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2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It

The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It

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2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Bill: ‘This Is a War on Women’ Democratic presidential candidates vowed to challenge the bill, which is the most far-reaching effort in the nation this year to curb abortion rights....
23:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lack of an exception for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. The GOP-dominated Alabama Senate is...
08:17, 05/14/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives....
01:51, 05/18/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
20:17, 05/16/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
16:34, 05/16/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Abortion Fight or Strong Economy? For G.O.P., Cultural Issues Undercut 2020 Message The longstanding verity that Americans vote with their pocketbook may be tested in the presidential election like never before, as Trump injects cultural and identity issues into the race....
11:34, 05/19/2019

Abortion ban reaction: Democrats erupt, Republicans stay quiet as both sides see an impact in the 2020 election The Democratic presidential contenders cast the nation’s strictest ban as a severe blow to women’s rights, while Republicans on the ballot in 2020 did not want to talk about it...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
02:34, 05/16/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help elect pro-choice candidates....
02:17, 05/16/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a nasty fight over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them back....
14:34, 05/02/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It goes further than I believe, yes,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters during a ne...
00:00, 05/17/2019

House GOP leader says Alabama abortion law goes too far WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican says Alabama’s new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far. California Rep. Kevin McCarthy says the law, which doesn’t allow exceptions for abortions in cases of rape and incest, R...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate h...
04:51, 05/16/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “extreme” and said the state has “gone too far.”...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Women can face jail sentences up to life in UK due to Victorian legislation, say campaignersAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in one corner of the UK: Northern Ireland.But pro-choice campaigners in the region say Northern Iri...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extreme.”...
23:51, 05/15/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to make their opinions known....
18:51, 05/17/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
12:34, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's rig...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide....
08:34, 05/01/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
19:34, 04/30/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. AP's Mark Sherman looks at its chances of reaching the C...
00:17, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
05:34, 05/17/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
15:00, 05/17/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the strictest in the United States, was passed by this...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to te...
03:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a power...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling the first son “retarded” and saying he should have been aborted. “He’s evidently retarde...
06:17, 05/03/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders usually know to keep to themselves....
11:34, 05/05/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday morning on the bill following a public hearing. The bill would make it a felony t...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
04:34, 05/15/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
13:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
14:00, 05/14/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
20:17, 05/14/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedure at any...
05:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
18:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
19:51, 05/16/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client’s execution after she talked about her pro-life beliefs in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in the state. It wasn’t ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed the same bill yesterday, and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. Most provisions wouldn’t take...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe vs. Wade....
06:51, 05/16/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
16:17, 05/15/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade....
08:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
08:34, 05/18/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Opponents of Alabama anti-abortion bill protest MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 6:45 p.m. About 50 opponents of a bill that would severely restrict abortion in Alabama are demonstrating outside the Statehouse as legislat...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
10:17, 05/17/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. On Thursday, their attempts to make the bill even m...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes clear that very few of the fictional couples enjoyi...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.09pm BST Nine more US states are considering anti-abortion legislation similar to ...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
05:34, 05/16/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who perform the procedure. But supporters of the legislation do not expect it to take effect without a ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw a...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across the country and setting up a challenge to Roe v. W...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’...
09:34, 05/19/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against the abortion bill passed in Alabama, in the US, thi...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
15:17, 05/15/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The president has been clear since the last campaign he’s for exceptions for rape and incest and life of the mo...
00:34, 05/19/2019

Democrats vow to fight Trump on investigations The head of the House Financial Services Committee, Rep. Maxine Waters, says Congressional Democrats are prepared to fight President Donald Trump "tooth and nail" to gain access to information her and other House committees have requested. (April 30)...
19:34, 04/30/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
12:34, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh filling retired Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat....
03:34, 05/18/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 years of federal abortion protection under Roe v. Wade. The bill would make it a felony for a doctor ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a felony....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump Jr. by saying that “His mother should’ve aborted h...
04:51, 05/03/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and incest....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
23:17, 05/16/2019

2020 Democrats buy in to the public option The Democratic presidential candidates who are backing a healthcare "public option" or "buy-in" that would have the government offer medical coverage to compete with private insurers are offering it as a “pragmatic” alternative to "Medicare for All" ...
14:17, 05/10/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it invol...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a war on American women.On Tuesday night, Alabama voted to outlaw abortion entirely. Doctors who perfor...
13:00, 05/16/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
08:34, 05/03/2019

Republicans’ Extreme Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Democrats view Barr testimony with eye to 2020 There's debate as to what Democrats should do next after Attorney General William Barr's contentious Mueller Report testimony before the Senate followed by his failure to show up at a House hearing. (April 2)      ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Poll: Most Democrats undecided on 2020 primary A recent poll found the majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents remained undecided on their choice for next year's Democratic presidential primary....
00:34, 04/29/2019

Pelosi says Democrats have to win ‘big’ in 2020 to oust Trump WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that Democrats would have to win “big” in 2020 or she feared President Trump would contest the results of the election. “We have to inoculate against that, we have to be prepared for that,” she sai...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Big-name 2020 Democrats struggle to stand out in the Biden era As Joe Biden set out on his first 2020 campaign swing this week atop polls and swarmed by cameras, Beto O'Rourke traveled a gravel road here in Central California on an ATV, off on a fact-finding mission that included inspecting a series of irrigatio...
22:51, 05/05/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade....
06:17, 05/14/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversial bill that bans most abortions in the state....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Trump uses energy speech to mock 2020 Democrats President Donald Trump used an official government speech at a liquefied natural gas export facility to handicap his potential 2020 Democratic opponents and attack the Green New Deal proposal for aggressively cutting carbon emissions. (May 14)  ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Trump escalates fight with Democrats as they move to hold Barr in contempt Jerrold Nadler makes proposal after the DoJ refuses to give House judiciary committee an unredacted version of Mueller’s reportFollow the latest US politics news liveDonald Trump’s bitter confrontation with his political opponents continued to intens...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Geraldo Rivera urges the Trump administration to 'fight the Democrats every step of the way' Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said on “Fox & Friends” Friday, “I urge the Trump administration from the top down to fight the Democrats every step of the way.” ...
19:17, 05/10/2019

New documentary on fight to legalise abortion in Argentina arrives to Cannes 'Que Sea Ley,' directed by Juan Solanas – son of senator and filmmaker Fernando 'Pino' Solanas – will premiere this Saturday at the famous French film festival....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Math favors Senate Democrats in 2020, but geography gives GOP the advantage Republicans, confident about keeping the majority, say anybody-but-Kobach in Kansas, fearing the divisive ex-attorney general could cost them a seat despite close ties to Trump....
19:17, 04/28/2019

At Florida Rally, Trump Denounces Democrats’ ‘Nonsense’ as He Looks to 2020 At a relatively subdued “Make America Great Again” rally on Wednesday night, the president riffed on familiar themes, like the “fake news media” and Hillary Clinton....
08:34, 05/09/2019

The gloves are coming off in Congress as Democrats and Republicans fight over the Mueller report and impeachment Ethan Miller/Getty Images More and more Democrats are ramping up calls for impeachment and harsher punishments for top Trump officials. At the same time, Democratic leaders are trying to tamp down on calls for Trump's impeachment and advocate a "go-...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Trump asserts 'executive privilege' over Mueller report in fight with House Democrats President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over materials used to assemble special counsel Robert Mueller's report in a dispute over with House Democrats, officials said....
17:17, 05/08/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her own body. That’s been the pro-choice mantra down the ages, no less true now than it ever was, and fr...
10:00, 05/18/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
22:34, 05/15/2019

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says Trump going to be 'harder to beat than many Democrats think' Presidential hopeful Rep. Seth Moulton, said Tuesday on "America's Newsroom" that he is the best choice in the Democratic field to take on President Trump on issues of national security. ...
22:17, 05/14/2019

Trump, Democrats cross swords over powers as 2020 election looms Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump are locked in a constitutional showdown over their powers to investigate him, exchanging threats that present risks for both sides as they head into the 2020 election....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienating moderates, political experts said on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/16/2019

