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Improving water quality is serious business and requires a thoughtful approach: Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 16, the Business Regulatory Reform Act of 2017, which seeks to remove regulations in many instances. The bill extends the validity...Show More Summary
GOVERNOR COOPER CALLS FOR REMOVAL OF CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS FROM STATE GROUNDS: Confederate statues should be removed from state property, Gov. Roy Cooper said in a public message Tuesday. He wrote a statement posted to the online publishing platform Medium. Show More Summary
California has sued the Trump regime over Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III’s plan to starve the state of millions of dollars in federal funding over so-called “sanctuary city” policies, with the lawsuit arguing that...Show More Summary
In ongoing reporting, TPM has documented the Trump administration's severing of ties with a large coalition of groups that had worked with the Obama administration to promote the Affordable Care Act and increase enrollments in hard-to-reach populations. Show More Summary
Mychal Denzel Smith at The Nation writes—Historical Amnesia About Slavery Is a Tool of White Supremacy. Where we have (mostly) condemned slavery, we as a country have refused to condemn its defenders: The Commonwealth of Virginia began observing the January 19 birthday of Confederate General Robert E. Show More Summary
White House releases official transcript of today’s off-the-rails Charlottesville presser. Full transcript after the jump. Read More ?
Some 200 members of the Alameda Health System joined Oakland community leaders to rally in support of Maria Mendoza-Sanchez, a Highland Hospital nurse and undocumented immigrant who, barring a last-minute intervention, will be deported Tuesday. Show More Summary
Sheriff David Clarke may finally be getting his comeuppance. After all, the man in charge of the Milwaukee County jail most certainly deserves it. Under his tenure, there have been multiple deaths at the jail and allegations of abuse...Show More Summary
Even since before he became a presidential candidate Donald Trump equated immigrants with violence, and he’s brought that false association right into the White House. Trump has promoted the idea that Mexicans are murderers and rapists, while painting Muslim as virtually a synonym for terrorist. Show More Summary
If James Alex Fields had shouted something about ISIS or al-Qaida as he was pulled from his car after he plowed into counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, there would be little doubt about the charges. He would be a terrorist. Show More Summary
For those who’ve recognized what should really be obvious, this is quite a paragraph in the Times’ account of today’s Trump press conference … No word in the Trump lexicon is as tread-worn as “unprecedented.” But members of the president’s...Show More Summary
Cecile Richards, the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund (and daughter of the late Ann Richards, the outspoken feminist governor of Texas from 1991-1995) has found herself...Show More Summary
Newly revealed emails of a low-level adviser to the Trump campaign show the aide was eager to make connections between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. But experts on Russia say the emails also demonstrate that Russian officials were seeking multiple access points to team Trump. Show More Summary
It may depend on your definition of fun, but the GOP establishment, led by Donald Trump, trying to keep ex-Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore from winning the GOP primary runoff is going to make for an interesting next six weeks in Alabama. Cameron Joseph has the latest on tonight’s results.
Campaign Action Donald Trump's pissy recalcitrance in condemning the white supremacist and neo-Nazi movements, in the days after Charlottesville, has been met with widespread contempt. It's also proving the last straw for some of the...Show More Summary
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and colleague Thea Lee join Kenneth Frazier, chairman and CEO of Merck, Kevin Plank, the CEO of Under Armour, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, and Scott Paul of the Alliance for American Manufacturing in leaving...Show More Summary