All News Articles for 2018-03-14

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, seen here on November 28, 2017. On Wednesday she unveiled the "Ending Too Big to Jail Act."  (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/flickr/cc) Blasting #BankLobbyistAct, Warren Unveils "The Ending Too Big to Jail Act" to Fight Wall Street Greed
"Congress should be marking the tenth anniversary of the financial crisis by strengthening rules on banks and bankers so Wall Street can never again get away with cheating Americans and crashing the economy"
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Trump chooses Larry Kudlow as top economic adviser Trump Chooses 'Insufferable Wall Street Hack' Larry Kudlow as Top Economic Adviser
"Trump likes to watch many hours of television each day and believes that cable television is a good way to gather information, so it's natural that Kudlow would seem to him to be an authority on economic matters."
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High school students In Pictures and Video: Highlights From the #NationalStudentWalkout
"What you are doing is of national significance," Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told students in D.C. "You're leading this country in the right direction."
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Jeremy Scahill speaking Wednesday on Democracy Now! Jeremy Scahill: Gina Haspel Should Be Answering for Her Torture Crimes, Not Heading the CIA
Democracy Now! speaks with Scahill about CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel being tapped to replace outgoing CIA Director Mike Pompeo, after Pompeo was named to succeed Rex Tillerson as secretary of state
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The official portrait of CIA deputy director Gina Haspel, a woman some in her own agency called "Bloody Gina." Despite Torture-Loving Pasts, Schumer Not Pushing Democrats to Oppose Pompeo or Haspel
Trump's nominees for secretary of state and CIA director have alarming pasts, but the Senate Minority Leader isn't encouraging his party to oppose their nominations
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While Progressive Nordic Nations Thrive on Global Happiness Index, US Drops to 'Alarming' #18
The highest-ranking countries on the UN's annual happiness index "believe that what makes people happy is solid social support systems, good public services, and even paying a significant amount in taxes for that."
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Fermin Gonzales IV Amid Trump Push to Arm More Teachers, Students Injured After 'Trained' Educator's Gun Goes Off in Classroom
Critics say the incident shows the dangers of the president's proposal, declaring, "Enough of this insane idea."
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It Is Now Abundantly Clear Why Steve Mnuchin Didn't Want People to See This Video
Free speech advocates called it "troubling" that a White House official was able to delay release of a video that is, under California law, part of the public record
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Stephen Hawking, Who Brought Cosmology to the Masses and Championed Progressive Causes, Dies at 76
"Not since Albert Einstein has a scientist so captured the public imagination and endeared himself to tens of millions of people around the world."
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Students 'Enough': Students Walk Out Nationwide to Protest Inaction on Gun Violence
"Students across the nation are walking out of class to demand Congress act NOW to end gun violence."
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'Labor Delivered This Win': Democrat Conor Lamb Prevails in District Trump Won by 20
Pennsylvania's election results "demonstrate that when Democrats run on protecting and expanding Social Security and Medicare, they win."
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