‘It’s Time to Fight Back.’ Elizabeth Warren Unveils Her Strategy to Protect Abortion Access Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it’s time to “fight back” against restrictive abortion laws recently passed in several states around the country — and has presented her plan for how to do it. On Wednesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey sig...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Asylum changes show Trump’s 2020 focus will again be on the border, presenting tough choices for Democrats Aides say the president is confident the issue can deliver him a second term, despite some signs that it has become more politically complicated for him....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases 10 years of tax returns, showing he is among lowest earners of 2020 Democrats Pete Buttigieg released 10 years of tax returns on Tuesday that show the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is among the lowest earning Democrats in the 2020 field....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock enters Democrats' 2020 White House race Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to make campaign finance reform a signature issue....
14:00, 05/14/2019

‘Oh, Do I Look Forward to Running Against Them.’ President Trump Talks Democrats in 2020 at Wisconsin Campaign Rally (GREEN BAY, Wis.) — President Donald Trump boasted of a strong economy and criticized his Democratic presidential opponents Saturday night as he rallied supporters with familiar themes. Trump pointed to the economy’s 3.2% growth in the fi...
02:51, 04/29/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later."...
05:51, 05/02/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
00:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama Democrat opposes abortion ban: ‘Kill them now or kill them later’ An Alabama state lawmaker is taking heat for bizarre comments he made in advance of a bill that will criminalize nearly all abortions in the state. The measure passed with a 74-3 vote in the state’s GOP-led House on Tuesday but not before several Dem...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies, we just cannot risk pregnancy," Milano sa...
22:00, 05/11/2019

How does Alabama's near-total abortion ban bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law? Georgia passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US. How does Alabama's abortion bill legislators are currently weighing stack up?        ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Your Next Tape Measure Has Freakin' Laser Beams, and It's Just $21 Only luddites use tape measures anymore. This laser distance measurer takes instant distance readings of up to 131', and includes several built-in area calculation functions, in case you’re a little rusty on your middle school geometry. And on ei...
01:51, 05/10/2019

EU court: employers must measure working time in detail BERLIN (AP) — The European Union’s top court has ruled that employers in the 28-nation bloc must set up a system to measure the time worked every day by each worker to ensure that labor laws are complied with. Tuesday’s ruling from the Eu...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Mormon church opposes LGBT nondiscrimination measure The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced its opposition Monday to a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill that faces long odds in Congress, saying the legislation doesn't "meet the standard of fairness for all," contending it would st...
21:51, 05/13/2019

House approves measure to keep US in Paris climate agreement WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has approved legislation that would prevent President Donald Trump from following through on his pledge to withdraw the United States from a landmark global climate agreement. The bill also would ensu...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environmental protections...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
05:34, 05/09/2019

Forget Sats – find a true measure of education | Letters Clive Stafford Smith says Sats are irrelevant to his son’s life and Mary Bousted defends Labour’s proposed assessment reforms, while Ann Moore and Richard Wetherell highlight the negative effects of testsAmanda Spielman may be warning the wrong peopl...
22:51, 05/15/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The U.S. and European Union lawmakers are calling on Albania’s center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests. Protests over the weekend turned violent with opposition supporte...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Valencia condemn racist behaviour of fans against Arsenal "Valencia have condemned supporters who made apparent racist chants and Nazi salutes to Arsenal supporters following Thursday’s Europa League semi-final first leg at the Emirates Stadium."...
11:17, 05/04/2019

Bummer: Denver Voters Reject Magic Mushroom Decriminalization Measure An ordinance to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms in Denver that the Denver Post reported was “the first of its kind put to a vote in the nation” failed on Tuesday, with results showing it failed 48 to 52 percent.Read more......
16:00, 05/08/2019

Sudan’s military rulers condemn attack on Islamist party Sudanese protest leaders are holding talks with the ruling military council after the military condemned an attack on an Islamist party close to President Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power and jailed earlier this month...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Norway fund to support measure to curb water pollution at Pilgrim's Pride Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, will vote in favor of a shareholder proposal on reducing water pollution at poultry-maker Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, the $1.1 trillion fund's manager said on Monday....
19:17, 04/29/2019

Denver voters narrowly approve measure to become first US city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ DENVER (AP) — Denver voters narrowly approve measure to become first US city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Bats Europe Launches Two New Indices Designed to Measure Impact of Brexit on UK Companies LONDON – 22 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has launched the Bats Brexit 50/50 Indices, two new benchmark indices designed to reflect the impact of ...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Polish leaders should clearly condemn antisemitism: World Jewish Congress head Poland's religious and political leaders should unequivocally condemn antisemitic behavior following a number of troubling events in the country, the head of the World Jewish Congress wrote on Wednesday....
09:34, 05/15/2019

Politicians condemn brazen shooting attack on deputy, official near Congress Cambiemos officials vow to bring perpetrators to justice, as lawmakers across the political spectrum condemn attack on Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón near Congress....
06:34, 05/10/2019

Senate fails to override President Trump's veto of Yemen war measure to end U.S. role The measure would have ended U.S. intelligence and targeting assistance to the Saudi-led war in Yemen.        ...
21:17, 05/02/2019

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Family Members Condemn His ‘Tragically Wrong’ Vaccine Views Family members of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. have slammed his stance against vaccines, calling his views “tragically wrong” in a new op-ed. “We love Bobby. He is one of the great champions of the environment,” two of Kennedy’...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Valencia Condemn Fans' Nazi Salutes And Monkey Gestures Towards Arsenal Supporters Another week, another incident of supporter racism in soccer, this time in jolly ol’ London. After Valencia crumbled away to Arsenal 3-1 in the first leg of the Europa League semifinal, Telegraph journalist Tomé Morrissy-Swan captured a handful of Va...
17:34, 05/03/2019

Google staff condemn treatment of temp workers in 'historic' show of solidarity Google issues new ‘minimum standards’ for temps after more than 900 employees sign letter criticizing abrupt firingMore than 900 Google workers have signed a letter objecting to the tech giant’s treatment of temporary contractors, in what organizers ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the ter...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Trump envoy slams 'baffling' anti-Israel UN meeting as members line up to condemn settlements, Israeli policy President Trump’s U.S. envoy for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, made a surprise visit to the United Nations on Thursday, as members of the U.N. Security Council held an informal meeting to condemn Israeli settlements — a meeting that G...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Alabama Moved to Outlaw Most Abortions. Here’s What’s Next. The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come from the federal courts....
18:34, 05/15/2019

Top recruit Sanders switches from OU to Alabama Drew Sanders, the No. 37 recruit in the 2020 class, switched his college choice from Oklahoma to Alabama after being committed to the Sooners since 2017....
04:34, 04/30/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Alabama Walmart ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — After a man set himself on fire outside a Walmart store in Alabama, authorities say they are trying to understand why he did it. Athens Fire Chief Floyd Johnson tells news outlets that a man doused himself with gasoline and ran in...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Last word of man executed in Alabama was ‘amen’ A man convicted of murder for helping his pal kill four people in 1997 was executed in Alabama Thursday night and uttered the last word “amen” before his death. Michael Brandon Samra, 41, was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m., following his le...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Man convicted in 4 killings set for execution in Alabama MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of murder in a quadruple killing after a dispute over a pickup truck is set to be executed in Alabama. Forty-one-year-old Michael Brandon Samra is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday evening at the...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Ban on rape victims having abortions passed in Alabama Alabama's Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion - challenging a landmark US Supreme Court ruling that legalised abortion across the country in the 1970s....
11:51, 05/15/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Executes a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on the strict Alabama law that has effectively banned a...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama doctor vows to keep providing abortions when ban goes into effect An Alabama doctor has vowed to keep providing abortions when the state’s near-total ban against the procedure goes into effect. Dr. Yashica Robinson, who is the medical director of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives,...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make it a felony crime to perform one unless the mother’s health is at risk....
07:34, 05/15/2019

Expelled in 1956, black woman gets doctorate at U of Alabama TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama has bestowed an honorary doctorate degree to Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African American to attend the university. Her brief enrollment came after a lengthy court battle. She had first applied t...
20:34, 05/04/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious health risk to the mother....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Judge says Alabama failed to protect prisoners from suicide MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After 15 inmate suicides in 15 months, a federal judge says Alabama is putting prisoners in danger by failing to provide adequate suicide-prevention measures. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued the findings Saturday. Th...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Alabama man executed for brutal 1997 quadruple homicide ATMORE, Ala. (AP) -- A man condemned to die for his role in a quadruple killing that followed a dispute over a pickup truck was put to death Thursday evening in Alabama, after declining to make any last-minute appeals in the hours preceding his execu...
05:34, 05/17/2019

