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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019 News
To Counter Missouri's Attacks on Abortion Care, Planned Parenthood Opens 'Mega-Clinic' in Neighboring Illinois
The new facility comes as Missouri's sole remaining abortion provider remains mired in a legal battle to remain open.
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Applauding Progressive Challenger for Championing Green New Deal and Medicare for All, Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Marie Newman
"The momentum is growing to make the Democratic Party fight for solutions as big as the problems we face and create a party for voters, not corporate donors."
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Newman, Warren, Cisneros News
'Incredibly Important Moment': Warren Endorses Congressional Progressive Primary Challengers Jessica Cisneros and Marie Newman
"It's a breath of fresh air to have candidates for president who remember what the Democratic Party should stand for."
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Privacy Advocates Celebrate Court Ruling on Class-Action Suit Targeting Facebook's Facial Recognition Tech
"Both corporations and the government are now on notice that this technology poses unique risks to people's privacy and safety."
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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker News
Advocates Say Illinois Ban on Private Immigrant Detention Centers, a 'Firewall' Against Trump's Attacks on Immigrants, Should Be Model for Country
"We will not allow private entities to profit off of the intolerance of this president."
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Marie Newman News
Citing Threats to Abortion Rights, Sanders Endorses Marie Newman's Democratic Primary Challenge Against Anti-Choice Incumbent Dan Lipinski
"She will be a powerful voice for upholding Roe v. Wade at a disturbing moment in our history when a woman's right to control her own body and future is at stake."
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Corn burst from a grain bin which was soaked with floodwater on March 23, 2019, near Union, Nebraska. News
'A Drastic Difference': With Climate Crisis Fueling Storms and Floods, Historic Delay in Planting Season Threatens US Farmers and Food Prices
"Last year at this time, we would have been done."
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Rep. Daniel Lipinsk testifies during a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee March 20, 2007. News
Amid GOP Assault on Abortion Rights, DCCC-Backed Fundraiser for Anti-Choice Democrat Blasted as 'Demeaning to Women'
"At a time when we need every pro-choice voice we can get, this is reprehensible for a leader in the Democratic Party."
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worker at marijuana shop News
'Equity-Centric' Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Introduced by Illinois Dems
The legislation would expunge roughly 800,000 cannabis-related convictions and create a $20 million loan program for people with expunged records to get involved in the licensed industry
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A view of the Chicago River. News
'Monumental': Chicago Commits to 100% Renewable Energy by 2040
The city council's vote makes Chicago the biggest city to pass such an ordinance
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