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Who Will Pay for Donald Trump’s Border Wall?

Jan. 12, 2017 - President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to build a wall along the U.S-Mexico border took a step forward last week as Congressional...

EPA Notifies Fiat Chrysler of Clean Air Act Violations

WASHINGTON January 12, 2017 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a notice of violation to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and FCA...

Don’t Confirm Sessions as Attorney General, Says Human Rights Watch

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2017 - The United States Senate should vote against the confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General of the...

President Obama’s Farewell Address

https://youtu.be/RBP8uKqI2ns?t=5h46m1s

Youth delivers 62,000 petition signatures in support of climate lawsuit urging Obama to “Leave...

NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 10, 2017 - Today, Victoria Barrett, 17, will send more than 62,000 Care2 petition signatures in support of her climate...

In a race against extinction, rusty patched bumble bee is listed as endangered

Jan. 10, 2017 - Just 20 years ago, the rusty patched bumble bee was a common sight, so ordinary that it went almost unnoticed...

Feinstein Opening Remarks at Attorney General Confirmation Hearing

Washington January 10, 2017 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today delivered opening remarks at the attorney general...

Toothless Polar Bear Plan by DOI Shrugs Off Climate Threat

ANCHORAGE, AK, Jan. 10, 2017— The final polar bear recovery plan released today by the U.S. Department of the Interior acknowledges that global warming...

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Submits Report to Judiciary Committee in Opposition to Sessions Nomination...

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 9, 2017 -- Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) submitted a 32-page report to the Senate Judiciary...

Sen. Warren Raises Concerns about ED Secretary-Designate’s Experience, Positions, and Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 9, 2017 - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today sent a 16-page letter to the U.S. Department of Education Secretary-Designate, Betsy...

CAC to Senate Judiciary Committee: Sessions Unfit to Be U.S. Attorney General

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 6, 2017 - In a detailed letter sent today to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Constitutional Accountability Center explains why Senator Jefferson...

Democrats Introduce Bill to Require President and VP to Fully Divest Personal Financial Conflicts...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2017 - Today, Democratic members of Congress introduced the Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act of 2017 in the United States Senate...

Democratic Senators Introduce Legislation to Block Establishment of Federal Religious Registry

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 9, 2017 - U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), joined by Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Ed Markey (D-MA), Patty...

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...