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Friday Nite Videos | August 6, 2021

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Reporter Confronts MyPillow CEO. 'Hit The Road Mitch!': Schumer's Epic Power Move Remixed. How Can We Afford Medicare for All in Massachusetts? AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka on Racism and Obama. What If the Gulf Stream Current Stopped?

Progressives Push to Squash Senate Filibuster After Minimum Wage Defeat

Marianne LeVine, Laura Barrón-López and Sarah Ferris Politico
“So if that $15 minimum wage isn’t in this package, we are going to have to figure out a way to get it through. And if that means reforming the filibuster, then we should reform the filibuster," Rep. Pramila Jayapal said.

Georgia and its Long History of Voter Suppression

Jesse Jackson Chicago Sun-Times
Voters purged are likely to be “young voters, voters of lower income and citizens of racial groups that have been denied their sacred right to vote in the past,” a report from the Georgia American Civil Liberties Union states.

Georgia Voters Can Put an End to Mitch McConnell’s Grim Reaping

John Nichols The Nation
January runoff races could flip the Senate and prevent the majority leader from obstructing another Democratic presidency. This is a richly deserved nightmare scenario for <itch McConnell who has given Americans so many nightmares for so many years.
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