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New Proposal Would Give Western Governors Unchecked Power Over America’s National Forests

A new proposal is centered around lifting protections for certain wildlife, but its scope extends far beyond the three species it targets. The post New Proposal...   [ continue reading...]

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Commission Finds Officers Violated LAPD Policy, Used Excessive Force Against Ezell Ford

"This Commission takes its responsibility to the community and the Los Angeles Police Department very seriously when considering incidents in which Los Angeles...   [ continue reading...]

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Senators Vote To Repeal Clean Water Rule That Protects Millions Of Miles Of Streams

In a vote along party lines, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted to advance a bill that would block Obama's new clean water rule. The post S...   [ continue reading...]

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The Trojan Horse In The Decision Upholding Texas’ Anti-Abortion Laws

If a new clinic opens in the Rio Grande Valley, an existing clinic will need to close. The post The Trojan Horse In The Decision Upholding Texas’ Anti-Abo...   [ continue reading...]

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Kansas Waffles On Restriction That Would Only Let People Withdraw A Max Of $25 From Welfare Each Day

Kansas wanted to limit welfare to $25 a day. Now they're walking that back. The post Kansas Waffles On Restriction That Would Only Let People Withdraw A Max Of...   [ continue reading...]

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One Governor’s Audacious, Unprecedented Effort To Use Personal Wealth To Re-Create The Legislature

How the governor of Illinois is using a private fortune to reshape the state government. The post One Governor’s Audacious, Unprecedented Effort To Use Pe...   [ continue reading...]

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Meet The Doctor Social Conservatives Depend On To Justify Anti-Transgender Hate

Dr. Paul McHugh may have a laudable CV, but his rejection of transgender identities is anything but laudable. The post Meet The Doctor Social Conservatives Depe...   [ continue reading...]

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Female CEOs Completely Disappear From List Of Those Rated Highest By Their Employees

Women disappeared from this year's ranking of the best CEOs to work for. The post Female CEOs Completely Disappear From List Of Those Rated Highest By Their Emp...   [ continue reading...]

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Scott Walker Congratulates Himself On His Education Record But Leaves Out Important Facts

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker touts his education record, but the results are mixed. The post Scott Walker Congratulates Himself On His Education Record But Leave...   [ continue reading...]

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Airline Refuses To Set Up Ramp, Forces Wheelchair User To Crawl Onto Plane

"There was no other way for me to get on the plane so I crawled up to the plane. I was humiliated." The post Airline Refuses To Set Up Ramp, Forces Wheelchair U...   [ continue reading...]

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EPA: Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Airplanes Are Dangerous To Human Life

But rather than set a standard, the U.S. agency opted to let an international group lead the way on curbing airplane emissions. The post EPA: Greenhouse Gas Em...   [ continue reading...]

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Wisconsinites Blast Scott Walker’s Stadium Deal As ‘Outrageous’

"This plan shifts the cost of the new arena from the state and the Milwaukee Bucks’ new wealthy owners to the poorest in our community," said Milwaukee County...   [ continue reading...]

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Feds Reveal Frightening Details Behind Celebrity Photo Hack

From two residences in Chicago. The post Feds Reveal Frightening Details Behind Celebrity Photo Hack appeared first on ThinkProgress.   [ continue reading...]

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Abortion Rates Dropped Sharply. What Caused It?

A new AP report finds that abortions have declined by 12 percent nationwide. But why? The post Abortion Rates Dropped Sharply. What Caused It? appeared first on...   [ continue reading...]

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Top Republican Donor To Spend $175 Million To Get His Party To Take Climate Change Seriously

"It's a good thing," said the Sierra Club's Debbie Sease. "I think it is a good thing," said Debbie Dooley, co-founder of the Atlanta Tea Party. The post Top Re...   [ continue reading...]

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BREAKING: Court Throws Out Challenge To Obama’s Climate Change Rule

The court's move wasn't unexpected, but was still heralded by environmentalists. The post BREAKING: Court Throws Out Challenge To Obama’s Climate Change...   [ continue reading...]

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‘Despite Being A Woman’ Comment Brings Outrage, Despite Indian Prime Minister’s Record

Narendra Modi said his counterpart in Bangladesh has been tough on terror "despite being a woman." The post ‘Despite Being A Woman’ Comment Brings...   [ continue reading...]

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The Army Got Hacked. Why The Government Should Protect Itself Instead Of Enabling The NSA.

Decades of poor security habits have made the government an easy target for foreign cyberattacks. The post The Army Got Hacked. Why The Government Should Prote...   [ continue reading...]

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The Fifth Circuit Just Stuck A Knife In Roe v. Wade

A panel of three George W. Bush-appointed judges handed down a sweeping endorsement of the tactics anti-abortion lawmakers adopted in recent years in an effort...   [ continue reading...]

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NYPD Announces Plan To Recruit More Muslim Police Officers

"And as they see people of their own religion in uniform, their eyes brighten." The post NYPD Announces Plan To Recruit More Muslim Police Officers appeared fir...   [ continue reading...]

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