All News Articles for 2018-01-17

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Moving to Scrap Rule Aimed at 'Bottom-Feeding' Payday Lenders, Trump's CFPB Accused of Betraying Core Mission
"There is no reason to delay implementation of this rule—unless you are more concerned with the needs of payday lenders than you are with the interests of the consumers these financial bottom-feeders prey upon."
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Trump 'Tip Stealing' Rule Would Cost Workers $5.8 Billion Per Year: Report
"For this administration, anything that gives power to working people needs to be punished."
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Continued Detention of Ahed Tamimi Denounced as Symptomatic of Israel's Flouting of Int'l Law
"It is clear that detaining and prosecuting Palestinian children in Israeli military courts has little to do with justice," says Brad Parker of Defense for Children International Palestine
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Eric Trump Defense Backfires Spectacularly as He Declares Only Color His Father Sees Is "Green"
Dismissing accusations of father's racism with age-old trope that he "does not see race," Eric Trump champions president's greed
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Facing Subpoena, Bannon Will "Fully Cooperate" With Mueller Probe: Reports
"He can say whatever the hell he wants to say to him about whatever topic that he wants."
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Ellison's Advice to Confront Racist Trump Agenda in 2018: 'Organize, Organize, Organize'
Question shouldn't be whether president said "shithole" or "shithouse," argues top Democrat. It should be: "What are we going to do about it?"
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ICE Plan for Massive Raids in California Slammed as Attempt to 'Incite Fear' in Communities of Color
"If you see ICE carrying out a raid, film them. If they ask to be let into your building, don't let them in. If they talk to you, don't answer them."
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Trump protest graphic 'We Are Sorry': American Expats in Switzerland Plan Anti-Trump Protest Ahead of Davos
"He can hurt America but he can also hurt the rest of the world, and as we are a democracy we feel somewhat responsible for that."
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Pentagon Rebuked for Draft Suggesting Nuclear Response to Cyber Attacks
With new nuclear policy draft, the Pentagon is "winding the Doomsday Clock in the wrong direction."
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) shows a paper to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), while speaking to the media about the GOP agenda after a meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill, on January 9, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Pitting 'Kids Against Dreamers,' GOP Exploiting CHIP Funds to Trap Dems on Spending Bill
"It's unconscionable that Republicans delayed CHIP for months to use kids as a bargaining chip to entice Democrats to sell out Dreamers."
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Net neutrality protests 22 States File Suit to 'Stop the FFC's Illegal Rollback of Net Neutrality'
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is leading the effort to protect "an open internet—and the free exchange of ideas it allows," which he says "is critical to our democratic process."
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President Donald Trump holds a hat given to him by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker upon his arrival in Kenosha on April 18, 2017. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Are Scott Walker and Paul Ryan Next? Dems Score Big Upset in Wisconsin Special Election
Special election victory for Democrat on Tuesday in state senate district that Trump won by 17 points
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Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) arrive for a Senate Finance Committee hearing concerning fiscal year 2018 budget proposals for the Department of Treasury and tax reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) These 18 Senate Democrats Just Voted to Hand Trump Mass Spying Powers
"Members of both parties who voted in favor of this legislation should be sharply rebuked for supporting a bill that is in flagrant violation of the rights enshrined in the Constitution."
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