Email Dump Reveals EPA Chief Pruitt’s Cozy Ties With Fossil Fuels Industry

Groups and Democratic senators had called for Pruitt’s confirmation vote to be delayed until the emails could be reviewed, but the GOP-led Senate pushed ahead anyway. Continue reading

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Americans Are Packing Town Halls, Demanding To Be Heard By Lawmakers

‘I look out into an audience like this, I just kind of think to myself, the founding fathers would say this is what we worked so hard for,’ says Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon.
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‘This Is The #NoDAPL Last Stand’: Tribe To Sue As Actions Planned Nationwide

‘We are a sovereign nation and we will fight to protect our water and sacred places from the brazen private interests trying to push this pipeline through,’ says Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
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‘Resistance Means Resisting’: Democratic Opposition Folding Under Trump

“Senate Dems’ response to millions taking to the streets is beyond disappointing. It is outright shameful,” says Shaunna Thomas of advocacy group UltraViolet.
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