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Monday, February 3, 2020
A member of media of democratic presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders waits for results to come in at his caucus night watch party on February 3, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images) 'We Found Inconsistencies... This Is Not a Hack': Final Iowa Caucus Results Are... Not Yet Available
Prolonged wait for the officials results due to "quality checks" that turned up discrepancies in the result totals.
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Nina Turner, national co-chair for the Bernie Sanders campaign, on MSNBC Monday night. 'My Word Stands': Sanders Co-Chair Nina Turner Offends MSNBC Pundits by Calling Billionaire Bloomberg an 'Oligarch'
"Not sure why this is even a discussion but by any reasonable historical or comparative standard Michael Bloomberg is literally the definition of an oligarch."
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President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos take part in a roundtable in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on December 18, 2018 in Washington, D.C. House Oversight Committee to DeVos: Skip Stumping for Trump and Show Up for Testimomy—or Face Subpoena
"Instead of testifying before Congress, you are now apparently going to Iowa to campaign on behalf of President Trump today and then to Pennsylvania for another campaign event for him on Wednesday."
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting Bloc of Muslim Nations Warns Trump Israel-Palestine Plan 'Destroys the Foundations of Peace'
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation emphasized that "peace and security in the Middle East region, as a strategic option, will only be achieved with the end of the Israeli occupation."
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Anti-fracking demonstrators hold a banner and signs 'Bridge to Climate Chaos': New Report Details Urgent Need for Total US Fracking Ban
"Unless we ban fracking, these terrifying climate trends will intensify."
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At more than 160 events across the country on Wednesday evening, organizers say protestors will hold Donald Trump and Republican Senators accountable for betraying the American people and the Constitution. (Image: Indivisible Guide) 'Not an Exoneration—A Cover-Up': Nationwide Protests Planned to Denounce GOP Acquittal of Trump
"We the people do not accept this disgraceful attempt to cover up Donald Trump's abuse of the powers of the presidency and we will make our voices heard in protests Wednesday and on Election Day."
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Divestment Fever Spreads as 'Eco Radicals at Goldman Sachs' Downgrade Exxon Stock to 'Sell' Status
"The best reason to divest fossil fuel stock is that you'd like to help preserve a livable planet. Another reason is so that you won't lose your money."
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Former Vice President Joe Biden believes that if elected he can work with Republicans. Despite Impeachment and Family Being Targeted, Joe Biden Still Believes He Can Work With Republicans
The former vice president made the comments Monday morning in an interview with NBC News .
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Hatice Cengiz, 'Saudi Arabia Must Be Held Accountable': Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée to Attend State of the Union as Congressman's Guest
Hatice Cengiz's "courage to sit in the House Chamber Tuesday night should serve as a clarion call to the president," said Rep. Gerry Connolly.
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Catholic Social Justice Group Calls McConnell-Run Senate's 2019 Record a 'Shocking' and 'Immoral' Failure
"The Senate is broken, and only a change in leadership can fix it."
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Storage tanks for radioactive water stand at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (Tepco) Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant on January 29, 2020 in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. 'An Appalling Act of Industrial Vandalism': Japanese Officials Do PR for Plan to Dump Fukushima Water Into Ocean
The Japanese government told embassy officials from nearly two dozen countries that releasing the water into the ocean was a "feasible" approach that could be done "with certainty."
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'Horrific': Human Rights Advocates Call for Investigation Into Death of Second Monarch Butterfly Defender in Mexico
Raúl Hernández Romero's family says he received threats regarding his work campaigning against illegal logging in the weeks before he disappeared.
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MSNBC host Chris Matthews on "Morning Joe" Monday said he was unhappy with the direction voters are taking the Democratic Party. "It's Okay, Chris": MSNBC's Matthews Mocked for Fearing Sanders Nomination
"The Bernie surge has Chris Matthews on the verge of tears."
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg For Second Year Straight, Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Without Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement, "the climate issue would not have been on the agenda to such an extent as it is today."
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"Don't Look Away": Cages Across Des Moines Remind Iowa Caucus-Goers of Trump's Mass Detention of Migrant Kids
"The horrors at our border and throughout our immigration system are too often ignored by the public and politicians."
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 A supporter holds a Bernie action figure outside a campaign event of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at Ingersoll Tap February 2, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa caucuses will be held on February 3. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) 'Ignorant, Amnesiac' Trump Ridiculed for New 'Bernie Sanders Is a Communist' Attack Line
"If Donald Trump really thinks Bernie Sanders' 'democratic socialism' is equivalent to Soviet-style communism, then the renowned Wharton School, with which he identifies himself, should consider revoking his degree."
