All News Articles for 2020-02-28

Friday, February 28, 2020
'An Astonishing Rate of Corruption': Trump Has Amassed 3,000 Conflicts of Interest Since Taking Office
Government watchdog CREW revealed that the president racks up the equivalent of two conflicts of interest per day.
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Protesters hold up signs before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on February 28, 2020. "I Don't Think That You are Telling Us the Truth": House Democrats Grill Pompeo on Iran and Coronavirus
"You can't hide behind classification on this one because you can't classify something that doesn't exist."
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'Good News for Democracy': Wisconsin Appeals Court Rejects Voter Purge Targeting More Than 200,000 People
"A win over voter suppression is a win for the people of Wisconsin."
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'Sanders Rose to the Top': Jackson, Mississippi Mayor Chokwe Lumumba Endorses Bernie After Citywide People's Caucus
"Sen. Sanders has demonstrated consistency in his support of policies that align with the goals, concerns, and principles of our communities."
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World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Warren Accuses Trump of 'Bungling Every Aspect of This Crisis' as WHO Elevates Coronavirus Threat to Highest Level
"This is a reality check for every government on the planet: Wake up. Get ready," said a top World Health Organization official. "This virus may be on its way and you need to be ready."
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Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg attends his rally held at The Rustic on February 27, 2020 in Houston, Texas. 'The Democratic Party Has a Problem': Bloomberg Hires Super Tuesday State Democratic Vice Chairs
"It boggles my mind that this doesn't seem to break any rules."
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Progressive Groups Launch #NeverBloomberg Campaign, Demanding Top Democrats Oppose Former New York Mayor's Run
The Working Families Party and the Center for Popular Democracy are among the groups intending to march on Bloomberg's New York townhouse on Saturday.
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The greater sage grouse Trump 'Efforts to Serve Corporate Polluters' Dealt Blow as Judge Vacates Oil and Gas Lease Sales on Nearly 1 Million Acres
"The judge confirmed that it's illegal to silence the public to expand fossil-fuel extraction."
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California Poll Shows Sanders With Double the Support of Closest Rival Just Days Ahead of Super Tuesday
"If this latest poll holds, Sanders would win over 10% of the delegates he needs to clinch the nomination."
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Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg 'World Leaders Are Behaving Like Children,' Greta Thunberg Tells Thousands of Bristol Strikers in Call for Climate Action
"Basically, nothing is being done to halt this crisis despite all the beautiful words and promises from our elected officials."
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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney talks about the coronavirus on stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2020 (CPAC) on February 28, 2020. Mick Mulvaney Suggests Media Attention on Coronavirus Merely a Ploy to Tank Trump
"As Mulvaney spews this disinformation for political reasons, he highlights the grave danger of politicizing the response to an emergency for the benefit of a corrupt president."
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Sanders Viewed as Best Candidate to Beat Trump by Democrats and Independents Who Watched Latest Debates: Poll
"Most of the available empirical evidence show[s] Mr. Sanders defeating President Trump in the national popular vote and in the critical Midwestern states that tipped the Electoral College in 2016."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks to the media after the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019 in Miami. 'Uncharted Waters': DC Lobbyists Panic Over Possibility of Sanders Win
"Senator Sanders is breaking the mold in presidential politics with every gain he makes in the primary process."
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Landmark Win in 'Fight for Habitable Future' as Jury Refuses to Convict Climate Activists Who Presented Necessity Defense
"When citizens are told the truth about the climate crisis—which is the first of Extinction Rebellion's demands—they take appropriate and responsible action, as our jury did, and we thank them."
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Whistleblower Accuses Trump of 'Corrupt' Effort to 'Cover Up' Possible Exposure of Federal Workers to Coronavirus
"The utter ineptitude of this administration is infuriating. They are going to get people killed."
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