All News Articles for 2018-06-13

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
'We Must Do More Than Resist': Bold, Progressive Agenda Championed at #WeThePeople Summit
"We're not just pulling the party to the left. We're pulling the party into the future."
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North Carolina State University students wait in line to vote in the primaries at Pullen Community Center on March 15, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images ) Reading About Nation's Racist History Has Made This Republican Realize Ditching Voter ID Laws 'Simply the Right Thing to Do'
Former state Supreme Court justice Bob Orr has had a change of heart thanks to Ron Chernow's biography Grant
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'What Do You Call a Country That Institutionalizes Child Abuse?': Democrats Hold Sit-In Demanding End to Trump Family Separation Policy
"Every hour that goes by is another hour of trauma for these moms, dads, little boys, girls, and babies."
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Ajit Pai 'Shallow at Best and Ridiculous at Worst': Analysis Eviscerates FCC Chair's Arguments for Killing Net Neutrality
Researchers say Ajit Pai's claim that the rules hindered broadband deployment is total "bogus."
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A woman holds a sign at a protest of the "Trump tax scam" on Dec.4, 2017. (Photo: CDEL Family/flickr/cc) Sounding Alarm Over Possible #GOPTaxScam 2.0, 130 Groups Warn Lawmakers Against 'Another Massive Tax Cut' for Wealthy
New letter warns of conservatives seeing "an excuse for still deeper cuts" to social safety net
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Calling Gun Violence a Public Health Epidemic, Nation's Doctors Call for Assault Weapons Ban
"Did we mute our opposition to smoking, because Big Tobacco defended it? No, we let the science lead us...The AMA must not back down from addressing gun violence."
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Warren Sanders Puerto Rico Warren, Sanders Rip FEMA for Failing to Provide Accurate Count of Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico
"We are extremely concerned by the ongoing inability to obtain an updated, accurate death toll from Hurricane Maria, and the Trump administration's failure to provide any assistance or demand accountability in that process."
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'Despicable': Outrage Over Trump's Plans for So-Called 'Tent Cities' to Imprison Child Migrants
"U.S. authorities should focus on keeping families together, ensuring due process in asylum adjudications, and protecting the rights of children."
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'This Is What Winning Looks Like': DNC Bans Donations From Fossil Fuel Companies
Resolution cites climate crisis's "existential threat to civilization" and fossil fuel industry's chokehold on democracy
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After Bragging About Vanquished North Korean Threat, Trump Declares Nation's "Biggest Enemy" Is Journalism He Doesn't Like
"We've become inured to this, but what would we say about another country where their leader was calling journalists their 'biggest enemy'?"
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man Sanders Spearheads Call to Defeat Economic System That 'Deliberately' Creates 'Massive' Poverty in US
The lawmakers emphasize "our sacred responsibility to provide a safety net for those in need."
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In 'Historic Victory', Maine Voters Demand Ranked-Choice Voting in Statewide Elections...Again
Reaffirming support for the system, Mainers are "leading the way in pro-democracy reforms, non-partisan reforms that level the playing field, that open the political process to more voices and more choice."
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As Internet Captured by #MPRraccoon, Big Telecoms and FCC Salivate Over Pending Death of #NetNeutrality
"Omg guys the #mprraccoon just grabbed onto a ---- *Twitter is not yet included in your Internet Service package. Please pay $9.99 to upgrade and read the remainder of this tweet.*"
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amazon protesters 'Shameless Capitulation to Amazon': Seattle Lawmakers Repeal Tax Aimed at Tackling Homelessness
"There's a bargaining power problem here, and cities are on the wrong side of it," said one tax policy expert
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Saudi Arabia Yemen Trump 'Dark Moment of Shame': With Explicit US Backing, Saudi Attack on Yemen's Humanitarian Lifeline Begins
"Suffering for Yemen on an even grander scale with blessing of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Donald Trump. Congress must step in and demand an end to this complicity."
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