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NIMBY California Democrats

California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But they don’t want any building to house this low-income riffraff anywhere near their e...

NIMBY California Democrats

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California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans head to their caucuses....
21:34, 2019-06-02

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more money to the Trump 2020 campaign than to most Democrat...
00:51, 2019-07-19

'So infuriating': Tomi Lahren takes on California Democrats' plans to offer health care to illegal immigrants Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren sounded off Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" on the issue of California Democrats considering several plans to offer health care to illegal immigrants in the state. ...
15:34, 2019-05-22

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they like it....
04:17, 2019-06-18

Unhappy Democrats Things are going pretty well. The economy refuses to stop growing. The stock market continues to set records for soaring, not crashing. At long last, wages are creeping upward. President Trump isn’t pulling up stakes around the world and isolating the country, as many feared he would. Nor has he sta...
23:34, 2019-07-05

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democratic demands....
19:51, 2019-05-22

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71, is a key player in the fight. Nadler’s com...
13:17, 2019-05-23

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
20:17, 2019-07-09

Democrats to face off against a reluctant Mueller House Democrats are facing a daunting challenge this week — goading Robert Mueller into offering testimony that could irreparably damage Donald Trump’s presidency.In the three months since the conclusion of the former special counsel’s investigation, Democrats have struggled to use Mueller’s 448-pag...
03:17, 2019-07-22

Pelosi Says Democrats Are ‘Not on a Path to Impeachment’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the president was trying to precipitate a crisis through his stonewalling and suggested that he was too unstable to govern the country....
20:34, 2019-05-23

House Democrats sue for Trump's tax returns House Democrats on Tuesday sued for President Trump’s tax returns, marking the beginning of a high-stakes legal fight over his efforts to keep his taxes secret.Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) filed suit in federal court to enforce a subpoena for the records rejected in May b...
20:17, 2019-07-02

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtrack on the mild tax hike that President Trump's tax bill imposed on wealthy citizens in blue states?...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Trudeau to prod Democrats on USMCA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lobby House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to take up the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade during a visit to Washington this week....
07:00, 2019-06-18

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
23:17, 2019-06-18

Denmark election: Social Democrats on course to win Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen has conceded defeat to the Social Democrats in the Danish general election. The center-left party pledged to pursue a restrictive immigration policy if it forms the next government....
01:51, 2019-06-06

AP analysis: For Democrats, big government is back The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation. Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday as a fragile front-runner and walked away facing new questions about whether he can maintain his standing atop the field. (June 28)        ...
10:34, 2019-06-28

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
16:51, 2019-06-06

Trump Says He Won't Work With Democrats Until Probes Are Done President Trump said he told Democratic congressional leaders he would only work with them on infrastructure and other initiatives when they finish investigating him....
02:17, 2019-05-23

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...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Trump says will soon sit down with Democrats for immigration negotiations President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would sit down soon with his Democratic opponents in the U.S. Congress for negotiations over U.S. immigration policy....
20:51, 2019-06-11

The Squad: progressive Democrats reveal how they got their name ‘Anyone who is interested in building a more equitable and just world is a part of the Squad,’ Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley saidFour progressive democrats known as “the Squad” have revealed the source of their fierce moniker – they gave it to themselves at a photo shoot.“Someone said, ‘Oh you shoul...
01:00, 2019-07-18

How the 2016 Debates Are Still Haunting Democrats Democrats and Republicans had opposing problems when they held their presidential primary debates in 2016. For Democrats, the perception that the party Establishment favored Hillary Clinton fueled criticism about the format and timing of the debates. On the GOP side, a crowded field of candidates ma...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mexican official said....
01:51, 2019-07-06

Senior Democrats say no Trump impeachment … yet Adam Schiff: party is ‘not there yet’ on seeking to oust presidentJames Clyburn: ‘Right now we are winning this issue’More than 50 congressional Democrats reportedly back impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. But on Sunday morning, senior figures highlighted the split that remains between th...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
03:00, 2019-06-14

Wayward Democrats Return, but Are Still Under Fire For the first time in six years, every Democrat in the New York State Senate is working with the Democratic conference. But they are likely to face re-election challenges from the left....
22:51, 2019-07-07

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
23:34, 2019-07-05

Top Senate Democrats Have the Naïveté of Babies There have been a ton of reasons to beat up on the House Democrats of late. But for whatever it’s worth, at least there’s a strong contingent in the House that isn’t suffering from a broken brain, which is more than you can say for most of the Senate Democrats....
21:17, 2019-07-22

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world that we know. Anything else is a product of imagination....
02:34, 2019-07-11

Democrats say Trump is 'deplorable' — but they'll still work with him Democrats torched President Donald Trump as a racist this week — but they also know how to compartmentalize.The toxic relationship between Trump and the opposition continues to hit new lows, but that's not stopping Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her party from working with him to avert fiscal calamity and...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Larry Krasner Needs the Democrats to Stand Up for Justice Larry Krasner, one of America’s most fiery advocates for criminal justice reform, was elected district attorney of Philadelphia in 2017 on a platform of ending mass incarceration. He says that will be a 30-year project—but he is not taking any time off....
23:00, 2019-07-16

2020 Democrats have all the wrong ideas for the budget It’s no secret that the two dozen or so 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are promising a slew of new and expanded government programs that are often “universal” and “free.” Americans should be skeptical when they hear these buzzwords, which are code for “rationed” and “expensive” when Democra...
06:51, 2019-07-16

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) start choosing a new leader on Monday after Andrea Nahles stepped down, with a membership appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to quit Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Nancy Pelosi Says Democrats Are ‘Not on a Path to Impeachment’ The House speaker said President Trump was trying to precipitate a crisis through his stonewalling and suggested that he was too unstable to govern the country....
22:17, 2019-05-23

In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost In the Democrats’ first presidential primary debate Wednesday night, the candidates each hit on the need for change, but showed differences about how they would achieve such change and on how far such change should go....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Ingraham: Pelosi and the Democrats 'uninterested in working' Fox News' Laura Ingraham said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Peloi's actions today proved that Democrats are "uninterested" when it comes to working with President Trump....
08:51, 2019-05-23

Democrats look for that old debate magic – but can anyone defeat Trump? Twenty presidential contenders go head-to-head in the opening test of 2020, and the president will loom largeAs he sensed the crowd flagging, Donald Trump switched gears to the all-important question of his re-election slogan. Should the insurgent turned incumbent stick with “Make America great agai...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
04:17, 2019-06-10

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, demanding “structural change” in the economy and the government as Democrats met on the debate...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until ‘phony’ investigations end U.S. President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
20:51, 2019-05-22

Trump: Democrats are too busy trying to impeach me to do their jobs President Trump blasted House Democrats for talking about impeachment and said they are so consumed with investigating him that they are shirking their legislative responsibilities. “Everything the Democrats are asking me for is based on an illegally started investigation that failed for them,...
20:17, 2019-05-22

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)        ...
19:34, 2019-05-22

Democrats Diverge on Economy and Immigration in First Debate Elizabeth Warren set the tone for the party’s progressive wing, but others among the 10 candidates were more cautious, producing clashes along ideological lines....
20:17, 2019-06-27

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is the question for Democrats running for president in 2020.In recent weeks, Senator Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg have made a compelling case fo...
09:51, 2019-05-29

More Democrats Call for Impeachment After Mueller Statement Cory Booker and Julián Castro endorsed impeachment proceedings on Wednesday, joining six other presidential candidates who had already called for it....
21:17, 2019-05-29

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend...
04:34, 2019-06-05

House Democrats Want Mueller to Testify, Despite His Reluctance Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but Democrats want him on a witness stand....
23:17, 2019-05-29

Democrats had a lot more power in state legislatures this year. Here’s what they did with it. They expanded access to abortion in half a dozen states, created universal background checks for gun sales and pushed a lot of climate change legislation....
18:17, 2019-07-03

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to win one in North Carolina....
01:51, 2019-07-10

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-07-09

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
06:01, 2019-05-31

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
03:51, 2019-06-02

House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
19:51, 2019-07-11

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink into the ocean—the moderators devoted a combined 15 minutes of airtime to the biggest existential threa...
19:51, 2019-07-11

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns pitching a crowd of state party officials, activist...
01:00, 2019-06-09

The Trailer: The Democrats who don't miss Obama (or Biden) In this edition: Why the left has no Obama (or Biden) nostalgia, demystifying the Democrats' baffling "squad" wars, and why Sanders skipped Netroots....
02:01, 2019-07-15

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taking one of the least political and most entertainin...
21:00, 2019-05-24

Democrats go after Trump, differ on healthcare in debate Top Democratic presidential contenders launched repeated attacks on President Donald Trump during a debate on Thursday, but for a second consecutive night there was sharp disagreement over the best way to boost access to healthcare insurance coverage....
04:34, 2019-06-28

