Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: midterm elections

WATCH: Ahead of midterms, ‘Rigged’ exposes GOP’s 10-year effort to sabotage...

"The suppression of American voters is something we thought our country had moved past, and yet here we are in the 21st century still engaged in this battle over fundamental rights."

1,200+ US officials and candidates have rejected fossil fuel cash

"Taking the pledge means that a politician and their campaign will adopt a policy to not knowingly accept any contributions over $200 from the PACs, executives, or front groups of fossil fuel companies – companies whose primary business is the extraction, processing, distribution, or sale of oil, gas, or coal."

The ‘both sides do it’ lie

“You don't hand matches to an arsonist and you don't give power to an angry left-wing mob, and that's what the Democrats are.”

Message to Millennials

On November 6, you have the power to alter the course of American politics...

As 2018 midterms approach, Native American women are running for office...

Three Native women are running for governor, and 31 are running for seats in state legislatures.

‘Lives hang in the balance:’ 21 days before midterms, McConnell admits...

"It is genuinely not an exaggeration to say that lives hang in the balance in the midterms, Republicans want to use their political power to kill people."

Voter registration is inherently racist

And several other reasons that the midterm elections are testing how far some states can go in disenfranchising certain voters.

Are you on the list?

Even if a person is eligible, their names could be on the voter purge list after research from the Brennan Center for Justice in New York confirmed an upward trend of voter roll purges as the midterm elections are fast approaching.

Power begins at home: Vote

Building power at the state level matters now more than ever.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

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Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...