All News Articles for 2018-09-19

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said Wednesday that Christine Blasey Ford's decision not to testify at the Senate hearing on her assault allegations would be "not fair" to Judge Brett Kavanaugh. As Collins Appears to Side With Kavanaugh Over Assault Allegation, Group Issues Warning: Women Won't Forget
"If it's truly Senator Collins' intention to side with Brett Kavanaugh over Dr. Blasey Ford, she will never again be able to claim the mantle of an ally to women or survivors."
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh leaves his home September 19, 2018 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Kavanaugh is scheduled to appear again before the Senate Judiciary Committee next Monday following allegations that have endangered his appointment to the Supreme Court. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) 'This Incident Did Happen': Schoolmate of Kavanaugh Accuser Says She Recalls Hearing of Attempted Rape
"The FBI needs to interview this witness," declared Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.)
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fire zinke protest Activists Declare #FireZinke and State AGs File Suit After Interior Dept Guts Methane Rules for Public Lands
"Ryan Zinke has wasted tax dollars on private jets, has entered into a shady deal with an oil exec, and is dead set on handing our public lands over to corporate polluters."
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President Trump said Wednesday that the FBI is not in the position to investigate Christine Blasey Ford's allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh—even though the bureau investigated Anita Hill's claims of sexual harassment by Justice Clarence Thomas in 1991. Amid Call to 'Push Pause Button' on Kavanaugh Hearing in Order to Probe Assault Allegation, Trump Lies That FBI Can't Investigate
While claiming Christine Blasey Ford's allegations are "hard to believe," the president refuses to allow an investigation to uncover the truth
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US Now Supporting Starvation on 'Unprecedented Scale' as Yemen Famine Threatens Five Million Children
"This war," warns Save the Children International, "risks killing an entire generation of Yemen's children who face multiple threats, from bombs to hunger to preventable diseases like cholera."
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As Willie Nelson Says "I Don't Care" About Right-Wing Revolt Over Beto Endorsement, His Son Applauds Dad for Leading "With His Heart"
According to a new poll, O'Rourke is leading Texas Sen. Ted Cruz by two points just weeks ahead of the November midterm elections
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media prior to a Marine One departure at the South Lawn of the White House September 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. On the accusation levied against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by professor Chritine Blasey Ford, Trump said it's "very hard for me to imagine anything happened."  President Trump, Himself Accused by Multiple Women of Sexual Assault, Says "Very Hard for Me to Imagine" Kavanaugh Sexually Assaulted Ford
While women's rights advocates say it is well past time that credible allegations be taken seriously and that women who come forward be believed and treated with dignity, Trump has once more placed his sympathies with the accuser over the accused
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Corporate Tech Giants Invited, But Consumer Advocacy Groups Shut Out of Senate Hearing on Data Privacy
"The absence of consumer representatives all but ensures a narrow discussion, focused on policy alternatives favored by business groups."
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With Soaring Profits Going Straight to the Top, Disregarded Steel Workers Unanimously Approve Strike
"We're asking for a fair contract. The company can afford it."
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Duda, Trump Imperial Flattery and Presidential Narcissism: Poland's Offer to Help Build 'Fort Trump' Has It All
"Give it to the Poles, they know how to play to Trump's ego."
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With Supreme Court Decision on Dark Money "We're About to Know a Lot More About Who Is Funding Our Elections"
"We are about to drive a lot of dark money donors into the light—it's gonna look like the climax of a Harry Potter movie where the creatures shrivel in the sun."
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"I expect all of the enlightened men in our country, cause there must be millions of men out there who are enlightened, who also will rise up to say we cannot continue the victimization and the smearing of someone like Dr. Ford," Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) told reporters on Tuesday. As Kavanaugh Caught Bragging 'What Happens at Georgetown Prep Stays at Georgetown Prep,' Sen. Hirono Calls on Men to 'Shut Up and Step Up'
"We will not stand for the continued victimization and smearing of Dr. Blasey Ford. All of us must work to end this kind of treatment of survivors who bravely share their experiences."
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