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'Let Iowa Be the Beginning of a New America': Last Poll Before Caucus Shows Sanders With 7-Point Lead
"The whole world is looking at Iowa. The whole world is asking whether or not the people in Iowa are prepared to stand up and fight for justice," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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Joni Ernst Sen. Joni Ernst Warns GOP Could Weaponize Impeachment 'Immediately' If Democrat Wins White House
"For all that talk about 'overturning the will of the voter,' Senate GOP seems pretty okay with impeaching a future president... as long as that president is a Democrat."
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Sunday, February 2, 2020
Then Senate Democrats John Kerry, Carl Levin, Majority Leader Harry Reid and Joseph Biden take part in a news conference on March 14, 2007 following a procedural vote on Iraq. John Kerry Heard Weighing Joining 2020 Race as Establishment Panic Over Sanders Reaches Full Meltdown
"Maybe I'm fucking deluding myself here," Kerry said on a phone call overheard in an Iowan hotel by an NBC News analyst.
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Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks Sunday at a press conference at Wynn's Hotel in Dublin. 'People Want Change': Left Wing Sinn Féin Ties for Top Spot in Poll Ahead of Irish Election
The poll marks the first time Sinn Féin has topped ruling party Fine Gael in the Red C survey's history.
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US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at UN Headquarters in New York, September 24, 2019, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Boris Johnson Trade Talks With US Raising Fears in UK of 'Shock Doctrine Brexit'
"This should particularly worry us because these trade talks are being conducted with excessive levels of secrecy."
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US filmmaker-author-activist Michael Moore speaks to supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign event in Clive, Iowa, on January 31, 2020. Because Bernie Showed 'There is a New Way Now,' Younger Democrats Backing Sanders, Says Michael Moore
"There have been approximately 15 million 17-year-olds in the past four years that have turned 18. And they are massively behind change."
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A new study says that the climate crisis is to blame for whale entanglements with fishing lines off the California coast in 2015 and 2016. Climate Crisis to Blame for Whales Injured and Killed After Being Caught in Fishing Lines: Study
"A perfect set of events to cause entanglements."
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Saturday, February 1, 2020
Turnout for a Bernie Sanders event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Saturday reportedly exceeded 3,000 people. "I Can't Believe the Amount of People Here": As Over 3,000 Rally for Sanders, Influential Iowa Survey Shelved
"Crowds ain't everything, but they ain't nothin either."
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Democratic Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a Bernie's Back rally at Queensbridge Park in October. 'Not Me, Us': In Iowa Home Stretch, Sanders Focuses on Movement That Brought Him Here
"If we stand together, there is nothing that we cannot accomplish."
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Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, says the Trump administration's plan for Israel and Palestine is unacceptable. In Wake of Trump-Netanyahu Proposal, Palestinian Authority Cuts Ties With US
The move came days after the White House announced the deal, which allows Israel the right to continue settlements and annexation while leaving Palestinians with vague promises of statehood at an undetermined future date.
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CBS anchor Tony Dokoupil shows Americans the wealth divide. Watch: News Anchor Shows Americans Real Size of Wealth Gap—Using American Pie
"Give this video four minutes and let's start the revolution."
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California students protest the state's teachers' pension fund's continued investment in fossil fuels. Youth Activists Call on California State Teachers Retirement System to End 'Toxic Relationship' With Fossil Fuel Companies
"You want to be in a relationship with fossil fuel companies?"
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President Donald Trump expanded his Muslim ban to a further six countries Friday. Critics Charge Trump Expansion of Muslim Ban Continuation of 'Cruel, Inhumane, Bigoted' Policies
"This is an outright attempt to discriminate against people on religious, racial, and ethnic grounds and to dismantle the refugee resettlement program."
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Friday, January 31, 2020
Cadre of DNC Insiders Plot Return of Super Delegates to Stop Sanders at Convention
"Here come the dirty tricks..."
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The final vote on witnesses for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, Friday, January 31, 2020. 'A Crisis for Democracy': Senate Votes Against Hearing From Witnesses
"Trump's defenders are saying that our Constitution does not apply to the powerful few."
