All News Articles for 2017-07-14

Friday, July 14, 2017
#SleevelessFriday: Congresswomen Protest Outdated Dress Code
After a reporter was kicked out of the House chamber for violating the code, Rep. Jackie Speier called for a revolt
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House Passes Defense Bill Sure to Make 'War Profiteers Rejoice'
"Every year, Congress authorizes billions of dollars of Pentagon pork at the expense of other security needs and other taxpayer priorities."
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Resistance Rallies as So-Called 'Moderate' GOP Senators Decide on Healthcare
One Republican vote is needed to keep 22 million Americans from losing health coverage
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#NRA2DOJ Rally outside NRA headquarters Undeterred by DC Heat Advisory, Women's March Against NRA Begins
Demonstrators rallied at NRA headquarters, kicking off an 18-mile march to the Department of Justice
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Jerry Brown's Climate Plan Just Another 'Handout to Big Oil,' Green Groups Say
Gov. Brown's legislation " doesn't do enough to protect vulnerable communities or to achieve California's ambitious targets for reducing carbon pollution," argued 350.org's Masada Disenhouse
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Rejecting 'Cruel and Discriminatory Policy,' Federal Judge Deals Blow to Muslim Ban 2.0
Judge writes that "the Government's definition [of 'close familial relationship'] represents the antithesis of common sense."
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Poll: Most Americans Oblivious, But Not Uncaring, to Overseas Suffering
"Near-famine, which is affecting 20 million people in Africa and the Middle East, is likely the least reported but most important major issue of our time."
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Women and Men Worldwide Cringe After Trump's Latest Sexist Behavior
President offered French First Lady his unsolicited opinion on her looks
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Jeremy Corbyn and Naomi Klein Jeremy Corbyn Talks With Naomi Klein About Creating a Better World
'When people's minds are opened up, there is no end to the possibilities,' says Corbyn
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Reproductive rights advocates in Texas Texas Study Shows How Defunding Planned Parenthood Actually Increased Abortion Rates
State's teen abortion rate and teen birth rate both spiked after lawmakers cut funding and closed more than 80 family planning clinics
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Among Wealthiest Nations, US Healthcare System Comes in Dead Last
"The United States spends far more on healthcare than other high-income countries. Yet the U.S. population has poorer health than other countries."
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