All News Articles for 2019-10-02

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) is under fire from progressive group Demand Justice for voting in favor of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees. Demand Justice Targets Democratic Sen. Chris Coons For Voting in Favor of Trump Judicial Nominees
"We plan to invest in Delaware a lot more heavily in the coming months, assuming Chris Coons continues voting for Trump judges."
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President Donald Trump rails against journalists asking questions about an impeachment inquiry during a joint news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in the East Room of the White House October 02, 2019 'Where Are the Stenographer Notes?': Questions Percolate After Trump Says White House Released 'Word for Word' Transcript
The White House previously said the document showing the conversation between Trump and Ukraine's president was a memo summarizing what was said on the call, but was not verbatim.
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Voters 'Overwhelmingly Support' Robust Paid Family Leave Proposal While Rejecting 'Half-Measures,' New Study Finds
"At at some point, everyone has to take care of a loved one, get care for themselves, or both—and we need time away from our jobs to do so."
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U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visits The World Dairy Expo and holds a stakeholder townhall in Madison, Wisconsin, October 1, 2019. 'Unacceptable': Family Farms, Ag Advocates Hit Back After Sec Perdue Says Small Dairy Farms Destined to Die
"Five years of plunging farm prices, increasing bankruptcies, and climbing suicide rates were not discussed by Perdue. His message to them was basically, stop whining, your demise is inevitable."
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Edward Snowden 'Unbelievable': Snowden Calls Out Media for Failing to Press US Politicians on Inconsistent Support of Whistleblowers
The comment followed a new Justice Department filing that claims a whistleblower engaged in "thievery, not protected speech" when allegedly leaking classified information on the U.S. drone operations
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As Trump Rails Against 'Bullsh*t' Impeachment, Progressives Demand Pelosi Treat Probe With 'Urgency It Deserves'
"Donald Trump is tweeting about coups and civil wars and Speaker Pelosi is failing to lead."
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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019 To Counter Missouri's Attacks on Abortion Care, Planned Parenthood Opens 'Mega-Clinic' in Neighboring Illinois
The new facility comes as Missouri's sole remaining abortion provider remains mired in a legal battle to remain open.
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The late Jamal Khashoggi, pictured speaking during POMED's "Mohammed bin Salman's Saudi Arabia: A Deeper Look." One Year After Khashoggi Murder, Chorus of Demands for Saudi Govt. to Face Consequences
"Despite the backlash directed at the kingdom, the Saudis haven't faced serious consequences for the slaying of Khashoggi or its slaughter of civilians in Yemen."
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'In Any Normal World He Would Have to Go': Pompeo Admits Being on Trump Ukraine Call
"Pompeo tried to corrupt the State Department, plainly lied about being on the call that was at the heart of the corruption, and is trying to obstruct justice."
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 "Pay Trump bribes here" "We're Looking at Near Raw Bribery": House Dems Investigating Whether Groups Tried to Curry Favor With Trump Through Hotel Bookings
"It seems evidence of Trump's corruption is hiding under every rock. You just need the courage to look."
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Petition Filed at ICC to Probe Saudi Ruler MBS for Role in Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
"Nothing of significance happens in the kingdom absent the crown prince's direction or approval."
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Bernie Sanders 'In Good Spirits' After Successful Heart Procedure to Treat Artery Blockage
"We are canceling his events and appearances until further notice, and we will continue to provide appropriate updates," said Sanders senior adviser Jeff Weaver.
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Calls for Trump-Supporting Billionaire Schwarzman to Apologize for Saying "Maybe Bernie Sanders Shouldn't Exist"
"Maybe Steve Schwarzman should apologize for making such a disgusting comment," said Sanders speechwriter David Sirota.
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Warnings That Millions More Could Go Hungry as Trump Pushes $4.5 Billion in Food Benefit Cuts
"The Trump administration's latest proposal to cut SNAP would leave millions of people, including struggling families, seniors, and people with disabilities, with less help putting food on the table."
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'Extremely Dangerous': Trump Tweet Calling Impeachment Inquiry a 'Coup' Heightens Fears of Refusal to Leave Office
"The orderly transfer of power in the United States has always depended on the active cooperation of the outgoing president. What happens if that cooperation is not forthcoming?"
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