All News Articles for 2018-09-07

Friday, September 7, 2018
Chided for Working Against It as President, Obama's Backing of Medicare for All Called 'Thrilling' Shift
"This headline would have been politically unthinkable just a few years ago. Grassroots organizing and kitchen table conversations have changed the tide on Medicare for All."
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George Papadopoulos Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Gets 14-Day 'Slap on the Wrist' for Lying to FBI
He is the second person to be sentenced in connection with Special Council Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation
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What's Taking So Long? Internet Defenders Demand Gov. Jerry Brown Sign California Net Neutrality Bill 'Without Delay'
"Protecting access to the internet is critical to our democracy. We expect Gov. Brown to be on the right side of history."
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'The Symptom, Not the Disease:' Michael Moore's New Film Shows How Deep Political Dysfunction—and Failure of Democrats—Set Stage for Trump
"Donald J. Trump did not just fall from the sky. His rise to the presidency was not an aberration and should not have come as a shock."
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What the US-Backed Slaughter of Children in Yemen Looks Like: 'Warning: The Images... Are Extremely Graphic'
The missiles fired on a school bus last month was made in the United States. New video offers just a glimpse of what those bombs did to children when they hit.
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'Mission Creep' Confirmed as Trump Replaces Vow to Withdraw From Syria With Embrace of Indefinite Military Presence
"Trump is maintaining an indefinite U.S. military presence in (i.e., occupation of) Syria, strengthening a policy of bipartisan imperialism, in an attempt to weaken the Iranian and Syrian governments."
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Whip the vote With 19 Democrats Still 'On the Fence,' Progressives Say That If Schumer Won't Whip His Caucus to Stop Kavanaugh, They Will
"We need all Democratic senators to unite in opposition to Trump's Supreme Court nominee."
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Email Marked 'Confidential' by GOP Shows Kavanaugh Pushed for John Yoo, Legal Architect of Bush Torture Program, to Be a Federal Judge
Trump nominee for U.S. Supreme Court believed author of notorious memos providing legal cover for those torturing human beings would be great as lifetime pick for Ninth Circuit
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Elizabeth Warren to White House Officials: Stop 'Hiding' Behind Op-Eds and Remove Trump From Office
"Let's be clear: We already have a constitutional crisis if the cabinet believes the President of the United States can’t do his job and then refuses to follow the rules that have been laid down in the Constitution."
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Australia Worldwide #RiseForClimate Events Kick Off to Demand Action on Crisis of Warming Planet
"Climate change is the defining issue of our time," say 350.org's executive director. "It is a crisis of democracy, justice, and human rights."
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Blame It on the Base: Trump Tells Supporters His Impeachment Would Be Their Fault
"If it does happen it is your fault," says president who continues lifelong habit of never taking responsibility for anything, "because you did not go out and vote."
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