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Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's ...

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law

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Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
17:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by c...
22:12, 05/15/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge...
04:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition o...
07:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled stat...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and w...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by politic...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. ...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. G...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &#...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one o...
09:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations. &#...
17:00, 06/08/2019

California Governor Signs 'Stephon Clark Law,' One of the Strictest Police Use of Force Laws in the Country In its efforts to deter police shootings and change the culture of its police departments, California has officially adopted one of the strictest laws...
21:36, 08/19/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also abo...
12:36, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to ...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I ...
22:48, 07/16/2019

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republica...
07:24, 06/18/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is expe...
09:12, 06/20/2019

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on...
19:48, 06/20/2019

West Virginia Republican calls for governor to resign CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair said Monday that the Republican go...
12:48, 06/10/2019

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people,...
12:24, 06/04/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 20...
10:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have ...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Trump presses race as 2020 tactic, draws rebuke from Republican governor President Donald Trump, again stoking racial divisions, on Monday renewed his attacks on a black U.S. congressman from Baltimore and slammed black civ...
10:36, 07/29/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It...
02:00, 05/17/2019

The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come ...
12:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years o...
22:36, 06/10/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp signs early abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation on Tuesday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. That...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Ohio’s Republican Governor Proposes Gun Laws After Dayton Shooting – but No Restrictions on Weapon Gunman Used Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals that would make it easier to take guns away from “potentially dangerous individuals,̶...
22:24, 08/06/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest b...
05:48, 05/01/2019

House GOP leader says Alabama abortion law goes too far WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican says Alabama’s new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far. California Rep. Kevin McCarth...
11:24, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs law requiring chemical castration for some sex offender parolees Under the new law, some Alabama parolees convicted of sex crimes are required to take medication to reduce chemicals that drive libido.   &...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Mond...
21:48, 06/11/2019

Kevin McCarthy signals Republican members can take their own positions on abortion House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly indicated that he was open to differing abortion views within his party, describing the pos...
13:36, 05/25/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
21:36, 05/16/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
07:24, 05/17/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extr...
14:24, 05/15/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Campaigners say women can face jail sentences up to life in UK owing to 1861 legislationAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in ...
14:24, 05/15/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to m...
07:24, 05/17/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
10:36, 05/24/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some...
21:12, 06/06/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conserva...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond...
14:24, 05/21/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly ...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12&#...
01:24, 05/21/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" ...
18:36, 05/19/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landma...
00:12, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.  ...
11:24, 05/15/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting abortion at any point during pregnancy in the state of Alabama. ...
11:36, 05/19/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the ...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court de...
02:36, 05/01/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.  ...
17:24, 04/30/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions. ...
13:24, 04/30/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “e...
01:24, 05/16/2019

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow pedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released fro...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abor...
07:12, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a socia...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 we...
10:00, 06/28/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Sh...
02:12, 05/14/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challeng...
11:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
18:36, 05/14/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest ...
10:00, 05/15/2019

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after...
13:24, 06/28/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the proce...
04:24, 05/14/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make e...
12:12, 05/23/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its S...
17:12, 05/19/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
08:48, 05/22/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeS...
04:36, 05/15/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or mo...
11:24, 05/15/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacte...
14:36, 05/17/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw a...
15:24, 05/15/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed...
14:24, 05/17/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states ...
08:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve A lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief t...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retalia...
18:48, 05/16/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the pr...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable b...
07:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest ...
13:24, 05/15/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
16:36, 05/24/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama’s new abortion ban could jail doctors. In some countries, laws already do. The Alabama Senate approved a restrictive abortion ban. Countries including El Salvador and the Dominican Republican already have similar legislation ...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders u...
23:12, 05/04/2019

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department. ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can'...
13:12, 05/19/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the n...
07:00, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Opponents Of Alabama Anti-Abortion Bill Protest MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 6:45 p.m. About 50 opponents of a bill t...
17:12, 05/14/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it       ...
11:24, 05/15/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
20:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a b...
08:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exce...
14:36, 05/16/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried...
00:12, 05/17/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscri...
04:36, 05/14/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, promptin...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to ...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed...
07:12, 06/28/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a v...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's comptroller wants pension fund divestment, other measures against Alabama, which enacted the nation's most restrictive abortion l...
12:48, 05/16/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the lates...
17:48, 05/24/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsTrump takes war on abor...
15:24, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call ...
18:00, 06/28/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to ...
14:24, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower ...
11:36, 06/28/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats int...
14:24, 05/15/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought...
06:00, 05/15/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state l...
15:24, 06/28/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive ru...
04:36, 05/18/2019

