Daley Gruen

How we can bypass Mitch McConnell to get Medicare-for-All

It’s 2009. Barack Obama has just been elected president, and Democrats hold commanding majorities in both chambers of Congress.  The Academy Award-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" recently prophesied a coming climate cataclysm and engendered a new surge in environmental activism. Former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and current Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi even appear together in TV ads agreeing that "both sides" want action on global warming.

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It's time to check the Mitch McConnell's power: How the Senate majority leader single-handedly controls what becomes a law in this country

Constitutional treasure hunters, stay on your toes these next few days, because they reveal a giant "X marks the spot" on our collective expedition back to that lost democratic paradise: a Congress that represents the will of the people.

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