Jon Queally, staff writer

Jon Queally is senior editor and staff writer for Common Dreams.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017
'Whoa, Whoa, Whoa': Sanders Says Democrats' Intransigence Is Solution, Not Problem
While intra-party disagreement among Republicans and a nationwide grassroots effort to stop the cruel and unpopular healthcare reform bill known as Trumpcare undoubtedly fueled its collapse on Friday , Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday morning made it quite clear that Democrats not cooperating...
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Sunday, March 26, 2017
With 200+ Iraqi Civilians Feared Dead, Carnage Surging Under Trump
The carnage continues. And appears to be growing. With the war that President George W. Bush started and that President Barack Obama failed to end now in the hands of President Donald Trump, global outrage and condemnation was expressed over the weekend as details emerged over a U.S. bombing in...
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Saturday, March 25, 2017
'Just Getting Started': With Battles Ahead, Resist Forces See No Time for Gloating
While President Donald Trump on Saturday used a single tweet to tell the American people both "Do not worry!" and "Obamacare will explode," the Trump resistance movement was being urged not to gloat over Friday's " epic failure " of the Republicans' attempt to pass their 'slash and burn' healthcare...
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Saturday, March 25, 2017
New Bill Aims to Unmask Visitors at Trump's Alternative White Houses
Amid reports Saturday that President Donald Trump would spend his afternoon "holding meetings" at a golf course he owns in Virginia, grassroots support is growing for a new bill introduced late this week that would force the president to provide visitor logs for Trump-owned properties where he...
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Saturday, March 25, 2017
'Follow the Facts': Top Dem Demands Independent Trump-Russia Commission
Matching a growing popular demand , the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee on Saturday urged Congress to create an independent commission to investigate the possible role that members of President Donald Trump's campaign or transition teams may have had with alleged Russian...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Here Are the 50 GOP Senators Who Just Sacrificed Your #BroadbandPrivacy to Corporate Profits
Privacy and consumer advocates—and a seemingly endless chorus of Internet user s—were expressing outrage on Thursday after the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate passed a bill that will allow powerful media corporations to collect personal data of internet users without their consent and sell that...
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
'Beyond Irregular': GOP Intel Chair Under Fire for Bizarre Trump Briefing
The ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday said the "beyond irregular" behavior of the committee's Republican chairman has "underscored the imperative of an independent investigation" into Russian interference in last year's election—comments that capped off a series of...
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Citing FBI Probe of Trump, Democrats Told to 'Declare National Emergency'
Documentary filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore on Wednesday said it's time for the Democratic Party in Congress to "declare a National Emergency" and put a stop to all legislative activity—including the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch—until the FBI completes...
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Monday, March 20, 2017
FBI and NSA Chiefs Forced to Fact-Check Boss as Trump Live-Tweets Hearing
President Donald Trump (or possibly an authorized staff member ) took the unusual step on Monday of commenting in real-time during a congressional hearing as he dishonestly spun and mischaracterized the testimony of top level officials in his own administration as they answered questions under oath...
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Friday, February 24, 2017
State Dept. Memo Warning Employees Against Leaking Is Immediately Leaked
The leaks just keep on coming. While President Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed frustration over the unsanctioned release of internal documents and information, the Washington Post reported Friday morning on the existence of a State Department memo specifically warning agency employees against...
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