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, b...
11:00, 06/07/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
00:24, 05/16/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama n...
21:24, 05/20/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The preside...
19:48, 05/18/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fe...
08:36, 05/18/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideT...
14:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the ...
11:36, 05/09/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial aborti...
19:36, 05/23/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions exce...
22:12, 05/24/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several ...
15:00, 05/19/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he calle...
15:36, 06/07/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight agai...
05:24, 06/16/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump J...
14:12, 05/23/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night ...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Alabama Dem attacks Trump Jr. with slur after abortion comments spark outcry The Democrat from Alabama who sparked outrage with his remarks defending abortion attacked Donald Trump Jr. saying he's "proof" that mothers should ha...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a n...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnanc...
09:24, 05/20/2019

Louisiana governor breaks with Democratic Party on abortion BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has repeatedly bucked national party leaders on abortion rights and is about to do ...
12:24, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Re...
18:36, 05/15/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign new abortion restrictions into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnanc...
08:12, 05/20/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that put...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 y...
06:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Cou...
20:12, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and...
23:00, 05/15/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk s...
17:36, 05/20/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all aborti...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
04:48, 05/16/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting...
09:36, 06/01/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.  ...
09:36, 06/07/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criti...
16:36, 05/02/2019

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to ena...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia became the fourth U.S. state this year to outlaw abortion after a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, when its Republican governor on Tuesday...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Georgia Governor Signs "Heartbeat" Abortion Ban, Joining A US Movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to...
10:24, 05/07/2019

Showdown over Missouri abortion clinic postponed as governor weighs in Gov. Mike Parson said court intervention in the fight over whether to renew the license of Missouri's lone abortion provider would be "reckless."...
05:24, 05/30/2019

Georgia governor to sign heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday is expected to sign a bill outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted e...
04:36, 05/07/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to...
19:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to veto an atte...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Abortion: judge strikes down Kentucky restriction but governor to appeal Federal judge says 2018 law would create ‘substantial obstacle’ to abortion rightsAfter a federal judge struck down a Kentucky abortion law that would...
09:36, 05/11/2019

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — The first female governor of Guam says she’s concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a w...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortion...
16:12, 06/28/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has becom...
14:48, 05/24/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made ...
19:36, 05/02/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exempt...
19:12, 05/17/2019

Missouri House approves 8-week abortion ban, sending it to governor’s desk The Missouri House on Friday approved a restrictive abortion bill that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy -- one of a slew of such...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion c...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wad...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Local Billboard Calls Tuscaloosa "Abortion Capital Of Alabama," Claims 19,000 Future Fans Have Been Aborted An anti-abortion billboard was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday that called the hometown of the University of Alabama the “abortion capital” of t...
17:12, 08/10/2019

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are h...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no e...
20:12, 05/29/2019

Missouri governor says politics plays no role in abortion clinic licensing fight Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday renewed his intention to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic for failing to meet state licensing standard...
16:36, 05/29/2019

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
04:48, 06/11/2019

Georgia governor delays film industry trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, producers an...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become ...
02:36, 05/18/2019

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, t...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Louisiana passed an abortion ban. Its Democratic governor plans to defy his party and sign it. The Louisiana bill, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, is the first of the drumbeat of bans this year to receive the imprimatur of prom...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversi...
07:24, 05/17/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
22:00, 05/07/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed...
13:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his s...
22:48, 05/01/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest. ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

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12:12, 05/30/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.   ...
11:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama Democrat opposes abortion ban: ‘Kill them now or kill them later’ An Alabama state lawmaker is taking heat for bizarre comments he made in advance of a bill that will criminalize nearly all abortions in the state. Th...
13:24, 05/02/2019

Wisconsin governor vetoes 'born alive' legislation and other abortion measures Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoed four abortion bills Friday, a day after GOP lawmakers made a show in the Capitol of formally sending them to him. &#...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Georgia governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws. (May 7)        ...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.   ...
06:00, 05/16/2019

