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Elections in Germany Could Signal the Demise of Establishment Parties 24.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Establishment parties in Europe are being upstaged by political forces on the fringes.”
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What's the (right) word on climate change? 21.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The words we use most frequently to describe the climate problem may be the least impactful, according to new research. At least one big media company already is taking action.
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The Spot: What are Republicans thinking in trying to recall state Rep. Tom Sullivan? 16.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
So far this year, Democrats have provided most of the head-scratching, what-in-the-world-are-they-thinking news. See former Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran's decision to challenge U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette instead of running to unseat Sen. Cory Gardner, and state Senate Democratic leadership keeping the lights on during a bomb cyclone.
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North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ sponsor wins GOP redo of tainted election 15.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

North Carolina’s most infamous political story lines of recent years are merging into a congressional race this summer that pits the architect of the state’s “bathroom bill” against a Democrat who was granted an electoral do-over after evidence of ballot fraud tainted his prior opponent’s campaign.

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Biden Says Republicans Will Work With Democrats After Trump; Critics Scoff 15.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“The thing that will fundamentally change things is with Donald Trump out of the White House. Not a joke. You will see an epiphany occur among many of my Republican friends.”
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Fox News Correspondent Insults AOC: "Beauty Fades, Stupid Is Forever" 15.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Fox News correspondent Dagen McDowell expressed her fear that Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal would put "millions" of energy industry employees out of work before taking shots at the New York "socialist's" appearance.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rips Joe Biden's ‘Unacceptable’ Climate Plan 13.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"You’re either fighting for our future or you’re not,” Ocasio-Cortez said of Biden's plan.
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Washington state braces for eco-friendly ‘human composting’ 13.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

As Washington prepares to become the first state to legalize “human composting,” not everyone is dying to turn their loved ones’ bodies into garden-variety soil.

Even the lawmaker who sponsored the bill awaiting action by the governor receives emails from people around the country expressing disgust.

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Moderate Freshmen Democrats Unite to Bolster Re-Election Hopes 12.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“It’s to keep our seats and work together,” said a freshman Democrat from Virginia. “Every man for himself, but every woman together.”
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How Colorado’s Republican lawmakers managed to score some wins 11.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Republicans in Colorado's General Assembly used delay tactics and amendments to slow and in some cases tweak the majority Democrats' agenda this session.
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AOC Praised as 'Green New Deal For Europe' Launched by Varoufakis 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Europe is the continent that started this mess and bears the responsibility for leading the way out," Varoufakis told Newsweek.
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Impeach Trump Now, Advocates Say, Handing 10 Million Signatures to Congress 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The 10 million signatures to impeach Trump represent the biggest online petition campaign in U.S. history, the groups claim.
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Trump Says Democrats Want Impeachment ‘Because They Can’t Win Election’ 8.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The president said the growing calls for impeachment are "sad."
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and GOP Senator Rick Scott Trade Blows 7.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Rick Scott's lack of "critical thinking + honesty is embarrassing to the institution," the Democratic congresswoman said. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has "embarrassed [Democrats] to the point of irrelevance already," the GOP senator fired back.
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Policy News: May 6, 2019 7.5.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibit Highlights the Importance of NSF, Funding for Basic Research ESA exhibit highlights the Hubbard Brook Long Term Ecological Research site. White House Releases New Information Quality Act Guidance, Echoes “Secret Science” Policies Memo requires agencies to publicly post code used to build models cited in decision-making. ...
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Colorado Democrats deliver on major changes to health care, education and the environment in dramatic session 4.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado legislative Democrats ended their work reshaping the state Friday after four months of debating health care, educational and environmental policy, delivering on most of the campaign promises that ushered them to power.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger: Want to act on climate? Shift the message 3.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The former governor and action star is a standout politician in his ability to message fraught and often politically divisive topics.
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How to settle on a favorite Democratic presidential candidate? Good question. 30.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It was kind of refreshing on Monday to hear Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, vow that if he becomes president, he will put a halt to new oil and gas leases on federal land on Day One.

Virtually every Republican candidate in 2016...

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Beto O'Rourke's Climate Plan Versus Green New Deal 30.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Democratic presidential candidate says his plan would ensure the U.S. achieves net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but it comes with a price tag.
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These Colorado Democrats are vying to take on U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner in 2020 29.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Here's a look at who's running for the Democratic nomination for Republican Cory Gardner's U.S. Senate seat.
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