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Tag: Barack Obama

Joe Arpaio tells CNN that Obama’s birth certificate was phony and...

CNN let AZ Senate candidate Arpaio have airtime to push false birther claims, but will they give time to Democratic primary candidates?

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director announces resignation

Richard Cordray has become the latest high-ranking U.S. official to step aside in frustration with the Trump administration.

All 5 living former U.S. Presidents come together for Harvey relief...

“As former presidents, we wanted to help our fellow Americans begin to recover.”

Rare setback for the GOP assault on Obama-era regulations

President Trump has already signed 13 repeal measures since assuming office.

Yes, Obama’s $400,000 speech is a problem

What’s to be done? Run candidates who have no interest in flattering the ultra-wealthy or becoming wealthy themselves.

The drastic effects of Donald Trump’s reversal of Obama-era climate regulations

Under Trump the emissions will rise, and so will the damage to future generations.

Obama from the rearview mirror

The resistance to Trump needs to be combined with a call for a new direction that embraces bold reforms.

Examining Trump’s wiretap claim

It is the responsibility of the politician making a claim to provide information to support it. But Trump has failed to do so.

The problem isn’t Trump, it’s bigger

While we resist, we also need to promote a positive agenda of what we want to see.

Publish, punish, and pardon

Nine Things Obama Could Do Before Leaving Office to Reveal the Nature of the National Security State

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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