All News Articles for 2018-11-07

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference a day after the midterm elections on November 7, 2018 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Republicans kept the Senate majority but lost control of the House to the Democrats. "Clear Attack on the First Amendment": Authoritarian Trump Denounced for Stripping Press Credentials From CNN's Jim Acosta
"This unprecedented decision is a threat to our democracy and the country deserves better," said the cable news outlet in a statement. "Jim Acosta has our full support."
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Sanders Warns Trump Any Move to Interfere With Mueller Probe Would Be Considered "Impeachable Offense"
President must allow investigation "to continue unimpeded," warned senator from Vermont
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With Monterey County Measure Poised to Win, Celebration That 'Public Water Won!'
Measure J shows a sizeable lead
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'Trump Is Not Above the Law': 400,000+ People Await Word of Rapid-Response Protests as Sessions Firing Sparks Fear Rosenstein, Mueller Next
"Trump's plan, starting now: Fire Sessions, fire Rosenstein, then fire Mueller. Suppress Mueller investigation."
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) Pointing to Past Criticism of Mueller Probe, Schumer Demands New Acting Attorney General Recuse Himself
"Given his previous comments advocating defunding and imposing limitations on the Mueller investigation, Mr. Whitaker should recuse himself from its oversight."
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Sessions Fired Hours After Midterm Elections, With Trump Naming Mueller Investigation Skeptic As Interim Successor
"That Trump fired Jeff Sessions the day after Democrats won the House shows that he is completely terrified of what Democrats will do next."
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Virginia residents line up to vote in the pouring rain at Robious Middle School November 6, 2018 in Midlothian, Virginia. Now Is the Time for a Bold Pro-Democracy Agenda for America
As electoral reform advocates celebrate wins for automatic voter registration and restored voting rights, calls for Democrats to do "so much more to do to strengthen our democracy"
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Is This How the First Meeting Between Schumer and Pelosi With Newly-Elected Progressives Like Ocasio-Cortez Will Go?
"We're not scared." "Oh yeah? No corporate donations." "Ahhh!"
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History in the Making as Maine's New Ranked Choice Voting Likely to Decide Key Congressional Race
"If this reform were implemented throughout the country, it should result in a House of Representatives that actually looks and thinks like America."
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Trump Calls CNN's Jim Acosta 'Rude, Terrible Person' as Mayhem Breaks Out at Post-Midterm Presser
"Put down the mic. CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them," the president said
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams of Georgia "This Race Is Not Over": With Narrow Margin Amid GOP's Dirty Tricks, Stacey Abrams Refuses to Concede in Georgia
"Votes remain to be counted. There are voices that are waiting to be heard," Abrams said early Wednesday, noting that throughout this race, "some have worked hard to take our voices away."
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After Demise of Union-Busting Wisconsin Governor, AFL-CIO Needed Just Six Words: 'Scott Walker Was a National Disgrace'
During a night of triumphs and disappointments, the Koch-backed governor's defeat was a source of unmitigated joy
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 Washington state could have ushered in the nation's first carbon fee if Initiative 1631 had passed. (Photo: Wil C. Fry/flickr/cc) Big Oil Spends Tens of Millions to Successfully Kill Washington's Plan to Drastically Curb Planet-Killing Carbon Emissions
Despite the exptected loss of Initiative 1631, "the transition to a clean energy is no longer a question of if, but when"
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rise for climate Saving Planet With 'Green New Deal' Proves Popular as Climate Hawks Celebrate Midterm Victories
"This is the sort of bold and audacious thinking that we need when it comes to confronting the ever-pressing challenge of averting catastrophic climate change."
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"A People's Wave" Rebukes Trump: Democrats Retake US House With Mandate to Chart Bold Progressive Course
"Millions of people new to social movements joined the fray, showing up at town halls, joining community organizations, and organizing their neighbors to resist the Trump agenda."
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Monday, November 5, 2018
Extremist Anti-Choice Laws Pass in Two States While Oregon Voters Reject Attempt to Curb Abortion Rights for Low-Income Women
Two new "trigger bans" would eliminate access to abortion in Alabama and West Virginia should Roe vs. Wade be overturned
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