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A picture taken on August 9, 2018 during a trip in Yemen organised by the UAE's National Media Council (NMC) shows Yemeni children whose legs were amputated after they were injured by landmines playing in the country's second city of Aden which is under control by the Saudi and UAE-backed government. Bringing Back 'Archaic and Gruesome Weapons,' Trump Reverses US Restrictions on Landmines
"The United States is doing a 180 on the near-global consensus to ban the abhorrent and inhumane use of landmines."
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'Really, Really Bad': Scientists Raise Alarm Over Warm Ocean Water Beneath 'Doomsday Glacier' in Antarctica
"Warm waters in this part of the world, as remote as they may seem, should serve as a warning to all of us about the potential dire changes to the planet brought about by climate change."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) speaks during a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in the Venice Beach neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, December 21, 2019. 'Not Normal' But in a Good Way: Ocasio-Cortez Raises $1 Million in One Month for Re-Election
"The energy of this movement is at an all-time high."
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Democratic presidential candidate, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks about affordable housing during a campaign event where he received an endorsement from District of Columbia Mayor, Muriel Bowser, on January 30, 2020 in Washington, D.C. 'Definition of a Rigged System,' Says Sanders Campaign After DNC Changes Debate Rules for Billionaire Latecomer Mike Bloomberg
"DNC changing the rules to benefit a billionaire."
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"The Occupant's misogynistic rhetoric is equally as disturbing as the misogynistic, anti-women policies coming out of his administration on a daily basis," wrote Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.). 50 Democratic Women in US House Pen Letter to Trump Denouncing 'Continuing Derogation of Women' by President
"It is as if you relish the opportunity to publicly humiliate any woman who fights back, speaks up, or takes up space."
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Admitting Trump's Actions Are Worthy of Impeachment, Rubio Nonetheless Declines to Support Removing President From Office
"In which Marco Rubio openly acknowledges he is abrogating his oath to uphold the Constitution."
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Fridays for Future press conference Fridays for Future Movement Urges Greater Global Focus on Africa's Climate Champions
"African activists are doing so much," said Vanessa Nakate of Uganda, "and it gets so frustrating when no one really cares about them."
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200+ Lawyers March on US Capitol to Demand Witnesses as Senate GOP Barrels Toward Trump Acquittal
"As lawyers, we have sworn an oath to protect and defend the U.S. Constitution, and that oath compels us to speak out today."
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Some airlines are offering flights with layovers in Wuhan, China—the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak—at discounted prices. Coronavirus Disaster Capitalism: Airlines Offer Discounted Flights—With Layover in Wuhan
"Public health is not a commodity."
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"They're Done": CNBC's Jim Cramer Says Fossil Fuel Industry "In the Death Knell Phase"
"You can tell that the world's turned on them, and it's actually kind of happening very quickly," said Cramer.
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After Protections Gutted, Audubon Society Dubs Trump Interior Dept. the 'Bird Killer Department'
"When powerful corporate interests tell the Department of Interior to jump, officials there routinely ask 'how high?'"
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Declaring That 'Disability Rights Are Civil Rights,' Sanders Unveils 'Most Progressive' Plan of 2020 Field
"Every person with a disability deserves the right to live in their community and have the support they need to thrive."
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Iowa voters listen as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt. ) speaks at the Ames City Auditorium on January 25, 2020 in Ames, Iowa. Iowa holds the state's caucuses on February 3. 'We Will Win This!': Sanders Surge Continues as New National Poll Shows Bernie and Biden in Dead Heat
The NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey follows polling showing the Vermont Independent ahead in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.
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GOP Accused of 'Greatest Cover-Up Since Watergate' as Senate Set to End First Witness-Less Impeachment Trial in US History
"If the trial is rigged to keep hidden the most damning, most important, most relevant evidence, then it's not a trial. Nor is it an acquittal. It's a cover-up."
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In 'Legacy-Defining' Moment, Roberts Forced to Read Warren's Question About His Legitimacy at Impeachment Trial
Some Democrats have called on the chief justice to override the GOP's refusal to call witnesses.
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Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) arrives at the Senate chamber as the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump continues at the U.S. Capitol on January 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. On Thursday, Senators continue asking questions for the House impeachment managers and the president's defense team. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Fake Moderate Susan Collins Gets 'Zero Points' Whatsoever for Vote on Witnesses: Critics
"Just as we've known she would, Collins announced her support for witnesses only when the votes were fixed to block witnesses and rig the trial to cover-up the corruption of Donald Trump."
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'Political Revolution in Action': National Pro-Bernie Coalition Launches Unified Voter Mobilization Campaign
"People's organizations from coast to coast are flexing our political muscle together to help elect Bernie Sanders."
