All News Articles for 2017-10-04

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
'Monopoly Man' Mocks Equifax CEO While Warren Demands Answers on Security Breach
Senator rips credit-monitoring company for profiting off breach that exposed 145 million customers to potential fraud
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Barber is on a 15-state public event tour to address issues of systemic racism, poverty, militarism and ecological devastation. Rev. Barber: Systematic Racialized Voter Suppression is the "Election Hacking" the U.S. Must Address
"It is amazing to me that we’re having a conversation about Russian hacking, but we’re not having a conversation about racialized voter suppression, which is systemic racism, which is a tool of white nationalism."
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The Pacific walrus World Animal Day Takes 'Dark' Turn as Interior Dept Denies Protections for 25 Species
While Trump administration declines to list several species, GOP-led House committee advances legislation to "cripple" Endangered Species Act
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Sanders, Democrats Rip GOP Plan to 'Erode' Safety Net With $5 Trillion in Cuts
The GOP budget, they concluded, is a "massive transfer of wealth from working families, the elderly, children, the sick, and the poor to the top one percent."
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The Only Thing More Disastrous Than Theresa May's Speech? Her Actual Policy Agenda
"Viewers would be forgiven for inferring that the Conservatives can't build a functioning stage for everyone, let alone a country."
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EPA's Plan to Repeal Clean Power Plan 'Will Put Us All in Danger'
Internal document shows agency could soon move on repealing key rule meant to reduce U.S. carbon emissions
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White House budget director Mick Mulvaney speaking Wednesday morning to CNN. (Screenshot/CNN) White House: When Trump Says "Wipe Out" Puerto Rico's Debt That Doesn't Mean "Bail Them Out"
"We are not going to bail them out," says OMB director Mick Mulvaney
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Given Chance, Tillerson Doesn't Deny He Called Trump a 'Moron'
The Secretary of State insisted in surprise remarks to the press that, actually, Trump is "smart"
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Randall Woodfin Celebrations as Bernie-Style Candidate Wins Mayoral Victory in Alabama
"This isn't just a victory for Birmingham, it's a victory for all of us" says Our Revolution's Nina Turner, calling on progressives to "support local races all across the country"
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Watch Puerto Rican Lawmaker Slam Trump's Behavior on Island as 'Sad' and 'Disgraceful'
"What's the life of a human being worth? It's priceless. And that is something, I think, this president is just never going to understand."
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Democratic Governor: "The 'Can't Talk About It Now' Crowd Is Killing Us"
"I'm done waiting for the 'right time' to talk about it," said Washington Gov. Jay Inslee
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Rep.  Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) Another Rabidly Pro-Life Republican Reportedly Urged Mistress to Seek Abortion
Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), co-sponsor of House bill passed Tuesday night that bans women's constitutional right, doesn't believe in abortions—unless he thinks his girlfriend should have one
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To 'Inflict Maximum Carnage,' Vegas Gunman Exploited Bump Stock Loophole
"I don't know anybody who goes deer hunting that needs to retrofit a gun to fire hundreds of rounds per minute. It's to slaughter people."
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