House Democrats Reportedly Want to Go After Rudy Giuliani The Daily Beast reported on Friday that congressional Democrats are considering launching a probe into Trump lawyer and sycophant Rudy Giuliani and his work overseas, after Giuliani attempted to push an investigation into Joe Biden’s son and his work in the Ukraine....
20:34, 2019-06-07

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutrality to the books; the Obama-era rules made sure that all streaming content was treated the same by ISPs and wireless providers. It also prevented a c...
14:00, 2019-05-26

Young Democrats gather for night two of first debate TUCSON — At Gentle Ben’s on Main Gate Square, dozens of young voters watch the second night of the first Democratic Debate as a group. The president of the Pima County Young Democrats, Ciara Carnes, loves politics, but she’s not in love with the early leader among Democrats, former...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeaching President Donald Trump, said that the impeachment debate should be about hol...
22:51, 2019-05-26

The Latest: Democrats skeptical of Trump outreach to Kim Democratic lawmakers in the United States, including some running for the White House, say there’s little in President Donald Trump’s diplomatic track to convince them that his meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un may lead to a nuclear breakthrough...
19:34, 2019-06-30

Back home, Democrats hear a lot, or not much, on impeachment YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In suburban Philadelphia, it took about eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean’s town hall for someone to ask about impeachment. It came up only indirectly at a town hall in Southern California. And in Yorktown, Va., it never got...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democrats know they’ll have fallout in 2020 and beyond. Some lawmakers say impeachment will benefit t...
01:34, 2019-06-18

The Latest: Brennan, Sherman brief Democrats on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 12:10 p.m. House Democrats have received a closed-door briefing on Iran from former CIA Director John Brennan and former State Department official Wendy Sherman, who negotiated the Iran nuclear deal. Bren...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
16:34, 2019-07-22

Democrats Don’t Want to Play by Donald Trump’s Playbook Donald Trump earned billions in free publicity during the 2016 election, defeating a crowded field of more experienced rivals to win the nomination and then the presidency. So far, none of the people seeking to replace him are trying the same strategy. Nine of the 23 Democratic presidential candidat...
04:51, 2019-06-18

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker Jo Swinson, a 39-year-old Scottish lawmaker, took over leadership of the adamantly anti-Brexit party that could play an influential role if an early election is held....
23:34, 2019-07-22

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized by the Republican offensive, with activists and several presidential candidates eager for payback a...
16:00, 2019-07-22

24 Democrats are running for president. Voters and donors like only five of them. There are nearly as many Democrats running for president as there are days in July. With so many choices to choose from, you might be wondering how potential Democratic primary voters are wading through all of the candidates. But as the latest fundraising reports and polling shows, the giant field o...
06:34, 2019-07-19

More Democrats Seeking Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying. A growing number of rank-and-file House Democrats, incensed by former counsel D...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman in January. The new legislation that the California...
20:34, 2019-06-21

More Democrats calling for impeachment proceedings against Trump More Democrats are calling - and more loudly - for impeachment proceedings against U.S. President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying....
13:34, 2019-05-22

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get abortions has more people looking to the GOP. “On...
09:00, 2019-05-22

Chamber optimistic that Democrats want USMCA passed The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, said Monday it was optimistic that Democrats in Congress would pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade despite it having been stalled for months in the Democratic-led House....
07:00, 2019-06-18

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
15:17, 2019-06-20

What's the matter with California? California wants to look after its people, so it keeps expanding its social safety net. It also wants to welcome all comers and so embraces illegal immigrants and protects them in sanctuary cities....
07:17, 2019-06-11

US: California hit by 7.1 earthquake A day after a major earthquake rattled Southern California, a large quake has registered in the same area. Initial reports suggested the seismic activity caused some building damage, injuries and multiple fires....
08:17, 2019-07-06

Denmark's Social Democrats move back into power Social Democrats have taken the most seats in an election centered on issues of immigration, climate and welfare. Left-leaning parties did well, while support for the populist Danish People's Party plummeted....
13:51, 2019-06-06

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
02:17, 2019-06-19

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia. Republicans put forward two amendments Wednesday to fund the weapons in a defense bill, but both were r...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Trump Sets the Terms on Racial Division. Do Democrats Know What to Do? Democratic candidates universally denounce Mr. Trump’s words, but disagreements exist on how the eventual presidential nominee should best respond on race....
19:34, 2019-07-21

Ari Fleischer: Democrats 'planting the seeds of destruction of their party' Democratic presidential candidates proposing liberal policies like free college and Medicare-for-all are on a path to destroying their party, according to former White House Press secretary Ari Fleischer....
06:17, 2019-07-02

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), who oversees the Appr...
19:00, 2019-06-06

Democrats demand action on Republican who threatened police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic senators at the Oregon statehouse are delaying the start of the last day of legislative session once again throwing the Senate into disarray. Democratic Sen. Shemia Fagan said Sunday that some Democrats are demanding Republican Sen. Brian Boquist not be allowed to retur...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Democrats show unity amid GOP squabbles in Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — While Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has run into resistance from Republican lawmakers on pension legislation, and faced a messy dispute with his lieutenant governor, his Democratic challenger has forged alliances with his ex-rivals as the campaign starts taking shape. Bevin and his ...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Democrats resurrect bill to punish election interference House Democrats on Thursday resurrected a new version of a bill that would go after Russia and other foreign adversaries that meddle in U.S. elections....
09:00, 2019-06-28

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue....
13:17, 2019-07-13

Here's how 2020 Democrats are stacking up in early nominating states Joe Biden has led or tied for the top spot in every major 2020 Democratic presidential primary poll of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada so far....
23:17, 2019-06-12

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Here Are the Facts Behind Some of Democrats’ Biggest Claims in Thursday’s Debate The second night of the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate was at times a fast-paced raucous affair, with candidates shouting over each other and struggling to be heard. The ten candidates — including front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Kamala Harr...
21:34, 2019-06-28

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure, as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administration continues to stonewall requests for documents ...
03:51, 2019-05-22

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Democrats divided as pressure to impeach builds: ‘What are you waiting for?’ Dozens of Democrats have called for Trump impeachment proceedings in wake of Mueller’s report – but Pelosi has remained steadfast in opposing an inquiryIn the House of Representatives the apparently frustrated Democratic congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, had one question for the leadership of h...
14:17, 2019-06-30

Democrats Grapple With a Sprawling Primary Field, and No One to Shape It The field of 24 candidates is too unwieldy, some Democrats say. But with big names like the Clintons and Obamas remaining silent, the party lacks anyone to sort it out....
16:00, 2019-07-04

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
21:34, 2019-05-29

Democrats have moved 'too far to the left,' says BET network founder Bob Johnson America's political establishment is riven with partisanship that has become "very wicked and very mean," said entrepreneur and media mogul Robert Johnson....
10:51, 2019-07-09

A Good Idea for 2020 Democrats to Beat Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has garnered a reputation for being policy heavy and generally wonky, but perhaps no idea she’s had is more simple or obvious than the one she rolled out today: reversing Department of Justice policy saying a sitting president can’t be indicted....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Hannity: Trump playing Democrats and the media 'like a flute' Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday reiterated his belief that President Trump purposely "played" the media by saying he would listen to a foreign government who has intelligence on a political rival....
06:00, 2019-06-14

House Democrats Plan an Alternative to Green New Deal The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough....
21:00, 2019-07-23

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
03:34, 2019-06-17

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
17:17, 2019-06-01

Chad Pergram: Democrats 'nowhere near' the amount of votes they need for impeachment While the prospect of impeachment has caught a lot of media attention, FOX Senior Capitol Hill Producer Chad Pergram said the sheer number of supportive politicians made it very unlikely....
17:17, 2019-06-01

Blowup between Trump, Democrats on infrastructure is a case of ‘too many fuses’ It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distills the essence of a political episode or circumstance in Washington. That’s the case with this line from horror master Stephen King in the short story ...
17:17, 2019-06-01

Don't laugh at Democrats on healthcare. Private insurance is a catastrophe It's funny to watch the Democratic presidential candidates on the debate stage Thursday as they tried to out-liberal each other on how to fix healthcare but the issue itself isn't a joke. And that Democrats are debating it is a good thing....
13:51, 2019-06-28

Trio to provisionally lead Germany's Social Democrats Three SPD politicians, including two state premiers, are set to provisionally lead the party after Andrea Nahles announced her resignation. When the party will elect a new leader will be determined later this month....
13:34, 2019-06-03

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
17:17, 2019-07-22

House Democrats Are Finally Suing for Trump's Tax Returns It only took House Democrats six months to make good on one of their campaign promises, but after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear he wouldn’t comply with requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Democrats are reportedly finally suing for them....
00:17, 2019-07-03