An Alabama Restaurant Is Selling the Whitest Sandwich Ever and We Need to Stop Them The ancient prophecies speak of a time when the forces of good will have to unite to fight the ultimate evil. Throughout history, this revelation has been imagined as everything from a zombie apocalypse to a war between angels and demons. But I have ...
21:17, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Friends visit condemned Alabama inmate ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on an execution set for Thursday in Alabama (all times local): 4:50 p.m. An Alabama inmate awaiting lethal injection for a quadruple murder is visiting with friends and a spiritual adviser. Prison spokesman Bob Horton s...
02:17, 05/17/2019

AOC blames Twitter, readers after called out for tweets about Alabama pro-life law Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blamed Twitter's character limitations -- and the reading skills of her critics -- after getting called out for spreading misinformation about the newly signed abortion ban in Alabama....
13:00, 05/16/2019

As States Race to Limit Abortions, Alabama Goes Further, Seeking to Outlaw Most of Them Alabama is advancing a bill to ban most abortions, though exceptions for rape, incest and serious threats to the mother’s health were being considered....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Alabama governor denies reprieve for convicted killer before execution Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey refused a reprieve for an inmate set for execution Thursday night, the prisoner’s lawyer said. Samra was convicted for a quadruple killing that occurred after a dispute over a pickup truck....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama police officer killed in shooting, wife charged GARDENDALE, Ala. (AP) — The wife of an Alabama police officer has been charged in his shooting death at an apartment complex in Gardendale. Gardendale police say the homicide happened Thursday at Woodbrook Apartments. Al.com reports Gardendale Police...
00:34, 05/05/2019

From Alabama to Thailand, timeshare rentals offer deals for travelers Timeshares often rent for about the same price as a hotel room. And they’re found just about everywhere.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

1 dead, 8 shot at high school graduation party in Alabama ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a high school graduation party fueled by alcohol spiraled out of control early Saturday, leaving one person dead. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks tells news outlets eight other people were hurt in a shooti...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Country group Alabama extends 50th anniversary tour NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country band Alabama is extending its 50th anniversary tour this year with 29 more shows, including a show with The Beach Boys and additional dates in Canada. The Grammy-winning band embarked on a major arena and amphitheater ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

350 weapons were seized in an Alabama prison. A week later, stabbings continued. On Friday, 11 inmates were involved in an assault that resulted in the stabbings of three Holman prisoners, Alabama Department of Corrections said.        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in......
10:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Woman Incarcerated for 17 Months Doesn't Know How She Ended Up Pregnant Days away from giving birth, an Alabama woman sitting in jail for more than 17 months claims to have no recollection of having sex, leaving her searching for answers as to how she wound up impregnated....
02:51, 05/15/2019

US briefing: Alabama backlash, Huawei and Camp fire investigation Thursday’s top story: Abortion law spurs protests and lawsuits in Alabama. Plus, how Peppa Pig became a global hitSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional right to an abo...
05:00, 05/15/2019

College football Over/Unders: Clemson owns slight edge over Alabama LAS VEGAS — With the release of regular-season win totals just on the horizon, it’s a great time to look ahead at the coming college football season. Bettors will want to be ready to jump on the early Over/Unders wherever they see value. I have resea...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Alabama trustees formally approve Nate Oats’ 5-year deal TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — New Alabama basketball coach Nate Oats’ contract includes hefty buyouts if he leaves for another job or is fired. University of Alabama trustees Wednesday formally approved Oats’ 5-year deal worth $2.45 million ann...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Colbert thinks Alabama's new viral marketing campaign for The Handmaid's Tale is going a little far It’s been a bad week in America—which is to say, it’s been a bad couple of years in America, and this week saw that badness manifest in one of its most obviously upsetting forms—as a number of states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia...
10:00, 05/17/2019

The betrayal: How a lawyer, a lobbyist and a legislator waged war on an Alabama Superfund cleanup The EPA wanted to remove toxic waste from a Birmingham neighborhood, which would have cost tens of millions of dollars. The state’s influence machine kicked into high gear....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Alabama high school football coach opens up about his 'Manly Monday' lessons An Alabama high school football coach who went viral for showing members of his team how to change a tire said Wednesday he was surprised to see the video blow up as it did....
19:17, 05/08/2019

Alabama Dem who said 'unwanted children' should be aborted announces primary challenge against Sen. Doug Jones A Democratic state representative from Alabama who endorsed abortion as a means of "killing" unwanted children last week announced on Tuesday that he would mount a primary challenge to incumbent Alabama Democrat Sen. Doug Jones....
02:17, 05/08/2019

5-year-old girl hospitalized, undergoes surgery after Alabama man allegedly rapes her: report An Alabama man is accused of raping a 5-year-old girl, who was hospitalized and underwent surgery following the attack last Thursday, according to reports....
13:00, 04/29/2019

University of Alabama's First Black Student Receives Honorary Degree 63 Years After Expulsion In 1956, Autherine Lucy Foster broke racial boundaries when she enrolled at the all-white University of Alabama. Her enrollment was preceded by a lengthy court battle. She first applied to the university in 1952 but her acceptance was rescinded becau...
02:17, 05/07/2019

Clemson, Alabama headline college football's post-spring top 25 for 2019 Clemson and Alabama met in last year's title game and the Tigers and Crimson Tide are at the top of the post-spring college football Top 25 for 2019.        ...
00:51, 05/01/2019

The Democrats Are Just Giving Up on the Senate In order to move an agenda forward, a party needs a majority in the House and the Senate, and a president in the White House. The Democratic Party, it appears, has essentially already given up on one of these crucial steps for 2020....
15:51, 05/02/2019

Alabama woman arrested after reporting fake burglary on husband she suspected was cheating: police An Alabama woman reported a burglary to get back at her husband who she suspected of cheating, but the ruse backfired after she was arrested for making a false police report, police said....
09:00, 04/29/2019

Eric Trump: Democrats are 'deranged,' they 'won't let it go' Eric Trump appeared on "Hannity" Thursday and called Democrats attacking his father "deranged" and dismissed the 2020 Democratic presidential field as "weak."...
17:00, 05/03/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: House Democrats Are Furious With Barr Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he did not appear at a hearing. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that he lied to Congress. “That’...
00:34, 05/03/2019

Democrats already fundraising off Barr hearing before it’s over The Democratic fundraising machine found another target on Wednesday, soliciting donations from supporters angered by Attorney General William Barr’s handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on 2016 collusion between Russians and the Trump...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Democrats eye Mueller testimony on May 15, lawmaker says The House Judiciary Committee is looking to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify on May 15, a Democratic lawmaker said Sunday. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), a committee member, said on "Fox News Sunday" that Mueller was tentatively scheduled ...
19:34, 05/05/2019

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
16:51, 05/16/2019

Democrats Have 20 Spots in the First Debate. There Are Now 21 Candidates. Seventeen candidates have already qualified for the first debate. Here is a look at how the party will decide who makes the stage if that number passes 20....
18:17, 05/02/2019

Democrats warn Trump against war with Iran The White House's sudden moves in the Mideast sparked alarm from Congress on Wednesday as key Democrats warned President Donald Trump off war with Iran and lawmakers in both parties demanded more information on the administration's strategy...
00:17, 05/16/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
05:34, 05/16/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Don McGahn won't comply with House Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn will not comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, after the White House instructed him not to abide by House Democrats' demands.Current White H...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Democrats say congressional obstruction is pushing some to think about impeachment Key House Democrats who have avoided questions about impeachment in the past say that President Donald Trump could be exposing himself to another potential avenue for impeachment by obstructing congressional investigations....
05:17, 05/01/2019

