All News Articles for 2017-10-25

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
While Trump Opens National Parks to Fossil Fuel Drilling, Fee Hikes Would Lock Out Vacationing Families
"While Republican leadership looks to slash taxes for billionaires, price hikes at our National Parks will hurt working Americans."
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Forcing Trump's Hand, Sanders and Dems Intro Bill to Lower 'Outrageous' Drug Prices
During campaign, Trump said Big Pharma was "getting away with murder." Now he has a bill to support that would actually do something about that.
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Sworn Enemies of EPA Now Just One Step from Heading Key Agency Offices
"All four have condemned the very existence of the EPA and want to weaken it beyond recognition, threatening the EPA's mission to protect our clean air and water."
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With Kids' Screen Time Surging, New Project Aims to Challenge Corporate Profiteering
"Often missing from the story about screen time is that the entities who benefit most from children being on screens are corporations and marketers."
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Though 'One of Great Memories of All Time,' Trump Can't Think of Anything 'Uncivil' He Might Ever Have Done
In latest bizarre press avail, president brags about his "intelligence" and Ivy League education while blaming media for those who think poorly of his behavior
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Poll Shows Majority of Americans Agree Trump 'Reckless,' 'Dishonest,' and 'Unstable'
On the qualities the U.S. president lacks, there is widespread consensus
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As Tensions Simmer, Poll Shows Majority of Democrats Want Bold Leftward Shift
The survey suggests Democratic voters want to ditch the current party leadership and embrace the grassroots
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fossil fuel pollution Climate Threat Erased, Big Oil Bonanza Embraced in Leaked Draft of Interior Dept. 5-Year Plan
The Nation reports a leaked draft of the department's five-year strategic plan does not mention climate change while emphasizing "energy dominance"
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Newly Obtained Pentagon Docs Raise Fresh Concerns About Warrantless Domestic Spying
Rights group warns Americans "exercising their legitimate free-expression rights" are at risk of "discriminatory" or "arbitrary" monitoring
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pro-choice protest #JusticeforJane Step Closer as Full Appeals Court Affirms Teen's Body Is "Her Own"
"The court of appeals recognized what we knew all along: This was an egregious overreach, & abortion access is a human right."
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Jeff Flake Bob Corker Donald Trump Forget What Corker and Flake Say. Look at Their Destructive 90% Pro-Trump Voting Records
While GOP senators heralded as "renegades" for criticizing Trump in public, progressives say a glance at their voting records tell the real story
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VP Mike Pence Swings into Senate to Deliver 'Wet-Kiss-to-Wall-Street' Tie Breaker
"No wonder Americans think the system is rigged against them," says Senator Elizabeth Warren. "It is."
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