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Marco Rubio tells survivor of Parkland massacre he will continue to accept NRA money

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:28:30 +0000

During CNN’s Wednesday night town hall event, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky asked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) a simple question: will he continue to accept funds from the National Rifle Association in spite of the 17 lives that were taken last week. Rubio dodged the question. “The answer to the question is that people […]

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Father of slain student confronts Marco Rubio — and an epic exchange ensues

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:54:16 +0000

Sen. Marco Rubio defended his opposition to an assault weapons ban Wednesday night at a town hall, where he was pushed by the father of a teenage victim of last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead. “I want to like you. Here’s the problem. And I’m a brutally honest person […]

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Survivor, victims’ parents plead with Trump to take real action on guns

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:08:03 +0000

In the days after the Parkland school mass shooting, President Donald Trump zeroed in on mental health as a primary culprit, but on Wednesday parents whose children were slain in the massacre called on him to acknowledge the role that guns played in the tragedy and to take action. Quoting the words of two families […]

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Stunning new research finds fracking a major source of carbon pollution in Pennsylvania

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:44:47 +0000

The evidence is now overwhelming that natural gas is not part of the climate solution, it is part of the problem. A new study finds that the methane escaping from Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry “causes the same near-term climate pollution as 11 coal-fired power plants.” And that is “five times higher than what oil and gas companies report” to […]

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Workers allege Disney withheld $1,000 bonuses until employees agree to lower wages

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:24:12 +0000

Unions representing tens of thousands of workers at Disney World filed a federal unfair labor complaint against the company Monday, alleging that it withheld $1,000 bonuses from unionized workers during contract negotiations to convince employees to take lower wages. In January, the Walt Disney Company announced it would provide 125,000 employees with a cash bonus of […]

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