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Cost of incarceration in the U.S. more than $1 trillion, or 6 percent of...

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 7, 2016 - The cost of incarceration in the United States exceeds $1 trillion, or six percent of gross domestic product,...

Nine Newly Elected Members of Congress Circulate Letter Backing Corporate Political Spending Disclosure and...

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 29, 2016 - Congress must take the shackles off of federal agencies trying to drain the Washington swamp and fix government,...

Scorecard of 50 Local Police Body Camera Programs Shows Nationwide Failure to Protect Civil...

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn released a scorecard that evaluates the civil rights safeguards...

NCAA Moves All Championship Events Out of North Carolina Over Anti-LGBTQ HB2 Law

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2016- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, and...

Over 80 Legislators in Maryland and Delaware Urge White House to Prevent Seismic Airgun...

OCEAN CITY, MD, Aug. 2, 2016 - Today, legislators from Delaware and Maryland called on the White House to prevent seismic airgun blasting in...

Trump’s Election, GOP Hold on Congress, Seals Affordable Care Act’s Eventual Repeal, Health Researcher...

Nov. 10, 2016 - With the election of Donald Trump and the Republican Party retaining control of both houses of Congress, the Affordable Care...

Boxer to Introduce Bill Protecting Water of Tribes and Municipalities

Washington, D.C. December 2, 2016 - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today announced that she will introduce the Protect Our Drinking Water Act of...

Statement of John Podesta in Response to FBI Letter to GOP Congressional Chairmen

Oct. 28, 2016 -  In response to the letter sent by FBI Director James Comey to eight Republican committee chairman in Congress, Hillary for...

Pence Wouldn’t Defend The Indefensible

Oct. 5, 2016 - Following last night’s Vice Presidential debate, Hillary for America is releasing a new video spotlighting Mike Pence’s inability (or unwillingness)...

Underreporting of Zika is rife; researchers project epidemic’s spread

Aug. 3, 2016 - With the report from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday that 14 people in the state have been infected with...

Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief

KIEV, Ukraine — On a leafy side street off Independence Square in Kiev is an office used for years by Donald J. Trump’s campaign...

Biden Announces Reduction in US Nuclear Stockpile, Expresses Support for No-First-Use Policy

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2017 - In a speech at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Vice President Joe Biden announced that over the past...

National Parks Should Not Be Billboards for Corporate Advertising

WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 11, 2016– More than 200,000 people have signed petitions telling the National Park Service (NPS) that national parks should not be...

Amnesty International USA to Monitor to North Dakota Pipeline Protests

Oct. 28, 2016 -As tensions escalate at the site of a disputed pipeline close to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, Amnesty...

New Report: Planned Parenthood is Not Replaceable

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 16, 2017 - A new Guttmacher Institute report released shows that Planned Parenthood health centers are critical to the health care...

Lawsuit to Bare Full Range of EPA Radiation Rollback

Washington, DC October 24, 2016 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is illegally withholding the specific effects of its pending plan to dramatically hike...

Memo to the Next President: Let’s Make Government Work for All of Us

Aug. 3, 2016 - Over the past several weeks, the Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) has urged the next president to take a constructive...

Most Trump, Clinton Backers Say Spouses Share Their Vote Preferences

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 18, 2016) – As the 2016 campaign enters its final weeks, very few voters who support either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton...

ACC Follows NCAA Lead in Moving Championship Games Out of North Carolina Over Anti-LGBTQ...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016 -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...

2017 NBA All-Star Game Moved to New Orleans Due to North Carolina’s Anti-LGBTQ HB2...

WASHINGTON, August 19, 2016 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...