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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn: Scott Walker ‘wants to extinguish the right of everyday people’

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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn appeared on Fox Chicago this week and criticized Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s handling of the union crisis there, saying that the right to form unions is “America, that’s what it’s all about.”

“In Wisconsin, the governor there wants to extinguish the right of everyday people to have a union, and to have collective bargaining,” Quinn said. “I don’t think that’s good. I don’t think that’s really the right way to go to solve problems and they’re not going to help their economy at all in Wisconsin with all this turmoil.”

Watch the video below, broadcast on Fox Chicago March 11 and embedded via YouTube.

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Net-zero: climate-saving target or delay tactic?

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With Britain set to become the first major economy to commit in law to reaching a target of net-zero emissions by 2050, what is carbon neutrality, and how will nations reach it?

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Nations are gathered this week in the German city of Bonn to discuss implementing the Paris climate deal -- a landmark accord that in 2015 committed countries to work to limit global temperature rises.

Paris aims to cap warming at two degrees celsius (3.6 Farenheit) and requires nations to submit individually defined plans to slash the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving the mercury up.

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Fox & Friends attacks Mueller’s credibility: ‘I don’t think he knows the details of the report’

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The hosts of "Fox & Friends" questioned Robert Mueller's credibility after Congress set a date for the former special counsel to testify about his findings.

Mueller will testify July 17 to lay out evidence of alleged crimes by President Donald Trump and his campaign associates, and Fox News broadcasters suggested questions that could undercut his impartiality.

"How did it make you feel when president of the United States said that you're compromised, or how did it make you feel when the president of the United States kept attacking the process?" said co-host Brian Kilmeade. "What did you think about the rumors he was going to fire you? I'm not sure he is going to answer that either."

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How the DOJ just asked the Supreme Court to essentially become a ‘branch of the Trump administration’

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With the fate of the nation's electoral maps — and thus the very basis of democracy — hanging in the balance, the Supreme Court is poised to rule on the controversial Census case. But at the last minute, Justice Department Solicitor General Noel Francisco wrote new a new plea to the justices asking them to take an even more extraordinary step than simply ruling on the issue before them.

Indeed, law professor Richard Hasen wrote in Slate on Tuesday that if the court goes along with Francisco's request, it will essentially act as a part of the Trump administration.

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