All News Articles for 2018-08-07

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Attacking Everything From Contraception Access to Wage Equality, 15 Members of Congress Named 'Worst for Women'
"Each and every one of these Congress members is an active threat to women in every respect."
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New Scorecard Shows Only 12 House Democrats Have Fully Embraced Game-Changing Progressive Agenda
"In today's tumultuous world, it is important for all Americans to know exactly who in Washington is standing up for our most essential needs: a clean, livable environment, quality universal healthcare, and a more just, equitable society for all.
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Record Voter Turnout Reported in Michigan as Abdul El-Sayed Looks to Show 'Progressive Revolution Has Arrived'
"Michigan is ready. It's ready for good public schools. It's ready for universal healthcare. It's ready for clean water. Today, we make history."
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Trump supporters 'Terrifying': Poll Shows 43% of Republicans Think Trump Should Have Power to Shutter News Outlets for 'Bad Behavior'
In an apparent win for the president's hostile rhetoric, nearly half of Republicans also agree with his claim that "the news media is the enemy of the American people."
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A 'Complete Fabrication': FCC Chair Ajit Pai Finally Admits Claim of Attack on Net Neutrality Comment System Was Total BS
"The Inspector General report tells us what we knew all along: the FCC's claim that it was the victim of a DDoS attack during the net neutrality proceeding is bogus."
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Mayor Catherine Pugh Celebrations as Baltimore Set to Become First Major American City to Outlaw Water Privatization
"Baltimore will be a public water hero when this legislation passes—and should act as an example for other cities."
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'Among the Biggest Grifters in American History': Wilbur Ross Accused of Stealing More Than $120 Million
"Wilbur Ross is a cartoon stereotype of a Wall Street fat cat with no interest in anyone but himself. He has shady ties to Russia and China, serious business conflicts, and a history of cheating people out of their homes."
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Warning Kavanaugh Would Be 'Rubber Stamp' on Trump's Anti-Healthcare, Anti-Choice Agenda, Groups Announce Wave of Direct Actions
More than 100 events are being held across the country this week, targeting Republican senators in Maine, Alaska, and Nevada during the August congressional recess
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River Fire With Climate Crisis Key Driver, Mendocino Complex Fire Now Largest Recorded in California's History
"We're looking at long-term trends that are alarming for us, especially how quickly they are burning and how much damage they are causing and how deadly they are."
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A 'Hothouse' Future for Humanity: Scientists Behind Terrifying Climate Analysis Hope They Are Wrong
"This is, by far, the biggest political issue in the world. It is the one thing that will affect everyone on the planet for centuries to come. Why isn't everyone shouting it from the rooftops?"
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Did Saudis Just Threaten Canada With 9/11-Style Attack for Crime of Criticizing Their Atrocious Human Rights Record?
"If you represent a kingdom which brought forth the majority of 9/11 attackers, don't use a plane flying into a tower in North America when you have a disagreement with Canada. It doesn't help."
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