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Thanks to the Infrastructure bill, the US will work on replacing...

“The American Jobs Plan creates jobs replacing 100% of the nation’s lead pipes and service lines so every American, so every child – can turn on the faucet and be certain to drink clean water.”

Why American workers want Congress to deliver an infrastructure bill

It all starts with the infrastructure bill. Millions of Americans eager for better lives expect Congress to push it over the finish line.

Manchin fumes after Sanders op-ed in West Virginia paper calls out...

"Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs."

‘This looks like the Exxon infrastructure bill’: Bipartisan deal omits key...

“An infrastructure bill that doesn’t prevent a full-blown climate catastrophe by funding a swift transition to renewable energy would kill millions of Americans.”

In gift to rich tax cheats, Republicans strip IRS funds from...

“Republicans can always be counted on to help billionaires not pay taxes.”

Let them suck Sikorskys, let them eat pork

The Pentagon consumes more fossil fuel than any other entity on Earth.

Manchin under fire for threatening to block infrastructure bill over corporate...

“I think we need a grassroots movement that makes it clear to Joe Manchin... that the progressive agenda is what the American people want,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

New poll shows overwhelming support for climate action as Congress weighs...

The recent evolution of the oil industry’s political stance on a carbon tax has raised a few eyebrows, but it represents more greenwashing, according to Holly Burke of Evergreen Action.

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Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.