Democrats throw hands up in disgust over Trump’s comment “Atrocious.” “Unbelievable.” “Wildly ridiculous.” “Unpatriotic.” House Democrats left a Thursday caucus meeting aghast at President Donald Trump’s comments that he’d consider accepting election assistance from a foreign government. But even that statement wasn’t enough to move a majority of Democra...
20:00, 2019-06-13

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Previously, only a few candidates had called for beginning impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Now, a majority of the Democratic field has expressed support....
23:17, 2019-05-29

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential candidates took it from there, saying for the firs...
23:34, 2019-05-29

You Got Complaint? Talk To Me, Do Not Tweet: Nancy Pelosi To Democrats US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements......
04:17, 2019-07-11

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Trump lashes out at Democrats over criticism of how CBP treats migrants President Trump lashed out at Democrats via social media on Wednesday following calls from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to be fired and plans by two House committees to hold hearings on the treatment of thousands of migrants held a...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Kevin McCarthy: Democrats are hypocrites on foreign meddling Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is hitting back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, accusing Democrats of hypocrisy over foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. (June 13)        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight....
10:34, 2019-06-15

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
13:34, 2019-06-23

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico....
01:17, 2019-06-22

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
00:00, 2019-05-23

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment proceedings....
06:01, 2019-05-22

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process....
08:34, 2019-05-24

House Democrats Move to Knock Out a Key Piece of Obamacare The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself....
19:17, 2019-07-17

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Last-Minute Laws Took Democrats’ Power. Court Says That’s Fine. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general of Wisconsin, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
23:51, 2019-06-21

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to the government’s responsibility to care for tens of thousands of people seeking safe harbor under U.S. asylum laws. The measure is scheduled for a ...
19:34, 2019-06-21

For lesser-known Democrats, debates offer opportunity and risk For most of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, next week's debates will be their first leap into the high-risk, high-reward glare of the national political spotlight....
15:17, 2019-06-21

Hannity unloads on Democrats, Nadler, Schiff, Maddow and CNN Fox News' Sean Hannity didn't hold back Tuesday, going after Democrats for their latest anti-Trump comments and for inviting Watergate figure John Dean to speak on Capitol Hill, while also bashing the "mainstream media" for continuing to "smear" the president....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman House Democrats are recoiling at the idea. The tumult prompted Democratic leaders Monday night to delay action on annual legislation to fund congressio...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democrats. The extremist Left among House Democrats aban...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Miami, Drowning and Scorching, Awaits Democrats for Debate Activists wanted a Democratic debate focused entirely on climate change. They aren’t getting one, but in Miami this week, the issue will be inescapable....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Democrats want to solve an inequality problem that doesn't exist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tells us that wealth inequality is at grotesque and immoral levels. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a plan to tax everyone lots and lots to solve this. The slight problem is that the Federal Reserve tells us that wealth inequality isn't at those high levels. In fact, ...
07:00, 2019-06-18

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the longstanding consensus is doomed to fail and not ...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
19:17, 2019-06-27

Top 2020 Democrats best Trump in hypothetical matchups in new poll The top Democratic candidates best President Donald Trump in national head-to-head matchups, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University out Tuesday....
00:34, 2019-06-12

Why Democrats’ oversight machine is moving so slowly against Trump House Democrats have kicked and screamed about the White House’s refusal to allow key Trump officials to come before Congress. But they haven’t done the one thing they can do to force the issue: Go to court.Democrats have handed out procedural slaps on the wrist — from subpoenas to contempt citation...
14:00, 2019-07-17

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
21:17, 2019-07-17

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn him for tweeting that four minority lawmakers should “go back” to where they came from. “The Democrats in Congress are getting nothing...
18:34, 2019-07-17

'That's the end of that race!' - Trump knocks Democrats over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for the G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
06:51, 2019-06-28

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, further restrictions on assault weapons....
01:34, 2019-06-20

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters that Democrats plan to vo...
04:51, 2019-06-20

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
22:51, 2019-06-21

Rep. Jim Jordan says Democrats are plotting a 'coordinated effort' to take down Trump Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, on Wednesday accused his Democratic colleagues in the House of plotting a "coordinated effort to take down the president" and believes they are already working in concert behind-the-scenes to impeach Donald Trump....
19:34, 2019-05-22

Here are the 137 Democrats who voted to kill an impeachment resolution against Trump One hundred and thirty seven House Democrats on Wednesday voted to kill an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump in a vote that exposed party divisions on the issue in the House....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Trump says he won't work with Democrats until they stop investigating him – live Press conference held after Nancy Pelosi criticizes presidentMueller to release search warrants from inquiry into Michael CohenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.28pm BST Michael Avenatti, the former lawyer of the alleged former lover of the present president is expected to face...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don’t do cover-ups’ President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who claimed that he is “engaged in a cover-up.” “I don’t do cover-ups,” Trump declared during a hastily arranged news co...
20:17, 2019-05-22

Southern California could be hit by 30,000 more earthquakes Southern California, reeling from two of the biggest earthquakes in two decades, could be hit by a staggering 30,000 aftershock quakes by the end of the year, experts warn. The 6.4-magnitude quake on Thursday followed by the even bigger 7.1-magnitude one the next day, both in the Mojave Desert, have...
19:51, 2019-07-07

California to boost gasoline tax again California will charge the highest taxes on gasoline in the United States come Monday but some complain that even more money is needed to maintain the Golden State's roads and freeways....
04:34, 2019-06-30

Southern California hit by 6.6 earthquake SEARLES VALLEY, Calif (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shoot Southern California Thursday morning. People as far away as Phoenix and Las Vegas reported feeling it. It reportedly happened near Searles Valley, Calif., northeast of Los Angeles. The National Weather Service...
20:00, 2019-07-04

More quakes could hit California as residents mop up Residents were assessing the damage and cleaning up the mess on Friday left by the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 25 years, with quaking felt by more than 20 million people from Los Angeles to Las Vegas....
12:17, 2019-07-05

Democrats aim their fire at Trump in South Carolina, vie for frontrunner status Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls took to the stage in South Carolina on Saturday to take a series of swings at President Trump, and position themselves as the front runner in a packed race for the Democratic nomination in a vital primary state....
22:51, 2019-06-22

The Stakes for Democrats Couldn’t Be Higher During Mueller’s Testimony. Here’s How They’re Getting Ready For Democrats on Capitol Hill, the stakes for Robert Mueller’s testimony could hardly be higher. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence have just a daylong hearing to coax the reluctant former special counsel into delivering the cont...
02:17, 2019-07-24

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision dismissed a Virginia House Republican challenge to the redrawing of House of Delegates maps in a gerrymandering case that appeared to be a victory for Democratic state lawmakers....
23:17, 2019-06-17

Trump calls on Democrats to pass USMCA in meeting with Trudeau During a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss trade Thursday, President Donald Trump called on Democrats to pass a new North American trade deal....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Democrats call Biden ‘unchanging’ and a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ Twenty-two of Joe Biden’s rivals on Saturday tried to make the case that he’s not the best choice for 2020, mostly without mentioning his name. Online, critics were less decorous. Former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel, one of just two Democratic candidates who skipped the South Carolina Democratic conventi...
13:34, 2019-06-23

Democrats Are Determined to Spotlight Trump’s Misdeeds, but Remain Divided on How House Democrats, returning from a weeklong recess, see an opening to focus public attention on presidential misconduct, but they are split over impeachment....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Rush Limbaugh: The 'dangerous' base created by Democrats is lashing out Democrats created a "dangerous" base, and now they are struggling to stop those very same supporters from lashing out, according to conservative Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh....
01:17, 2019-06-04

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for delivering their message....
21:51, 2019-06-01

GOP senator dares Democrats to impeach Trump: ‘Go to Amazon, buy a spine’ WASHINGTON — US Sen. John Kennedy on Sunday dared Democrats to start impeachment proceedings against President Trump, goading the House members to “go to Amazon” and “buy a spine.” “My Democratic friends have got to make a decision on impeachment. Now, I think impeachment will be a...
00:17, 2019-06-03

Democrats call for oversight after Trump's Iran airstrikes reversal Warren accused Trump of instigating ‘another unnecessary conflict’ while Biden called it a ‘self-inflicted disaster’Follow the latest in US politics – liveSenior US Democrats led the outcry on Friday against Donald Trump’s dramatic almost-launch of military action on Iran and the last-minute pullbac...
21:01, 2019-06-21

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote. Andrea Nahles said in a statement Sunday that she wanted “clarity” aft...
12:34, 2019-06-02

Jim Jordan: Democrats' subpoena of Hope Hicks just another 'political stunt' House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said on Friday that House Democrats’ subpoena of former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks was just another “political stunt.”...
21:51, 2019-06-21

Byron York: In debates, Democrats move toward open borders On the second night of the Democratic presidential debate in Miami, NBC moderators asked candidates whether they would support decriminalizing the act of illegally crossing the border into the United States — that is, reducing the seriousness and consequences of illegal entry to the level of a parki...
18:34, 2019-06-28