Both Democrats And Republicans Agree: Loot Boxes Bad Earlier this week, Republican senator Josh Hawley announced a bill that would regulate the use of loot boxes and microtransactions in “games played by minors.” But aren’t Republicans typically against any type of regulation on the free market? On thi...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Pelosi says Trump is ‘goading’ Democrats to impeach him House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said President Trump is “goading” the Democrats to impeach him because he believes it would help him solidify his base. Pelosi has resisted calls by fellow Democrats to impeach the president following the release...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Democrats Push for Expansive Infrastructure Package Congressional Democratic leaders laid down a marker ahead of a meeting with President Trump to discuss a compromise on infrastructure, calling for a package that also would address climate change and include new revenue....
11:34, 04/30/2019

Democrats insist on 'substantial' new revenue for U.S. infrastructure Top Democrats in Congress told U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday that the United States has "massive" infrastructure needs which must be met with "substantial, new and real revenue."...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Frustrated House Democrats Pin Their Hopes on Mueller Democrats, hitting a presidential stonewall in their efforts to stoke public anger, believe that testimony from Robert S. Mueller III is the only way to clear up certain ambiguities in his report....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Their Investigations Barely Begun, Democrats Are Already at a Crossroads Attorney General William P. Barr pulled out of a Thursday House hearing, and he has left House lawmakers investigating the president fuming and calculating....
14:17, 05/02/2019

Democrats weigh a ‘Benghazi Trump’ strategy Democrats may not be able to saddle President Donald Trump with impeachment proceedings or pry documents from his administration, but they have another means of bludgeoning him: hearings, hearings and more hearings.It’s a counterstrategy to the presi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Giuliani urges Ukraine to investigate Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer says he is urging Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically in the United States. Rudy Giuliani used Twitter on Friday to explain his rationale for traveling to ...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Mueller Will Not Testify Next Week, but Democrats Are Not Giving Up “He will come at some point,” said Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. “If necessary, we’ll subpoena him.”...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Oregon Republicans Played Chicken with the Democrats and Won The GOP members of the Oregon Senate didn’t need the votes. They just needed the rules of their chamber, and more importantly, the wherewithal to call the Democrats’ bluff....
20:17, 05/14/2019

Democrats Who Voted to Confirm Barr: Whoops!!! The Democratic senators who voted to confirm William Barr as attorney general are having some regrets, according to Politico. These new doubts were spurred by the news yesterday that special counsel Robert Mueller wrote a letter to Barr expressing co...
15:51, 05/02/2019

‘So Help Me God’ No More: Democrats Give House Traditions a Makeover The Democrats running the House are changing things, including sometimes omitting words from the swearing-in oath, and some Republicans are not pleased....
11:34, 05/11/2019

Democrats discuss electability during gubernatorial debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking to revive their slumping political party, three prominent Democrats running for Kentucky governor took turns portraying themselves as the strongest challenger to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin during a high-stakes debate Mo...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Democrats channel their Trump outrage on Barr Democrats are unwilling to impeach President Donald Trump for now, so they're throwing all their pent-up fury at the next best target: Attorney General William Barr.House Democrats have transformed the conservative GOP legal fixture into their all-pu...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades the minds of those who consider expanding their f...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of yet, no laws have changed; despite increasingly severe restrictions in many states, abortion is stil...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Here Are Some Abortion Funds That Could Use Your Money Right Now Abortions can be expensive, and especially in places where people must travel hundreds of miles in order to obtain one, the cost—of the abortion itself, of travel, of taking time off from work—can make getting an abortion incredibly difficult and bur...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Democrats Grapple With Trump’s Moves to Thwart Inquiries A series of Trump family lawsuits to block House subpoenas has left Democrats steaming, and again talking about impeaching the president for obstruction of justice....
01:34, 05/01/2019

Trump attacks Democrats for wanting Mueller to testify President Trump on Sunday rebuked congressional Democrats for wanting Robert Mueller to testify in the House,​ reiterating his claim that the special counsel cleared him of collusion and obstruction of justice so there’s no need to continue inv...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to $2 trillion on infrastructure: Schumer U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Democratic leaders on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday after a White House meeting....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Trump Is Pushing Democrats to the Brink. Look at Elijah Cummings. Representative Elijah E. Cummings, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, wanted to move slowly on impeachment. Now he, like many other senior Democrats, has lost his patience....
13:00, 05/08/2019

Democrats fume that de Blasio keeps stealing their policy ideas He may be longing for a loftier official title, but Mayor Bill de Blasio has already been given a new nickname back at home — Bigfoot. The 6-foot-5 mayor — who on Thursday became the 23rd Democrat to announce a 2020 presidential bid — earned the moni...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Lock them up? Where? Democrats' contempt push raises odd questions Attorney General William Barr is awaiting a House vote to hold him in contempt of Congress. The same could be in the offing for former White House Counsel Don McGahn and perhaps others....
21:17, 05/11/2019

Democrats and Trump do battle in court over his financial records A federal judge on Tuesday said financial records from U.S. President Donald Trump's long-time accounting firm would be part of a "proper subject of investigation" by Congress, appearing to side with Democratic lawmakers seeking more oversight of the...
13:34, 05/15/2019

Democrats said a GOP tax law provision would devastate blue states. That’s not happening. Nonpartisan analysts at Moody’s earlier this month found “migration from high-tax states is lower than a decade ago,” noting there’s little evidence the changes in federal tax law have driven residents to leave states such as New York and California....
02:34, 05/02/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
21:00, 05/02/2019

How Democrats Who Beat Republicans Last Year Plan to Keep Their Seats House Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority, and rushing to protect the seats they hold in districts that supported the president in 2016....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Democrats Want Robert Mueller to Testify. It’s Still Not Clear When—Or If—That Will Happen Millions of Americans, beginning with Washington Democrats, are eager for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify about his final report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. But despite a congressional summons, it’s still not clear w...
02:51, 04/29/2019

Democrats Are No Longer Afraid of a Trillion-Dollar Price Tag. Here’s Why When the Obama Administration set out to design a stimulus to stop the economy from a freefall in 2009, word came back from Republican and Democratic moderates in Congress that it couldn’t exceed $800 billion. That didn’t stop many of its...
05:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months before the end of her expected three years in Kiev....
21:34, 05/07/2019

Rep. Engel: New, ‘ultra-left’ Democrats like Ocasio-Cortez ‘not my cup of tea’ WASHINGTON — Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) said the left-leaning freshman members of his caucus who include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are not his “cup of tea.” “There are a handful of people that aren’t my cup of tea, but we have to transcend that and we wi...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Trump, Democrats Agree on $2 Trillion for Roads and Bridges (WASHINGTON) — Democratic congressional leaders say they have reached an agreement with President Donald Trump to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer calls the $2 trillion figure a “very good thing...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Two Democrats from Pennsylvania exemplify the diversity of the freshman class How Speaker Nancy Pelosi navigates the distance from the farthest left corner to the farthest right corner will determine how she gets graded in her second tenure as speaker....
01:00, 05/16/2019

GOP proposes more Puerto Rico aid in latest offer to Democrats Congressional Republicans on Thursday floated a new disaster aid proposal to Democrats to break the logjam over Puerto Rico, but it is unlikely to end the bitter, monthslong stalemate that has frustrated both parties, according to multiple aides.The ...
12:34, 05/10/2019

Barr spars with Democrats over Mueller probe and letter The attorney general is grilled over revelations special counsel Robert Mueller complained about his descriptions of the findings regarding President Trump....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Democrats weigh new impeachment rationale: Gathering evidence Democrats know that impeachment is a losing proposition against President Donald Trump right now.But there’s another rationale for launching impeachment that has some Democrats reconsidering the idea — getting access to the sensitive documents and te...
12:34, 05/10/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trillion on U.S. infrastructure President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on U.S. roads, bridges, power grids, water and broadband infrastructure, while leaving the thorny details of how to pay for it all to another meeting in three weeks....
12:51, 05/01/2019

Democrats Seek Review of Russian Investment in Kentucky A Russian aluminum company recently came out from under United States sanctions. Now it’s planning to invest $200 million in Kentucky, and maybe more in other states....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Democrats Challenge Trump’s UN Nominee On Climate Change WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Democratic senators are calling on President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to clarify that she will put U.S. interests ahead of her own financial interests when it comes to climate ch...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Nearly two dozen Democrats want to be president. Only two have a climate change plan Scientists have warned that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale climate legislation to stop global warmingOf the nearly two dozen Democrats running for president, only two campaigns have so far laid out deadlines for transforming Ame...
08:17, 05/08/2019

