All News Articles for 2018-07-02

Monday, July 2, 2018
'This Is Crazy': News Outlets Indirectly Paid Melania Trump Up to $1 Million for Images Under Contract That Demanded 'Positive' Coverage
"Such royalty deals are common for celebrities, but one for a first lady is not."
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Amid Chaos and Suffering of Family Separation, Senators Demand Answers on 2,300 Imprisoned Children
"The 'zero-tolerance' policy that tore these families apart was implemented with no plan whatsoever for how to bring them back together again," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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'Vindictive and Cruel': After Work Requirements Struck Down, GOP Governor Cancels Dental and Vision Medicaid Coverage for 460,000 in Kentucky
"After a federal judge blocked Kentucky's gutting of Medicaid, which would throw 95,000 off coverage, the governor responded with a Trumpian tantrum."
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Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin 'Watershed Moment for Climate Liability' as Rhode Island Files Historic Lawsuit Against 21 Big Oil Companies
"Here we are—the smallest state, the Ocean State—taking on the biggest, most powerful corporate polluters in the world," said the state's attorney general. "They need to be held accountable."
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As Abolish ICE Movement Grows, Police in Louisville Tear Down Latest Protest Encampment
Protester to Louisville mayor: "If you are truly a mayor for our Latinx, Black Muslim, and undocumented neighbors, let us #OccupyICE"
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Yes. Trump's FART Act Is Now a Thing. Reportedly It Has To Do With Trade Policy.
A silent but deadly attack on the WTO? Tariffs on dutch ovens?
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Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner After Long Career Bailing Out Big Banks, Obama Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner Now Runs Predatory Firm That Exploits the Poor for Profit
"Your economy, rigged to redistribute wealth to the top."
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red wolf As GOP Pushes Overhaul, Conservationists Mobilize to Save 'Endangered Species Act From Extinction'
"This bill is all about politics. It's not about science. It's especially not about better ways to conserve endangered species."
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In 'Final Warning Shot to Trump,' Michael Cohen Suggests He Could Cooperate With Mueller Probe
Months after saying he would "take a bullet" for his longtime client, the president's former attorney now says his highest loyalty is to his family and country—not Trump
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 EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt EPA Ethics Chief Calls for Probes of Pruitt as Emails Show "Open-Door Policy" With Industry Lobbyists
"As these emails show, when lobbyists ask top EPA officials to jump, the answer is often 'how high.'"
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Working Class Politics 'Not Just for the Bronx': Ocasio-Cortez Debunks 'Too Far Left' Warning From Midwest Democrat
"Tammy Duckworth should hold town halls on Medicare for All, universal free college, wages, racism, housing as a right, respect for immigrants, LGBTQIA+ rights, and climate change. It's easy to discount an agenda on Sunday TV. It's harder to say it to thousands of faces."
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