Democrats Reveal Brilliant Fundraising HACK to Obliterate Trump Excuse me sir, good bye! That’s what we’ll all be saying to Donald DRUMPF next November, thanks to the electoral genius of the Democrats. Now that’s what I call a MOOD!...
15:51, 2019-06-17

Save Us From 'Centrist' Democrats Spouting Mindless Clichés About Impeachment One of the recurring themes in the many “will they or won’t they” impeachment intrigue stories about Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats is the idea that Pelosi is protecting members in swing districts, particularly freshmen, from making a tough vote. The New York Times published a story on Sunday ...
21:34, 2019-06-17

Insurgent Democrats, Many of Them Women, Worry a New Party Policy Will Block Them Democratic primary challengers are often female, young and nonwhite. Many fear a recent move by House Democratic leaders will prevent them from being elected....
11:34, 2019-06-02

Germany's Social Democrats seek new leader, question coalition Germany's Social Democrats on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles resigned and SPD members, appalled by the party's plunging popularity, called for ditching their scrappy coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
16:34, 2019-06-03

House Democrats Return From Recess Braced for Impeachment Talk As more Democrats call for an impeachment inquiry, just one thing is certain — the conversation is not going away anytime soon. Congress returned to the Capitol Monday after a week-long recess that saw several more Democratic lawmakers – including two committee chairmen — join the ...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Trump's top associates look to Mueller report for backup against Democrats in court President Donald Trump's associates are looking to special counsel Robert Mueller for help in fending off a lawsuit from the Democratic National Committee over Russian influence in the last presidential election....
14:17, 2019-06-04

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
03:17, 2019-06-15

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Democrats must just bring down Trump – for the sake of the world | Robert Reich We do not need 20 candidates having confusing fights over healthcare. We need urgent action to defeat a would-be tyrantImagine an opposition political party in a land being taken over by an oligarchy, headed by a would-be tyrant. Related: Democrats divided as pressure to impeach builds: ‘What are yo...
08:34, 2019-06-30

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
08:34, 2019-06-20

Liberal Democrats Ruled the Debates. Will Moderates Regain Their Voices? Vowing to eliminate private health insurance and decriminalize illegal immigration, the dominant candidates in the first 2020 presidential debates made few overtures to centrist Democrats....
21:51, 2019-06-29

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hurting," Buttigieg added....
09:34, 2019-06-29

Official tells Florida Democrats to expect recount in 2020 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The voter protection director for Florida Democrats tells party activists they should assume there will be a recount during next year’s presidential election. Brandon Peters told Democratic activists Saturday that the Florida party will be ready with teams of volu...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Don’t swing too far left, state party chair warns Democrats New York state Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is warning lawmakers not to veer too far to the left — particularly objecting to a measure that would grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. “We are getting such a banging on several of the things that the Democrats did this year that I’m afraid ...
04:51, 2019-06-07

Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats: I want Trump 'in prison' but not impeached House speaker reportedly told Democrats ‘I don’t want to see him impeached’ in a closed-door meetingFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has told Democrats calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment that she would rather see the president in prison.Pelosi made the rema...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Democrats on the defensive as abortion foes ask if party tolerates their views “It’s not the same party anymore,” said former congressman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who battled for some abortion restrictions in the 2010 Affordable Care Act....
20:34, 2019-06-08

Abortion is a winning issue for Democrats – look at history | Nancy L Cohen When abortion becomes a presidential campaign plank – as it did in 1992 and 2012 – it results in wins for DemocratsLate Thursday night, Joe Biden reversed his position on the Hyde amendment, which bans federal funding for abortion. The former vice-president’s abrupt announcement that he now opposes ...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Biden, Sanders among high-profile Democrats to square off in 2nd debate Debate night No. 2 marks the first time top-tier presidential candidates will confront one another in person over who is the best fit to lead the Democratic effort to oust President Donald Trump in 2020....
00:34, 2019-06-28

Rivals target Biden as Democrats’ rifts emerge on race, age MIAMI (AP) — Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night’s presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris. It was one of several moments that left the 76-year-old Biden, who ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
14:00, 2019-06-19

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strategists met here in Charleston, S.C., to offer their ...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Trump blames Democrats for drowned migrant father and girl Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the deaths of a migrant father and his young daughter who were pictured face down in a river as they tried to reach the US....
09:51, 2019-06-28

House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court Congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and the evidence underlying it, taking a step bound to intensify their widening clash with President Donald Trump....
23:00, 2019-06-06

In photos: Democrats running for president debate issues in Miami Healthcare, immigration and climate change were among the top issues confronting 10 candidates for president in the first of two Democratic Party debates Wednesday in Miami. A second slate of 10 candidates takes the stage on Thursday....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Democrats won’t pass trade deal if it’s just ‘NAFTA with sugar on top’: Pelosi House Democrats want to see more changes to the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement before they're willing to ratify it, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says....
20:00, 2019-06-19

Democrats Will Grill Hope Hicks Behind Closed Doors on Wednesday After months of futile efforts, House Democrats have finally procured a top witness from President Trump’s inner orbit, but they won’t be grilling her on live television. Hope Hicks, Trump’s 30-year-old former communications director, is coming to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a close...
01:17, 2019-06-19

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ignoring....
00:17, 2019-06-12

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system....
19:17, 2019-06-27

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy proposals to “socialism.” Will it work?...
01:51, 2019-06-21

What the 2020 Democrats Can Learn From One of the Most Crowded Primary Fields in History With Democratic primary debates having begun on Wednesday and continuing on Thursday, featuring 20 candidates, the party is facing its largest field of candidates in modern history. But part of the reason this moment stands out is that this kind of crowded and competitive field is a relatively recen...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for th...
23:34, 2019-06-06

Denmark’s Social Democrats on Track to Return to Power After PM Concedes (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — The Social Democrats emerged as Denmark’s biggest party in elections Wednesday, with preliminary results indicating gains for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populists. If confirmed in final returns, the outcome pointed to the Social Democrats returning to...
05:34, 2019-06-06

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
07:34, 2019-06-12

As Democrats deepen probes, Trump accuses them of being ‘totally out of control’ The widening web of congressional investigations has demonstrated the limits of the president’s strategy to declare victory after the special counsel report....
06:51, 2019-06-13

House Democrats Demand More Control Over Border as Impasse Deepens Democrats moved to add an amendment to a Senate border-spending bill, inserting tougher oversight and health standard protections. Senate Republicans say no....
20:17, 2019-06-27

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats had been planning to vote later Thursday on adding protections for migrant children to the bill....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term. A...
14:00, 2019-06-19

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Nancy Pelosi Tells Democrats: Report Donald Trump should be sent to "prison," US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats in a closed-door meeting about whether to launch impeachment proceedings against the president, Politico......
19:17, 2019-06-06

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
02:34, 2019-06-28

Democrats criticize FTC's reported $5B fine against Facebook as 'slap on the wrist' The Federal Trade Commission's reported approval of a $5 billion fine to Facebook for failing to protect the privacy of its users has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers....
22:17, 2019-07-13

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
22:34, 2019-07-11

Andy McCarthy: Democrats don't have impeachment grounds 'as framers would have understood it' As Rashida Tlaib argues towards an increased push by Democrats in the House of Representatives on the impeachment of President Trump, Former U.S. Attorney General Andy McCarthy said that the process will be purely political....
19:51, 2019-05-28

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Democrats need to act in order to prevent the humanitarian crisis at the border....
19:34, 2019-05-22

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts together — taking a veiled shot at the Democrats for their failed impeachment bid against President T...
05:34, 2019-07-18

House Democrats vote to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against the US attorney general and former White House counsel in the aftermath of the Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas against the US attorney general, William Barr, and...
04:34, 2019-06-12

House Speaker Pelosi tells her Democrats to kill the tweets U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements private....
06:17, 2019-07-11

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
13:17, 2019-05-22

American dream turns partisan: 88% GOP ‘achievable,’ 38% Democrats ‘unattainable’ When President Trump at his North Carolina rally Wednesday night said that the GOP is “the party of the American dream,” he highlighted how the national ethos has turned partisan....
19:51, 2019-07-18

Trump Crying For Impeachment, Democrats Not On That Path: Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed Thursday that President Trump wants to be impeached and is upset that House Democrats are not rushing in that direction now, as tensions continued to......
15:34, 2019-05-24

An Infuriating Story About How Badly the Democrats Botched the Kavanaugh Fight A new book by The Intercept’s Ryan Grim provides damning new insight into Senate Democrats’ abject failure to meaningfully oppose Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, with Grim reporting that Chuck Schumer instructed his party to basically sit on its hands, lest the Republicans weapon...
21:17, 2019-06-05

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trump, but also a chance to oust entrenched Republicans....
03:17, 2019-07-10

