All News Articles for 2018-10-15

Monday, October 15, 2018
To Build 'Firewall' Against Trump Agenda in State Houses Across US, Women's Group Endorses 10 Under-the-Radar Progressives
"Now more than ever is the time to look to new examples of who should represent the people."
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Maine's former Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew Nation Warned That Trump's "Horrifying" Medicaid Pick Hired With "Express Purpose to Dismember" Program
Mary Mayhew "destroyed Medicaid in Maine now she will destroy it in the whole country."
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Demanding End to Saudi Arabia's "Blank Check" for Atrocities, Sanders to Give Senate Yet Another Chance to Stop US Complicity in Yemen Massacre
"The recent disappearance and likely assassination of Jamal Khashoggi only underscores how urgent it has become for the United States to redefine our relationship with Saudi Arabia."
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'Just Surreal': Trump Denies Ever Making the $1 Million Bet With Elizabeth Warren He Made on National Television
"Trump lies literally a hundred times a week and yet he's set the narrative here that Warren is somehow the untrustworthy one."
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"You couldn't make his up," added Al Jazeera journalist Jamal Elshayyal, who posted photos of the cleaning crew's pronounced arrival. 'You Couldn't Make This Up': A Bunch of Mops, Cleaners, and Trash Bags Delivered to Saudi Consulate Ahead of Khashoggi Murder Probe
As one reporter joked, "the way to preserve the integrity of a possible crime scene and bolster confidence in the investigation is to bring in a bunch of cleaners through the front door before the detectives arrive."
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sign SCOTUS Lead Paint Ruling Could Open Door to Corporate Liability for Climate, Gun Violence, and Opioid Crises
"Like the lead paint case, we have an industry that knew its products could inflict serious damage and continued to promote those products anyway."
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'Abhorrent': GOP Senator Angrily Snatches Student's Phone Over Question About Georgia's Racist Voter Purge
"It's abhorrent that when our members ask their senators about the purging of voters within their state, they respond by stealing their phones."
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With DNA Test Confirming Ancestry, Elizabeth Warren Tells Trump to Send $1 Million Check to Indigenous Rights Group
"My parents were real people...The story they lived will always be etched on my heart. And no one—not even the President of the United States—will ever take it away from me."
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yemeni child As Khashoggi Case Highlights Saudi Crimes, UN Warns Famine Driven by US-Backed War in Yemen Could Kill 13 Million People
While the U.S. faces pressure to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia, the United Nations estimates that if current conditions continue, Yemen could face "the worst famine in the world in 100 years."
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"It Doesn't Matter" If Accusations Against Kavanaugh True, Says Trump: "We Won"
The president also claimed he treated Dr. Christine Blasey Ford with "great respect" by openly mocking her at a campaign rally
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'They're Doing Us Like They Did New Orleans': Anger at Trump Inaction as Hurricane Michael Leaves Millions Without Power and Basic Needs
"We're not getting any help. We need food. It's just crazy."
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