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Judiciary Committee Schedules Impeachment Hearing for December 4

Washington, D.C. November 27, 2019 - House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) noticed a hearing titled “The Impeachment Inquiry into President...

Trump’s Syria Policy: A Gift to Our Adversaries

November 27, 2019 - The sight of Russian flags over former U.S. outposts in Syria is a further indication that Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds—beyond...

Growth in ICE Detention Fueled by Immigrants with No Criminal Conviction

November 27, 2019 - According to case-by-case data recently obtained and analyzed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University,...

A staggering one-in-three women, experience physical, sexual abuse

Here is the grim reality, in numbers: A third of all women and girls experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime,...

State Department Releases Ukraine Documents to American Oversight

November 22, 2019 - On Friday evening, the State Department released nearly 100 pages of records in response to American Oversight’s lawsuit...

The environmental cost of cryptocurrency mines

November 22, 2019 - Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero – the names of digital-based ‘cryptocurrencies’ are being heard more and more frequently....

250+ groups call on House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis to heed Green...

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 22, 2019 - More than 250 groups today sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and...

UCS: Virginia Rep. McEachin Lays Out Bold Vision to Transition to Net Zero Emissions...

WASHINGTON (November 21, 2019)—Today, Rep. Don McEachin (D-Va.) and other cosponsors introduced the 100 Percent Clean Economy Act of 2019. The bill...

Monsanto agrees to plead guilty to criminal charge of spraying banned pesticide in Hawaii

LOS ANGELES November 21, 2019 - Monsanto Company has agreed to plead guilty to illegally using a banned pesticide known as...

Journalists Sue Department of Homeland Security to Defend Free Press in ACLU Lawsuit

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2019 — Five journalists who were tracked, detained, and interrogated by the Department of Homeland Security in an...

State Dept. Sued for Withholding Records of Possible Coordination with Right Wing Conspiracist Cited...

Washington, D.C. November 21, 2019 - Today, Democracy Forward sued the Trump administration for withholding communications between State Department officials and John Solomon —...

House Judiciary Passes MORE Act to Decriminalize Marijuana at Federal Level

Washington, D.C. November 21, 2019 - Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act,...

Merkley, Durbin, Krishnamoorthi Introduce Bill to Protect Students From Worthless Degrees

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 21, 2019 – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-8) today introduced...

CfA Releases Documents Showing How Trump Admin Pulled Strings To Award Grant to Anti-Birth...

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 21, 2019 - Today, Campaign for Accountability (CfA), a nonprofit watchdog group focused on public accountability,...

Hundreds of Documents Released Detailing Plans to Build Migrant Detention Facilities at Contaminated Fort...

Washington, D.C. November 21, 2019 - Today, Earthjustice, along with its partners Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, GreenLatinos, Hispanic Federation, Labor...

Trump Administration Begins Sending Asylum Seekers to Guatemala

Nov. 21, 2019 - In yet another major blow to America’s asylum system, on Wednesday the ...

LIVE: House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing – Fiana Hill and David Holmes

November 21, 2019 - Fiona Hill, a former National Security Council senior director for Europe and Russia, and David Holmes, counselor for...

Interior Department international travel illegal?

Washington, DC November 20, 2019 -  Foreign trips by Interior Department officials during the past year appear to violate...

Chairman Schiff Releases Opening Statement for Open Hearing with Ambassador Gordon Sondland

Washington, DC, Nov. 20, 2019 — Today, Chairman Adam Schiff released his opening statement for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s...

LIVE: House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing – . Ambassador Gordon Sondland Testimony

November 20, 2019 - Impeachment Inquiry Hearing with E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland – LIVE at 9am ET on C-SPAN3, C-SPAN Radio. https://youtu.be/EkN4P7R5stE