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
06:01, 2019-05-22

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "ObamaCare" became law....
01:51, 2019-07-19

Democrats plan to focus on obstruction while questioning Robert Mueller Mueller laid out several episodes in which Trump tried to influence his investigation and wrote that he could not exonerate the president on obstruction of justice....
13:17, 2019-07-19

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
14:34, 2019-07-19

Trump wants to run against the Squad. Democrats must stay united | Lloyd Green The president is borrowing a strategy from the 1988 election. But this time, the opposition is fighting backRight now, Donald Trump would be expected to run on peace and prosperity. But he’s not. Instead, he’s gunning to further shred the social fabric. Trump, the prime mover of birtherism – false c...
15:51, 2019-07-19

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal prosecutor handled a decade-old sex abuse case against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
18:34, 2019-07-09

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strategy of stonewalling Democrats’ mounting investigati...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Democrats Demand Briefing and Documents on Epstein Plea Deal In a letter to the deputy attorney general, Democrats on a House judiciary subcommittee on crime said that they wanted access within two weeks to all information on the 2008 nonprosecution agreement....
06:00, 2019-07-12

House Democrats Find At Least 30 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Parents (WASHINGTON) — Democrats who’ve visited the southern border accused President Donald Trump of cruelty on Friday while Republicans said Democrats were playing politics but doing little to help as the parties clashed at a House hearing over who’s to blame for squalid conditions facin...
20:17, 2019-07-13

House Democrats infighting escalates with late-night tweet US House TV via Reuters Infighting in the House Democratic caucus continued Friday with a late-night tweet from the official House Democrats Twitter account. "Who is this guy and why is he explicitly singling out a Native American woman of color?" the tweet asked. "Her name is Congresswoman Davids,...
18:17, 2019-07-13

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the left. Although only four candidates attended — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former HUD ...
00:34, 2019-07-15

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressional races in swing states, members of both parties...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote BERLIN (AP) — The Social Democrats, Germany’s main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election. Exit polls for ARD and ZDF television put support for the ...
19:17, 2019-05-26

Trump Won't Back Down From Vile Racist Attacks on Freshman Democrats For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump attacked the quartet of freshmen Democratic congresswomen of color—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tliab, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley—continuing this weekend’s racist tirade, in which he demanded the largely American-born lawmakers “go back”...
17:34, 2019-07-15

The Kamala Harris-Joe Biden busing battle could turn into a win for Democrats Almost 50 years after busing became a national issue, the larger problem of improving educational opportunities for all still plagues us, writes Jake Novak....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election....
22:00, 2019-05-26

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-15

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
22:34, 2019-05-23

John Delaney splits with Democrats with 'real' climate plan Presidential candidate John Delaney released a $4 trillion plan Thursday to fight climate change that calls for a carbon tax, contrasting himself with follow Democrats who have not endorsed carbon pricing....
20:17, 2019-05-23

'We will not be silenced': squad Democrats decry Trump attacks – video Four Democratic congresswomen of color known as the 'the squad' accused Donald Trump of using racist attacks to try to sow division and distract from failed policies on immigration, health care and taxation. 'This president does not know how to make the argument that Americans do not deserve health ...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Moderate Dem slams 'squad' for threatening to primary him: 'They're not Democrats ... they're socialists' Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, responded to the threat of a primary from the four female progressive House members known as "the squad" on Tuesday and accused them of being socialists in disguise. ...
02:51, 2019-07-17

Trump’s harsh attacks produce the debate he wants, on Socialist Democrats Since I’ve been tough on President Trump’s attacks on the Democratic freshmen, and since the media outrage has been deafening, and since all House Democrats (and four Republicans) voted for a resolution condemning his tweets, I’ll begin by giving the floor to the president’s supporters....
11:51, 2019-07-17

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
20:51, 2019-07-12

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report. After the truncated meeting with the Democratic lead...
05:17, 2019-05-23

Czech Social Democrats to decide Monday whether to quit government Czech Social Democrats will decide on Monday whether to leave the minority government led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis due to a long-running spat over replacing one of their ministers, party chief Jan Hamacek said on Friday....
19:01, 2019-07-12

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
02:17, 2019-05-22

Tensions Between Pelosi and Progressive Democrats of ‘the Squad’ Burst Into Flame Tensions between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her “squad” have burst into the open, testing House Democratic unity....
18:17, 2019-07-09

Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberate approach....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of proving that they violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution....
04:17, 2019-07-09

The Trailer: Michael Bennet is sick of watching Democrats lose In this edition: The fed-up centrism of Michael Bennet, the impeachment bubble, and a talk with the anti-abortion Democrat who could be governor of Mississippi....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Jeff Merkley: Democrats don't support open borders, it's a 'myth' Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Democrats always have supported stronger security measures at the southern border and denounced the notion of their desire for open borders, calling it a "myth." ...
06:00, 2019-07-08

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims That Democrats Are Radical Socialists The president wants to portray his opponents as steering the country in a dangerous direction. But what does it mean to be a socialist — and to what degree do Democrats fit the definition?...
18:17, 2019-07-20

‘They’re rich and ready’: House Democrats outpace GOP in fundraising by nearly $20 million Most moderate Democratic freshmen will have the resources to try to counter the GOP message — money they will need with Trump at the top of the ticket....
23:51, 2019-07-22

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
06:34, 2019-07-09

Warren’s $19 million haul highlights big fundraising quarter for Democrats The sprawling Democratic field is on track to exceed President Trump’s record-setting $105 million intake for the second quarter of 2019, signaling voter enthusiasm....
04:17, 2019-07-09

Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
17:17, 2019-05-31

Democrats turn down White House offer on budget deal Democrats are rejecting a new White House offer that includes $1.1 trillion in options to offset spending increases in a two-year agreement that would raise the budget caps and hike the debt limit.“This is the White House’s starting point for negotiations on this aspect,” a Democratic source close t...
16:00, 2019-07-19

Ahead of Mueller testimony, Democrats rip into McConnell on election security House and Senate Democrats on Tuesday used the pending testimony from former special counsel Robert Mueller to launch a full-scale assault on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over his ongoing efforts to block congressional efforts to pass election security legislation.“The only people that are...
01:17, 2019-07-24

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
01:34, 2019-07-20

California earthquake may have killed man in Nevada The only fatality from last week’s series of earthquakes in California may have been in Nevada, where a man’s body was found pinned under his Jeep after the vehicle fell off its jacks, according to reports. Deputies with the Nye County Sheriff’s Office found the 56-year-old man Tuesday afternoon und...
18:00, 2019-07-10

Aftershocks continue in California desert TRONA, Calif. (AP) — Aftershocks of last week’s big earthquakes are still rumbling beneath the California desert, but seismologists say the probability of large quakes continues to decline. The U.S. Geological Survey says the chance of a quake larger than Friday’s 7.1 temblor is less tha...
05:17, 2019-07-11

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment center. Players will get the chance to hop inside a M......
08:00, 2019-06-18

California hit by second significant earthquake in as many days A 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook southern California on Friday night, topping a powerful quake that hit the region just a day earlier, authorities said. The quake on Friday hit near the Ridgecrest area in Kern County at about 8:20 p.m. and lasted for about a minute, the US Geological Survey said. Th...
07:00, 2019-07-06

| California couple sue over 'living hell' IVF mix-up A California couple have filed a lawsuit over what has been described as one of the worst IVF mix-ups, that led to another woman giving birth to their baby boy....
21:34, 2019-07-11

Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude earthquake A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit California less than two days after another strong tremor, rattling parts of LA and causing fire and building damage near its rural epicentre....
15:17, 2019-07-06

California: orange chicken recipe This is a really undemanding dish that can be thrown together quickly for a weeknight supper and goes with pretty much anything: rice, mash and any veg....
04:34, 2019-06-18

California Today: Would You Pay $195 to Take a Helicopter to Work? Friday: Commuters rise above traffic, Jessica Biel steps into the vaccination debate, Gavin Newsom’s first budget moves forward, and Silicon Valley takes on … death....
17:51, 2019-06-14

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-06

Why are so many people getting shot on California highways? San Francisco Bay Area freeways have become a common venue for gun violence. Experts point to gang conflicts and displacementSign up for the project newsletterDemarcus Doss and his girlfriend, Joanna Oller, were stuck in rush hour traffic on the Interstate 80 highway in Richmond, California, when th...
07:34, 2019-07-23

7.1-magnitude earthquake rocks California A powerful earthquake rocked Southern California on Friday, which at first measurement was stronger than the one that hit on Independence Day and therefore could be the biggest quake to hit the region in 20 years....
10:00, 2019-07-06

California hit by significant 6.4-magnitude earthquake A 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday struck Southern California, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake — the largest to hit the region in decades — made buildings in LA rock for several seconds, according to CNN. Diane Ruggiero, general manager ...
21:00, 2019-07-04

