Tuesday, December 18 2018

US

The Year in Hate: Trump Buoyed White Supremacists in 2017, Sparking Backlash Among Black...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. February 21, 2018 - President Trump’s first year in office proved to be just as racially divisive as his campaign – but...

Feinstein, Nadler, Schiff: White House OLC Opinion on Whitaker Appointment ‘Fatally Flawed’

Washington, D.C. Nov. 15, 2018 —Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and House Intelligence...

CNN Ruling a Victory for Press Freedom, Knight Institute Says

NEW YORK (Nov. 16, 2018) – District Court Judge Timothy Kelly today granted CNN and its chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, a temporary...

Judge Dismisses Trumped-Up Felony Charges Against 15 Water Protectors at Standing Rock

BISMARCK, ND November 18, 2016 - On Thursday, Burleigh County Judge Cynthia Feland dismissed felony charges against 15 Water Protectors arrested on October 27...

Trump Completes Big Pharma’s Takeover of America’s Health Care With Nomination of Alex Azar...

November 13, 2017 - President Donald Trump today has nominated Alex Azar to be the next U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS)....

Harris, Udall, Heinrich Introduce Legislation to Establish Body-Worn Camera Programs at CBP, ICE

WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 2, 2018 – Today, U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich (both D-NM) introduced the DHS Body-Worn...

Report: Wage Theft is Pervasive in Corporate America

Washington, DC, June 6, 2018—A new report finds that many large corporations operating in the United States have boosted their profits by forcing employees...

Rep. Adam Schiff on Nunes memo: House Intel Committee voted “to politicize the declassification...

Washington, DC, Jan. 29, 2018 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke with...

ACLU Files Supreme Court Brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

WASHINGTON October 23, 2017 - The American Civil Liberties Union filed its brief today in the Supreme Court in a case in which a...

Senators Introduce Tax Relief Bill for Wildfire, Hurricane Victims

Washington November 16, 2018 - Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris (both D-Calif.) joined with Senators Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.),...

Terrorizing Charges Dropped Against #NoDAPL Water Protectors

Cannon Ball, ND November 2, 2016 - Last month, spirit rider Mason Redwing was charged with felony reckless endangerment of law enforcement and a...

Trump Has Secretive Teams to Roll Back Regulations, Led by Hires With Deep Industry...

July 11, 2017- President Trump entered office pledging to cut red tape, and within weeks, he ordered his administration to assemble teams to aggressively...

FBI Report of Sharp Jump in Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Should Push Nation’s Leaders to...

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 14, 2016 - The Council on American-Islamic-Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said that newly-released FBI...

Amnesty Calls on President Trump to Shut Down Military Commissions

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2017— The Guantánamo military judge handling the case of the alleged USS Cole bomber has ordered three civilian defense attorneys...

Education Underfunding Tops $19 Billion over Decade of Neglect

PITTSBURGH, July 16, 2018 - Governments in 25 states have shortchanged public K-12 education by $19 billion over the last decade, with low-tax Republican...

Rachel Maddow Report: Lobbyists boast of manipulating Trump (VIDEO)

Dec. 6, 2016 - Rachel Maddow reports on conflicts of interest within the Donald Trump administration, and on Bob Dole's lobbying firm taking credit...

Rollback of Clean Water Rule Puts Americans’ Drinking Water at Risk

Washington June 28, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency put the drinking water supplies of 1 in 3 Americans at risk when it took...

Virginia’s case against immigration ban expands from just green card holders to include holders...

ALEXANDRIA, February 3, 2017 - Virginia's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's immigration ban will be moving forward after Judge Leonie M. Brinkema granted Virginia's motion...

Report Exposes ICE’s Mismanagement, Disregard for Govt. Oversight of Immigration Detention System

Washington, DC, February 13, 2018 — A new report, ICE Lies: Public Deception, Private Profit, released today by Detention Watch Network and the National...

Tent Cities Proposed for Migrant Children Have Poisoned Water

Washington, DC, June 26, 2018 - Per Donald Trump’s orders, the Department of Defense is scouting military sites to detain migrant children separated from...