Today, the Senate moved forward on Lisa Cook's nomination to the Federal Reserve Board She serves on @ChicagoFed's advisory boards She’s an Economics Prof at Michigan State She’s served on @WhiteHouseCEA And she’d be the 1st Black woman to sit on the Federal Reserve Board!
Is @SenSchumer going to remind this utter hypocrite, @LeaderMcConnell that it was HE who nuked the filibuster to steal three SCOTUS seats, and that he denied President Obama’s nominee even a HEARING, for pure partisan gain? Will anyone ask Mitch about this today?
What I just said in the Senate on the January 6th anniversary: The attack didn’t come out of the blue It was an attempt to reverse our election Violent insurrection—Call it what it is! It was spurred by Trump’s Big Lie, still with us now We will act to protect our democracy
Riding my bike through New York is one of my favorite things to do. And I was so happy to meet with bike advocates from across NYC today to talk about how the historic bike improvement funding in this infrastructure bill can be used to help transform our bike infrastructure.
12 November 2021
Today the Senate will vote to confirm Robert Santos to serve as the Director of the Census Bureau Santos in his 40-year career has become one of the top statisticians in the country He'd be first Hispanic—and first person of color—to be permanent Director of the Census Bureau
04 November 2021
President Biden’s judicial nominees are expanding and rewriting the norms of who wears black robes. We are filling vacancies in our federal judiciary with more qualified and diverse jurists—more diverse candidates, more civil rights lawyers, more federal defenders.
27 October 2021
Last night—I filed cloture on legislation passed by the House to suspend the debt ceiling And tomorrow—the Senate will vote on moving forward We're working to bring this GOP-manufactured debt-ceiling crisis to a swift end and avoid irreparable economic harm to people & families
05 October 2021