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Bernie Sanders formally launches his 2020 campaign

Bernie Sanders formally launches his 2020 campaignI am asking you to join me today as part of an unprecedented and historic grassroots campaign that will begin with at least a million people from across the country, Sanders said in an email to supporters.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 06:00:37 -0500
Trent Lott thinks Joe Biden is the strongest Democratic presidential candidate

Trent Lott thinks Joe Biden is the strongest Democratic presidential candidateFormer Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott said Joe Biden is the only Democrat he thinks would be competitive in the 2020 election against President Trump. Joe will be able to perpetuate the image of Uncle Joe, and he is pleasant. Half this bunch in there right now is not qualified, Lott said of the current Democratic field.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:00:15 -0500
Congress passed a mixed-bag of immigration policy while Trump was focused on the wall

Congress passed a mixed-bag of immigration policy while Trump was focused on the wallPresident Trump wasnt the only one disappointed by the spending deal, which allows $1.4 billion for the construction of new barriers along the border and gives funds to ICE to increase immigration detention capacity.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:52:20 -0500
House panel travels to Atlanta to hear from Stacey Abrams on voting rights

House panel travels to Atlanta to hear from Stacey Abrams on voting rightsRep. Marcia Fudge, who chairs the elections subcommittee, vowed that the record we compile will prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that we still need the Voting Rights Act.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:55:43 -0500
Habitat for sale: An oil and gas group calls the tune at the Interior Department

Habitat for sale: An oil and gas group calls the tune at the Interior DepartmentBehind the scenes, critics say, the Western Energy Alliance is driving the agenda of the department, helping oil and gas companies gain easier access to federal lands.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:52:44 -0500
PHOTOS: Deadly measles outbreak in the Philippines

PHOTOS: Deadly measles outbreak in the PhilippinesThe Philippine health secretary said Monday that 136 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8,400 others have fallen ill in an outbreak blamed partly on vaccination fears, according to the Associated Press.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:55:58 -0500
PHOTOS: Presidents Day protests decry Trump's emergency declaration

PHOTOS: Presidents Day protests decry Trump's emergency declarationActivists in Washington, Chicago and dozens of other U.S. cities protested on Monday's Presidents Day holiday against President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:47:13 -0500
Coal loses another battle, despite Trump

Coal loses another battle, despite TrumpThe Tennessee Valley Authority voted to close a coal-powered Kentucky power plant despite a personal appeal from President Trump.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:50:47 -0500
'We are not monsters': Parents go public about late-term abortions

'We are not monsters': Parents go public about late-term abortionsAs some states move to make late-term abortions for medical reasons easier to obtain, anti-abortion forces, aided by President Trump, are calling it infanticide. Parents who have had the procedure are pushing back and telling their stories.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:10:58 -0500
How the world mocks Trump in protest art

How the world mocks Trump in protest artAmericans arent the only ones with strong feelings about President Trump. Protest art and other depictions have cropped up in countries like Indonesia, Serbia, France and Japan, mocking and belittling the U.S. leader.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00:28 -0500
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