6.4 earthquake hits California near Ridgecrest A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter amid a swarm of aftershocks. (July 4)        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data rank...
05:00, 2019-06-20

Trump Says All "Very Much Under Control" After California Earthquake US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the situation in Southern California after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake appeared to be under control amid reports of scattered damage....
02:17, 2019-07-05

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks. (July 3)        ...
07:34, 2019-07-04

Earthquake shakes southern California Emergency crews responded after southern California was hit by its most powerful earthquake in more than two decades. The 6.4-magnitude tremor caused fires and numerous injuries....
02:51, 2019-07-05

Massive California earthquakes could be seen from space As fears of "the Big One" reemerge after two powerful earthquakes rocked Southern California last week, the damage that was done has left a lasting impression on the planet — one that can be seen from space....
21:17, 2019-07-09

AI Weekly: California is trying to control big tech Tech giants are facing threats of regulation on many fronts, but California is poised to become ground zero, as a new feature for Amazon's Alexa suggests.Read More...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that would enable the U.S. to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the economy by 2050....
20:34, 2019-07-23

Lara Trump: 'Frustrating' to watch progressive Democrats 'dump on our country' Democrats' so-called progressive "squad" continues to critique America, which has rightfully led to friction with President Trump, according to 2020 campaign senior adviser Lara Trump....
03:34, 2019-07-16

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on the issue....
23:17, 2019-06-17

First 2020 debate was shockingly normal, but Democrats need to find star quality Wednesday’s debate was refreshingly feisty yet civil, as the party began the long process of finding a candidate to take on TrumpPerhaps the republic, and the planet, are not doomed after all.This might be the age of Donald Trump but, just for once, the master of outrage, trapped in the steel tube o...
04:34, 2019-06-28

Liz Cheney: Ocasio-Cortez's 'concentration camp' comments must be condemned by Democrats Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez', D-N.Y., apparent comparison of southern border facilities to concentration camps must be condemned by Democratic leadership, according to Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo....
05:51, 2019-06-19

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
18:51, 2019-06-09

Case Opened: Democrats Begin Public Airing Of Mueller Report In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump says it’s “case closed,” but Democrats are just getting started with special counsel Robert Mueller. Holding the first in a series of hearings on Mueller&#...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Trump blasts Democrats for giving lefty Squad a ‘free pass’ President Trump questioned why Democrats weren’t racing to “rebuke” comments made by four minority progressives after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would hold a contempt vote against the president for saying the quartet of lawmakers should “go back” to the countri...
14:34, 2019-07-16

Democrats split on how to counter racism in 2020 election as Trump exploits it The party’s left wing wants an all-in battle against racism, while others question whether race should be the centerpiece of the campaign to replace Trump....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 candidates on stage who supported getting rid of priva...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Democrats grapple with 'electability' question as white men lead diverse field Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set of candidates in history - yet, so far, two older white men are leading the pack....
13:17, 2019-05-24

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks frustrates Democrats with limited testimony Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, drew fire from Democrats on Wednesday for not answering questions during a closed House Judiciary Committee session about whether her former boss broke the law....
22:00, 2019-06-19

Pelosi urges fellow Democrats to back bipartisan spending deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged rank-and-file Democrats to support a bipartisan deal to dramatically raise federal spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Trump discounts polls that show him trailing ‘Motley Crew’ of Democrats President Trump on Monday discounted polls showing him trailing the “Motley Crew” of Democratic presidential hopefuls. “Only Fake Polls show us behind the Motley Crew. We are looking really good, but it is far too early to be focused on that​,” he wrote on Twitter. “Muc...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Democrats' Comments Give Health-Care Stocks a Stronger Pulse Beaten-down health-care stocks are seeing some relief after most Democratic presidential candidates shied away from forcefully endorsing plans to nationalize the U.S. health insurance industry...
00:17, 2019-06-28

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border, lawmakers said....
00:00, 2019-06-28

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
23:34, 2019-06-27

Trump shifts stance on Mueller testimony, questions why Democrats want to hear from him The president had previously said he would leave that decision to Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he has no problem with an appearance by the special counsel....
19:00, 2019-05-24

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
14:32, 2019-05-21

House Democrats start spinning Mueller report ahead of hearing House Democrats launched a concerted effort Tuesday to put their spin on Robert Mueller’s report on Russian election meddling — a day before the former special counsel will face questions about the document from lawmakers. Speaker Nancy Pelosi condensed Mueller’s 448-page report into a six-page docu...
22:17, 2019-07-23

Controversies test appeal of Democrats Biden, Buttigieg to black voters At various stages of their presidential campaigns, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg have each faced a central question: Can a Democratic Party that increasingly prizes diversity and progressivism support a moderate white man as the nominee?...
05:00, 2019-06-21

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster John Zogby....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
08:51, 2019-05-23

Justice Department to hand over key Mueller report documents to Democrats, Nadler says Rep. Jerrold Nadler said the department will begin complying with the committee’s subpoena on Monday and provide some of Mueller’s “most important files.”...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activists and campaign volunteers....
00:34, 2019-06-11

Democrats to launch fresh push to counter foreign interference in elections The campaign took on new resonance Wednesday after President Trump said he would be willing to take dirt on a political opponent from a foreign government....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Nancy Pelosi meets Democrats to talk Trump investigations, impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure from party lawmakers increases about whether to introduce impeachment action for President Donald Trump....
13:34, 2019-05-22

Mueller May Be Willing to Talk About Election Security—If Democrats Can Avoid Focusing on Collusion While former Special Counsel Robert Mueller has made it clear he does not intend to go beyond what is laid out in his report when he testifies before Congress on Wednesday, he indicated one possible exception in May. The threat to U.S. election security “deserves the attention of every America...
02:17, 2019-07-24

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hopefuls, eager to prove their unwavering support for ...
17:17, 2019-06-21

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
16:51, 2019-06-12

For Democrats, Trump impeachment question is a personal struggle transcending politics The Washington Post interviewed 45 Democrats spanning the caucus’s divides and found lawmakers struggling with how to respond to a norm-smashing president....
01:51, 2019-06-09

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
12:34, 2019-05-22

Meet the four latest Democrats who have joined the chorus calling for Trump's impeachment Four House Democrats have publicly come out in favor of impeaching President Trump this week, as the party's calls to remove the Commander-in-Chief continue to grow. ...
02:51, 2019-06-21

Trump drives media agenda, taunts Democrats, as Kibitzer-in-Chief Donald Trump has many roles: cultural commentator, Twitter titan, reality show producer, kibitzer-in-chief, all intertwined with the job of running the country....
09:34, 2019-05-22

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night in North Carolina. The chant broke out after the president went on an extended rant about Omar ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings against the president....
16:17, 2019-05-22

House Democrats to get more Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag' Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump as the U.S. Justice Department agreed to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry....
00:00, 2019-06-11

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special counsel could be their last chance....
11:17, 2019-07-20

Democrats fume as McGahn skips House hearing: ‘Our subpoenas are not optional’ The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee fumed after White House Counsel Don McGahn skipped a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, accusing President Trump of witness intimidation and vowing to use the courts to compel testimony....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Trump delays mass deportation raids, seeks deal with Democrats U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone mass deportation raids for two weeks as he seeks compromise with Democratic leaders on immigration issues....
23:34, 2019-06-22

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could not work with them unless they dropped multiple inv...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Daily on Energy: House Democrats proclaim climate and infrastructure week SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with and win over Republicans in a post-Donald Trump e...
06:34, 2019-06-18

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...
07:51, 2019-06-12

McGahn Skips Hearing, Defying Subpoena, and Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washington, pitting scores of lawmakers in favor of impea...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Classified Iran briefing becomes heated as Trump team clashes with Democrats A classified Senate briefing on Iranian plots against the United States turned into a tense clash between top U.S. officials and lawmakers frustrated with President Trump’s strategy toward Tehran....
06:01, 2019-05-22

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But with the Trump administration now at a moment of rec...
19:51, 2019-05-22

The moderate squad: swing-state Democrats wary of leftward path Trump’s racist attacks on four progressives lit a fire but many say the middle of the road is the best way to the White HouseTwo years ago, a chastened group of Democrats came to Berryville, Virginia. In a town of 4,300, in a Republican district they hoped to win, they unveiled a new economic agenda...
00:00, 2019-07-21

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency's research capabilities by prompting many to resign....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Democrats Angered by HUD’s Hiring of Trump Aide Who Quit After Racist Posts Senate Democrats want to know why Eric Blankenstein, a former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official, has been hired to an agency that enforces fair housing laws....
02:51, 2019-07-02

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
18:34, 2019-05-29

Revealed: Cherie Blair voted for the Liberal Democrats in European elections Wife of former Labour PM Tony Blair told friends she was "appalled" that Alastair Campbell was booted from party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats...
14:00, 2019-05-30

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government....
12:51, 2019-06-02

