Trump Presidency

A man waves down to rescue crew as he tries to leave the area after he was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

106 Members of Congress Urge Trump to Call Climate Change A National Security Risk

“It is imperative that the United States addresses this growing geopolitical threat.”

Cory Booker speaks

Senators Confront DHS Secretary About Trump's 'Racially Motivated' Immigration Policy

Cory Booker and Diane Feinstein questioned the decision to terminate deportation relief for some 250,000 immigrants and DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen’s “amnesia” regarding the president’s “shithole” comments.

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Michigan Man, Too Old to Benefit From DACA, Deported to Mexico After Three Decades in the U.S.

Jorge García leaves behind a U.S. citizen wife and two teenage children, in a case that immigration advocates say highlights the cruelty of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy.

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Did We Need More Proof That Trump is Racist?

The president said that Black and Latinx immigrants from “shithole” countries should be left out of any immigration deal reached in Congress. Who is surprised?

Dreamers protest

Dizzying Week of Dialogue Over Immigration Still Leaves Democrats and Republicans Far Apart

The White House fumes over DACA ruling, while Congress debates a deal for Dreamers and comprehensive reform.

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Federal Judge Halts Termination of DACA Program

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was set to expire on March 5.

Scott Pruitt heads the Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald Trump.

Trump Administration Has Extensively Removed Climate Change Info From Federal Websites

“Why are these federal agencies putting so much effort into ‘science cleansing’?” asked the authors of a new report.

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Immigration Advocates: Immigrant Detainees Must Be Included in the #MeToo Conversation

There are thousands of cases of alleged abuse at immigrant detention centers—and an FBI investigation into abuse claims at a Texas facility. One advocacy group says detained immigrants must be included in reform efforts.

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Atlanta NAACP, Anti-Fascist Group Coordinate Protests for Donald Trump's Alabama-Georgia Game

The president plans to attend the College Football Playoff National Championship game in Atlanta. Local activists intend to make their presence felt.

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Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protected Status for Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans

“El Salvador is one of the world’s most dangerous countries and will be unable to absorb the return of these thousands of people whose lives are inextricably intertwined with those of ours here in the United States.”

Dreamers protest

Democrats, White House to Restart Talks on Dreamers as Government Shutdown Looms Again

Dems say any long-term spending bills must include protections for young immigrants, but Republicans seem determined to cut separate deals.

Los Angeles protests Trump immigration policy

California Ushers in Sanctuary Law, Shields Immigrants From Some Federal Mandates

The California Values Act bars state and local authorities from cooperating with federal immigration authorities without a warrant.

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The New Normal: Petty Actions Accelerate Climate Change, Reshape the Earth

Global warming does not care who wins the midterm elections.

The New Normal: Setting Policy Via Twitter Fingers

President Donald Trump frequently used Twitter to govern in 2017. Can other leaders be far behind?

White man wears patch on jacket that reads, "Grand officer, Ku Klux Klan, Realm of Georgia."

The New Normal: White Supremacists Remove Their Hoods

Have we hit rock bottom yet?

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The New Normal: Fear and Loathing as Immigration Policy

It only took President Donald Trump one week in office to turn fear into a policy provision.

U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones, wearing a suit, sits at a table with a Black man in a fisherman's hat, a Black woman in a black wool hat and a Black man wearing a black and black khaki striped shirt

Black Alabamans Appreciate Your Thanks. Now Give Us the Power.

Doug Jones won the special senate election in Alabama because Black folks used our own homegrown tools that we have been building and refining for many years. It’s past time to substantially invest in Black political organizing infrastructure in the South.

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UPDATE: FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Rules

In a 3-2 vote along party lines, the Republican-dominated Federal Communications Commission kills net neutrality.

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#TrustBlackWomen: Voter Appreciation Edition

Black women were the deciding factor in keeping a racist, homophobic, alleged predator out of the Senate.

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WATCH: Why Roy Moore's Racism, Homophobia and Alleged Sexual Relations With Teenagers Should Bar Him From Congress

Moore wants to represent Alabama in the United States Senate. Democracy Now! breaks down the Republican candidate’s record.