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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) joins a coalition of advocacy groups in delivering over ten million petition signatures to Congress on Thursday, May 9, 2019, urging the U.S. House of Representatives to start impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Saying Impeachment Can't Wait, Rep. Al Green Warns 'Blood of Somebody on Our Hands' If Trump Not Stopped
"Impeachment proceedings must start immediately," says Texas Democrat, "in order to protect our country's values and our families' lives."
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Unsealed Database Reveals How Drug Companies Embarked on 'Reckless Pursuit of Profit' as Thousands Died From Opioid Epidemic
For the first time, a previously secret federal database of all opioid painkiller sales reveals what the pharmaceutical industry knew about the growing crisis
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power plant 'An Insanely Bad Move': Experts Sound Alarm as Trump's Nuclear Safety Agency Weighs Rollback of Plant Inspections
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, said one member of Congress, "needs to do more—not less—to ensure nuclear reactor safety."
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 An Election Countdown Calendar hangs at ActBlue in Somerville, Mass. on Nov. 13, 2018. Showing Fired-Up Small-Dollar Donors, Democratic Fundraising Platform ActBlue Processed Record $420 Million So Far This Year
"We're seeing millions of donors, record-breaking totals every quarter, and a rapidly-growing small-dollar army that is ready to help Democrats take back everything from school boards to the White House next year."
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"Can't Change a Corrupt System by Taking Its Money": Sanders Urges All 2020 Democrats to Reject Insurance, Big Pharma Cash
"If we are going to break the stranglehold of corporate interests over the healthcare needs of the American people," Sanders plans to say in Medicare for All speech, "we have got to confront a Washington culture that has let this go on for far too long."
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Dozens Arrested as Over 1,000 Jewish Activists and Allies Shut Down Entrances to ICE Headquarters Demanding Closure of Trump Detention Camps
"It's not just symbolic—we're actually shutting down ICE," said one organizer
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As Asylum Ban Takes Effect, Rights Groups Sue Trump Over Effort to 'Inflict Maximal Cruelty on Vulnerable People'
"This is the Trump administration's most extreme run at an asylum ban yet. It clearly violates domestic and international law, and cannot stand."
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Resolution Condemning Trump's Racist Attacks 'Not Enough,' Say Progressives: 'We Must Impeach'
House Democrats, said CREDO Action, must "use all the power they have to try to remove a racist from the White House"
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