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Past articles by Jessica:

Echoing climate TikTok, Al Gore says Biden OK of Willow would be 'recklessly irresponsible'

From climate campaigners on TikTok to former Vice President Al Gore, people who care about the planet across the United States are pressuring the Biden administration to block ConocoPhillips' multibillion-dollar Willow oil project in Alaska.The U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management... → Read More

Ethics panel launches Santos probe — critics say it’s “too little, too late for the MAGA majority”

"Why did it take the MAGA House nearly two months to do anything about it?" questioned a watchdog group. → Read More

"Egregious": Meatpacking plants busted illegally employing 100+ children in dangerous conditions

Packers Sanitation Services had children as young as 13 "working with hazardous chemicals." → Read More

"His empire was built on lies": Ex-prosecutor urges Manhattan DA to charge Trump

"This was a righteous case. You should bring it," Mark Pomerantz says to Alvin Bragg. → Read More

GOP Utah governor signs ban on "lifesaving medical care" for trans youth

Spencer Cox signed a bill banning gender-affirming care for minors against pleas from medical organizations. → Read More

South Dakota GOP governor threatens felony charges for pharmacists prescribing abortion pills

Anyone prescribing the pills, Noem said, "with the intent to induce an abortion is guilty of a felony." → Read More

Fossil fuel-backed lawmakers are freaking out over possible ban on gas stoves to protect children

A study that found that over 12% of childhood asthma can be attributable to gas stove pollution nationwide. → Read More

Speaker battle may set up MAGA plot to hold debt ceiling hostage to cut Medicare, Social Security

Some Republicans say threat of government shutdown is "non-negotiable." → Read More

Momentum to "replace Sinema" already building after she ditches Dems

"She should join her friends on Wall Street in 2024, and Democrats should nominate someone truly on the side of the working class," said one progressive. → Read More

"Management barely budged": New York Times union workers walk out over pay

More than 1,000 union employees agreed to hold a 24-hour walkout amid contract negotiations. → Read More

Germany busts alleged violent QAnon-linked plot whose members made claims similar to Trump's

Some 3,000 officers were dispatched to arrest dozens of conspirators who plotted to violently overthrown government. → Read More

“Snubbed”: Family of officer who died after Jan. 6 refuses to shake hands with McConnell, McCarthy

"No one should shake hands with insurrectionist sympathizers," advocacy group says. → Read More

Biden blasted for "siding with billionaires" over workers on rail strike

Biden warned that enforcing a deal rejected by rail unions could "reignite distrust" of Democrats among workers → Read More

Jan. 6 committee reveals it quietly formed a new subcommittee to send criminal referrals to DOJ

"We're looking at potential referrals or criminal offenses and for civil offenses," Rep. Jamie Raskin says. → Read More

Trump plots to “imprison significant numbers of reporters” if he wins in 2024: report

Trump is strategizing with advisers about how to sic the Justice Department on journalists. → Read More

"Shocked and horrified": Alarm as Netanyahu set to form Israel's most right-wing government ever

"The Israeli state isn't just founded on Jewish supremacy, it depends on it," said Jewish Voice for Peace → Read More

Big money from corporate America could mean wins for "Big Lie" candidates

Wealthy donors are funding pro-Trump state-level candidates in battlegrounds like Michigan, Nevada and Arizona → Read More

Electing John Fetterman is crucial for Pennsylvania Voters

"It's a big deal," one communications professional in the state said → Read More

Trump's Truth Social rant called "sharply self-incriminating": Now it's up to DOJ

Trump's rambling 14-page response to Jan. 6 subpoena is "powerfully incriminating evidence," says one expert → Read More

Van Gogh soup stunt sparks criticism

"The piece is fine. But the damage to the spirit of it isn't," said one writer. "Ignorance wins." → Read More