All News Articles for 2017-10-19

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, center, with fellow Republican leadership on Capitol Hill. 51 GOP Senators Just Voted To Cut $1.5 Trillion from Medicare and Medicaid To Give Super-Rich and Corporations a Tax Cut
The Republican budget, declared Sen. Sanders after its passage, "is not a bad bill. It's a horrific bill."
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Women have organized protests against Betsy DeVos's new guidance on campus sexual assault since she was named Education Secretary earlier this year. Nationwide Vigils to Mark Solidarity With Sexual Assault Survivors
Capitol Hill vigil targets Education Secretary Betsy Devos's attack on Title IX protections while campus events speak to widespread problem
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Ahead of Senate Vote, Warren Lists Everything Wrong With GOP's 'Garbage' Budget
"The Republican budget tells us a lot about Republican values," says the Massachusetts senator
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Demand for 'Clean Dream Act' Grows as Trump Pushes Xenophobic Wish List
"By cancelling DACA, Trump has put 800,000 young people at risk of losing their jobs and being deported. This is beyond heartbreaking—it's cruel."
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'People Are Dying' But Trump Gives Himself Perfect '10' for Puerto Rico Response
"The lasting image of this administration may well be Puerto Ricans having to drink contaminated water from polluted streamswhile waiting for timely, appropriate federal aid."
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#ProtectTheArctic: Senate Battle Underway to Stop GOP From ANWR Drilling
"Opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling won't balance the budget, but it will break the trust of the American people who object to a greedy few robbing us of our irreplaceable natural heritage."
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Billionaire Donor Tom Steyer Urges Local and State Leaders to Speak Out on Trump Impeachment
"Your constituents deserve to know they are represented by people who have the patriotism and political courage to stand up and take action."
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Concern of Progressive Purge as Bernie Wing 'Left in the Cold' at DNC
"This doesn't bring the party together. It deepens the divide at a time we need all hands on deck."
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butterfly in Germany 'Ecological Armageddon': Warnings From Scientists as Flying Insects Disappear
As new report shows flying insect population plunged by 76 percent, author predicts "our grandchildren will inherit a profoundly impoverished world"
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As $25,000 Unmet Promise to Family Exposed, Trump Told to 'Stop. Please, Just Stop.'
Already under fire for showing "disrespect" to family of fallen soldier, president urged to "at least pretend to know what empathy is."
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Sent to Destroy Sanders' Case for Democratic Socialism, Danish Right-Winger Bolsters It
Fellow at Peterson Institute, a regressive-minded think tank, concedes the many benefits of a nation that provides universal access to pre-school, healthcare, and college
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