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"It's Their Lifeline": Video of ER Doctor Confronting Mike Pence Over Trump Medicaid Cuts Viewed 1 Million+ Times
"I confronted him about his damaging healthcare cuts because for me it's not about politics, it's about saving lives," said Dr. Rob Davidson.
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Thursday, January 30, 2020
Calling for Spread of 'Facts, Not Fear,' WHO Declares Global Health Emergency as Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in 18 Countries
The World Health Organization warned that restricting movement may have limited benefits for the global population as health officials work to fight the respiratory disease.
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The EPA formally declared Thursday that weedkiller chemical glyphosate poses no threat to human health. Activists were outraged. Critics: Trump EPA's Formal Assertion Glyphosate Poses No Risk to Human Health Indication of 'Troubling Allegiance' With Bayer/Monsanto
"It's open season on clean air, water, and soil."
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'People, Poor Disabled People in Particular, Are Going to Die': Trump Takes Axe to Medicaid
"Trump wants to destroy Medicaid while claiming to save it. This fiendish scheme is an Orwellian fable conjured up by the most shameless pack of liars to ever occupy our government."
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Edging World Closer to Nuclear War, Trump Deploys 'Low Yield'—More 'Usable'—Atomic Warhead on US Submarine
"An alarming development that heightens the risk of nuclear war."
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New Polling Shows That for the First Time Ever, a Majority of Americans Support Decriminalizing Sex Work
" Laws criminalizing sex work criminalize poverty and thrust LGBTQ people of color who face rampant employment discrimination into prisons and jails."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) participates in a FOX News Town Hall at SteelStacks on April 15, 2019 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. 'A Champion of Workers Rights': 200,000-Strong Postal Workers Union Endorses Sanders for President
"We believe it is in the best interests of all postal workers, our job security, and our union to support and elect Bernie Sanders for president."
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'Historic Step': House Votes to Repeal 2002 Iraq AUMF Trump Used to Justify Soleimani Assassination
"Trump's claim that the 2002 AUMF can authorize his attacks against Iran has no basis in reality, underscoring the need for immediate action."
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gomez Outpouring of Grief After Missing Mexican Monarch Butterfly Defender Homero Gómez González Found Dead
Human rights advocates and the conservationist's family raised concerns about threats from the illegal logging industry and organized crime.
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Protesters against an Ohio law criminalizing anti-pipeline protest filled the hall outside a hearing room in the statehouse Wednesday. Ohio Hearing on Proposed Anti-Protest Law Draws... Loud Protest
The controversial bill was passed out of committee despite demonstrations.
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New Poll Shows Sanders Is Trump's Most Formidable Foe in "So-Called Red State" of Texas
"Texas is not a red state. It's a non-voting state with one of the worst voter participation rates in the country. Bernie Sanders will change that!"
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'Absolutely Horrific': Trump Preparing to Roll Back Restrictions on US Military Use of Landmines
"Trump's policy rollback is a step toward the past, like many of his other decisions, and sends exactly the wrong message to those working to rid the world of the scourge of landmines."
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A construction crew works on a fallen section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall as seen from Mexicali, Baja California state, Mexico, on January 29, 2020. 'Nobody Can Build Like I Can Build. Nobody': Watch Winds Knock Down Trump Border Wall
"What a perfect visual metaphor for a presidency fuelled by hot air."
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'Sick and Heartless': Wilbur Ross Says Deadly Coronavirus Could 'Accelerate' Return of Jobs to US
"This is the kind of thing you say when you have no soul."
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John Bolton Impeachment Experts Argue Democrats Should Let Hunter Biden Testify in Exchange for John Bolton
"Granted, horse trading is not the usual way to determine what witnesses get called in a trial. But this is not a normal trial."
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Sanders Team Weighing Executive Orders to Legalize Marijuana, Stop Trump Border Wall, Declare Climate Emergency, and More
"We cannot accept delays from Congress on some of the most pressing issues, especially those like immigration where Trump has governed with racism and for his own corrupt benefit."
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'Apologia for Authoritarianism': Trump Lawyer Argues President Can Do Whatever He Wants to Boost Reelection Chances
"They are saying that abuses of power in order to get reelected could be considered in the national interest and therefore not impeachable. If that doesn't worry you I just don't know what to say."
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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
water Sanders Takes Aim at Corporate Polluters With Bill to Clean Up Toxic 'Forever Chemicals' in Drinking Water
"Congress must pass this legislation to put an end to corporate stonewalling and criminal behavior and tackle this public health crisis."
