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Climate Change Will Make Pandemics More Likely. Here Are 8 Times Trump Denied It Exists.

Research from Harvard found exposure to air pollution makes it more likely that patients will die from the coronavirus.

In this Oct. 8, 2019, file photo, supporters of LGBTQ rights hold placards in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has ruled that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment. It's a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
A Segregationist Tried to Derail Civil Rights. He Got Today’s Supreme Court Decision Instead.

A racist congressman from Virginia tried to stop the Civil Rights Act, but 56 years later his amendment got more legal protections for LGBTQ Americans. In a landmark decision Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that federal law protects LGBTQ people from workplace discrimination. The ruling has been a long time coming in the fight for...

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Rep. Anthony Brindisi Urges Feds to Help New York State Cover Coronavirus Health Costs

Rep Anthony Brindis is is urging President Trump to approve funding that would help support health initiatives in New York state.  Brindisi, alongside Rep. John Katko (R-NY), sent President Trump a letter urging him to approve a 100% federal cost share for assistance provided under New York’s “Major Disaster Declaration” at the start of the...

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Trump Just Cited Washington’s Most Notoriously Incorrect Pollster To Say He’s Actually Winning

President Donald Trump tweeted a memo from his pollster that argues without evidence that media company pollsters are colluding against Trump in favor of Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden. His pollster, John McLaughlin of McLaughlin & Associates, also happens to be responsible for one of the biggest polling errors in the past...

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Rep. Malinowski Bill Would Give Landowners Another Chance Against ‘Eminent Domain’

Rep. Tom Malinkowski (D-N.J.) wants to make sure landowners are able to use their legal rights when energy companies try to build on their property. In May, Malinowski introduced a bill that would give people the chance to have a final appeal heard by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) before construction begins.  This would...

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With People Outdoors Due to Coronavirus, Rep. Torres Small Introduces Bill to Invest in Public Lands

As more people rely on outdoor activities to get out during the coronavirus pandemic, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small introduced legislation to address maintenance and funding issues that will help support the health of public lands.  The legislation aims to help land management agencies catch up on all the maintenance projects they have planned. It will...

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Rep. Axne Wants Improvements to How Americans Are Getting Federal Aid During Pandemic

Rep. Cindy Axne wants the Treasury to improve how Americans get stimulus checks from the federal government.  Axne sent a letter to Treasury and the IRS, urging the departments to make improvements to the communication, distribution and financial costs related to sending payments as prepaid debit cards.  “While we understand that sending prepaid debit cards...