All News Articles for 2016-12-07

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Trump Picks 'Fossil Fuel Industry Puppet' Scott Pruitt to Head EPA
'Pruitt could be the most hostile EPA administrator toward clean air and safe drinking water in history'
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'Missing-Persons Crisis': US Border Patrol Reportedly Uses Desert as Killing Tool
New report finds agents chase border crossers into Southwest desert, where they often become lost, are left to die, or disappear altogether
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Their Fate Under Trump Unknown, Dreamers Find Support on Capitol Hill
'Providing protection and stability for immigrants is a shared goal, especially at a time when fear and uncertainty in our communities is at an all-time high'
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Green Groups Subpoenaed by Exxon Say They 'Must Be Doing Something Right'
'Clearly ExxonMobil is feeling the heat from legal, financial, and public scrutiny into its ongoing climate deception and will stop at nothing to distract and delay'
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Henry Kissinger Groups Demand Arrest of 'War Mastermind' Kissinger at Nobel Peace Prize Forum
Nobel Peace Prize committee honors Kissinger a second time with speaking engagement at new forum on world peace
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'Hands Off Medicare': Sanders, Other Lawmakers Call Out Trump's Promises
'You told the seniors of this country you were on their side'
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Progressive-Backed Rep. Keith Ellison Says Would Vacate Seat to Head DNC
'The Democratic Party must be the party that delivers for working people,' Ellison says
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Carrier Union Leader on Trump's Jobs Claim: "I Almost Threw Up in My Mouth"
Trump 'lied his ass off' in telling Indianapolis plant workers that 1,100 jobs would be saved from outsourcing, says union head
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Emboldened by Trump, Ohio GOP Passes Extreme Attack on Abortion Rights
Bill to ban abortion after fetal heartbeat can be detected—as early as six weeks—on its way to anti-choice Governor John Kasich's desk
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Snow geese migration Open Pit Mine in Montana Kills Thousands of Migrating Snow Geese
The Berkeley Pit is one of the most toxic bodies of water in the United States
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Senate Republicans Block Sanders-Backed 'Trump Proposal' on Rx Drugs
'It is incomprehensible to me that we have a major bill dealing with prescription drugs and yet we are running from the most important issue and that is the greed of the pharmaceutical industry'
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