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Kaiser Family Foundation: 10 Ways Women Could Be Affected by Repeal of the Affordable...

March 22, 2017 - Repeal of the Affordable Care Act could have a profound impact on women, as the law fundamentally changed women’s health...

Western Attorneys General Throw Cold Water on Legal Case Against American Public Lands

DENVER, Colo. October 3, 2016 - The Associated Press reported that the Western Conference of Attorneys General has issued an analysis rejecting claims made...

Women’s Refugee Commission Expresses Concern Over Mistreatment of Asylum Seekers

Washington, DC June 6, 2017 - As President Donald Trump’s hasty and indiscriminate deportation force continues to affect men and women throughout the United...

Declaration of Independence

Note: The following text is a transcription of the Stone Engraving of the parchment Declaration of Independence (the document on display in the Rotunda...

Holocaust Museum Condemns Hateful Rhetoric at White Nationalist Conference in D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 21, 2016 – The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is deeply alarmed at the hateful rhetoric at a conference of white...

UN rights office troubled by accelerated executions in US with expiring drug a factor

April 28, 2017 - The United Nations human rights office today expressed deep concern about the executions of four men in the United States...

Appeals Court Allows Wikimedia Challenge to NSA Internet Surveillance to Go Forward

RICHMOND, VA, May 23, 2017 -  A federal appeals court today unanimously reversed a part of a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit challenging...

Congressman Schiff, Senator Kaine Send Letter to President Trump Asking for Legal Basis of...

WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2017 – Yesterday, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a...

Groups File Legal Challenge to Trump’s ‘One-In, Two-Out’ Executive Order on Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 8, 2017– Public Citizen, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Communications Workers of America sued the Trump administration today...

President Obama’s Farewell Address

https://youtu.be/RBP8uKqI2ns?t=5h46m1s

Why private health insurers are losing money on the Affordable Care Act

PRINCETON, NJ, Oct. 14, 2016 - The choice of young people to forgo health insurance combined with the high cost of providing care for...

State-by-State Interactive: How Much Federal Funding Sanctuary Cities Could Lose at the Hands Trump...

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2017 — In an executive order issued on January 25, President Donald Trump directed the Office of Management and Budget to...

Green Companies Outperform Dirty Energy Companies 3 to 1, Report Finds

OAKLAND, CA, Aug. 15, 2016 - As You Sow and Corporate Knights today released the inaugural version of the Carbon Clean 200TM (Clean200TM), a...

White Supremacist Activity on Internet Spikes When Trump Talks Anti-Immigration

Oct. 27 2016 - The presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has coincided with a large spike in white supremacist activity on...

New York Times Publication of Trump’s 1995 Tax Records Underlines High End Audit Challenge

SYRACUSE, NY, Oct. 3, 2016 - This weekend, The New York Times published the tax returns that Donald Trump had filed with New York,...

Even under oath, Donald Trump struggled with the truth

August 11, 2016 - The Republican presidential nominee, in a 2007 deposition, was confronted with his past statements and had to face up to...

Study: DACA Recipients’ Economic and Educational Gains Continue to Grow

WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 28, 2017 - According to the largest and latest study of its kind to date, the economic and educational gains made by...

Leading British medical journal spotlights ‘inequality and health’ in U.S.p

April 11, 2017 - The life expectancy of the wealthiest Americans, which now exceeds that of the poorest Americans by 10 to 15 years,...

Relatives of Undocumented Children Caught Up in ICE Dragnet

Sept. 12, 2017 - This summer, a Kansas City man named Edwin got a call from immigration officials. They had picked up his nephew...

US Coast Guard: We Won’t Be Able to Recover Oil if There’s a Spill...

July 20, 2017 - For months now America’s climate denying President, Donald Trump, has been maneuvering to open up the Arctic to oil drilling,...