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February 17, 2017
Mitch McConnell Just Reached a New Low
In ramming through Trump’s EPA pick, the majority leader committed an egregious cover-up and a “total abdication of the Senate’s constitutional responsibility.”
January 20, 2017
Scott Pruitt Is Bad for Your Health
At his confirmation hearing, the nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency
struggled to identify cases in
which he’d stood up for environmental and health protections.
January 7, 2017
This Monday, Join Protests Across the Country to Block Trump’s Climate-Denying Cabinet Picks
For the Day Against Denial, people across the country will rally at their senators’ offices.
December 8, 2016
Democrats Should Fight All of Trump’s Nominees. Yes, All of Them.
He’s betrayed his working-class supporters by naming a cabinet of millionaire and billionaire insiders.
December 8, 2016
Trump’s Pick to Lead the EPA Built His Career on Attacking the EPA
The nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to direct environmental policy means fossil-fuel interests will have their man in Washington.
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December 6, 2016
The Most Important Appointment Since the Election Wasn’t Made by Trump
California’s incoming attorney general, Congressman Xavier Becerra, is poised to lead states resisting the Trump administration.
November 18, 2016
Meet the Anti-Science Extremist Who Could Transform the EPA
Myron Ebell has a long history of working to undermine environmental protections.
November 2, 2016
With the Supreme Court at Stake, This Election Could Determine the Future of Our Environment
Trump thinks climate change is a “hoax”—don’t expect any better from his Supreme Court nominees
September 2, 2016
The Terrible Mini-Trump of Minnesota—and the Progressive Who’s Running Against Him
He says the government shouldn’t regulate pollution, shouldn’t meddle in healthcare, and shouldn’t tell people they can’t own slaves. Lovely.
August 29, 2016
Inside the Head of a Trump Supporter
Mike Schaff’s community was destroyed by the failures of a private company, but he’s voting for America’s most notorious businessman. Why?