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'Impossible to Stay Quiet': With Nearly 100,000 Kids Infected by Covid-19 in Just Two Weeks, Medical Experts Warn Against Hasty Return to School
"Rushing to reopen our schools will directly jeopardize the lives of our students and educators, and that is a risk we cannot take," said Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley.
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Experts Warn Trump Executive Action on Unemployment Insurance Deliberately Leaves Out Poorest Americans
"Literally every new detail about these executive orders confirms that in addition to being wildly unconstitutional, they will do absolutely nothing to help anyone who's suffering."
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The Interests of the Nation
It was 46 years ago today that Richard Nixon resigned the presidency for crimes that so quaintly, ludicrously pale before Don the Con's that today, amidst the apocalypse, the war-mongering, burglary-bungling, I-am-not-a-crook loser we all thought represented the greasy bottom of the political...
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Tenant right advocates including Karissa Stotts organized a honking vehicle protest around the U.S. Bank building in Minneapolis on April 8, 2020. (Photo: Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via Getty Images) Views
Trump Executive Orders Likely Won’t Help the Millions Struggling to Pay Rent
The United States facing serious rental housing problems that an executive order won’t solve.
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 Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden delivers a speech at the William Hicks Anderson Community Center, on July 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images) News
Vowing to Defend Retirees, Biden Denounces 'New, Reckless War on Social Security' by Trump
"This is no art of the deal. This is not presidential leadership. These orders are not real solutions. They are just another cynical ploy designed to deflect responsibility."
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People at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, listen as US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference on August 8, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) News
Progressives Call Trump Executive Orders What They Are: Illegal. Inadequate. Misleading. 'A Disgrace.' 'A Sham.' 'A Cruel Joke.'
If president actually "cared about helping Americans," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren, "he would have demanded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell start negotiating as soon as the House passed the HEROES act almost two months ago."
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US President Donald Trump signs executive orders extending coronavirus economic relief, during a news conference in Bedminster, New Jersey, on August 8, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Trump COVID-19 Executive Actions Woefully Inadequate, Legally Dangerous
Under our constitutional system, the President and Congress together—not the President acting alone—have the power to appropriate funds and decide how to use them.
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US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in Bedminster, New Jersey, on August 8, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) News
Trump Just Admitted on Live Television He Will 'Terminate' Social Security and Medicare If Reelected in November
One progressive critic called the president's promise "a full-on declaration of war against current and future Social Security beneficiaries."
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US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in Bedminster, New Jersey, on August 7, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Executive Order Stunt No Substitute for Real Relief,' Say Progressives of Legally Dubious Trump Proposal
Coalition accuses Republican Party of "abandoning their constituents and the country as a whole, and causing chaos and turmoil by refusing to negotiate on COVID-19 relief."
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Fossil Fuel Investments and Hawkish Foreign Policy Among Serious Issues Progressives Have With Susan Rice as Possible VP Pick
"If you're a Democratic Party leader and you're still invested in oil and gas it’s just a problem."
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