All News Articles for 2019-03-06

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
DNC Bars 'Propaganda Outfit' Fox From Hosting Primary Debates
"The process of publicly considering Fox News as a host gave the network undeserved legitimacy," wrote one political journalist
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Gray wolf Issuing 'Death Sentence' to Gray Wolves, Trump Admin Moves to Gut Federal Protections
"By removing protections across the country, the Trump Administration is essentially abandoning all efforts to restore this iconic American species to millions of acres of wild habitat."
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kids in cages After Locking Migrant Children in Cages, DHS Chief Tells Congress, 'They're Not Cages'
Asked how a cage in a federal detention center differs from a dog kennel, Kirstjen Nielsen said, "It's larger."
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There Are 106 Democratic Co-Sponsors for Medicare for All. What's Up With the Other 130?
"We can think of no better way to advance the health and the health of our country than to be on the frontlines of organizing this nationwide social movement to win Medicare for All."
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'Shameful': Trump Ends Rule Requiring US to Disclose Number of Civilians Killed by Drone Strikes
"Trump has been killing an obscene amount of civilians with drones. Now he's making things more secretive."
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 People walk down a flooded street as they evacuate their homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. 'Part of a Disturbing Trend of Willful Ignorance,' Say Scientists, After Investigation Shows EPA, Texas Rejected Air Quality Data Post-Hurricane Harvey
New reporting in Los Angeles Times reveals Trump administration's disregard for data, science, public health, environment following 2017 catastrophic storm
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Green New Deal Too Expensive? New GAO Report Details Hundreds of Billions in Climate-Related Damage
"The federal government must invest ahead of time to help communities prepare instead of just picking up the pieces after disasters strike."
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Democrats Introduce 'Bold and Vital' Bill to Fully Restore Net Neutrality
"The Save the Internet Act is one of the few pieces of congressional legislation that actually does what it says in the title."
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Whole Foods Market employees and union activists After Raising Hourly Wages to $15, Amazon-Owned Whole Foods Reportedly Slashed Workers' Hours
"There are many team members working at Whole Foods today whose total compensation is actually less than what it was before the wage increase due to these labor reductions," says group organizing for a union
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'Enough is Enough': Arrests Outside Pelosi's Office as Tlaib Backs Call for Immediate Trump Impeachment
"When the people rise up, the powers come down."
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Report: ICE Spied on Anti-Trump Activists in NYC
"ICE is surveilling our communities based on not only the fact that they are speaking out, but who they are speaking out against."
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) Mitch 'Nuclear Option' McConnell Poised to Turn Steady Stream of Trump's Right-Wing Judges Into a Flood
Critics warn that even if Democrats regain control of White House and Senate, the flood of judges could mean there will be no more vacancies to fill post-2020
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DCCC Chair Accused of Echoing Right-Wing Talking Points After Calling Medicare for All Costs 'Scary'
"You know what's more than a little scary?" responded one progressive group: "People dying and going bankrupt because our healthcare system is broken."
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