3 companies say they won't film in Georgia over abortion law Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
07:17, 05/11/2019

Abortion ban aims for U.S. Supreme Court, but won’t get there soon Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision....
11:51, 05/16/2019

Busy Philipps opens up about having an abortion at 15 Busy Philipps said she felt compelled to share her personal experience Tuesday after Georgia's 'heartbeat bill' was signed into law.        ...
07:17, 05/09/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal funding for most abortions....
15:34, 05/14/2019

Democrats hold marathon reading of Mueller report at Capitol WASHINGTON (AP) — Live, from a tiny parlor in the Capitol, Democratic lawmakers read aloud Thursday from nearly 400 pages of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in a marathon expected to stretch into the next day. More than two dozen lawmak...
02:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. Democrats move toward contempt citation for Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
18:34, 05/06/2019

The Latest: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that would buttress the 2010 health care law and curb prescription drug prices. But the bill has no chance of ...
02:17, 05/17/2019

‘Black Leadership Matters’: Why a Racial Rift Is Growing Among N.Y. Democrats A progressive push, fueled by newly energized activists, has alienated the old guard of black leaders, igniting an internal battle with racial overtones....
20:51, 05/06/2019

Democrats set contempt vote for William Barr over Mueller report  House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress, citing the Justice Department's failure to provide the full text of Mueller's report by the Monday morning deadline....
14:34, 05/07/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are hurting the body’s ability to carry out its many missions....
13:17, 05/02/2019

House Democrats start Mueller report marathon reading The reading of all 448 pages of the special counsel’s report is expected to last between 12 to 14 hours, concluding in the early hours of Friday morning.,...
22:51, 05/16/2019

House Democrats Will Investigate Trump Administration Over Its Non-Response to Maria The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday that it would begin an investigation into the Trump Administration’s response to the 2017 hurricanes that decimated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
00:00, 05/07/2019

House Democrats won't hold contempt floor vote anytime soon House Democrats will not hold floor votes on contempt resolutions against Attorney General William Barr or any other Trump administration officials until at least June, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Wednesday.Hoyer's comments made officia...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Trump and Democrats Agree to Pursue $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan After a meeting of “good will” at the White House, the leaders will gather again in three weeks to discuss how to actually pay for the ambitious project....
21:17, 04/30/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resources and personnel to help respond to the "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border....
23:51, 05/06/2019

Democrats live reading Mueller report on Capitol Hill A group of more than 25 House Democrats are taking turns reading the entire redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller out loud Thursday on Capitol Hill....
03:51, 05/17/2019

Moderate Democrats fret they made a ‘big mistake’ backing Barr Three Senate Democrats voted for William Barr to be attorney general. Now at least two of them say they might have made a mistake.After revelations that special counsel Robert Mueller took issue with Barr’s presentation of the Russia investigation fi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is flatly refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that could trigger protracted court fights with House of Representatives Democrats....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Time works against Democrats in Trump investigations. So does a lack of shame. Democrats worry that their legal challenges to Trump’s resistance could take years to resolve, while no one seems concerned about the stain of a contempt citation....
13:17, 05/11/2019

U.S. Democrats head toward contempt citation for Barr over Russia report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Democrats' suit against Trump over foreign payment can proceed: judge A U.S. federal judge ruled on Tuesday that Democrats in Congress can move forward with a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating the law by accepting gifts or payments from foreign governments through his businesses....
12:51, 05/01/2019

House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protectio...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls U.S. House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that is likely to land him in protracted court fights with Democrats in the House of Representatives....
21:34, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Democrats and Trump do battle in court over his financial records A federal judge on Tuesday said financial records from U.S. President Donald Trump's long-time accounting firm would be part of a "proper subject of investigation" by Congress, appearing to side with Democratic lawmakers seeking more oversight of the...
19:51, 05/14/2019

House Democrats Push Barr to Submit to a Lawyer’s Questioning The House Judiciary Committee will vote on whether to allow Republican and Democratic lawyers to question Attorney General William P. Barr, signaling that Democrats are not backing down....
22:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. Democrats edge toward court battles over Mueller, Trump's taxes U.S. congressional Democrats edged closer on Monday to fighting two legal battles - one over the Mueller report and one over President Donald Trump's tax returns - after administration officials stonewalled lawmakers' requests for those documents....
04:34, 05/07/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble, according to a letter sent to the Department of J...
20:51, 05/03/2019

Trump scrambles to salvage NAFTA rewrite, courting Democrats Several Democrats said President Trump put on a charm offensive Tuesday during a White House meeting, soliciting their feedback on what he would need to do to win their support for an updated version of the North American Free Trade Agreement....
19:17, 05/01/2019

Survey: Democrats ignore economic boom in dissing Trump Anti-Trump partisanship has turned Democrats even further away from President Trump despite the economic surge and accompanying drop in unemployment that has pushed many in a new poll to feel better about the direction of the nation and their own fin...
19:34, 05/08/2019

Pete Buttigieg warns Democrats about lure of identity politics Democrat addresses Human Rights Campaign in Las VegasElizabeth Warren leads the Democratic ‘ideas primary’In a speech in Las Vegas on Saturday, the Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg described his decision to come out and how the exclus...
17:17, 05/12/2019

Austrian Social Democrats' leader says won't oppose snap election The leader of Austria's opposition Social Democrats, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, will not oppose a snap election if a bill proposing one is put to parliament, she told national broadcaster ORF on Saturday....
23:34, 05/18/2019

House Democrats Feel Little Pressure From Voters to Impeach Trump In town hall-style meetings and meet-and-greets across the country, constituents criticized President Trump. But they are more concerned with matters other than impeachment....
19:34, 04/28/2019

House Democrats press probe of Trump security clearances The former head of the White House office for security clearances told U.S. congressional investigators that he loosened clearance procedures for new hires over the objections of career officials, a congressional aide said on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Trump: China stalling because they’d rather talk trade with ‘weak’ Democrats President Trump said Chinese officials are slow-walking talks over a trade deal because ​they’d rather negotiate with presidential candidate Joe Biden or one of the “very weak Democrats” but he won’t let that happen. “Th...
16:51, 05/08/2019

Labour panics as remain voters switch to Liberal Democrats Polls makes Vince Cable’s party the favourite for remainers and puts it in first place in LondonSenior Labour figures were engaged in a desperate battle to shore up the party’s support on Saturday night, amid warnings that its stance on Brexit was he...
01:34, 05/19/2019

Democrats Are Jumping to Defend Rep. Rashida Tlaib Over Holocaust Remarks (WASHINGTON) — Democrats on Monday defended a freshman member of their ranks after President Donald Trump and his allies mischaracterized her remarks about the Holocaust to accuse her of anti-Semitism. Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib told a Yah...
22:34, 05/13/2019

Trump Twitter spree takes aim at Democrats, Biden and China President retweets 60 comments siding with him on issues including the Russia investigation and James ComeyBefore heading to his golf club near Washington on Saturday, Donald Trump indulged in a retweeting spree which included jabs at Democrats for p...
02:34, 05/12/2019

Democrats defend Rashida Tlaib over misrepresented Holocaust comments Party leaders rallied behind the congresswoman after Republicans mischaracterized her ‘calming feeling’ remarksFollow the latest in US politics – liveDemocrats in Congress have rallied behind Rashida Tlaib after Republicans, citing her recent comment...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Democrats' demand to see Trump tax returns boosted by report of $1bn loss Nancy Pelosi reiterates call for release of six years of filingsIRS reportedly recorded huge losses in 80s and 90sLive: follow the latest US politics newsA new report revealing that Donald Trump lost more than $1bn in a decade is fueling heated Democ...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Biden Thinks Trump Is the Problem, Not All Republicans. Other Democrats Disagree. The former vice president is defending his friendliness toward Republicans in Washington, saying Mr. Trump doesn’t represent them. But others say that view is naïve....
16:34, 05/04/2019

Democrats waiting for large presidential field to take shape before endorsing Lawmakers are letting the race sort itself out before backing a candidate for 2020, though several from Iowa, South Carolina and other early nominating states are being courted....
19:00, 05/18/2019

