Jessica Corbett, staff writer

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

Jessica Corbett is a staff writer for Common Dreams. Follow her on Twitter: @corbett_jessica.

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Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) News
Sunday, March 03, 2019
Nadler: Judiciary Panel to Request Docs From 60+ Entities Tied to Trump in Probe of 'Obstruction of Justice, Corruption, and Abuse of Power'
Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee—which has jurisdiction over impeachments—said Sunday that he believes President Donald Trump obstructed justice and his panel on Monday will issue document requests to dozens of individuals tied to Trump.
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parents News
Sunday, March 03, 2019
After Hours at the Border, 29 Parents Separated From Their Kids and Deported Take Step Toward Asylum
After spending several hours at the U.S.-Mexico border with attorneys and immigrant rights advocates on Saturday, 29 parents separated from their children then deported under President Donald Trump's so-called "zero tolerance" policy were allowed to take a crucial step toward applying for asylum and reuniting with their kids.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) News
Saturday, March 02, 2019
'I Know Where I Came From': At First 2020 Rally, Sanders Shares How Childhood in Brooklyn Shaped His Drive for Political Revolution
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) kicked off the first rally of his 2020 presidential campaign on Saturday at Brooklyn College, where he spoke about not only the political revolution driving his second run for the White House, but also how his childhood in New York City shaped his politics.
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Dr. Adam Gaffney News
Saturday, March 02, 2019
'One of the Best Cases For Single Payer I've Ever Seen': Watch Dr. Adam Gaffney Take on Skeptics at Fox
Amid mounting excitement over new Medicare for All legislation unveiled this week, Dr. Adam Gaffney took on a panel of skeptics at Fox Business Network on Friday, delivering a widely celebrated argument for why U.S. lawmakers need to heed the growing public demands to replace private for-profit health insurance with a national single-payer system.
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Fishermen collect fish at Kovalam Beach News
Friday, March 01, 2019
Global Warming Decimating World Fisheries—And Studies Warn It's On Track to Get Worse Without Urgent Action
Rising ocean temperatures driven by human-generated greenhouse gases are already damaging the world's fisheries—and that toll is on track to get worse without urgent global action to cut planet-warming emissions.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee News
Friday, March 01, 2019
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Says He's Running for President in 2020 for One Urgent Reason: The Climate Crisis
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee joined the crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders on Friday with a vow to make the global climate crisis the centerpiece of his campaign.
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Andrew Wheeler News
Thursday, February 28, 2019
GOP Slammed for 'Shameful' Vote as Ex-Coal Lobbyist Andrew Wheeler Confirmed as EPA Chief
Environmental and public health advocates on Thursday sharply condemned Senate Republicans for a "shameful" vote confirming ex-coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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no more war on drugs News
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Five 2020 Democrats Back Sweeping Bill to Legalize Marijuana Nationwide and Aid Impacted Communities
Five senators who are running for president in the 2020 race are supporting what advocates praise as the most sweeping marijuana legalization measure ever considered by Congress.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and  U.S. President Donald Trump News
Thursday, February 28, 2019
'A Major Failure': North Korea Summit Cut Short as Trump Refuses to Lift Sanctions
Peace leaders and international observers expressed disappointment on Thursday that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un cut short their second summit without formally ending the decades-long war or finalizing a nuclear deal after they reached an impasse over the easing of economic sanctions.
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healthcare protest News
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Jayapal's Medicare for All Bill 'Sets a New Standard' for Guaranteeing Healthcare as a Human Right: Analysis
The Medicare for All Act of 2019 "sets a new standard for universally and equitably guaranteeing healthcare as a human right in the United States."
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