48-51: D 0-48; R 48-1; I 0-2, 3/06/2021) Among those voting n… Continue Reading


03.02.21

For Democrats, It’s Spending Over Science When It Comes To Schools

Contrary To The Science, Democrats And Unions Are Teaming Up To Say Schools Can't Reopen Unless Dems Pass Their Massive Spending Bill While Powerful Teachers' Unions Continue To Be A Key Impediment To Reopening Schools And Children Are Falling Through The Cracks Of Virtual Learning SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Millions of American kids in the public school system have been robbed of a year and counting of anything resembling a proper education…. [But] the White Ho… Continue Reading


02.18.21

Biden Administration’s Changing Message On Reopening Schools

The Biden Administration Pledge To Follow The Science To Reopen Schools Is Already Being Watered Down, As They Promote Their Teachers' Union-Backed Spending Plan That Would Keep Many Schools Closed Previously, Medical Experts In The Federal Government Were Saying, 'There Is Increasing Data To Suggest That Schools Can Safely Reopen' And 'It's Less Likely For A Child To Get Infected In The School Setting' CDC DIRECTOR DR. ROCHELLE WALENSKY: "I also want to be clear that there is increasing … Continue Reading


02.04.21

Democrats Side With Teachers’ Unions Against Students

Every Senate Democrat Voted Against Sens. Blunt (R-MO) And Scott's (R-SC) Amendment To Deny Funding To School Districts That Still Won't Reopen Even After Teachers Have Been Vaccinated Against COVID-19 SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "We'll be getting Senators on the record about … whether generous federal funding should pour into school districts where the unions refuse to let schools open." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 2/03/2021) SEN. ROY BLUNT (R-MO): "The evidence i… Continue Reading


02.02.21

Biden And The Teachers’ Unions Flunk Science Class

Despite Experts Saying In-Person Learning Is Best For Students, And Scientific Studies Showing Schools Can Reopen Safely, Teachers' Unions In Many States Refuse To Return To The Classroom And Are Even Getting Encouragement From The Biden White House Though Congress Has Appropriated Over $110 Billion To Support Education And Reopen Schools, President Biden And White House Chief Of Staff Ron Klain Say It's Still Not Enough "The U.S. Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus relief package includes mor… Continue Reading


10.21.20

‘Senate Democrats Chose To Do Speaker Pelosi’s Political Dirty Work’

Yet Again, Senate Democrats Follow Speaker Pelosi's Nothing Is Better Than Something Lead, Blocking COVID Assistance For Health Providers, Families, Small Businesses, Schools, And Farmers SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The legislation before us is neither Republicans' nor Democrats' idea of a perfect bill. I think we're all clear on that. But it would move us past Speaker Pelosi's all-or-nothing obstruction and deliver huge support, right now, for the most pressing needs of our… Continue Reading


10.21.20

Don’t Take Senate Democrats Seriously Or Literally

Last Week, Democrats Demanded The Senate Make A New COVID Relief Bill A Priority, Yet This Week They're Going To Again Block Hundreds Of Billions In Assistance For Families, Small Businesses, And Schools SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This week, the Senate will vote on more coronavirus relief that Congress could deliver to American families right now. Month after month, Speaker Pelosi has held up urgent assistance for workers, families, schools, and our healthcare system. Mo… Continue Reading


10.06.20

Speaker Pelosi Decides Nothing Is Better Than Anything

Republicans Have Tried For Months To Compromise With Democrats, But Speaker Pelosi Has Refused To Budge From Her All-Or-Nothing Demands On Coronavirus Relief SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "If Senate Democrats were half as concerned as they say about American families' healthcare, they would not have filibustered a multi-hundred-billion-dollar proposal for more coronavirus relief just a few weeks ago…. Three weeks ago, every single Senator cast a vote on pre-existing cond… Continue Reading


09.10.20

Democrats Block COVID Relief Efforts Again

'Essentially What They're Saying Is That We Would Rather Have Zero--Zero Dollars For The American People Than' Advance Things Both Parties Agree On SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Today, we are going to vote. Every Senator will be counted. Should we move forward with a floor process to deliver hundreds of billions of dollars more for kids, jobs, and healthcare? Should we at least vote to move forward and have this debate out in the open? Or do our Democratic colleagues prefer… Continue Reading


09.10.20

As Schools Reopen, Schumer Plans To Block $105 Billion In New Education Funding

Democratic Leaders' Obstruction Has Meant That, As Schools Struggle To Reopen, They Face New Costs And Difficulties Without A New Infusion Of Federal Assistance SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Anyone watching the Senate yesterday saw another installment in an ongoing series that has become somewhat familiar. Republicans roll out yet another effort to forge a bipartisan compromise around coronavirus relief… and Democrats reply with partisan cheap shots and threats to block… Continue Reading


09.08.20

Senate To Vote On Targeted COVID Relief

Though Democratic Leaders Have Rejected Every Attempt So Far To Compromise On Crucial COVID-19 Assistance For Americans, Senate Republicans Are Offering 'A New Targeted Proposal, Focused On Some Of The Very Most Urgent Healthcare, Education, And Economic Issues,' So Congress Can Vote On What Members Already Agree On SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Senate Republicans have been trying for months to deliver more bipartisan relief to the American people. In July, we proposed anot… Continue Reading


08.05.20

States, Schools, And Employers Agree Liability Protections Are Necessary For Reopening

State Officials, Schools And Universities, And Business Groups Are All Calling For 'Common Sense Civil Liability Protections' In Order For America To Reopen Safely And Prevent 'A Growing Wave Of Lawsuits' Against Organizations That Faithfully Followed Health Guidelines SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "It's about hospitals and doctors and nurses and teachers and universities and colleges and K-12. This is not just liability protection for businesses. They're included along with… Continue Reading


07.29.20

Healthcare, Economic Assistance, Liability, And Schools

The HEALS Act Is Designed To Get More Help To Americans, Boost Our Health Providers And Medical Researchers, And Assist Small Businesses And Schools So They Can Reopen Safely SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Yesterday, Senate Republicans put forward the HEALS Act - our framework for another round of historic relief for American workers and families. Our nation stands at a challenging crossroads. We have one foot in this pandemic and one foot in the recovery. We can't go back t… Continue Reading

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