House Democrats pull tribal bills after Trump tweet Democratic leaders have pulled two House bills concerning Native American tribes after President Donald Trump urged Republicans to oppose one of the measures...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Trump approval at 51%, winning millennials, trusted more than Democrats on economy President Trump has crossed the critical 50% approval line needed to win reelection as millennials and independents are moving to embrace him, according to a new survey....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Judge rules Democrats can proceed with emoluments case against Trump A federal judge denied a request to dismiss a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by conducting business with foreign governments....
06:51, 05/01/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Is Willing to Eat Trump's Tax Returns to Keep Democrats From Seeing Them On Monday, the Trump administration rejected House Democrats request to turn over the president’s tax returns, which is funny considering that Satan’s favorite orange pair of slippers has stated several times that he couldn’t turn over his taxes beca...
19:51, 05/07/2019

Sarah Sanders: Russia investigation is over, 'time for Democrats to move on' White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders assailed Democrats on Thursday for "outrageous questioning" on Wednesday of Attorney General Wiliam Barr at a House Judiciary Committee hearing the day before....
21:34, 05/02/2019

Democrats rally behind Rashida Tlaib after Palestine, Holocaust comments Democratic leaders were rushing to the defense of freshman Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Monday after she got blasted by Republicans — including President Trump — for comments she made about Jews moving into Palestine after the Holocaust. “Rep...
07:34, 05/14/2019

Republicans, Democrats concerned about Hungary's Orban ahead of U.S. visit Senior Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told President Donald Trump on Friday they were concerned about Hungary's "downward democratic trajectory," ahead of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's visit to Washin...
23:17, 05/10/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
05:34, 05/16/2019

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Kentucky abortion law aimed at banning a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley ruled Friday the law would create a “substantial obstacle...
01:34, 05/11/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
09:34, 05/19/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
18:51, 05/16/2019

Judge strikes down physicians-only abortion law in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Virginia law that says only physicians can perform first-trimester abortions. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson issued his ruling Monday. His opinion co...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Amber Tamblyn Shares She Had an Abortion in 2012 Amber Tamblyn is sharing her story. On the heels of headline-sparking legislation out of Georgia and Alabama nearly banning abortions, women have taken to social media to share their......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language the evangelicals embrace....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. Kemp’s office says the signing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the sta...
09:51, 05/07/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v. Wade....
01:34, 05/14/2019

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others delve into the issue....
03:17, 05/16/2019

Why 'some kids are unwanted' is such a transparent rationalization for abortion Alabama state Rep. John Rogers just made one of the most horrific justifications of abortion ever proposed in American politics. Or, at least, one of the clearest....
04:51, 05/03/2019

Bernie Sanders calls abortion ‘a constitutional right’ Bernie Sanders tweeted Wednesday that “abortion is a constitutional right” — and slammed Alabama lawmakers for passing a bill that bans abortion even in the case of rape or incest. “The attack on women’s rights is happening in Alabama, Georgia and ac...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Missouri, Latest US State To Restrict Abortion The Missouri House passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass restrictions on ending a pregnancy....
06:34, 05/18/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this morning. This time, Warren is using recent abortion bans and restrictions in Alabama and other stat...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Bernie Sanders declares abortion is a ‘constitutional right’ Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday declared abortion is a “constitutional right,” an apparent response to the virtual abortion ban just approved in Alabama. ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slams abortion right bills Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in Georgia Thursday, criticizing the recent abortion bans signed into law. She said as president, she'd seek to write into law the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized abort...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Michigan Legislature to vote to ban abortion procedure LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature is poised to vote to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure, pushing ahead with legislation that would likely be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The bills up for votes...
14:34, 05/14/2019

Missouri’s GOP-led Legislature passes 8-week abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. If enacted, the ban would be among the most restrictiv...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Judge rescinds ruling against ‘physicians-only’ abortion law RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has rescinded his own ruling that struck down a Virginia law that said only physicians may perform first-trimester abortions. U.S. District Court Henry Hudson last week found that the law was “unduly burdens...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Hollywood Is Gearing Up to Boycott Georgia Over Its New Abortion Law Three Hollywood production companies have announced that they will boycott the state of Georgia over Draconian new abortion laws, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The companies include David Simon’s Blown Deadline Productions, Killer Films, and t...
07:51, 05/10/2019

A New Fight Breaks Out Over 401(k) Fees Investors have saved big as fees have fallen in many retirement plans. But recent lawsuits have claimed some financial-services companies have sought new revenue beyond administrative fees, sometimes at consumers’ expense....
17:00, 05/08/2019

Blasted by Democrats, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Democrats demand answers on Trump administration's Obamacare lawsuit reversal House Democrats are giving the Department of Justice two weeks to supply documents explaining why it reversed itself and decided to ask the courts to rule that all of Obamacare is unconstitutional....
15:34, 05/14/2019

House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank subpoenas Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization seeking to block House subpoenas seeking financial...
23:17, 05/03/2019

William Barr doubles down on campaign spying claims, slams Democrats Attorney General William Barr doubled down in a new interview Friday on his claims that President Trump’s 2016 campaign was spied on — and vowed to get to the bottom of “exactly what happened” with counterintelligence activities. In an interview with...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Democrats are finally getting wise to Republicans' antisemitism smears | Joshua Leifer The leadership’s firm response to attacks on Rashida Tlaib stand in contrast to their equivocation over Ilhan Omar. Democrats must fight back against divide and conquer tacticsAt first, it looked to be more of the same: another week, another rash of ...
16:34, 05/17/2019

House panel yanks Curbelo invite amid furor from top Democrats The Ways and Means Committee yanked an invitation for former GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo to testify at a hearing next week after other Democrats became enraged that the panel was offering a prized platform to a longtime foe.Ways and Means Chairman Richar...
04:17, 05/11/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with requests During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
20:51, 05/01/2019

House Democrats probe Justice Department's handling of police shootings The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unveiled a probe of the Trump administration's moves to curtail the federal government's role in scrutinizing police shootings....
13:34, 05/15/2019

Democrats amplify pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee ch...
01:00, 05/03/2019

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20:00, 05/08/2019

Democrats ramp up pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee chairman threatened t...
07:34, 05/03/2019

As Democrats champion plans for free college, one GOP state already has a model program NBC News- As Democratic presidential candidates promote billion-dollar plans to make college free on the campaign trail, affordable higher education advocates across the political spectrum are pushing a simpler approach: Look to the states. One state...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Most Democrats say age is not just a number for White House candidates: Reuters/Ipsos poll As Democrats weigh a field of 20 White House hopefuls that includes candidates who would be the youngest or oldest president ever elected, new Reuters/Ipsos polling shows age could be a liability at either end of the spectrum....
12:51, 05/01/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of billions of dollars to renewable energy and energy efficiency....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Rudy Giuliani plans Ukraine trip to urge investigation into Democrats President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is planning a trip to Ukraine in an attempt to encourage the country to investigate actions in the country leading up to the 2016 presidential election, a report said Thursday. Giuliani told The N...
14:51, 05/10/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back immigration, border plan U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" Democrats would back his immigration and border protection efforts ahead of the November 2020 elections, despite their opposition to his latest plan to overhaul the current system....
19:00, 05/17/2019

House Democrats give Barr deadline for access to Mueller report In a letter, Rep. Jerrold Nadler said if the Justice Department “persists in its baseless refusal to comply” the committee will move toward contempt proceedings....
17:34, 05/03/2019

Stung by snubs, House Democrats weigh fines for U.S. attorney general Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr after he refused to provide them with an unredacted copy of the Mueller report....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Democrats Attempt to Revive Talks on Access to Full Mueller Report House Democrats, seeking a deal with Attorney General William P. Barr, offered a compromise on the full Mueller report that would keep some parts secret....
19:17, 05/03/2019

Trump says China is stalling because it wants to negotiate trade with Biden or 'weak Democrats' President Trump said Wednesday that the reason behind China's attempt to walk back commitments it previously made in trade talks with the U.S. is that Beijing wants to stall things until Democrats are in office because they would be pushovers....
23:51, 05/08/2019

