All Articles on Hurricane Maria

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Democrats Demand White House Hand Over Documents on Trump's "Abominable" Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico
House Democrats also requested records and communications from FEMA "regarding mass graves found in Puerto Rico."
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Puerto Rico Army National Guard members work on clearing Highway 511 from Ponce to Jayuya in Puerto Rico, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Sept. 11, 2017. News
To End Crushing Debt, Warren Introduces Relief Package to Help Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico 'Recover With Dignity'
"Over the past several years, Puerto Rico has been living with an economic noose around its neck due to its crippling debt crisis and the devastation created by Hurricane Maria."
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Hurricane Maria did so much damage to Puerto Rico’s economy that nearly 300,000 more Puerto Ricans became poor enough to be eligible for its nutrition assistance. (Photo: Chris Grogan/Air Force Magazine/Flickr) Views
A Political Stalemate Over Puerto Rican Aid Is Leaving All US Disaster Funding in Limbo
Within two weeks of that storm, which killed an estimated 3,000 people, Trump accused Puerto Ricans in a series of tweets of wanting "everything to be done for them."
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Puerto Ricans receive food and water, News
Researchers Tie Climate Crisis to Hurricane Maria's Record-Breaking Rainfall Over Puerto Rico
"Due to anthropogenic climate change it is now much more likely that we get these hurricanes that drop huge amounts of precipitation."
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On Toddler Torturers: There Are Some Lines That Simply Can't Be Crossed
Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Secretary of Cruelty Kirstjen 'I Put Kids In Cages and Then Lie About It' Nielsen is out, which we'd love to celebrate except she was tossed because she wasn't sufficiently horrifying: She didn't kidnap enough terrified children or jail enough innocent parents or...
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Puerto Rican residents wade through the flooded streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico, in September 2017 in the wake of Hurricane Maria. (Photo: Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos / Puerto Rico National Guard) Views
Trump's Disdain for Puerto Rico Should Be His Undoing
Trump sees the U.S. colony as a personification of his usual enemies
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'He Is Unhinged': San Juan Mayor Rips Trump for Lies About Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief
"He knows his response was inefficient at best. Shame on you!" Carmen Yulín Cruz said in response to the president's Twitter tirade
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'Vindictive Behavior': Trump Complains Puerto Rico Getting 'Too Much' Disaster Aid as Over a Million Face Food Crisis
"He continues to make the humanitarian crisis worse. He is ensuring that people don't have food to put on the table," said San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz
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 The media needs to go beyond covering Trump’s mood of the day to covering his mental instability. (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images) Views
The Trump Contagion
US President Donald Trump’s growing rages may partly be the result of cognitive decline, suggested, for example, by his deteriorating ability to form complete sentences, use complex words, and maintain a coherent train of thought. What is certain is that Trump is putting the world at risk
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Gillum's Drive Aims to Register One Million New Florida Voters to Help Serve Trump 'Eviction Notice' in 2020
"This is the hard work of democracy."
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