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Internet Archive’s Trump Archive launches today

Jan. 5, 2017 - The Trump Archive launches today with 700+ televised speeches, interviews, debates, and other news broadcasts related to President-elect Donald Trump, created...

CorporateCabinet.org Tracks Trump Cabinet Picks

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 6, 2016 – Media, activists, nonprofits, policymakers and others can now track the corporate ties of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks...

UN human rights expert panel backs US schools over ban on “offensive” slavery textbook

GENEVA, Jan. 5, 2017 - A United Nations team of human rights experts has backed a United States school district which removed an “offensive”...

Uninsured rate for Americans with pre-existing conditions dropped sharply when major ACA reforms first...

Jan. 5, 2017 - Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law, millions of Americans no longer face coverage denials, higher costs, or coverage...

California Reinvestment Coalition Calls on Senate Finance Committee to Postpone Hearings on Steve Mnuchin

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5, 2017 - The California Reinvestment Coalition is calling for an investigation by the Senate Finance Committee into Steve Mnuchin and...

TRMS: Trump business entanglements survive Indonesian mining scandal (VIDEO)

January 3, 2017 - Rachel Maddow follows the intertwined threads of an Indonesian corruption scandal, an American mining company, and the business conflicts of...

Orgs and Individuals with Governance Expertise Call on Trump to Divest Business Enterprises

Jan. 3, 2016 - In a letter sent yesterday to President-elect Trump, a bipartisan group of organizations and individuals with expertise in governance issues...

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...

DHS, ODNI, FBI Statement on Russian Malicious Cyber Activity

Dec. 29, 2016 - Today, President Obama authorized a number of actions in response to the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and...

Fact Sheet: Actions in Response to Russian Malicious Cyber Activity and Harassment

Dec. 29, 2016 - Today, President Obama authorized a number of actions in response to the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and...

Department of State Actions in Response to Russian Harassment

December 29, 2016 - The State Department today declared persona non grata 35 Russian officials operating in the United States who were acting in...

UN experts applaud US decision to dismantle ‘discriminatory and ineffective’ counterterrorism programme

Dec. 29, 2016 - Two United Nations human rights experts welcomed a decision by the United States to dismantle a national registry program targeting...

Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks on Middle East Peace (VIDEO)

December 28, 2016 - SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. (Coughs.) Excuse me. Thank you...

UN expert hails US move placing atheists on equal footing with faith groups

Dec. 28, 2016 - A United Nations human rights expert on freedom of religion or belief has welcomed the United States' legislative amendments aimed...

Trump’s Treasury Pick Excelled at Kicking Elderly People Out of Their Homes

Dec. 28, 2016 - In 2015, OneWest Bank moved to foreclose on John Yang, an 80-year-old Korean immigrant living in Orange Park, Florida, a...

Rep. Huffman Introduces “One President at a Time Act” to Ensure Clarity in Foreign...

December 27, 2016 - New legislation introduced by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) would amend the Logan Act to ensure that U.S. foreign policy...

Feinstein Supports White House Refusal to Veto UN Resolution

Washington December 23, 2016 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement in response to the White House’s refusal to veto the...

CAIR Welcomes President Obama’s Decision to End Dormant NSEERS Tracking Program

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 22, 2016 - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed President...

The Ongoing Mishandling of Migrants’ Possessions by CBP and ICE

Dec. 21, 2016 - Each year, tens of thousands of individuals are deported from the United States to Mexico without their personal belongings—including their...

117 groups call for Obama administration to fulfill pledge to UN fund for climate...

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2016—Just one month from inauguration and with confirmation hearings looming for President-elect Trump’s climate-denier cabinet, an international coalition of human rights...