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January 31, 2017
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With Anti-Trump Windfall, Nonprofits Are Digging In for a Fight

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Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, the Natural Resources Defense Council's chief program officer, is overseeing a plan to preserve environmental rules in the United States. David Goldston, director of government affairs, says the environmental movement is stronger today thanks to climate-change battles of recent years.

The black-tie gala had been scheduled nine months earlier. A Park Avenue venue with a ballroom and arcade had been rented. The charity had assembled a murderers’ row of comedic talent — Seth Meyers, John Oliver, George Lopez, Hasan Minhaj — to...

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