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American Rivers Condemns Largest Rollback of Public Land Protections in U.S. History

Washington December 4, 2017 - American Rivers President Bob Irvin released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will...

Frank Sharry: Senators Should Oppose Kirstjen Nielsen’s Nomination as DHS Secretary

Washington, DC December 4, 2017 - Later this afternoon, the U.S. Senate will vote on cloture on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen for DHS...

Feinstein: Republicans Voted Against Middle-Class Families

Washington December 1, 2017 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement after Senate Republicans passed tax reform legislation that would raise taxes...

Public Citizen: Trump’s Tough-on-Crime DOJ Will Let Corporate Bribery Slide

November 29, 2017 - Tough guy Attorney General Jeff Sessions is eager to throw the book at low-level, nonviolent offenders, but is ready to...

Robert Reich: Fools or Knaves?

November 29, 2017 - One of the most dangerous consequences of this awful period in American life is the denigration of the truth, and...

CFA: President Creates Financial Uncertainty with CFPB Appointment

Washington, DC November 27, 2017 - Today, Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Leandra English, will begin working in that role,...

Keith Payne: Forget the Nordic Diet. Try their Tax Plan.

November 22, 2017 - You’ve heard, no doubt, of the miraculous Mediterranean diet, which is said to keep Italians and Greeks living healthy lives...

Bob Lord: This Tax Plan Is Going to Cost a Lot More Than Advertised

November 22, 2017 - House Republicans and Donald Trump are ballyhooing the wonders of their new tax plan. It’s called the “Tax Cuts and...

MSF: Yemen’s downward spiral

November 21, 2017 - As the war in Yemen continues to devastate the civilian population, the Saudi-led coalition’s recent decision to tighten Yemen’s borders...

ACLU Comment on FCC Plan to End Net Neutrality

WASHINGTON November 21, 2017 - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will reportedly release a draft order today or tomorrow that, if adopted, would...

Antonio Villaraigosa on Donald Trump’s Threat to Stop Federal Funding to “Sanctuary” Cities

November 16, 2017 - Former Assembly Speaker and 41st Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa Issued the Following Statement Regarding the Trump Administration’s Threat...

America’s Voice: Time Has Run Out For Many Dreamers; Thousands More in Jeopardy Right...

Washington, DC November 13, 2017 - In the New York Times, the Liz Robbins story, “Post Office Fails to Deliver on Time, and DACA...

David Cay Johnston: How to Pay Taxes (NOT!) Like Donald Trump

Nov. 8, 2017 - Imagine if you, like President-elect Donald Trump, didn’t have to pay a nickel to support the government he’s now preparing...

Leah Donahey: Congress uses SECURE Act to giftwrap American’s public lands and waters for...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2017 – Today, the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources advanced the Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand...

Robert Reich: A Year Without a President

Nov. 8, 2017 - It seems like forever, but it was just one year ago that Donald Trump was elected president. So what have...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Most Damning Legacy

Nov. 4, 2017 - In a radio interview on Thursday, Trump said “the saddest thing is, because I am the President of the United...

HRC Statement on Shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas

WASHINGTON November 5, 2017 - Today, HRC responded to the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas where at least 27 people have been killed...

Michael Brune: Rick Perry’s twisted suggestion that fossil fuels can decrease sexual assault

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 2, 2017 - Today, Energy Secretary Rick Perry made heinous comments suggesting that expanding fossil fuel development will decrease the incident of sexual...

Frank Sharry: Trump and Republicans will not attach Dreamer legislation to must-pass spending bill...

Nov. 2, 2017 - Today, Trump met with Republican Senators in the White House and announced that they will not attach Dreamer legislation to the must-pass...

Jeffery Robinson: John Kelly’s Dangerous Ignorance of the Civil War Reflects the Views of...

Nov. 2, 2017 - Jeffery Robinson is ACLU Deputy Legal Director and Director of the Trone Center for Justice and Equality The comments by John...