New York State Is Pushing ‘One of the Strictest’ Privacy Bills in the Nation Every new privacy law is a battle over data. While the fight is still going on around privacy laws like Europe’s GDPR and California’s CCPA, New York ...
13:48, 06/04/2019

California adopts country's strictest law to curb police killings Under new law, officers could face criminal charges for using lethal force when there was a reasonable alternativeCalifornia has adopted the strictest...
20:48, 08/19/2019

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fet...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restr...
04:48, 05/16/2019

NYC ban on CBD has stores mulling options Get your CBD-infused snacks and drinks while you can: A crackdown is coming to the Big Apple. Retailers that sell consumable goods infused with cannab...
04:48, 06/24/2019

Amash mulling over presidential bid as independent after leaving GOP Just days after announcing he was leaving the GOP over his disagreements with President Trump and the party’s top brass, Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., s...
11:24, 07/07/2019

John Hickenlooper Mulling Ending Presidential Bid to Run for Senate Mr. Hickenlooper, who has remained near the bottom of the Democratic field, is in discussions to challenge Colorado’s Republican senator, Cory Gardner...
16:12, 08/13/2019

Sources: KD, Kawhi mulling free-agent scenarios Free-agent stars Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard have been discussing scenarios that could include a future with them playing together, league sources ...
12:36, 06/29/2019

Trump equivocates on whether U.S. government is mulling Turkey sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump was unclear on Thursday over whether his administration was looking at imposing sanctions on Turkey following its purchase...
13:48, 07/18/2019

Pampa Energía said to be mulling sale of stake in Edenor Energy firm hires JPMorgan as it considers selling its majority stake in Argentina’s largest electricity distributor, according to people with knowled...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Trump Tells Lawmakers He’s Mulling Limits on Imported Steel Democrats at the bipartisan meeting voiced support for the president’s proposal to restrict imports of steel and aluminum, while Republicans urged cau...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Mulling Knicks’ alternatives after Kevin Durant’s crushing injury TORONTO — The Knicks’ best laid dream has likely gone up in smoke in one tragic Monday night. The Knicks woke up to the news of Kevin Durant’s feared ...
11:24, 06/11/2019

Hickenlooper quits Democratic presidential race, says he’s mulling Senate run The former Colorado governor had been under pressure from national and state Democrats to abandon his presidential ambitions and to instead challenge ...
12:12, 08/15/2019

Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, in an interview aired Sunday, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering p...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling raising stake - filing Michel Klein, whose family is one of Via Varejo SA's largest shareholders, with a 25.2% stake, is considering hiring a financial advisor to buy more l...
06:24, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling bigger stake One of Brazilian retail Via Varejo SA's biggest shareholders is hiring a financial advisor to consider increasing his stake, the company said in a Wed...
06:24, 05/15/2019

Apple supplier Japan Display mulling cutting around 1,000 jobs: Nikkei Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc is considering slashing about 1,000 jobs, or about a fifth of its parent-only workforce, as it eyes a bailout fro...
18:36, 05/14/2019

Trump mulling executive order on citizenship question in Census: Axios U.S. President Donald Trump is considering issuing an executive order on including a citizenship question in the U.S. census, Axios reported on Thursd...
08:24, 07/04/2019

Outgoing Credit Suisse manager Khan mulling offers: source Credit Suisse's outgoing head of International Wealth Management Iqbal Khan is mulling several concrete offers from Swiss and international banks, a ...
09:36, 07/02/2019

Sanford, mulling GOP primary bid in 2020, confesses: ‘I don’t think anybody’s going to beat Donald Trump’ Ask Mark Sanford if any Republican can knock off President Trump in the Republican primaries and he’ll give you an honest answer: "I don’t think anybo...
11:48, 07/22/2019

Nets mulling DeAndre Jordan signing to entice Kevin Durant GM Sean Marks said Monday the Nets would look to add some size this summer. It looks like DeAndre Jordan could be that big man — as well as a lure to ...
17:48, 06/24/2019

United States Tells India It is Mulling Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The plan to restrict the popular H-1B visa programme, under which skilled foreign workers are brought to the United States each year, comes days ahead...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tension...
18:36, 05/22/2019

White House mulling tax cuts but not to counter short-term weakness: adviser The Trump administration is studying tax cuts to buttress long-term U.S. economic growth that could be rolled out during the 2020 election campaign bu...
22:36, 08/22/2019