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A fireball exploding in Gaza City during Israeli bombardment on July 20, 2018. Buried in Trump-Netanyahu Deal Is Effort to 'Torpedo' ICC War Crimes Probe
The plan announced Tuesday by the White House demands Palestinians "dismiss all pending actions" before the International Criminal Court.
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New Study Details Overlooked Link Between Climate Breakdown and Violence Against Women
Women are often the "first to be targeted" when environmental shocks threaten natural resources, international conservation group says.
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Nearly 75% of Americans are dissatisfied with U.S. democracy, a new study has found. The End of American Exceptionalism? Study Indicates Failure of US Democracy Creating Wave of Self Doubt
A new study shows that less than half of all Americans are satisfied with the nation's democratic system.
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David Miranda and Glenn Greenwald Glenn Greenwald and David Miranda on Bolsonaro's Far-Right Movement in Brazil: 'We Intend to Fight This Repression, Not Flee From It'
The Rio de Janeiro-based couple, an American journalist and Brazilian congressman, detail the attacks they have endured over the past year.
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Condemning NAFTA 2.0 as 'Giveaway to Fossil Fuel Industry,' Sanders Vows to Immediately Renegotiate Trump Deal If Elected
"We need a trade policy that works for the working class and improves the environment. And that's exactly what I will fight for as president."
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Progressive candidate Jessica Cisneros 'Huge': Bernie Sanders Endorses Progressive Primary Challenger Jessica Cisneros
"We're proud that presidential candidates are taking a close look at South Texas as we fight to turn Texas blue in November—and that they know we're the only candidate in this race who will champion Democratic values in Washington."
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'This Is History': Big Ten University Students Unanimously Pass Resolution Calling On Schools to Divest From Fossil Fuels
The Association of Big Ten Students, which passed the resolution, represents more than 500,000 students and 5.7 million living alumni.
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Anna Taylor, U.K. leader of the youth climate strikes, and Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg 'A Watershed Moment': The Guardian Applauded for Banning Ads From Fossil Fuel Companies
"Who's next?" asked climate campaigners, urging all media outlets and other institutions to cut ties with planet-wrecking polluters.
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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. 'Out of Touch' Pro-Israel Group Criticized for Ads Hitting Bernie Sanders on Electability
"They know they are increasingly out-of-touch with Democratic voters, so they have to hide behind tired talking points about electability instead."
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#WeWantWitnesses Trends as Protesters Demand Fair Trial and End to GOP Cover-Up
"The American people need to see all the documentary evidence and hear from all potential witnesses. We will not stand for the GOP's obstruction of justice."
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at the Prairie Hill Pavilion January 27, 2020 in Marion, Iowa. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) 57 Climate Scientists Object After Biden Falsely Claims "Not a Single Solitary Scientist" Thinks Sanders' Green New Deal Can Work
In an open letter, the climate experts say Bernie's plan "not only possible," but necessary "if we want to save the planet for ourselves, our children, grandchildren, and future generations."
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'Absurd': Sanders Campaign Hits Back at AP Story Equating Bernie's Social Security Record With Biden's
"While Joe Biden was calling for cuts to Social Security, Bernie was sponsoring bills to block cuts and expand benefits."
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'He's Desperate': Trump Rants About Impeachment 'Con Job' as McConnell Admits He Doesn't Have Votes to Block Witnesses
"The pressure is working," said Indivisible. "We need to hear from Bolton and the other witnesses who know exactly how egregious Trump's abuse of power was."
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders discusses health care costs at an ice cream social in Raymond, New Hampshire hosted by Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the founders of Ben and Jerrys Ice Cream. (Photo: Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) New Poll Shows Bernie Sanders With More Than Double the Support of Joe Biden in New Hampshire
Running away from the pack, Sanders leads former vice president by 15 points and holds double-digit lead over all his Democratic rivals in the key early voting state.
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'This Is Not a Peace Plan, It Is a War Plan': Trump-Netanyahu Deal Decried as Shameful Attack on Palestinian Rights
"Any attempt to address the Israeli-Palestinian issue that does not begin and end with the full acknowledgment of the Palestinian right to self-determination, freedom, justice, and equality is a non-starter."
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Sunrise Movement activists at the San Diego climate strike in 2019. Sunrise Movement to Host Nationwide House Parties to Boost Sanders, Demand Green Green New Deal
"Whether we can pull it off is up to you and me."
