Richmond Mayor Joins Protesters at Chevron Refinery

Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin joined peaceful demonstrators during a rally in front of Chevron refinery in Richmond, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. About 300 people from the nationwide movement called “Money Out, Voters In” demanded lawmakers pass measures that limit the corrosive influence of money in politics and expand democratic participation at the polls. Chevron donated substantial amounts of money to both local and national campaigns.

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Climate Change In Obama’s Second Inauguration Speech: ‘We Must Lead’

In his second inauguration speech on January 21, President Barack Obama addressed climate change and emphasized the country’s need to respond and lead.

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