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tension...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Maximum Security’s owner mulling Kentucky Derby appeal and Preakness appearance LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The next stop in the chase for the Triple Crown is the Preakness, though both Maximum Security and Country House remain noncommittal...
21:12, 05/05/2019

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sourc...
11:36, 06/19/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights an...
13:24, 05/29/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
11:36, 05/21/2019

North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion....
13:48, 06/25/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the gr...
20:24, 06/25/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception se...
07:12, 06/28/2019

Amsterdam mulling over 'fundamental' changes to red light district Amsterdam is proposing "fundamental" changes to its famed red light district to ensure the rights of sex workers, prevent crime and reduce nuisance. ...
08:00, 07/03/2019

A Perfect Republican Self-Own The U.S. Women’s National Team is just two wins away from a second consecutive World Cup and are playing in a semifinal this afternoon against England...
15:12, 07/02/2019

The Republican Party Isn't Built for You Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s Wednesday night praise of Elizabeth Warren’s brand of economics has sparked a debate about what the Republican Party w...
23:12, 06/07/2019

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjo...
18:24, 07/11/2019

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across...
15:00, 05/22/2019

All of Joe Biden's Republican Friends Are Dead Joe Biden’s campaign message thus far has essentially been an extended #TBT: An Instagram-filtered remembrance of Better Times, when things actually s...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomi...
18:12, 05/21/2019

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican can...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional ...
22:48, 06/20/2019

'I don't believe there will be a deal' between US and China, says Republican senator A U.S.-China trade deal is highly unlikely and there is "no way" Huawei will be allowed to sell into the U.S. market, a Republican Senator told CNBC T...
01:12, 07/02/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against ...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the p...
17:12, 05/14/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage ...
16:12, 05/30/2019

Republican Senator Ernst 'unlikely' to back Moore for Fed U.S. Republican Senator Joni Ernst on Tuesday said she was "very unlikely" to back fellow Republican President Donald Trump's pick for a seat on the U...
15:12, 04/30/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becom...
13:00, 05/28/2019

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with ...
11:48, 08/22/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits the Republican Party Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress who has called for the impeachment of President Trump, announced Thursday that he is leavi...
06:00, 07/04/2019

Ex-Republican Fed Up With Trump Got Him To Stand Before Fake Seal The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election - it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a pr...
20:12, 07/25/2019

Elizabeth Warren Just Joined a Longtime Republican Cause Republicans have long sought to scrap the U.S. Department of Commerce. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, longtime Rep. Ron Paul and f...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to Pres...
11:24, 08/22/2019

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional se...
12:48, 07/17/2019

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he s...
11:24, 07/31/2019

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingl...
16:36, 06/27/2019

Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors This campaign season has already been so long that it’s sort of hard to believe we still haven’t even hit the first round of Democratic presidential d...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’...
05:48, 08/02/2019

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility o...
19:48, 05/31/2019

This Is How Trump Responds When a Republican Jumps Ship Yesterday, Rep. Justin Amash made headlines when he became the first Republican lawmaker to turn on President Donald Trump by acknowledging that the p...
11:12, 05/19/2019

The media needs to stop getting the Republican tax cuts wrong With the 2020 election campaign heating up, the Republican tax cuts enacted in 2017 will be a major topic of debate. Most Republicans defend the tax c...
14:12, 06/27/2019

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmake...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has ar...
09:36, 06/03/2019

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
11:24, 08/02/2019

Rep. Doug Collins leads Republican charge against Mueller Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee who has been one of President Donald Trump's staunchest Hill allies amid Democr...
00:12, 07/25/2019

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach...
16:24, 05/31/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natur...
15:12, 04/30/2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a...
16:48, 07/16/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadl...
01:36, 05/31/2019

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republi...
09:12, 05/30/2019

The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwiseSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newslet...
07:24, 08/17/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican ...
10:24, 05/29/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused o...
18:48, 05/10/2019

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate As history has shown with the Watergate and Iran-contra scandals, such investigations can gain legitimacy only when members of the president’s own par...
07:48, 05/11/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republ...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Trump claims he saved the Republican Party in new book ​President Trump said he rescued the Republican Party with his stunning 2016 win over Hillary Clinton, according to ​a new book​​​. ​”​The Repub...
12:36, 07/03/2019