House Democrats Are Prepared to Hold William Barr in Contempt of Congress. What Does That Mean? House Democrats are ready to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after the Department of Justice failed to deliver an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Jerrod Nadler, chairman of the House Judici...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially testifying before Congress and responded to backlash...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Rudy Giuliani Cancels His Trip to Ukraine, Blaming Democrats’ ‘Spin’ President Trump’s personal lawyer was facing withering criticism from Democrats who accused him of seeking foreign assistance for the president’s re-election campaign....
07:34, 05/11/2019

Democrats Prepare Contempt Order for Attorney General William Barr Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they were beginning the first stages of contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr after the Department of Justice failed to provide an unredacted copy of Special Counse...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Attorney General’s Testimony Shows Why Democrats Are Treading Lightly on Impeachment Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham opened Attorney General Barr’s testimony Wednesday with an attempt at levity. The first measure, he joked, would be to turn down the heat in the room. Graham was talking about the actual temperature in t...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Stacey Abrams’s next move could bolster Democrats in Georgia — and her own political fortunes The former gubernatorial candidate has vowed to use her star power to increase voter access to elections, possibly changing the playing field for Democrats in her home state and beyond....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Trump just said Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress and claimed that Democrats were 'looking for a redo' Associated Press On Sunday, President Trump suggested in a pair of tweets that special counsel Robert Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress. Mueller was called to do so last month by Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee. Trump claimed that...
04:51, 05/06/2019

Nunes to Democrats: Don’t just criticize Trump’s immigration overhaul, introduce your own plan Democrats should introduce their own comprehensive immigration reform plan instead of merely criticizing President Trump’s soon-to-be-announced immigration overhaul proposal, according to Rep. Devin Nunes....
21:17, 05/16/2019

White House Again Rejects Democrats’ Requests for Documents in Corruption Inquiry The letter from the White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, argues that Congress was not a law enforcement body and doesn’t have the standing to investigate the president....
23:17, 05/15/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back his immigration, border plan President Donald Trump on Friday acknowledged he would need some support from Democrats to support his immigration and border agenda, even as opponents soundly rejected his latest proposals as the immigration issue heats up ahead of the 2020 U.S. ele...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democrats and Republicans....
00:00, 05/16/2019

William Barr: attorney general’s refusal to testify riles Democrats Hillary Clinton became the latest to denounce Barr’s testimony on the handling of the Mueller report amid calls for his resignationThe US attorney general, William Barr, has rebuffed a call to testify before the House judiciary committee on Thursday,...
08:34, 05/02/2019

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in political gamesmanship....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Democrats read Mueller report aloud in U.S. Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
22:17, 05/16/2019

No Mueller, no McGahn and stalled investigations leave House Democrats frustrated  Democrats face an uncooperative president, Pelosi’s reluctance about impeachment and a court system that could take years in resolving the standoff. ...
03:17, 05/18/2019

Republicans announce record haul; Barack Obama helps Democrats The Republican National Committee said it raised a record amount of money in April -- nearly $16 million -- and is approaching $62 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal cycle....
02:00, 05/18/2019

House Democrats Revive Probe on Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry into the “abominable” U.S. response to deadly 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. ...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Democrats take step toward holding attorney general in contempt over Russia report Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday took a step toward citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress for failing to hand over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full unredacted report on his Russia investigation....
17:17, 05/06/2019

‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, including in Alabama, where Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill effectively banning the procedure....
03:17, 05/16/2019

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers’ final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely rest...
18:17, 05/17/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences of such laws. Female lawmakers and other women have...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque.” State ...
13:51, 05/07/2019

Opponents of Georgia abortion ban promise court challenge ATLANTA (AP) — Opponents of a Georgia law banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected vow to take their fight from the state Capitol to the courthouse. The measure that was signed into law Tuesday by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is one of ...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Friday approved legislation to ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, becoming the latest state t...
10:00, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Sen. Doug Jones calls abortion ban ‘shameful’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is calling his state’s new abortion ban “shameful.” Jone...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions pass...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states....
18:34, 05/17/2019

3 production companies say they won't film in Georgia after abortion law signed Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
16:34, 05/10/2019

Google has given $150,000 in free ads to deceptive anti-abortion group Obria Group’s ads suggest it provides abortion services, when in fact it tries to persuade women not to terminate pregnanciesGoogle has given tens of thousands of dollars in free advertising to an anti-abortion group that runs ads suggesting it provi...
08:34, 05/13/2019

More 'heartbeat' abortion bills advancing in Midwest and South If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia....
03:00, 05/12/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims posted a two-min...
09:51, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Republican Gov. Mike Parson is calling for a vote on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnan...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri Is Latest State to Advance Abortion Restrictions The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Revealed: nine more US states considering hardline anti-abortion bills Legislation pushed by high-profile conservative Janet PorterGeorgia this month signed six-week abortion ban into lawAlabama passes nation’s strictest abortion banAnti-abortion legislation that copies a controversial bill recently passed into law in G...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Woman charged with attack outside Kentucky abortion clinic LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman is charged with assaulting an 82-year-old woman who tried to hand her a flier outside the state’s only abortion clinic. WDRB-TV cited a criminal summons in reporting that 31-year-old Janay...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Missouri Legislature passes abortion ban at 8 weeks of pregnancy Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it.        ...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
00:17, 05/16/2019

Celebrities answer call to share abortion testimonials Celebrities are among those sharing their abortion stories with the new hashtag #youknowme, introduced by actress and talk show host Busy Philipps in response to Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions...
23:51, 05/17/2019

'This is the endgame': how Trump has helped turn the tide against abortion Trump’s wholesale appointment of judiciary hostile to abortion and LGBT rights has emboldened conservatives seeking to change policy via the courtsAlabama’s move to outlaw nearly all abortions has reverberated across America, teeing up fresh debate i...
17:00, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Georgia’s GOP Gov. Kemp signs early abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the signing of an early abortion ban by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Tha...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. Supreme Court....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Georgia governor signs bill to ban abortion after six weeks Law would ban terminations after fetal cardiac activity detectedLegislation is expected to trigger lengthy battle in courtsGeorgia’s Republican governor, Brian Kemp, on Tuesday signed legislation banning abortion once cardiac activity can be detected...
18:34, 05/07/2019

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer Research into the medicinal herbs of Mauritius shows that we may still have much to learn about the anticancer properties of many of the island plants....
15:34, 05/06/2019

Woodley withdraws from fight with Lawler UFC Fight Night in Minneapolis next month will have to be adjusted after former champion Tyron Woodley was forced to withdraw from a welterweight fight against Robbie Lawler, ESPN reported....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Angela Merkel: We need to fight for Europe Populism, Russian election-meddling, Chinese economic power: the list of challenges facing the EU is long, says the German chancellor. In a wide-ranging interview, she set out what Europe needs to do to survive....
16:34, 05/16/2019

How literature can fight right-wing extremism DW spoke to Ralf Nestmeyer, Vice President of the PEN center for writers in Germany, about looming dangers to freedom of expression. He discusses the state of German media and extremist slogans such as 'lying press.'...
13:00, 05/14/2019

How The Good Fight became TV's most political drama The third season of the ever-topical legal drama has delivered a torrent of righteous anger but has it gone too far?Since it began in 2017, The Good Fight has been brilliant and often astounding television. The legal side of the story quickly morphed...
09:51, 05/14/2019

Luke Campbell on Lomachenko fight: ‘Let’s go!’ Luke Campbell will fight Vasyl Lomachenko for the WBO, WBA and (vacant) WBC lightweight world titles. He speaks to John Dennen about defeating the brilliant Ukrainian The post Luke Campbell on Lomachenko fight: ‘Let’s go!’ appeared ...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Broccoli may help fight off schizophrenia: study Broccoli, for years hailed as a cancer-fighter and a great source of vitamin C, calcium and B vitamins, is now being seen as a safer way to manage schizophrenia. Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say a compound derived from broccoli sprouts can help...
01:00, 05/10/2019

For Rebel Wilson, it was a fight to keep ‘The Hustle’ PG-13 NEW YORK (AP) — Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson say their new film “The Hustle” is a fun female empowerment tale, but one they’ve had to fight to keep from being treated differently than comedies starring men. Wilson, also a producer...
10:17, 05/10/2019

