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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 03:48 AM PDT

Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Says He's Running for Senate

Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Says He's Running for Senate

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded Democratic field vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 01:00 AM PDT

Trump Flip-Flops on Tax Cuts, Citing 'Strong Economy'

Trump Flip-Flops on Tax Cuts, Citing 'Strong Economy'

A day after considering cutting taxes to promote economic growth, President Donald Trump on Wednesday changed course and said he would abandon the idea because the nation already had "a strong economy." Trump's...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 12:04 PM PDT

Planned Parenthood Seeks Cash After Bailing From US Program

Planned Parenthood Seeks Cash After Bailing From US Program

Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 04:17 AM PDT

March for Our Lives Unveils New Proposal for Gun Control Legislation

March for Our Lives Unveils New Proposal for Gun Control Legislation

Student activists from the March for Our Lives movement took a tangible stand against gun violence on Wednesday by unveiling a bold new plan they say will cut gun-related deaths by half over the next decade, NBC...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 01:51 AM PDT

Inslee to Re-run for Wash. Gov. After Ending 2020 Dem Bid

Inslee to Re-run for Wash. Gov. After Ending 2020 Dem Bid

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid, is set to announce Thursday that he'll seek a third term as governor. Two people close to Inslee told The Associated...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 05:54 PM PDT

Pence Steps Up Pressure for Trade Deal With Mexico, Canada

Pence Steps Up Pressure for Trade Deal With Mexico, Canada

Vice President Mike Pence stepped up pressure on Congress to support the Trump administration's new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, taking his pitch Wednesday to a congressional swing district in New...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 04:42 PM PDT

Advocates: Longer Detentions Increase Health Risks for Kids

Advocates: Longer Detentions Increase Health Risks for Kids

Families, especially children, will likely face more health risks if a new Trump administration plan to hold migrants in detention facilities for longer periods of time goes into effect in 60 days, when flu...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 04:15 PM PDT

ABC Announces Rules for Next Democratic Debates

ABC Announces Rules for Next Democratic Debates

The third Democratic presidential debate will give candidates more time to answer questions, event host ABC announced Wednesday. The debate, which will be held at Houston's Texas Southern University on Sept....

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 03:26 PM PDT

Trump's Fake Accent Angers Asian Americans as They Veer Left

Trump's Fake Accent Angers Asian Americans as They Veer Left

When Amanda Berg heard reports that President Donald Trump mocked the accents of the leaders of South Korea and Japan at a recent fundraiser, it brought back painful memories from her childhood. Berg, a Korean...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 02:12 PM PDT

A Court Ruling Just Changed How We Pick Our President

A Court Ruling Just Changed How We Pick Our President

A federal appeals court ruled late Tuesday that presidential electors who cast the actual ballots for president and vice president are free to vote as they wish and cannot be required to follow the results of...

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