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New survey shows the White House is now considered the most corrupt institution in...

December 13, 2017 - The results of a survey released today by Transparency International show that compared to early 2016 more Americans now believe...

Pruitt Refuses to Reveal His Climate Science

Washington, DC, Dec. 12, 2017 -  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is refusing to even search for, let alone produce, records Administrator Scott Pruitt...

Americans United Applauds Alabama Voters’ Rejection Of Roy Moore For U.S. Senate Seat

December 12, 2017 - In response to Roy Moore’s failure to win election to the U.S. Senate, Robert Boston, interim executive director-communications for Americans...

Trump’s Mining Regulator Nominee Was Once Dropped by the Agency for Doing “Junk” Work

December 12, 2017 - President Donald Trump’s choice to head a federal coal mine regulator, like more than one of his nominees, is a...

Court Orders U.S. Military to Immediately Halt Ban of Transgender Troops

SEATTLE (December 11, 2017) – Today, a federal court in Seattle ordered an immediate halt to the Trump Administration’s discriminatory plan to ban transgender...

Rep. Adam Schiff: Enormously Destructive Effort Underway to Discredit Mueller, Justice Department, FBI and...

Washington, DC, Dec. 10, 2017 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, appeared on...

Philip Alston, the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights visits USA

GENEVA, Nov. 29, 2017 - The UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, will visit the United States from 1...

Nation’s Leading Press Freedom and Civil Liberties Groups Call on FCC to Abandon Its...

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2017 — On Thursday afternoon, more than 30 press freedom, civil liberties and open government groups submitted a letter to Federal...

AILA: Congress Must Pass Dream Legislation Before the Holidays

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 8, 2017 - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) urged Congress and the President to pass the Dream Act before the...

New Stanford study analyzes recent research on causes of gun violence

December 7, 2017 - Researchers fr­­om Stanford and Duke University examined recent studies on the causes of gun violence in the United States in...

Q&A: Nobody Knew Jerusalem Could Be So Complicated

May 19, 2017 (Updated Dec. 2017) - President Trump has just announced that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and that he...

Clean energy: Experts outline how governments can successfully invest before it’s too late

Dec. 6, 2017 - Governments need to give technical experts more autonomy and hold their nerve to provide more long-term stability when investing in...

UTA researchers show that sexual harassment on the job still carries large impact

Dec. 6, 2017 - Two University of Texas at Arlington researchers have revisited workplace sexual harassment issues after the initial study was done nearly...

Trump administration’s intent to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital flies in the face of...

WASHINGTON, DC, December 5, 2017 – The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR), a national coalition of hundreds of groups working for freedom, justice, and...

Human Rights Watch Report: Devastating Impact of Trump’s Immigration Policy

Washington, DC, Dec. 5, 2017 - A surge in immigration arrests of people living in the United States under the Trump administration is...

U.S. Senate Tax Bill Will Have Devastating Impacts on the Alaska Native Gwich’in Peoples’

Bemidji, MN December 4, 2017 - Before dawn on Saturday morning, December 2nd, the U.S. Senate passed a monumental tax overhaul with no Democratic...

Conservationists sue to protect Grand Staircase-Escalante

Washington, DC December 4, 2017 - Hours after President Donald Trump issued a proclamation taking an axe to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah,...

Citing Recent Keystone Spill, Federal Court Orders Additional Measures to Reduce Spill Risks from...

WASHINGTON, D.C. December 4, 2017 - Today, citing the recent Keystone oil spill in South Dakota, a federal court imposed several interim measures over the ongoing...

Historic tax overhaul nears finish line: 5 essential reads

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell celebrates the passage of the tax bill. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Aviva Rutkin, The Conversation; Bryan Keogh, The Conversation, and Emily...

CBO Summary of the Deficit Effects of a Bill to Provide for Reconciliation Pursuant...

December 1, 2017 at 9:27 PM - Summary of the Deficit Effects of a Bill to Provide for Reconciliation Pursuant to Titles II and...