All News Articles for 2020-01-10

Friday, January 10, 2020
Sanders 'He Could Win the Caucuses,' Pollster Says as Bernie Sanders Leads Gold-Standard Iowa Survey for First Time
The White House hopeful's surge in support comes just three weeks before the early state's nationally watched caucus day.
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Two children drinking water outdoors. After Approval by House Democrats, GOP-Controlled Senate Urged to Pass Measure to Curtail Toxic 'Forever Chemicals'
The legislation would require the federal government to test for health effects of PFAS.
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Rejecting Idea 'Soft Centrism' Can Topple McConnell, Progressive Charles Booker Launches Visionary Grassroots Campaign in Kentucky
"We won't beat Mitch McConnell by running to the soft center and not taking any real positions... Democrats have tried that, and it fails every time."
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The House on Wednesday passed a telecommunications bill with a unique section designed to reassure service providers. 'A Win for Telecom': House Overwhelmingly Passes 5G Bill That Bars Consideration of Industry Nationalization
"This legislation looks to be a handout to big telecom."
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A detail of the cover image for Toxic Hangover, a new report by Center for Biological Diversity. New Report Details How EPA Is Promoting 'Worst of the Worst Pesticides'
From 2017-2018, the agency approved 69 new pesticide products containing an ingredient the EPA recognizes as a "known" or "likely" carcinogen.
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Greta and school strikers in Italy Greta Thunberg and 20 Youth Climate Activists Call on Davos Attendees to 'Abandon the Fossil Fuel Economy'
"Today's business as usual is turning into a crime against humanity."
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'Completely Lawless President': Trump Reportedly Tried to Kill Another Top Iranian Commander on Same Day as Soleimani
"Multiple strikes on top IRGC officials is starting a war. These were decapitation strikes."
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A supporter of Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales waves white flags during clashes with riot police following a protest in La Paz on November 13, 2019. USAID Arriving in Bolivia to 'Monitor Elections,' Raising Fears of US Meddling in May 3 Vote
"The Trump administration has clearly picked sides."
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'See? Not Radical': New Poll Shows Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Support a Wealth Tax to Fund Universal Programs
"It's simple. The majority of Americans believe that we should tax the rich."
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Was 'Imminent Threat' His Impeachment? Trump Reportedly Admitted Soleimani Killed to Appease GOP Senators
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders both seized upon the report as evidence that Trump nearly sparked a catastrophic war for political gain.
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American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists and give the Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. 'Cowardice': Olympics Committee Slammed for New Guidelines Barring Athletes From Kneeling, Raising Fists
"God how I despise these Olympic politician opportunists."
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Activists for climate action rallied Tens of Thousands Join 'Sack ScoMo' Protests Against Government Climate Inaction as Bushfires Rage Across Australia
" These fires, heatwaves, and droughts are not just unprecedented—they're the direct result of decades of climate destruction at the hands of fossil fuel loving politicians."
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Judge Rejects Trump's "Lame Effort" at Dismissal of E. Jean Carroll's Defamation Case
"Justice prevails yet again."
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An American soldier stands guard at the Taji base complex, which hosts Iraqi and U.S. troops. We're Staying, US Tells Iraq After Being Asked to Leave
The Iraqi Parliament voted on January 5 to ask U.S. forces to leave the country.
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Pompeo Says 'No Doubt' Soleimani Was Planning Imminent Attacks But Admits He Doesn't Know When or Where
"That is not what 'imminent' means. It's this kind of obfuscation, lying to Congress, and unchecked provocation that dragged us into the Iraq War."
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After Trump Attacks Bernie on Foreign Policy, Sanders Campaign Says 'Bring It'
"Trump is attacking us because he knows we will beat him in the general election," said Bernie Sanders.
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McConnell Backs Resolution to Change Senate Rules and Dismiss Trump Impeachment Articles Before They Are Even Sent
"McConnell's trying to change the rules of the Senate to cover up for President Trump? No one should be surprised."
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Thousands Across US Send Message to Trump: 'No Threats, No Bombs, No War With Iran'
"Tonight, the American people spoke with one voice. No war."
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