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Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Demonstrators in Quito Ecuador's President Moves Government From Capital as Protests Over Austerity Measures Continue
"The measures are a blow to the people. Stuff is getting more expensive, and wages are not rising."
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As Democrats Threaten Subpoena for Sondland, Calls Grow for Contempt Order If He Refuses to Comply
The president's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said Tuesday that members of the Trump administration do not intend to cooperate with the House's impeachment inquiry
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'Literally Relitigating Watergate': Trump DOJ Argues Court Was Wrong to Hand Over Grand Jury Material in Nixon Impeachment Inquiry
"Wow," said the federal judge hearing the case. "The department is taking an extraordinary position."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) at a kick-off event for their Green New Deal legislation on February 7, 2019. Ocasio-Cortez Takes Aim at Crowley and Kennedy For Challenge to Green New Deal Co-Champion Ed Markey
"Joe Kennedy thinks that with the backing of the establishment and the old guard of the Democratic Party that he can beat a progressive champion for justice. Let's show Kennedy that he's wrong."
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LGBTQ rights advocates LGBTQ Advocates Flood Capitol Hill on Day One of Supreme Court's First Trans Civil Rights Case in US History
"We are here. No one can take that away. #RiseUpOct8"
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'What Is the Trump Administration Trying to Hide?' Asks Sanders After President Blocks Amb. Gordon Sondland Testimony
"When you have no defense you stonewall."
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To Stop Threat of 'For-Profit Surveillance,' Rights Groups Demand End to Partnerships That Give Cops Access to Amazon Ring Data
"Our elected officials are supposed to protect us, both from abusive policing practices and corporate overreach. These partnerships are a clear case of both."
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In European First, Proposed Constitutional Amendment in Sweden Would Enshrine Rights of Nature
"When we're in the beginning of an ecological and climate collapse," said the lawmaker who introduced the measure, "I hope we can re-think our relationship with Nature."
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'The Tide Has Shifted': New Poll Shows Nearly 60% of Americans Support Trump Impeachment Inquiry
The Washington Post-Schar School poll also found 49 percent of Americans want the House to call for president's removal from office
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'Good!' Says Sanders as Lobbyists Lash Out at Proposal to End Corporate Domination of US Politics
"We welcome their hatred," said Sanders adviser Warren Gunnels
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Monday, October 7, 2019
President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech as he attends Turkey-Serbia Business Forum, in Belgrade, Serbia on October 07, 2019. (Photo: Murat Kula/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Just Hours After Trump Bends to Erdoğan, Reports Indicate Turkey's Bombing of Kurdish Forces Has Begun
"The Turkish threats mean that the situation in this region will return to point zero," warned the SDF on Monday. "There will be chaos once again."
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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan faces protesters at a Georgetown immigration law and policy conference, on Monday, October 7. Because What Kevin McAleenan's DHS Does Speaks "Louder Than His Words," Activists Boo Him Offstage
When the protesters began shouting the names of children who died in federal immigration custody, McAleenan walked offstage.
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'Maddening' Graphic Shows How 400 Richest Americans Paid Less In Taxes Than Any Other Income Group
"The question of our time is this: will we tolerate it? Or will we take back our democracy from the oligarchs who run this country?"
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Greta Thunberg and Tokata Iron Eyes stand at the head of a climate march in Rapid City, South Dakota on Monday. En Route to Standing Rock, Greta Thunberg Holds Up 'Struggles of All Indigenous Peoples in Protecting Their Land, Water, and Traditions'
A day after speaking with Tokata Iron Eyes on a climate panel, the pair led a march in Rapid City, South Dakota.
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Célia Xakriabá, an indigenous leader and activist, Brazilian Experts Warn in Open Letter to President Bolsonaro a 'Genocide Is Underway' Against Uncontacted Tribes
The experts wrote that they are "extremely worried" about the firing of a top official at the agency that handles policies on Indigenous peoples.
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A General Electric employee walks past a logo, as French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire take part to a meeting with managers and unions at the GE headquarters in Belfort, eastern France, on June 3, 2019. Workers Stuck 'Paying the Ultimate Price' as GE Freezes Pensions for 20,000 Employees
"GE hired a new CEO last year with a pay package worth up to $300 million."
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Former President George W. Bush takes in a football game with popular television personality Ellen DeGeneres Sunday. Ellen DeGeneres Roasted for Attending Football Game With 'Absolute F***ing Scum' George W. Bush
"Every American president has been complicit in some evil stuff. But George W. Bush is next-level."
