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Donald Trump Picked a Wedding Planner to Run New York and New Jersey's Federal Housing Programs

Lynne Patton has no experience in housing policy. Yet, President Trump hired her to run HUD's largest regional office.

By Jennifer Bellamy, Jake Flanagin
July 17, 2017

A Life of My Own Terms, Thanks to Medicaid

My independence is at stake if the Senate passes its health care bill.

By Stacey Milbern
July 13, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Once Again Shows His Contempt for Transparency

Jeff Sessions was supposed to disclose a form that listed his contacts with foreign governments. His response was outrageous.

By Christopher Anders
July 13, 2017

Congress Should Reject This Unconstitutional Amendment Denying Care to Transgender Service Members and Their Families

Our troops deserve support not discrimination from members of Congress.

By Brian Tashman
July 13, 2017

Christopher Wray Has a Troubling Record on Civil Liberties

The Senate must question the prospective FBI director’s views on torture, wrongful detention, and surveillance.

By Christopher Anders, Aaron Madrid Aksoz
July 12, 2017

Don't Fall For Trump's Alternative Math: Medicaid Cuts Are Real (And Devastating)

We can’t let Congress jeopardize Medicaid for millions of Americans.

By Brian Tashman
June 30, 2017

SOS: The Voting Rights Act Is in Need of Immediate Repair

Congress can take action now to prevent voter discrimination in the 2018 midterm elections.

By Sierra Gray
June 22, 2017

The Trump Administration Is Trying to Quietly Abandon Civil Rights Enforcement. We Won’t Let Them Get Away With It.

Civil rights enforcement is a key federal responsibility that the Trump White House is abdicating.

By Ian Thompson
June 20, 2017

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