In troubled Florida, Democrats reckon with the presidential debates and an economy that can seem cruel To win in 2020, the Democratic nominee will need the votes of struggling Americans. But to some of them, the candidate jousting seems distant from their lives....
03:00, 2019-06-30

The pork industry wants a dramatically different inspection system. House Democrats are balking. A proposal to change Department of Agriculture pork inspections, shifting some tasks from federal inspectors to plant employees, could be delayed until the agency completes an investigation into data used when the USDA developed the new program....
03:00, 2019-06-05

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the party to act before pensions start going bankrupt....
17:17, 2019-07-10

Arizona Border Patrol chief on Democrats' 'misinformation': The system is broken, we've been asking for help An Arizona Border Patrol official said Monday he is trying his best to dispel the "absurd" claims from Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who have called U.S. detention facilities "concentration camps."...
19:34, 2019-07-08

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have thrust the issue into the national spotlight an...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Democrats Contend FTC 'Failed Miserably' in Punishing Facebook with $5 Billion Fine The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. It’s the ...
00:17, 2019-07-13

House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes The Democratic-controlled House voted Friday to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy, including a bipartisan proposal to limit President Donald Trump's authority to make war against Iran....
20:17, 2019-07-12

"Attacks On Kamala Harris Racist, Ugly": Democrats Hit Back At Trolls Sen. Kamala Harris, one of only two black presidential candidates in a field of two dozen, had a history-making moment on the debate stage Thursday night when she challenged former vice president Joe......
09:51, 2019-06-30

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met behind closed doors with 50 top Democratic state l...
05:17, 2019-05-29

Democrats need to read fine print of Trump's immigration plan, experts say The president's proposal for a more "merit-based" immigration system has some liberal critics crying "racism," but experts say Democrats who dig deeper may discover they are fans of the latest White House plan. ...
19:51, 2019-05-30

Ocasio-Cortez and other Democrats detail 'horrifying' conditions at border facility Congresswoman said people were ‘drinking out of toilets’ and denounced alleged sexual threats by CBP officers towards herFollow the latest in US politics – liveFollowing a visit to a migrant detention center in Texas on Monday, the New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called conditions “h...
03:17, 2019-07-02

House Leaders Push Mueller to Testify as More Democrats Clamor for Impeachment Robert S. Mueller III stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but with impeachment fever rising, Democrats want him on a witness stand....
04:17, 2019-05-30

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allies....
17:51, 2019-05-29

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Trump press secretary: Democrats 'hate this president more than they love America' White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley appeared on "Hannity" Wednesday defending the upcoming Fourth of July parade with military tanks and claiming Democrats were being clouded by their hatred of President Trump. ...
12:34, 2019-07-04

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health care quality overall, Fox News' Melissa Francis said....
07:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
05:00, 2019-06-04

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
00:51, 2019-06-07

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that liberals had sought....
04:34, 2019-06-28

Top Democrats tell intelligence chiefs they must help monitor Barr’s review of Russia probe The House and Senate Intelligence committee chairs informed the heads of the CIA, FBI and NSA, as well as the director of national intelligence, that they want to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
01:51, 2019-06-01

Democrats pledging freebies to illegal immigrants is prescription for Trump victory All ten Democratic presidential candidates on stage tonight just gave a huge gift to President Trump by saying they would have government — meaning taxpayers — finance healthcare for illegal immigrants in this country....
13:51, 2019-06-28

I hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird. And if some Democrats go down, so be it | Jill Filipovic Holding people accountable for abusing girls should be nonpartisan. Sadly, in the Trump era of lowered expectations, we can’t count on thatI hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird.The wealthy and well-connected financier and registered sex offender was arrested this week in New York on accusations o...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff as punishment for failing to stanch the flow. “Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for de...
17:34, 2019-05-31

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very personal reasons. For candidates like former Vice...
00:17, 2019-07-04

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
21:34, 2019-06-01

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
00:51, 2019-06-05

Utah Trump Supporter Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Kill Democrats Officials in Utah have arrested and charged a Salt Lake City area man for allegedly making thousands of threatening phone calls to multiple Democratic lawmakers, in which he promised to “take up my Second Amendment right and shoot you liberals in the head,” among other allegations laid out in a crim...
20:34, 2019-06-07

The Guardian view on the US Democrats’ debates: Harris and Warren are setting the pace As the voters start to choose America’s next political leader, the supreme court is allowing the politicians to choose their voters insteadEverybody knows Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate for US president in 2020. Nobody has a clue who his Democratic opponent will be. The contest to fin...
20:51, 2019-06-28

Tucker Carlson accuses Democrats of trying to distract Americans from the real problems Fox News' Tucker Carlson vented his frustration Friday with Democrats, criticizing them for their reaction to President Trump giving Attorney General William Barr authority to declassify information related to the origins of the Russia probe and accusing them of trying to "distract" Americans....
05:17, 2019-05-25

Democrats Urge Pompeo to End Policy Used to Deny Citizenship to Children of Gay Couples Nearly 100 Democratic members of Congress, including several presidential hopefuls, signed letters calling for an end to the State Department policy....
01:34, 2019-06-07

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
23:17, 2019-06-28

Democrats Were Struggling to Unify After a Raucous Week. Then President Trump Tweeted Tensions in the Democratic Party were almost boiling over in the last two weeks, with the four high-profile, outspoken House freshmen known as “The Squad” openly at odds with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. There were even accusations that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was “playing the...
21:51, 2019-07-15

'They're well-cared for': Pence criticizes Democrats on visit to crowded migrant facility The vice-president and eight Republican lawmakers toured two detention facilities in Texas FridayA visit by the US vice-president, Mike Pence, to migrant detention stations along the country’s southern border highlighted the sharp disconnect between Democrats and Republicans on immigration – and the...
05:51, 2019-07-13

Mueller intended to break Democrats' impeachment stalemate | Walter Shapiro In an extreme example of narrowcasting, masked by the careful legalistic language, Mueller was speaking directly to Pelosi in his recent public commentsUnless they are on a secret Washington dinner party circuit, there are no hints that Robert Mueller and Nancy Pelosi are friends.Sure, they overlapp...
14:34, 2019-05-31

State Bar wants to stop Avenatti from working in California LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti says he’ll fight a bid by the State Bar of California to keep him from practicing law in the state. The bar on Monday asked the State Bar Court to place Avenatti on involuntary inactive enrollment. It mentions accusations that ...
09:51, 2019-06-04

California police put Robocop on patrol in park A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage. (June 18)        ...
12:34, 2019-06-19

SpaceX's Starship facility in California hit by blaze SpaceX's prototyping facility in Cocoa, California, was hit by a fire on Monday which damaged equipment and infrastructure, according to local reports....
12:17, 2019-07-09

California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair naturalhairbride.com/Pinterest The California State Assembly unanimously passed a bill banning discrimination against natural hair in the workplace. The CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act updates the state's existing anti-discrimination laws to include the protectio...
17:51, 2019-07-04

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
05:51, 2019-06-20

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising rent more than 7% plus inflation over the course o...
06:51, 2019-05-30

California desert town by epicenter of earthquake A California official says there are some injuries and two house fires have been reported in a town near the epicenter of a 6.4 quake that rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada. (July 4)        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert about 120 miles from Los Angeles, according the U.S. Geological Survey....
01:34, 2019-07-05

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
22:51, 2019-07-04

California 'Daffodil Hill' closing because of overtourism McLaughlin's Daffodil Hill, a field of beautiful yellow and white flowers outside of California's state capital of Sacramento, has announced that it will be closing indefinitely due to fallout from its unexpected popularity on social media....
01:51, 2019-07-20

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
15:01, 2019-05-21

California braced for more aftershocks after 7.1 magnitude earthquake Powerful tremor strikes 125 miles north of Los Angeles Communities already assessing damage from 4 July quakeEmergency officials in southern California’s high desert are braced for strong, potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparke...
15:17, 2019-07-06

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, just a day after the region was hit with a magnitude 6.4 quake.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-06

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California.        ...
03:17, 2019-07-08

About 140 dogs removed from Southern California mansion ORANGE, Calif. — In what may be a nightmarish case of dog breeding gone bad, about 140 dogs have been removed from a multimillion-dollar home in a gated Southern California community and the owners cited for animal cruelty, authorities said. The dogs, mostly Shih Tzus and Maltese poodles, were rescu...
08:01, 2019-06-01

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to speak at the California Democratic Party’s annual g...
06:17, 2019-06-01

1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at California Costco A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument Friday night, killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken into custody, police said....
18:01, 2019-06-15

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custody after her arrest — but is scheduled to appear in...
01:51, 2019-06-15

The Latest: Strong aftershock follows California earthquake LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 7:05 a.m. A vigorous aftershock sequence is following the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years. A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest af...
08:17, 2019-07-06