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President Donald Trump looks up toward the solar eclipse without protective eyewear Trump Just Tweeted He Has 'Great and Unmatched Wisdom.' Seriously.
Just wow. Possibly, said one observer, the "dumbest moment of the Trump presidency."
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Syrian Kurds gather around a US armoured vehicle during a demonstration against Turkish threats next to a U.S.-led international coalition base on the outskirts of Ras al-Ain town in Syria's Hasakeh province near the Turkish border on October 6, 2019. Critics Warn 'Deeply Chilling' Betrayal by Trump Paves Path for Turkish Slaughter of Kurdish Allies
"One way in which Trump is very consistent and stable when it comes to American presidential norms over the decades is betraying Kurds."
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Calling Trump's Claim That He Is Above the Law 'Repugnant,' Federal Judge Orders Release of President's Tax Returns
"This is great news for anyone who cares about holding Donald Trump accountable."
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Portuguese Prime Minister and Secretary general of Socialist Party Antonio Costa Socialists Win in Portugal in Rebuke to Far-Right Populism
The center-right Social Democratic Party had its worst result in over three decades.
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Dutch police arrested Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists 'Get On the Streets. And Bring Everybody': Extinction Rebellion Kicks Off Two Weeks of Global Action
"We only get one planet and so we're here to try and defend it."
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Supporters cheer for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speak at a rally in support of the Chicago Teachers Union ahead of an upcoming potential strike on September 24, 2019 in Chicago. (Photo: Scott Heins/Getty Images) 'Money Is Not Speech and Corporations Are Not People': Sanders Unveils Plan to Get Corporate Money Out of Politics
"You can't take on a corrupt system if you take its money."
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Sunday, October 6, 2019
Attorneys Say They Now Represent 'Multiple Whistleblowers' With Knowledge of Trump-Ukraine Call
One of the whistleblowers has "first-hand knowledge" about Trump's call with Ukraine's leader, according to attorney Mark Zaid.
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'Unfit to Sit': Rallies Demand Kavanaugh Impeachment on One-Year Anniversary of Senate Confirmation
"The public deserves to know the truth about whether Kavanaugh lied under oath, whether he committed sexual assault, and whether he really deserves to be on the Supreme Court."
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Beto Says He Has "No Fears" About Bernie's Fitness for Office: "There Isn't a More Energized, Energetic Candidate"
"Grateful that he's a candidate and grateful to be in this race with him," Beto O'Rourke told reporters Saturday
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'This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like': Outrage as London Police Use Battering Ram to Raid Extinction Rebellion Building
"These tactics are very questionable and are arguably infringing on our rights to peaceful protest, and indeed our efforts to preserve people's right to life."
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Saturday, October 5, 2019
'Most Implausible Alibi I've Ever Heard': Trump Ridiculed for Blaming Rick Perry for Ukraine Call
"So the call was perfect. But the call was also Rick Perry's idea and Trump didn't want to do it. And Rick Perry is leaving the administration soon. Weird."
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Wife of US Diplomat Claims 'Immunity' and Flees UK After Becoming Suspect in Deadly Hit-and-Run
"We're disgusted, appalled, how she could be having this cloak wrapped around her," said the father of 19-year-old victim Harry Dunn
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Merging 'Loyalty to the Oil Industry' and 'Grudge Against California,' Trump Opens 725,000 Acres to Fossil Fuel Drilling
"Turning over these spectacular wild places to dirty drilling and fracking will sicken Californians, harm endangered species, and fuel climate chaos."
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Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out White House Aides Reportedly 'Horrified' by Trump Conduct: 'History Will Judge Them by What They Did. And the Answer Is Nothing'
"With respect to the betrayal of our country, it doesn't matter much how these aides felt."
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Another 'Economic and Racist Attack' as Trump Moves to Bar Immigrants Who Can't Afford Costly Private Health Insurance
"Donald Trump is panicking, and using cruel attacks on immigrants to distract and sow fear."
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Second Intel Whistleblower Reportedly Considering Coming Forward With 'More Direct Information' on Trump-Ukraine Talks
"It's raining whistleblowers."
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Friday, October 4, 2019
The White House at night in Washington DC. In a joint letter, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Adam Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, conveyed the subpoena to White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney which requested key documents as part of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump announced last week by Speaker of the House Nancy Because Trump 'Has Chosen Path of Defiance, Obstruction, and Cover-Up,' Democrats Subpoena White House for Ukraine Documents
"We deeply regret that President Trump has put us—and the nation—in this position," wrote Democratic chairmen of three key committees, "but his actions have left us with no choice but to issue this subpoena."
