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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Archive: November 4, 2015

After a New York Times exposť on a secretive corporate legal practice, consumer advocates are pushing for reforms on so-called forced arbitration.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A New York Times investigation this week alleges that many U.S. corporations are making widespread use of a controversial legal practice known as forced arbitration. Critics, including U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., say that when consumers sign contracts for things such as cars an ...Read More

The Stream Protection Rule is being debated in Washington. Credit: pharmshot/iStock

WASHINGTON - The proposed federal Stream Protection Rule is under attack in Washington D.C. It has already been the subject of several congressional hearings and will be heard before the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee soon. Mining interests say the rule would do more harm tha ...Read More

A ballot initiative was filed Tuesday to raise the state minimum wage to $15 an hour. Credit: cohdra/morguefile

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Fight for 15 movement is taking its case to the voters, filing on Tuesday to put a measure on the ballot to raise California's minimum wage from $9 an hour to $15 by 2020. Supporters say it would help 3.3 million low-wage workers in the state. Alma Hernandez, political dire ...Read More

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