All News Articles for 2018-08-08

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
'Stunning': Voting Rights Villain and Trump Sidekick Kris Kobach Refuses to Recuse Himself From Overseeing Recount of His Own Election
"If Kris Kobach wins by 191 votes, guessing he'll temporarily forget his longstanding concern about massive voter fraud."
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99-Year-Old Nuremberg Prosecutor Calls Trump's Detention of Children a 'Crime Against Humanity'
"What could cause more great suffering than what they did in the name of immigration law?"
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Trump Lawyers Say President Willing to Talk to Mueller...So Long as He Doesn't Ask About Obstruction of Justice
"Whatever topic he says is off-limits is the topic where he's definitely committed crimes," argued one commentator
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Anti-fracking demonstrators Continuing 'War on California' and Planet, Trump Makes First Move to Reopen State's Public Lands to Fracking
"We desperately need to keep these dirty fossil fuels in the ground. But Trump is hell-bent on sacrificing our health, wildlife, and climate to profit big polluters."
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President Donald Trump The Shadow Rulers of the VA
How Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter and two other Mar-a-Lago cronies are secretly shaping the Trump administration's veterans policies
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Exploiting Climate-Fueled Disasters on Behalf of Logging Industry, Zinke Pilloried for Blaming Wildfires on 'Radical Environmentalists'
"Climate change, longer fire seasons, and way more people in the West all play a part" in increased wildfires, according to experts—but not an absence of timber industry clear-cutting
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Climate activists rally at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office to demand he reject fossil fuel cash. Climate Activists Turn Up the Heat on NY Gov. Cuomo With Sit-In
"You cannot claim to care about our future if you take money from the billionaires who are destroying our chance at one"
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Debunking Trump's Racist Myth, Study Shows Immigrants Boosting US Healthcare, Not Draining It
"The Trump administration's narrative is not based in fact but is simply part of a much broader attempt to penalize and disparage immigrants."
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Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) 'Not Surprising': Rep. Chris Collins, Trump's Very First Congressional Backer, Indicted for Insider Trading
"I predict he will be far from the last person in Trump's orbit to get hit with criminal charges," says CREW chair Norm Eisen
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Wesley Bell speaks during the dedication of a new community empowerment center in Ferguson, Missouri. Overcoming 'Decades of Corruption and Systemic Racism,' Reformer Wesley Bell Ousts Prosecutor Who Let Michael Brown's Killer Off the Hook
"We can't fundamentally reform our criminal justice system if we don't change our criminal prosecutors, and that's exactly what St. Louis County is poised to do."
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Despite Some Losses for Progressives, 'Fantastic Night for Centrists' Framing Misses the Point of What's Happening Inside Democratic Party
"Bravo for fighting unapologetically for the dignity and economic security of working people. This is only the beginning."
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ACLU Demands Courts Protect Refugees Fleeing Domestic and Gang Violence After Sessions 'Illegally' Revokes Asylum Rights
"It's clear the administration's goal is to deny and deport as many people as possible, as quickly as possible."
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Rashida Tlaib Democratic Socialist Rashida Tlaib Poised to Become First Palestinian-American Congresswoman
"I think if more members of Congress actually knew the realities of war and regime change, they wouldn't be so callous about dropping bombs in distant countries," the candidate says, describing her foreign policy
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Giving 'Hope to Workers Across the Nation,' Missouri Votes to Repeal GOP Attack on Unions
"Tonight Missouri proved the power of the labor movement. Democrats who vote with the bosses better pay attention."
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