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The North American Meat Institute filed suit on Friday to stop California's Proposition 12. Big Meat Files Suit to Stop California Measure Improving Animal Welfare
California's Proposition 12, passed in November, won praise from animal rights groups.
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Former US Envoy Kurt Volker Details Attempts to Steer Giuliani and Trump Away From Pressure Campaign Targeting Ukraine
"The most remarkable thing about this Volker testimony is just how much he and seemingly other U.S. officials were working to try and undo whatever Rudy Giuliani was doing."
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Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stands with Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence and acknowledge the crowd on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. House Dems Take Aim at Pence Role in Ukraine Scandal as Impeachment Inquiry Continues
"Pence is neck-deep in this scandal."
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thawing permafrost in Siberia Report Shows 'Stunning and Dramatic' Scenes of Thawing Permafrost in Siberia That 'Leaves Millions on Unstable Ground'
"Rivers are rising and running faster, and entire neighborhoods are falling into them."
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Dakota Access pipeline protesters For Their Efforts to 'Save Our Planet,' Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents Face More Than 100 Years in Prison
"I wish the government would use the same resources to go after the oil companies and pipeline companies, but clearly they're not interested in that."
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This C.I.A. in the lobby of the agency's Original Headquarters Building. After US Senator Asks Public to 'Imagine' CIA Interfering in Foreign Elections, Historians Are Like... Uhhh
Australia, of course, is not the only country whose politics the U.S. has meddled in since the creation of the C.I.A. in 1947.
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Posting $24.6 Million Third-Quarter Haul, Warren Far Surpasses Biden 'Without One Single Fancy Fundraiser'
"The online small dollar operations of Bernie and Warren are disrupting the old campaign model."
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Human Rights Defenders Condemn Iraqi Government After Security Forces Kill at Least 44 People in Anti-Corruption Protests
"Instead of meeting these protests with arbitrary and excessive force, authorities must address protesters' grievances and the root causes of the unrest in a sustainable manner."
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Fact supporters march during the 2017 March for Science in Washington, D.C. 77 Groups Demand Trump Rescind Attack-on-Facts Executive Order Slashing Expert Advisory Committees
The committee losses "will undoubtedly result in a net loss of independent expert capacity and institutional knowledge and leave important work unfinished or underdeveloped."
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Journalist Medhi Hasan interviews President Donald Trump's economic advisor Stephen Moore in a video released Friday. 'Is That Not Racist?' Hasan Pushes Trump Advisor to Condemn President's Remarks
Stephen Moore was one of the president's picks for the Federal Reserve board but withdrew after years of misogynistic writings consumed the news around his nomination.
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'Gave Me Goosebumps': Praise for Independent Video That Captures Side of Bernie Sanders Corporate Media Ignores
"This video lifts up so many marginalized voices that are consistently downplayed and discounted by the corporate media. Bernie Sanders hears you."
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2016 protest outside supreme court After Supreme Court Agrees to Hear First Abortion Case With Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, Warnings Right-Wingers Could 'Decimate' Access in Louisiana
"We are counting on the court to follow its precedent; otherwise, clinics will needlessly close."
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An unidentified women, now believed to be part of a pro-Trump group, confronted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) during a town hall event Thursday night with a t-shirt that read: "Save the Planet, Eat the Children." (Photo: Screenshot/C-SPAN) 'Doesn't Rule Out Potential Mental Issue,' Says Ocasio-Cortez After Learning #EatTheBabies Was Stunt by Pro-Trump Trolls
"I was concerned there was a woman in crisis and want to ensure we treat the situation compassionately," Democrat from New York had said earlier.
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Demanding Transcript of Trump Call With Xi, Warren Slams President for Selling Out People of Hong Kong 'Behind Closed Doors'
"The public must see the transcript of Trump's call with Xi. And we need a leader who will stand up for our values."
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Despite Big-Money Events, Joe Biden Raises $10 Million Less in Third Quarter Than 'Small-Donor-Only Socialist' Bernie Sanders
"If your ideas are actually popular, you can raise lots of money without relying on lobbyist fundraisers."
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'Filled to the Brim With Quid Pro Quo': Explosive Texts Shine New Light on Trump Effort to Push Ukraine to Open Biden Probe
"I never expected anything this explicit in writing. It's truly astounding."
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Thursday, October 3, 2019
New Study Warns India-Pakistan Nuclear War Could Kill 125 Million Immediately—Then Spark Global Mass Starvation
"The world cannot afford the impacts on public health, the environment and our climate that would result from any use of nuclear weapons. They must be eliminated before they eliminate us."
