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Cheers and Jeers

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Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA)
Why We're Cheering

He introduced the Protecting Our Students in Schools Act (H.R. 8460), which would prohibit corporal punishment in schools.

 

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Rep. Lori Trahan (D-MA)
Why We're Cheering

She introduced the Supporting Teachers with Residency Opportunities and New Grants (STRONG) Act, which would support educator pipeline programs like teacher residencies.

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Reps. Ted Deutch (D-FL), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Robin Kelly (D-IL), and Haley Stevens (D-MI)
Why We're Cheering

They led 20 of their colleagues in a letter asking CDC Director Robert Redfield to begin collecting and publishing data to track the spread of COVID-19 in schools and help develop best practices for safely reopening schools for in-person classes.

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Led by Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), all 11 Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee
Why We're Cheering

They sent Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) a letter protesting the rush to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Why We're Cheering

They have announced they will not meet privately with Judge Barrett because doing so would legitimize rushing to replace Justice Ginsburg when the Senate should instead be rushing to provide COVID-19 relief.

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Why We're Cheering

She gave an eloquent and impassioned speech about everything that’s wrong with the GOP’s rush to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court created by Justice Ginsburg’s death.

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Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM)
Why We're Cheering

He introduced the Keeping Schools Safe Act, which authorizes the Secretary of Education to award $1 billion in grants to improve indoor air quality in schools using proven technologies—like air filtration, ventilation, and air purification—to help limit the spread of the COVID-19.

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