California’s Recent Earthquakes Are Reigniting Fears of the ‘Big One’ RIDGECREST, Calif. — Shaken residents were cleaning up Sunday from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready when the long-dreaded “Big One” strikes. California is spending more than $16 mi...
15:34, 2019-07-08

Woman, her dog killed after confrontation with California police ONTARIO, Calif. — Police in Ontario have shot and killed a woman and her dog during a confrontation. KCBS-TV says police were sent to a home Thursday by reports of a woman with a gun. Police say they saw the woman in a backyard along with a man. Police say there was a confrontation and......
06:51, 2019-05-31

A mother bear and her cub are on the loose in a California neighborhood Fox 5 San Diego A mother bear and her cub were spotted in a northern Los Angeles County Friday afternoon. Helicopter footage shows the bear and her cub wandering around a neighborhood and even taking a dip in a pool. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. A mother bear and her cub caused a bit...
00:17, 2019-07-06

‘We should expect more quakes’: a top seismologist on California’s tremor A magnitude 5.4 aftershock followed Thursday’s 6.4 magnitude quake, the southern California region’s largest in two decades A 5.4-magnitude aftershock hit southern California on Friday morning, one day after the region experienced its largest earthquake in two decades.Thursday’s 6.4-magnitude quake ...
02:00, 2019-07-06

California’s earthquake has generated 1,700 aftershocks: seismologists A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest aftershock of Thursday's 6.4 quake, which struck in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest....
02:34, 2019-07-06

California could be hit by even bigger quake in coming days Reeling from its worst earthquake in two decades, California could be rocked by an even bigger one in the coming days, experts warn. Southern California has already been rattled by aftershocks, some as big as 4.7-magnitude, following the 6.4-magnitude temblor that hit in the Mojave Desert near the c...
04:17, 2019-07-06

Tesla to make Model Y SUV at its California factory Tesla Inc will make the Model Y electric sport utility vehicle at its factory in Fremont, California to hit production volumes quickly, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a podcast interview posted on Sunday....
19:17, 2019-06-02

California snowpack 202% of average for this time of year SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California water officials say the amount of snow blanketing the Sierra Nevada is even bigger than the 2017 snowpack that pulled the state out of a five-year drought. The Department of Water Resources says as of May 30 the Sierra snowpack measured 202% of average after a barrage...
18:51, 2019-06-02

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing models for Congress....
09:51, 2019-07-22

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parents have a “personal belief” objection to them. In o...
20:00, 2019-06-13

California court: Prison pot is OK _ if inmates don’t inhale SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don’t inhale. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled that California voters legalized recreational possession of less than an ounce (28 grams) of cannabi...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Chevron spills 800,000 gallons of oil, water in California SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, making it larger — if less devastating — than the state’s last two major oil spills. The newly revealed spill has been flowing off and on since Ma...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
18:00, 2019-07-11

Memorial Day will feel more like April from California to Arizona Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the weather for this holiday weekend will feel more like April across the southwestern United States....
19:51, 2019-05-22

California man arrested after boy, 5, struck in the head with bullet California police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly fired a gun into his neighbor’s home and struck a five-year-old in the head with a bullet while the boy was watching cartoons, a report said....
13:17, 2019-07-17

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
19:34, 2019-07-17

California to become first state to ban discrimination against natural hair California is poised to become the first state to ban discrimination against people with natural hair, according to reports. The Assembly voted 69-0 Thursday to update the state’s anti-discrimination law so the definition of “race” includes “traits historically associated wit...
19:17, 2019-06-28

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89 A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists....
02:00, 2019-07-17

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, officials said....
18:51, 2019-05-23

1,060 Earthquakes Have Hit Southern California in a Month and Hardly Anyone Noticed. Here’s Why More than 1,000 tiny earthquakes have rumbled through an area of Southern California for nearly a month––but few people actually noticed. “Swarmageddon,” as it’s been dubbed, started May 25 and lasted through at least June 19, according to the Southern California Seismi...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Daughter of missing California hiker says searchers are doing 'everything we can out here' Farrah Powell, daughter of missing California hiker Sheryl Powell, spoke out about her mother's disappearance on Monday, saying she and her brother have been searching six miles a day on foot, with little result. ...
01:00, 2019-07-16

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for the pardoning of a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty of too — taking a picture of the body and sayi...
23:34, 2019-05-26

California scientists consider case of poisoned songbirds Researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have closed the case of the poisoned songbirds. Their conclusion: the birds died after eating elm tree seeds exposed to a pesticide....
21:00, 2019-06-27

The Latest: PG&E announces new California power cutoffs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on proactive power cutoffs in Northern California to prevent wildfires (all times local): 4:48 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric is alerting 27,000 customers in portions of five Northern California counties that power will be proactively shut down to guard against weather-r...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Victim killed by shark in Hawaii was California man, 65 MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities say the man killed by a shark in Hawaii this weekend was a 65-year-old resident of California. Shark warning signs are posted Sunday in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died. Witness Allison Keller tells Hawaii News Now that the man appeared ...
19:17, 2019-05-26

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution....
02:34, 2019-05-26

Forget burgers, roadkill could be on the menu soon in California A new bill would create an app for motorists to log big game accidents and apply for a permit to haul elk and deer away, but detractors aren't so sure.        ...
21:17, 2019-05-25

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spends nearly every day engaging with his constituents...
08:34, 2019-06-05

Newborn boy rescued from Northern California dumpster STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say good Samaritans have rescued a newborn baby from inside a Northern California dumpster in scorching heat. Authorities say the baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag shortly before noon Tuesday in the city of Stockton, south of Sacramento. An apartment residen...
06:34, 2019-06-12

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the course, bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas....
15:00, 2019-06-10

This California town wants to be a ‘sanctuary city’ for gun owners NEEDLES, Calif. — The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is where the beleaguered Joad family crossed the Colorado River into California in John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath” and was a boyhood home to “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz. These days, Needles is gaining notori...
23:34, 2019-07-03

California becomes first US state to ban discrimination over natural hairstyles The law prohibits employers and schools from enforcing rules against styles that would unfairly target black peopleCalifornia became the first state in the US to ban discrimination over natural hair on Wednesday.Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace (Crown) Act in...
04:34, 2019-07-04

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructure Week, this announcement was an important develo...
07:17, 2019-05-22

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area. (June 4)        ...
12:00, 2019-06-04

California Facebook mail facility quarantined A Facebook mail facility near company headquarters was evacuated Monday after a routine check found mail possibly containing the nerve agent sarin. Authorities put the site under quarantine as they conducted additional testing. (July 2)        ...
14:34, 2019-07-02

California wants to stop your smart gadgets from eavesdropping on you As privacy concerns grow regarding the information tech giants collect on users, California lawmakers have introduced a bill that would limit how recordings are collected by manufacturers of smart speakers and digital assistants.Republican Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham introduced the Anti-Eavesdropp...
22:17, 2019-05-29

Democrats seek to rein in the contact between White House, Justice Department on probes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration....
09:00, 2019-06-20

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
23:51, 2019-07-04

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilities, VP Pence tours centers Mike Pence toured two migrant detention facilities in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.        ...
04:34, 2019-07-13

Dennis Kucinich says Harris-Biden exchange bad for Democrats: 'You divide, Trump conquers' The decision by Sen. Kamala Harris to attack former Vice President Joe Biden over school busing during Thursday's Democratic Party debate could hurt the party heading into 2020, according to Dennis Kucinich....
07:34, 2019-06-29

Democrats plan vote condemning 'xenophobic' Trump attacks on minority congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would introduce a resolution criticizing his "xenophobic tweets."...
20:51, 2019-07-15

‘Does the president have the power to declare war?’: Democrats grill Trump official on Iran – video The US state department's expert on Iran, Brian Hook, is on the receiving end of a series of questions by Democrats, who ask how the Trump administration views its powers to declare war. Hook stresses that the administration is pursuing diplomacy with Iran. 'No one should be uncertain about our desi...
11:34, 2019-06-20

‘When friends fight, foes feast’: House Democrats warn of fallout from disunity The acrimony from the border bill lingers as Democrats face decisions on military spending, minimum wage and funds for Homeland Security, a test for Pelosi’s authority....
00:17, 2019-07-08

Trump and 2020 Democrats are racing to the Hamptons for fundraisers in hunt for wealthy donors President Donald Trump will be heading to the Hamptons in August for a fundraiser at the home of real estate executive Joe Farrell. Tickets for the the fundraising gala start at $2,800 and go up $250,000....
01:51, 2019-07-24

Here's one way Democrats can defeat Trump: be radically anti-war | Mark Hannah and Stephen Wertheim For too long, Democrats have accepted the national-security establishment consensus. Voters are desperate for a different kind of foreign policyPresident Trump is at it again. He promised to extricate the United States from endless war in the Middle East and still says that’s the goal. Yet he is tak...
09:34, 2019-07-01