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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Slams Pruitt: 'Big Polluters Have Their Fantasy EPA Nominee'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) denounced President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, just hours bef...

People Are Showing Their Love For The EPA With Thousands Of Valentines

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

Is Trump Really Facing Historic Opposition To His Cabinet Nominees?

John A. Tures | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
John A. Tures

President Donald Trump tweeted "It is a disgrace that my full Cabinet is still not in place, the longest such delay in the history of our country." B...

Labor Nominee Andrew Puzder Has Another Problem, Sources Say: Undocumented Help

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Department of Labor, Andrew Puzder, employed an undocumented immigrant as household help,...

Senate Confirms Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson For Secretary Of State

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed Rex Tillerson as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state on Wednesday, filling a key spo...

The Ferocious Resistance Denialist Trump Faces

Javier Sierra | Posted 02.01.2017 | Green
Javier Sierra

While a terrified world witnesses the first days in office of that trainwreck known as the Trump "administration," another threat silently unfolds bef...

Trump's Environmental Rollback Could Hit Rural Communities In Their Wallets

Steve Zwick | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
Steve Zwick

This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace A few years back, the Yurok people of California started tapping carbon markets to save their fore...

Bernie Sanders Slams Trump's Budget Chief Pick For Wanting To Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) grilled Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), the White House budget chief nominee, on Tuesday over his 2015 crusade to defund Plan...

The Bad And The Good News: Climate Change Under Donald Trump

Vrinda Manglik | Posted 01.23.2017 | Green
Vrinda Manglik

While the new administration will most likely try to boost oil and natural gas production in the US, the environmental community is prepared to fight back every step of the way.

Hey Business, It's Time for You to Step Up For Women

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics
Morra Aarons-Mele

It's a depressing day to be a woman in America. When our country elects and inaugurates a man who is not only a sexual harasser but who suggests women...

Ticket to Ride

Jonathan Richards | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Jonathan Richards


Trevor Noah Eviscerates Betsy DeVos Over Her Confirmation Hearing

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.19.2017 | Comedy

Trevor Noah thinks Betsy DeVos’ terrible performance during her confirmation hearing is a sad representation of America’s education system. “She...

Trump's EPA Nominee Struggles To Defend Oily Environmental And Ethics Records

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency came out swinging at his confirmation hearing Wednesday, defendin...

Education Nominee Admits Trump's 'Access Hollywood' Boasts Describe Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

During a confirmation hearing Tuesday, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary about the president-elect’...

Elizabeth Warren Schools Betsy DeVos At Confirmation Hearing

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) grilled secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, making the billionaire philanthropist’s lack of exper...

More Of Trump's Cabinet Picks Face Confirmation Hearings

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics

More of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks face confirmation hearings this week. Up first on Tuesday is Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.), Trump...

Trump Meets With Physicist Who Said 'Benefits' Of Climate Change 'Outweigh Any Harm'

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.14.2017 | Politics

Continuing to surround himself with like-minded climate deniers and skeptics, President-elect Donald Trump met Friday with none other than William Hap...

Resisting The Trumpublican Shock Doctrine Blitzkrieg

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

The Trumpublicans are intent on manipulating the shock of Donald Trump's victory to roll back much of the New Deal and Great Society.

Ranking The Ten Worst Trumpsters (Rhymes With Dumpsters)

Alan Singer | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics
Alan Singer

Online there is a top ten and a bottom ten in almost every imaginable category. I thought it was only fitting to rank the ten worst Trumpster, members...

Trump's Cabinet Should Think Food

William Lambers | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics
William Lambers

What should Donald Trump's new Cabinet be focused on when they take office in January? How about food? This does not mean we want the Trump Cabinet t...

Trump's Corporate Cabinet

Robert Weissman | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics
Robert Weissman

We're facing the prospect of a government literally of the Exxons, by the Goldman Sachses and for the Kochs.

HHS pick has one of worst campaign disclosure records in Congress

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Trump's pick for HHS Secretary, Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), is one of the worst members of Congress in terms of disclosing required information about his ...

The Fight To Save Entitlement Programs In Trumplandia

Rebecca Gordon | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics
Rebecca Gordon

There is, without question, much that will need defending over the next four years, so much that people fought and died for in the twentieth century, so much that is threatened by the ascendancy of Donald Trump, the white nationalist right, and the Republican Party.

Cory Booker To Testify Against Jeff Sessions: It's 'A Call To Conscience'

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Throughout his four years in the Senate, Cory Booker has remained relatively uncontroversial. On Wednesday, that will change when the N...

Republicans Used To Care About Cabinet Disclosures. Then Trump Won.

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 01.09.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Senate Republicans used to care about Cabinet nominees making full disclosures ― at least they cared when President Barack Obama was ...