All News Articles for 2017-10-26

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Trump opioid crisis Opioid Plan Called 'Band-Aid on Gunshot Wound': Trump's New and Unimproved War on Drugs Predicted to Fail
President's remarks on opioid epidemic little more than a collection of Reagan-era "just say no" talking points
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ACLU Condemns ICE Plan to Expand Use of For-Profit Prisons for Immigrant Detention
"This sprawling system is notorious for abusive and inhumane conditions and widely criticized for its lack of transparency and accountability."
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Rosamaria Hernandez 'Cruel' 'Ruthless' 'Morally Bankrupt': Collective Outrage After Trump Admin Detains 10-Year-Old Girl With Cerebral Palsy Directly From Surgery
Rosa Maria Hernandez is recovering in federal custody after her ambulance was stopped by border patrol agents in Texas
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'Floodgates Are Opening' as Allegations Against Powerful Men Reveal Scope of Sexual Assault and Harassment
"Every sexual predator in every walk of professional life is—and should be—nervous that they will be exposed by this uprising."
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Samantha Bee Samantha Bee Skewers Trump's EPA Chief in Segment Titled "Scott Pruitt vs. The World"
"Putting Pruitt in charge of the EPA was like putting the fox in the henhouse. I'm sorry—for future viewers, foxes and hens were two animals that lived on earth before climate change rendered them extinct."
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'Too Little, Too Late': Critics Denounce Trump-Linked Energy Firm's Apology for Puerto Rico Threat
Whitefish Energy threatened to end its work on Puerto Rico's power grid in light of mayor's questions about transparency
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Trump GOP Medicare Medicaid Tax Cuts 216 GOP House Members Just Voted to Destroy the Safety Net and Deliver a Trillion-Dollar Tax Cut to the Rich
"The representatives who just chose the bank accounts of their donors over the health and wellbeing of their constituents should be ashamed."
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Federal Communications Chairmain Ajit Pai 'Death Sentence for Local Media': Warnings as FCC Pushes Change to Benefit Right-Wing Media Giant
Free press advocates say rule changes are "massive handout" to broadcaster Sinclair that would have far-reaching and negative impacts in communities nationwide
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Call Congress Now, Say Progressives, To Stop GOP "Billionaire First" Budget
House will vote Thursday on budget that cuts Medicaid by $1 trillion and Medicare by $500 billion just to give big tax cuts to to corporations and the top 1%
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