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President Trump speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Florida. 'Is This Thing On?': FEC Chair Forced to Remind Trump (Again) That It Is 'Illegal' to Solicit Election Help From Foreign Governments
"Oh, it's on—but someone isn't listening or can't read (or both)."
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A woman from Honduras holds her child Federal Lawsuit Naming Top Trump Officials Seeks Damages for 'Horrific' Trauma Imposed on Separated Children and Families
"Some may never recover, but we are fighting to give them a chance."
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2017 March for Science 'We Are at a Crisis Point' Warns New Report Exposing 'Science Under Siege' From the Trump Administration
"Scientific research by the federal government has led to safer road and air travel, life-saving drugs, and so much more. We must protect its independence and integrity."
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President Donald Trump answers questions while departing the White House on October 03, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is scheduled to travel to Florida today before returning to Washington later this evening. 'Just Because He Does It in the Open Does Not Make Abuse of Power OK': Outrage After Trump Asks China to Investigate Bidens
"Let's be very clear what’s happening here: Trump is openly asking foreign governments to interfere in the 2020 presidential election against his political rivals."
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To 'Shift Power Back Towards Working People,' Warren Plan Aims to End Decades-Long Attack on Organized Labor
"We cannot have a truly democratic society with so little power in the hands of working people."
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Out of Surgery, Dying Activist Ady Barkan Still Waiting to Talk With Joe Biden About Medicare for All
"We may disagree, but if you want to be president, you'll have to have some hard conversations."
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As seen through fencing, migrants—including a young child—stand while being detained by Department of Homeland Security police after crossing to the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on June 27, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. 'Dystopian' Plan by Trump Administration to Harvest DNA From Undocumented Immigrants Draws Outrage From Rights Advocates
"Expansion from tracking individuals suspected of crimes to creating permanent files on whole classes of people is one of the hallmarks of a concentration camp regime."
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Warnings of 'Stealth Privatization' Effort as Trump Signs Executive Order Expanding Medicare Advantage Plans
"Today's executive order is yet another giveaway to the corporations that run Medicare Advantage plans."
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Chicago Teachers Union members 'If We Don't Fight... Who Will?': In Name of Students, Chicago Teachers Union Sets Oct. 17 Strike Date
CTU could be joined on the picket lines by SEIU members who work as school support staff and for the city's park district—which would mean 35,000 striking workers all at once.
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'Stunning Rebuke to Predatory Wall Street Megabanks' as California Gov. Signs Law Allowing Creation of Public Banks
"The people of California just went up against the most powerful corporate lobby in the country—and won."
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'On Message as Always': Sanders Works His Heart Procedure Into Case for Medicare for All as #GetWellBernie Trends
"None of us know when a medical emergency might affect us. And no one should fear going bankrupt if it occurs. Medicare for All!"
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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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Tuesday, October 1, 2019
The anonymous artist Banksy unveiled his latest installation in Croydon, London this week, in the form of a storefront. All the merchandise will be sold online as part of Banksy's trademark dispute with a greeting card company. (Photo: via Colossal) 'Gross Domestic Product': How Street Artist Banksy Turned Bizarre Trademark Dispute Into Fundraiser for Migrant Rescue Ship
"The proceeds from these products will go towards buying a new migrant rescue boat...So you may well be committing a criminal offense by purchasing them."
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With Pompeo's Refusal to Obey Subpoena, Trump Administration 'Actively Obstructing the Impeachment Inquiry'
"You don't get to work for Donald Trump, and then whine about 'bullies.'"
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Wreckage from a U.S. airstrike that killed three farmers in Somalia. 'Appalling Disregard for Civilians': Amnesty Investigation Details How US Military Killed Innocent Farmers in Somalia
"Three civilian men died agonizing deaths while their families are left questioning why the U.S. military targeted and killed them."
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Mangrove boardwalk Despite 'Enormous Potential' as Carbon Sink, Australia's Damaged Coastal Ecosystems Spewing Millions of Tons of CO2
"Australia is in a position to take a leading role in developing policies to offset greenhouse gas emissions which can then be implemented around the world."
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'Be Ready to Fight Like Hell,' Say Internet Defenders as Court Upholds FCC Repeal of Net Neutrality
"Big Cable's lobbyists will use this as an excuse to swarm Washington, D.C. The internet must come together once more to beat back corruption and defend our online freedom."
