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The Sunrise Movement Is Trying To Help Progressive Underdogs Win Senate Seats

The Sunrise Movement, the group of youth climate activists who popularized the Green New Deal, is endorsing the potential Senate run of Kentucky state Rep. Charles Booker, the latest in a slew of endorsements aiming to boost progressive underdogs in 2020’s crucial Senate races. “Replacing Donald Trump is obviously incredibly important, but simply replacing Donald Trump with a president that ...

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How Trump could cost U.S. companies a climate bonanza

The pullout could also hurt foreign companies with large U.S. operations, such as the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell and the Canada-based electricity producer Capital Power. And it may damage American entrepreneurs’ efforts to lure investments for technologies that could help stem the worst effects of climate change. “To the extent that we’re not in the Paris agreement, that creates ...

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Cut out of impeachment, emoluments crusaders plot plan B

But some lawmakers are concerned that if the House votes on — but fails to pass — an emoluments impeachment article, it would undermine a lawsuit that more than 200 Democratic lawmakers filed in 2017 alleging Trump is violating the foreign emoluments clause through payments received at his numerous properties. On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. ...

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