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Camp Fire 'Green New Dud, Not a Green New Deal': Climate Groups Denounce Draft Bill From House Democrats
"A bold climate plan must call for a ban on fracking and all new fossil fuel infrastructure, and a swift and just transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy across all sectors of the economy."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Denouncing Trump Plan as 'Unacceptable,' Sanders Declares It Is Time to 'End the Israeli Occupation'
"Trump's so-called 'peace deal,'" warned the White House hopeful, "will only perpetuate the conflict, and undermine the security interests of Americans, Israelis, and Palestinians."
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The epicenter of the quake was on the seafloor between Jamaica and Cuba. 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Jamaican Coast
A tsunami warning was issued earlier but the danger has passed.
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Largely Driven by Climate Crisis, 9 Out of 10 Least-Reported Humanitarian Crises of 2019 Were in Africa
"Does a crisis really happen if it is not in the headlines? YES."
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'You Did a Good Job on Her': White House Audience Laughs as Trump Praises Pompeo for Bullying NPR Reporter
"That was very impressive, Mike," the president said to applause during a press conference in the White House.
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An F-15E Strike Eagle from Bagram Air Base deploys flares over Afghanistan Nov. 12, 2008. 'An Admission of Colossal Failure': US Dropped Record Number of Bombs on Afghanistan in 2019
"Who are we bombing? Why? What will it yield but more war?"
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Demonstrators hold signs 41 Senators Urge Trump Administration to End 'Cruel and Dangerous' Effort to Cut Social Security Disability Benefits
"It is alarming that the agency appears more concerned with devoting limited resources toward making it harder for people with disabilities to receive essential benefits."
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Union Accuses Federal Agency of "Chilling" Government Workers' Speech by Barring Any Talk of Trump Impeachment
"Government employees have a right to speak about this historic matter."
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'We Will Resist It in Every Way': Palestinians Call for World to Reject Anti-Peace Deal Put Forth by Trump and Netanyahu
"We demand the international community not be a partner to it because it contradicts the basics of international law and inalienable Palestinian rights."
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A medical staffmember walks out of an aisle in a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Global Efforts to Contain Coronavirus Epidemic May Not Work, Experts Warn
"We need to plan for the possibility containment of this epidemic isn't possible."
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locust swarm Climate-Crisis Fueled Locust Swarms Pose 'Unprecedented Threat to Food Security and Livelihoods' in East Africa
The region's worst outbreak in decades has brought hundreds of millions of crop-devouring bugs to Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya.
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'Like Handing Out Blankets Affected With Smallpox': US Called to End Oil Exports to Thwart Climate Crisis
New report urges next president and Congress to reinstate the U.S. crude oil export ban, a move that could slash carbon emissions by 181 million tons of CO2-equivalent each year.
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'Screaming the Quiet Part Into a Bullhorn': Sen. Joni Ernst Admits GOP Using Impeachment Trial to Damage Biden in 2020
"Trump is trying to use the trial to do what Ukraine wouldn't—destroy his political rivals."
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Monday, January 27, 2020
Rights Advocates Demand National Attention to 'State of Emergency' in Mississippi Prisons, Where 12 Inmates Have Died In Less Than a Month
"Parchman Prison is a torture chamber and we cannot afford to be robbed of one more human life at the hands of Mississippi's state corrections system," said Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks to Iowa voters at the Ames City Auditorium on January 25, 2020 in Ames, Iowa. Establishment Democrats Panic at Possibility Bernie Sanders Could Be 2020 Nominee
"The knives are out."
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Thousands of advocates, activists, and community members flooded the streets at Foley Square in New York City on July 12, 2019. 'Shameful. Disgusting. Disgraceful.': Outrage After Supreme Court Allows Trump's Public Charge Rule to Take Effect
"The Trump administration's policy could quite literally kill people by making them too afraid to seek life-saving medical care, and the Supreme Court seems to agree such a cruel system is acceptable."
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Progressive primary challenger to Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) Jessica Cisneros speaks to supporters. 'Debate Her': As Progressive Democratic Challenger Jessica Cisneros Racks Up Endorsements, Incumbent Henry Cuellar Pretends She Doesn't Exist
"Our people are waiting, Rep. Cuellar. Debate me."
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U.S. national security adviser John Bolton attends a media briefing during the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) 'Blow Up the Phones': Demands That #BoltonMustTestify Surge After New Revelations About Ukrainian Aid Freeze
"We are citizens of the United States of America, and we must indeed unite together to stop this GOP cover-up."
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