2020 Elections

Blue Dogs Back Legislation to Combat Domestic Terrorism Threats Guns
Blue Dogs Back Legislation to Combat Domestic Terrorism Threats
2019-08-06 20:27:25
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Blue Dog Coalition of House Democrats announced its endorsement Tuesday of H.R. 1931, Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2019, a bill aimed at... Read More

Jon Huntsman, Trump's Ambassador to Russia, Resigns Diplomacy
Jon Huntsman, Trump's Ambassador to Russia, Resigns
2019-08-06 20:13:03
by Dan McCue

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, turned in his letter of resignation Monday, telling President Donald Trump that after two years in Moscow, its “time to reconnect with our growing family and responsibilities at home.” “American citizenship is a privilege... Read More

Gun Control Movement Has More Momentum Than Ever; Will That Matter This Time? Guns
Gun Control Movement Has More Momentum Than Ever; Will That Matter This Time?

In a nation where mourning the most recent mass shooting has become routine, the weekend’s two massacres in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, brought another opportunity for reckoning. This time, the shootings come after a year of increased momentum... Read More

Texas GOP Rep. Kenny Marchant to Retire, Opening Up Competitive Seat Political News
Texas GOP Rep. Kenny Marchant to Retire, Opening Up Competitive Seat

WASHINGTON — Texas Republican Rep. Kenny Marchant is planning to retire, opening up a competitive seat in the Dallas area. Marchant’s decision was first reported by The New York Times, and confirmed by a GOP source with knowledge of his... Read More

Gottheimer Applauds Pharmacy Effort to Help Combat Opioid Crisis Substance abuse
Gottheimer Applauds Pharmacy Effort to Help Combat Opioid Crisis
2019-08-05 21:46:54
by Dan McCue

Representative Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., visited a Walgreens pharmacy in Waldwick, New Jersey with Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton to discuss how local communities are addressing the opioid crisis and substance abuse in general. Deaths from drug overdoses in New Jersey... Read More

Obama Urges Americans to Reject Leaders Who Thrive on 'Climate of Fear and Hatred' In The News
Obama Urges Americans to Reject Leaders Who Thrive on 'Climate of Fear and Hatred'
2019-08-05 21:41:27
by Dan McCue

Former President Barack Obama didn’t mention anyone by name Monday, but in a lengthy statement posted in response to two mass shootings over the weekend that left 32 people dead, he urged Americans to soundly reject “language coming out of... Read More

Schumer Asks GOP to Cancel Vacation to Work On Gun Legislation Guns
Schumer Asks GOP to Cancel Vacation to Work On Gun Legislation

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is willing to forego his summer vacation to work on gun control legislation if freshly injured Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — injured Sunday during a fall in his Louisville, K.Y., home — will join... Read More

Democratic 2020 Candidates Inch Away From Medicare for All 2020 Elections
Democratic 2020 Candidates Inch Away From Medicare for All

WASHINGTON — In April, many of the top Democratic presidential candidates eagerly lined up to co-sponsor Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for all bill — a vast restructuring of the U.S. health care system that would go far beyond Obamacare. Sens. Elizabeth... Read More

California Honeybees Are In Decline. Administration Says It Can’t Afford to Study It Environment
California Honeybees Are In Decline. Administration Says It Can’t Afford to Study It

WASHINGTON — It’s the last federal report on honeybee populations we’ll see — at least for a while — and the numbers for California show the number of colonies are still decreasing. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in July... Read More

Joe Biden Takes Fire From All Sides in Democratic Debate 2020 Elections
Joe Biden Takes Fire From All Sides in Democratic Debate

DETROIT — The attacks on front-runner Joe Biden were unrelenting and, at times, personal in a contentious Democratic debate Wednesday night during which the former vice president delivered pointed retorts as he sought to persuade voters that he is not... Read More

At Debate, Warren and Sanders Spar With Centrists Over Party Direction, How to Beat Trump 2020 Elections
At Debate, Warren and Sanders Spar With Centrists Over Party Direction, How to Beat Trump

DETROIT — Democrats showed sharp differences over single-payer healthcare, immigration and climate policy Tuesday as a group of lesser-known candidates tried to use the second presidential primary debate to attack progressive standard-bearers Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. The debate... Read More

Seven Months Before Super Tuesday California Poll Sees A Toss-Up 2020 Elections
Seven Months Before Super Tuesday California Poll Sees A Toss-Up
2019-07-30 20:55:35
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Seven months from Super Tuesday, the race to win the California primary and presumably, a lock to be the Democratic presidential nominee, is a toss-up, according to new poll released by the Public Policy Institute of California. California... Read More

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