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U.S. intelligence has told lawmakers that Russia wants to see Trump reelected; and Trump�s 'public charge' rule takes effect Monday.

2020Talks - February 21, 2020 


Tomorrow are the Nevada caucuses, and Nevada Democrats are hoping for them to run far more smoothly than the ones in Iowa. Candidates battle for that top spot and voting continues.

Archive: April 30, 2008

Cambridge, MA - Relief organizations say a "perfect storm" of factors has caused food prices to skyrocket worldwide. They say droughts, bans on exports, and higher fuel prices are just some of what's caused riots and starvation in places like Haiti. The UN says the poorest countries can expect price ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Divided We Fail is multiplying in Iowa. The Divided We Fail coalition works to raise the issues of health care and long-term financial security before the fall elections, and campaign participation recently swelled by 8,000 in Iowa, with the National Federation of Independent ...Read More

Madison, WI – A number of state campaign finance and clean government bills fell by the wayside this last legislative session, and a new report from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign calls a core group of lawmakers "public enemies" of clean government. The report ranks lawmakers by their sponso ...Read More

Columbus, OH – If you're a working Ohioan who's having a hard time paying for health care, you're not alone. A new report from Policy Matters Ohio looks at common household costs such as housing, utilities, and food, and finds that there's nothing left for health care costs for three-quarters ...Read More

Lyons, NE – The clock is ticking on a popular program that rewards farmers who take special care to protect their land and water. Traci Bruckner with the Center for Rural Affairs says the deadline to sign up for the Conservation Security Program is two weeks from Friday. She says the program w ...Read More

Portland, OR – As people in the Northwest struggle with rising costs for food and fuel, they're also realizing they are not the only ones. A humanitarian aid organization with offices in Portland and Seattle says it's receiving reports from its workers in a dozen countries that emergency food ...Read More

Portland, OR – It's being called "A Day of Solidarity," when workers' rights organizations band together to show there's strength in numbers, and they've got plenty on the agenda at rallies in Portland and Salem. For Oregon immigrants, the priorities are stopping workplace raids and deportat ...Read More

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