After the Storm, a Fight for Survival in Mozambique Idai was the deadliest cyclone to hit southern Africa in over a century. Augusto Brás and his wife, Amélia, lost their home and their son in the flooding. Now, with their crops ruined and the next big harvest a year away, staying alive is a daily str...
18:51, 04/28/2019

| Assange begins UK fight against US extradition WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a court he would oppose extradition to the United States as the legal process began in London, a day after he was jailed for breaching his bail conditions in a former case....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Gannett Set to Win Proxy Fight With Digital First Gannett is poised to retain control of its entire board in a proxy fight with a hedge-fund-backed rival that made a hostile bid for the USA Today owner....
05:34, 05/16/2019

| Dhoni's 'Dad's Army' fight on for one more final MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings shrugged off their 'Dad's Army' label to reach the IPL final against the Mumbai Indians with both teams looking to clinch a record fourth title....
14:34, 05/11/2019

Lesnar 'done' with MMA; Cormier to fight Miocic With Brock Lesnar informing the UFC "he's done" with MMA, the UFC is close to finalizing a heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic on Aug. 17....
03:51, 05/01/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards equality for LGBT people. As she prepares to step down in August, she reflects on how much further th...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Hollywood Democrats largely supporting Joe Biden, but reluctant to rally behind single candidate When Joe Biden made one of his first treks to Hollywood for his last presidential race, in 2007, his fundraising had been paltry, he was having trouble getting donors’ attention, and much of showbiz was siding either with the presumed front runner, H...
13:17, 05/08/2019

Democrats Harris and Biden clash over 1994 crime bill in New Hampshire stops U.S. Senator Kamala Harris said during a presidential campaign stop in New Hampshire on Wednesday that she disagreed with former Vice President Joe Biden, who said a day earlier that his Senate vote for a 1994 crime bill did not contribute to mass in...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Democrats press Trump administration for documents on lawsuit to dismantle health-care law Five House committee chairmen asked whether politics in the White House and Office of Management and Budget influenced the Justice Department’s decision. ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

House Democrats vote to block Trump's Obamacare 'relief' ideas for states House Democrats voted Thursday to block the Trump administration from letting states make changes to their healthcare programs, the first of several bills up for a vote this month attacking Republican efforts to gut Obamacare....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Geraldo Rivera: Joe Biden is Democrats' 'best hope' to galvanize African-American voters Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said former Vice President Joe Biden was the "best hope" for Democrats to galvanize African-American voters in the 2020 presidential campaign....
04:17, 04/30/2019

U.S. Justice Department accuses House Democrats of playing politics with contempt vote The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in politically motivated attacks, after the panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand o...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend....
14:17, 05/14/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
01:51, 05/10/2019

Democrats overplayed their hand in trying to get the full Mueller report, and now it's coming back to bite them Reuters Two major developments in the fight between Congress and the White House over Robert Mueller's findings in the Russia probe laid bare how Democrats overplayed their hand while trying to get Mueller's unredacted report. The House Judiciary Co...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Climate change tests Joe Biden as he confronts a major question for Democrats: Is any compromise too much? The issue reflects the divide between Biden’s consensus-building ways and demands from liberal activists for a more forceful and uncompromising agenda....
02:34, 05/15/2019

Koch network slams $2 trillion infrastructure cost agreement between Trump and top Democrats "Instead of proposing a $2 trillion catch-all 'infrastructure' bill and asking hard-working Americans to fund it by paying more at the pump, Washington lawmakers should cut the red tape and stop wasting the tax dollars we give them," the gr...
22:00, 04/30/2019

House Democrats vote to hold attorney general Barr in contempt of Congress Panel takes action after Barr refused to provide unredacted Mueller report, as Schiff subpoenas attorney generalLive: follow the latest US politics newsHouse Democrats voted on Wednesday to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, in contempt of C...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Three Republicans join House Democrats to rebuke Trump on Paris climate agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the landmark international climate change accord....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Pelosi Warns Democrats: Stay in the Center or Trump May Contest Election Results The speaker’s “coldblooded” plan for defeating President Trump, who she worries would challenge a slim Democratic victory in 2020, focuses on moderate voters and avoiding a protracted impeachment bid....
20:00, 05/04/2019

U.S. House Democrats read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
21:17, 05/16/2019

‘Masterful Hairsplitting.’ Senate Democrats Criticize Attorney General Over Mueller Probe Senate Democrats criticized Attorney General William Barr for “misleading” and hairsplitting” in his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation at a hearing Wednesday. In a hearing before the Senate Judiciary C...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Democrats threaten to hold AG William Barr in contempt over release of Mueller report The House Judiciary Committee threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not provide special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report on his Russia probe by Monday....
04:34, 05/04/2019

White House defies Congress on McGahn subpoena as Trump battles Democrats The White House on Tuesday instructed Don McGahn, its former counsel, to refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry, intensifying a fight between President Donald Trump's ad...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Democrats who voted to confirm Attorney General Barr are starting to have 'buyer's remorse' AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr's testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday rankled numerous Democratic lawmakers, even some of those who voted to confirm him. Three Democratic senators voted in favor of Bar...
05:17, 05/02/2019

Mollie Hemingway: Democrats, not Trump, are having the hard time accepting election results The Federalist's senior editor Mollie Hemingway addressed Hillary Clinton's comments that President Trump and the Russians "stole" the 2016 presidential election from her while appearing Friday on "Special Report with Bret Baier."  Hemingway said whi...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Israel plans to deport a U.S. human rights activist. Democrats are pushing back. Democratic lawmakers wrote to Netanyahu about the planned deportation of Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, but the Trump administration has taken little action....
19:17, 05/07/2019

Senate's McConnell to declare 'case closed' on Mueller report as Democrats eye contempt The divided U.S. Congress' fight over the Mueller report intensified on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate's top Republican sought to shut the door on congressional probes while House Democrats pushed ahead with efforts to gather testimony from top administr...
16:00, 05/07/2019

House Democrats to read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will read aloud on Thursday the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
13:34, 05/16/2019

Shanahan’s shift of Pentagon funds to border projects riles Democrats in Congress BORDER WARS: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s execution of President Trump’s orders to use money from the Pentagon’s budget to fund border security has irked Democrats in Congress, foreshadowing a contentious Senate confirmation hearing no...
13:34, 05/13/2019

White House pushes for a debt ceiling increase while Democrats are divided over spending The White House is opposed to bundling together the debt ceiling and a measure to fund the government, while expressing that Trump will not accept another significant increase in federal spending, a source says....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Mitch McConnell Says Russia Investigation Is ‘Case Closed.’ Senate Democrats Disagree (WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats say Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is “afraid” of the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller and failing to protect U.S. elections. Democrats told reporters on Tuesday that McConnell is sending...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Kamala Harris claims Democrats Gillum, Abrams would have won in 2018 'without voter suppression' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., claimed Sunday that former Democratic gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum would have won in 2018 if not for "voter suppression."...
17:34, 05/07/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
10:17, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank subpoenas Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization seeking to block House subpoenas seeking financial...
23:51, 05/03/2019

House Democrats fall in line with Pelosi’s no-impeachment strategy despite Trump’s defiance Several rank-and-file lawmakers want to begin impeachment proceedings, but instead of pushing back on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, they’re following her lead....
09:00, 05/16/2019

US actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike over Georgia abortion law The US actress has called for women to not have sex until the state of Georgia rescinds its new abortion law. Some film and television companies working in Georgia said they would no longer work in the state....
15:00, 05/12/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's Christina Bergmann....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the country....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed into law, it will face legal challenges and put the focus on the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Abortion: judge strikes down Kentucky restriction but governor to appeal Federal judge says 2018 law would create ‘substantial obstacle’ to abortion rightsAfter a federal judge struck down a Kentucky abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies, the state’s anti-abortion Republican g...
02:34, 05/12/2019

Trump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off funds Sexual health organisations warn women will die if they are forced to seek DIY abortions‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activismThe Trump administration has taken its war on abortion worldwide, cutting off all fundin...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Georgia governor to sign heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday is expected to sign a bill outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the country....
15:00, 05/07/2019