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ACLU, Sierra Club, and Border Communities Ask Court to Block Construction of Trump’s Border...

NEW YORK April 5, 2019 - The American Civil Liberties Union, Sierra Club, ACLU of Texas, and ACLU of Northern California filed a motion...

Climate panel disbanded by Trump, now regrouped, releases its report

April 4, 2019 - As climate change proceeds, businesses and communities are wondering how to adapt and prepare. However, they’re finding it’s not always...

Neal Statement on Requesting President Trump’s Tax Returns

WASHINGTON, DC, April 3, 2019 – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) issued the following statement after sending a written request...

Senators Warren and Gardner Reintroduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Protect States’ Marijuana Policies

Washington, DC, April 4, 2019 - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) today reintroduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through...

AG Racine Leads 21-State Coalition Opposing USDA Rule That Would Unlawfully Strip Residents of...

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 3, 2019 - Attorney General Karl A. Racine led a coalition of 21 states and territories in opposing a Trump administration...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup to Authorize Subpoenas for Full Mueller Report and Related...

Washington, D.C. April 3, 2019 – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during the Committee's markup authorizing a...

Don’t be Fooled: Third annual International Fact-Checking Day empowers citizens to sort fact from...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. April 2, 2019 – In most of the world, April 1 is a day for fools. April 2 is a day...

House Committee Chairs Take Next Step for Release of Full Mueller Report & Underlying...

Washington, D.C. April 2, 2019 – Yesterday, the chairs of six committees in the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to U.S. Attorney General William Barr moving...

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press asks court to authorize release of grand...

April 2, 2019 - This morning the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press filed a request in the federal district court for the...

ACLU and Knight Institute Challenge Constitutionality of Far-Reaching Government Censorship System

GREENBELT April 2, 2019 - The American Civil Liberties Union and Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University today filed a lawsuit on behalf...

Feinstein Statement on Judicial Nominee Rule Change

Washington—Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed cloture on a Senate rule...

Adam Schiff Shames Grandstanding GOP With Litany Of Trump Corruption (VIDEO)

March 28, 2019 - Rachel Maddow shows how little of the Muller report is actually in A.G. Barr's memo to Congress, and shares video...

15 Coastal Senators to Oppose Interior Secretary Nomination: A Vote for Bernhardt is a...

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 28, 2019 – Following his confirmation hearing Thursday in the Energy and Natural Resources committee, a coalition of 15 East and...

Poll: Public Overwhelmingly Believes Housing Affordability Should Be a Top National Priority

WASHINGTON, DC, March 28 2019 - Today, the Opportunity Starts at Home campaign released the results of a national public opinion poll that it...

States and real estate private equity firms questioned for compliance with human rights, say...

GENEVA, March 27, 2019 UN human rights experts have condemned the “egregious” business practices of giant private equity and investment firms which are scooping...

Feinstein, Van Hollen, Cardin, Kaine Introduce Legislation to Protect TPS Recipients

Washington, March 26, 2019 – Today, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced the Safe...

House Leaders Introduce Legislation Requiring US to Remain in Paris Climate Agreement

WASHINGTON  March 27, 2019 - Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) along with other members of the House introduced H. RES 9 – the...

Chairman Smith Statement on DoD Reprogramming to Fund Border Wall

Washington, D.C. March 26, 2019 - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Smith (D-WA) released the following statement about DoD’s intent to reprogramming funding to...

Trump Administration Reckless in Recognizing Israel Sovereignty Over Golan Heights, Says Amnesty

March 25, 2019 - Condemning today’s announcement that the U.S. is recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Philippe Nassif, Middle East advocacy director...

For Native Americans, US-Mexico border is an ‘imaginary line’

Christina Leza, Colorado College March 25, 2019 - Immigration restrictions were making life difficult for Native Americans who live along – and across – the...