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Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) shares a laugh with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in February as the two introduced the Green New Deal in February of 2019. 'Most Important Climate Leader in the Senate': Green Groups Back Sen. Ed Markey in Primary Fight With Joe Kennedy
"I like Joe Kennedy," said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.). "I just don't know why he would choose to run against the climate change movement."
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Activists Who Confronted Mnuchin During UCLA Protest Now Facing Years in Jail
"Mnuchin was bragging about killing sanctions and their politics of cruelty, but we're charged with 'disturbing the peace' for speaking loudly during his event!"
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg 'Does Anyone Think That's a Bad Thing?': Leaked Zuckerberg Audio Suggests Warren Vow to Break Up Facebook Has Tech Giant Spooked
"I'm not afraid to hold Big Tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon accountable," tweeted the 2020 candidate on Tuesday. "It's time to #BreakUpBigTech."
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Wall Street Execs Under Fire for Accepting 'Blood-Stained Invitation' to Saudi Investment Event One Year After Khashoggi Murder
"It's not a principled stance for businesses to stand against the Saudi murderers of Jamal Khashoggi until they hope people have forgotten about him (which in any event they haven't)."
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Fueled by Teachers and Average Donation of $18, Sanders Raised Record $25.3 Million in Third Quarter
"Bernie is proud to be the only candidate running to defeat Donald Trump who is 100 percent funded by grassroots donations—both in the primary and in the general."
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"It's a Criminal Enterprise": Calls to Impeach Barr Intensify After Reports AG Pressured Foreign Officials to Help Discredit Mueller Probe
"Barr decided a long time ago that he was going to be a fixer for Donald Trump. Donald Trump's personal lawyer."
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Monday, September 30, 2019
Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and current lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks to members of the media on May 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. Rudy Giuliani, 'Wildest of Wild Cards,' Subpoenaed For Trump Impeachment Inquiry
"Giuliani has become a mess, but he's become a mess that has to terrify the folks in the White House."
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'Chilling': Mississippi City Claims Undocumented Man Killed by Police Had No Constitutional Rights
"We're stunned that someone put this in writing," a lawyer for Ismael Lopez's family said.
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Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi speaks with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith during a panel at The Texas Tribune Festival on September 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas. Pelosi's Endorsement of Anti-Choice Henry Cuellar Over Progressive Jessica Cisneros Reveals Lack of Leadership, Justice Democrats Say
"The Democratic Party should be embracing our most fundamental values and put voters ahead of big corporate donors."
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Marshall Billingslea Senate Urged to Reject Trump's Pick of Bush-Era Torture Advocate to Be Human Rights Official at State Department
"I realize that absolutely no one in the world would expect anything else from Trump, but still...having your human rights guy be a supporter of torture? That's a step beyond."
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"They want to talk about the whistleblower rather than the government’s own wrongdoing." (Photo: Screenshot/Democracy Now!) Edward Snowden Condemns Trump’s Mistreatment of Whistleblower Who Exposed Ukraine Scandal
"We have had so much mistreatment of whistleblowers here."
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'Laughably Unlawful, But Do Not Simply Laugh This Off': Trump Suggests Rep. Schiff Should Be Arrested for Treason
"What stage of authoritarianism is 'leader publicly calls for imprisonment of his political opponents'?"
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Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) GOP Rep. Chris Collins Resigns From Congress Amid Reports He'll Plead Guilty to Insider Trading Charges
"The real victims of Collins' crimes are the people of his district that he repeatedly lied to about his guilt."
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks to reporters after the Senate voted to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the U.S. Capitol Oct. 6, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 'I Would Have No Choice': McConnell Says Senate Will Try Trump If Impeached, Gives No Timeline on Process
"How long do you think McConnell would give it. A week?"
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CNN Slammed for Labeling Five Centrist Democrats as 'Leaders on Impeachment' and Erasing Efforts of Progressive Women of Color
"This is what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar have been arguing for ages and being shot down. And now everyone else is taking the credit."
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U.S. President Donald Trump is greeting by Pastor Robert Jeffress during the Celebrate Freedom Rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on July 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 'Reprehensible': Critics Explode After Trump Tweets Impeachment Could Lead to 'Civil War'
"This isn't about Civil War, it's about violence."
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A fast-food worker strike in Minnesota At Major US Corporations, Employees Would Have to Work 1,000 Years to Earn What CEOs Made in One: Report
"Tax penalties on extreme CEO-worker pay gaps would encourage large corporations to narrow their divides."
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Sanders Unveils Plan to Hike Taxes on Corporations That Pay CEOs 'Hundreds of Times What Their Workers Make'
"It is time to send a message to corporate America: If you do not end your greed and corruption, we will end it for you."
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