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No politics with my turkey, please, U.S. voters tell Quinnipiac Poll

November 22, 2017 - American voters say 63 – 26 percent they hope to avoid discussing politics when visiting with family or friends this...

Trump Using the Lives of Immigrant Youth As Bargaining Chips

Washington, DC, Jan. 21, 2019 – Today, Donald Trump spoke at the White House saying he would finally reopen the government if taxpayers  give...

Tribes opposing Keystone XL promise to stop it in its tracks

LINCOLN, NE, Aug. 8, 2017 -  August 8, Lincoln, Nebraska - The Intertribal Coalition of Nebraska and the Ponca Nation of Oklahoma met today in...

New Study Shows the 2015 Flores Ruling Did Not Increase the Number of Families...

Washington, D.C. October 16, 2018 - After reports that his administration is once again considering separating families, President Donald Trump claimed that his administration’s...

Golan Heights bombshell reverses 40 years of US policy and throws Middle East into...

Scott Lucas, University of Birmingham March 25, 2019 - With one tweet of 35 words, Donald Trump has changed almost 40 years of US policy...

Organizations Petition EPA to Halt Use of Deadly Predator Poison

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 12, 2017 - Five animal protection organizations submitted a petition today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), asking the agency to...

Study: Gaps Widen in the Intercity Bus and Rail System, Forcing More to Drive

CHICAGO, Aug. 24, 2017 — For nearly a decade, the rollout of new express bus and train service made it easier for Americans to...

House Logging Bill Guts Federal Laws, Literally Privatizes Public Lands, Creates Logging Free-for-All

June 22, 2017 - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives begins its consideration of HR 2936, known as the Westerman Bill after its author,...

Intel Committee Ranking Member Schiff Statement on Trump’s Comments on Russian Hacking, Meeting with...

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 6, 2017 - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released...

Border State Senators Introduce Legislation to Prevent Trump Admin. From Unilaterally Seizing Private Land...

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 30, 2019 – Today, U.S. Senators Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) introduced the Full Fair and Complete...

Assault Rifle Slaughter of Denali Wolves

Washington, DC, April 3, 2018 — The State of Alaska is scrambling to shut down hunting and trapping adjacent to Denali National Park over...

Alliance for Justice: GOP Counteroffer to Dr. Blasey Ford Is More Bullying

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 21, 2018 - In response to reports that the Republican leadership of the Senate Judiciary Committee plans to reject a proposal...

Colorado Launches First-in-Nation Robust Vote Tally Audit Statewide

November 17, 2017 - Election officials in Colorado are setting an example for the nation today, taking a critical step to double-check the reported...

GAO: How the Federal Government Can Reduce Fiscal Exposure to Climate Change

Oct. 25, 2017 - Methods used to estimate the potential economic effects of climate change in the United States—using linked climate science and economics...

Latino Voter Suppression in the 2018 Midterm Elections Not New

Nov. 5, 2018 - Latino voters are more engaged in the 2018 midterm elections than in years past. Enthusiasm towards voting is higher and...

Report: Trump Vows to Rein In Big Pharma While Staffing Health Agencies With Industry...

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 11, 2018 – The pharmaceutical industry has swamped the Trump administration, despite the president’s vows to rein in price gouging corporations,...

Pebble Mine Investment Risk Warning: Report Examines Hunter Dickinson Track Record

OTTAWA, March 5, 2018 - A report released by MiningWatch Canada examines the track record of Vancouver-based international mining corporation Hunter Dickinson Inc. (HDI)...

National Forests Remain Vulnerable to Timber Theft and Fraud

Washington, DC June 29, 2017 - The U.S. Forest Service has been unable to identify the safeguards it claims to have recently adopted to...

The Media Outlets Poised To Become Trump’s Personal Propaganda Machine

Jan. 3, 2017 - After the 2016 presidential election, President-elect Donald Trump is coalescing a network of supportive right-wing media outlets, including an online...

AG Ferguson: President Trump Concedes Defeat on Executive Order

SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2017 —Attorney General Bob Ferguson declared victory in State v. Trump, in light of the U.S. Department of Justice’s filing in...