Republican Congressman Says Trump Engaged in ‘Impeachable Conduct’ At long last, a Republican member of Congress has spoken out against Donald Trump and acknowledged that the president’s conduct is worthy of impeachme...
15:48, 05/18/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs...
06:48, 05/12/2019

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing wa...
21:24, 06/19/2019

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 p...
18:24, 07/17/2019

U.S. Representative Amash quits Republican Party on July 4 U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, quit the Republican Party on Thursday, saying politicians have become m...
08:24, 07/04/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues...
09:12, 07/17/2019

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican...
11:12, 07/04/2019

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend ...
11:36, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump Jr.’s No-Shows Led to Subpoena, Republican Senator Says Allies of Mr. Trump have mounted a campaign to quash a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, putting intense pressure on its chairman, Rich...
19:48, 05/13/2019

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his b...
08:12, 08/24/2019

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken c...
07:24, 08/01/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a ...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Marchant becomes latest Texas Republican to retire from Congress Rep. Kenny Marchant announced Monday he will not seek reelection next year, adding another member to the rapidly growing House GOP retirement list an...
07:36, 08/06/2019

The Republican who dared to take on Trump – and how the party machine hit back Justin Amash has been the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment – but such dissent is not to be toleratedThe hundreds of Republicans wh...
17:36, 06/14/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president h...
00:24, 05/19/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired ...
14:24, 05/20/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House ra...
15:12, 08/05/2019

Michigan Congressman first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment A Republican Congressman on Saturday became the first in his party to publicly call for the impeachment of President Trump. Justin Amash, of Michigan,...
23:00, 05/18/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to ...
08:36, 05/24/2019

Republican Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks to retire after term Republican Indiana congresswoman Susan Brooks, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee recruitment efforts, said Friday she's leavi...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Sherrod Brown rips Republican inaction on guns Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown attacked his Republican colleagues for failing to defy the gun lobby or pass any kind of gun control legislation.He also calle...
11:24, 08/04/2019

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideologica...
07:24, 08/01/2019

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Don...
22:36, 06/13/2019

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thur...
18:12, 07/11/2019

Congressman becomes first Republican to accuse Trump of ‘impeachable conduct’ Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said he reached four conclusions after carefully reading the redacted version of Mueller’s report, including that “Presiden...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Dissident republican threat ‘could slow police responses’ Warning follows attempt on Friday to murder police officers responding to a call in ArmaghThe threat of being ambushed by dissident republicans in Nor...
00:12, 07/29/2019

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to ...
01:24, 08/02/2019

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing o...
16:00, 08/06/2019

Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi says he won’t seek reelection Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming announced he will resign at the end of his term. Saturday’s statement from the 22-year senator puts his sea...
18:48, 05/04/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat t...
20:24, 06/04/2019

Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a...
12:00, 07/16/2019

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and c...
06:24, 07/16/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a...
18:12, 06/15/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public w...
18:24, 05/23/2019

Texas Republican Rep. Pete Olson announces he won’t run for reelection “It’s time for me to take my own advice and be a more consistent presence to help our family,” said Olson, who narrowly won last year in a district th...
17:48, 07/25/2019

Top Senate Republican throws cold water on new gun legislation Sen. John Barrasso said Friday that he had concerns about “red flag” laws and voiced skepticism that Republicans would support expanded background che...
08:24, 08/09/2019

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in O...
04:48, 08/07/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Cong...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American cou...
10:24, 06/05/2019

What's for breakfast in 21 different nations Ever wondered about the food that people have for breakfast around the world? From creamy cornbread cake in Brazil to sweet coconut jam toast in Singa...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican...
13:36, 06/22/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump'...
15:48, 05/19/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachabl...
07:12, 05/21/2019

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition d...
14:24, 06/30/2019

Top Republican calls for Mueller testimony to mark end to 'political gamesmanship' On the heels of the stunning announcement that former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify next month, a top congressional Republican urged Dem...
21:12, 06/25/2019

Trump lashes out at Justin Amash after Republican calls for impeachment Mitt Romney declines to join calls for Congress to actNo holds Barred: Trump pushes for imperial presidencyAs Donald Trump opened fire on Justin Amash...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felon...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1 million each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax ...
04:00, 05/20/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been t...
07:12, 06/29/2019

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at le...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Daniel Cameron has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Daniel Cameron has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General....
18:12, 05/21/2019

