Armstrong slams “sham” impeachment hearings

Armstrong slams “sham” impeachment hearings

As the U.S. House of Representatives inches closer to a vote in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump, Republicans like North Dakota congressman Kelly Armstrong are saying the hearings are a complete waste of time.

Into the spin cycle

After each presidential debate wraps up, candidates head to the spin room, a post-debate tradition since 1984 where candidates tout what they consider their successes, push back against criticism of their performances and sell themselves as the real winners of the night.

Actor Mark Ruffalo joins witnesses in plea for PFAS regulation

WASHINGTON --- Actor Mark Ruffalo defended himself Tuesday against criticism by Republican lawmakers who said his appearance at a House subcommittee hearing as a witness on the dangers of PFAS chemicals was just a way to promote his new movie. “I could use that...

Climate change is a bipartisan issue, say senators

Indiana Sen. Mike Braun’s Senate climate caucus, started a month ago with Delaware Democratic Sen. Chris Coons is now up to 10 members with the recent addition of Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio.

Jane Fonda leads climate protest for sixth consecutive Friday

Actress Jane Fonda led Fire Drill Friday, a climate change protest, for the sixth consecutive Friday. She was joined by Robert Kennedy, June Diane Raphael, Brooklyn Decker, Marg Helgenberger and Abigail Disney.The protesters held a rally on the Capitol lawn before...

Graduate student workers rally in DC

Graduate student workers braved the cold Thursday in Washington DC in protest of a Trump administration proposal to limit their right to join a union.

Hundreds protest Erdogan visit to White House

Hundreds of people protested near the White House on Wednesday in response to Turkish President Erdogan’s visit to the U.S. following the Turkish invasion of Northern Syria in early October.

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