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Flood of Comments Shows Public 'Utterly Repulsed' By Trump Plan to Take Food Stamps From 750,000 People
"This is a direct attack on the most vulnerable among us and this policy violence cannot go unchallenged," said Rev. William Barber
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Rebuking Trump State Dept, Democrats Unveil Proposals Asserting Reproductive Rights Equal Human Rights
"It's time to stop playing politics with women's lives."
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Five 2020 Democrats Back Sweeping Bill to Legalize Marijuana Nationwide and Aid Impacted Communities
"The failed War on Drugs has really been a war on people—disproportionately criminalizing poor people, people of color, and people with mental illness."
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'A Major Failure': North Korea Summit Cut Short as Trump Refuses to Lift Sanctions
"This is a huge missed opportunity and a disappointment to Koreans waiting 67 years to see a decisive end to the Korean War."
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Progressives Endorse House Resolution Calling for Formal End to Korean War
After nearly 70 years of conflict, former president Jimmy Carter called ending the war "the only way to ensure true security for both the Korean and American people."
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Calling for US Troop Withdrawal, House Dems Demand 'Diplomatic, Political, and Humanitarian Strategy for Syria'
"While we believe there was never a military solution in Syria," says lawmakers' letter, "we are deeply concerned about the chaotic way in which [the president's] withdrawal plan has been rolled out."
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Speaking Up for Oft-Ignored Workers, Rep. Ayanna Pressley Demands Back-Pay for Federal Contractors Harmed by Trump Shutdown
"I stand in solidarity with the hard-working mothers and fathers who had to hold off on purchasing gifts over the holidays in order to pay their rent and keep the lights on."
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'Pouring Salt Into the Wound' Amid Shutdown, Trump Signs Executive Order Freezing Pay of Nearly 2 Million Federal Workers
"It is shocking that federal employees are taking yet another financial hit. As if missed paychecks and working without pay were not enough, now they have been told that they don’t even deserve a modest pay increase."
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'Shame on this President:' With Shutdown, Trump Cuts Off Funds for 'Vital Services and Protections' for Women Who Face Abuse
" This shutdown is directly impacting the safety and lives of women and families across the country."
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Ceasefire is Reached, While US House Undermines Efforts to End Complicity in War
"It is the deeds, not the words of the parties to the conflict that will decide if Yemeni civilians get the relief they deserve—lives remain on the line."
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