Michigan's Justin Amash becomes first Republican to back Trump impeachment Congressman says Mueller report ‘identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice’The Michigan congressma...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a m...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 no...
15:48, 06/01/2019

Rep. Justin Amash Becomes the First Republican Congressman to Call For Trump’s Impeachment Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) called for Donald Trump’s impeachment after reading the full un-redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller regard...
11:12, 05/19/2019

Republican Jeff Flake, a Trump nemesis, heading to Harvard CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, who famously tangled with President Donald Trump, is heading to Harvard University. The Arizona R...
08:36, 06/20/2019

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has t...
12:36, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased mil...
19:24, 08/16/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year....
02:36, 08/02/2019

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day ...
04:00, 07/13/2019

Texas: Republican powerhouse could shift to Democrats as demographics change The GOP has dominated the state for 30 years, but a slew of retirements and a rise in Hispanic voters may mean Texas becomes a battleground againSri P...
17:36, 08/12/2019

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose...
07:48, 08/02/2019

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and f...
00:12, 08/17/2019

The Guy Who Designed the Fake Presidential Seal That Appeared Behind Trump Is a Former Republican The man who created a fake presidential seal that President Donald Trump stood in front of at an event earlier this week is a former Republican who gr...
12:48, 07/26/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelection...
11:00, 08/02/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Plans to Retire in 2020 The departure of Representative Kenny Marchant, who has represented the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth since 2005, sets the stage for another hi...
22:12, 08/04/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartis...
03:00, 07/30/2019

Of Course Pennsylvania's Republican Legislators Are Sabotaging Reformist DA Larry Krasner Pennsylvania lawmakers have passed a bill including a provision allowing the state’s attorney general to prosecute some firearm crimes committed in Ph...
21:36, 07/08/2019

Buttigieg says religion shouldn't be a 'cudgel,' then suggests God wouldn't be a Republican South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg believes that religion shouldn't be used as a political "cudgel," but then immediately s...
17:36, 05/07/2019

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democrat...
00:48, 07/17/2019

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional camp...
08:36, 07/09/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skille...
17:24, 05/07/2019

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign We...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's risin...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders pi...
18:36, 08/15/2019

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority la...
12:12, 08/02/2019

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican n...
05:24, 08/15/2019

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out ...
19:00, 07/23/2019

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defend...
12:12, 07/24/2019

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had ...
18:48, 07/24/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly ...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives...
12:36, 08/03/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow ...
18:24, 07/10/2019

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becomin...
12:36, 07/04/2019

Will Hurd, only black House Republican, is latest to not seek re-election Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republic...
01:48, 08/03/2019

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Thu...
16:48, 07/04/2019

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they shoul...
19:24, 07/17/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing...
20:48, 05/05/2019

Mob attacks Belfast riot police in standoff over republican bonfire Three officers injured as police are forced to retreat from pyre to mark 1971 mass internmentYouths in north Belfast have attacked riot police in a st...
22:24, 08/08/2019

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have...
20:24, 06/19/2019

The small nations going big on cryptocurrency Belarus is among a handful of smaller countries creating rule books for digital currencies, which could help shape the development of the global marke...
12:12, 07/29/2019

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election an...
13:12, 06/04/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil’ Donnie Jr. and Trump’s Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration sees it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ community, or...
11:36, 05/09/2019

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico...
12:36, 06/04/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to s...
19:12, 06/26/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disas...
09:48, 05/24/2019

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to softe...
18:00, 07/15/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Til...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on c...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 201...
15:36, 06/27/2019

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need t...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020....
12:24, 05/04/2019

U.S. judges order Ohio to revamp Republican-drawn gerrymandered districts A panel of three federal judges on Friday ruled that Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest? Republican U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, setting off ca...
21:24, 08/14/2019

Happy Pride From AT&T and the $1.8 Million It Gave to Anti-LGBTQ+ and Republican Candidates Pride is a time to celebrate and honor the LGBTQIA+ people who have fought for equal rights before the law—sometimes literally, like the crowds at Sto...
10:12, 06/24/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.   &...
22:24, 06/30/2019

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ featuring 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has wi...
13:36, 07/02/2019

Republican: I support Trump but not offshore oil drilling. It would hurt my state economy. Politicians and voters in both parties say offshore drilling would threaten Atlantic coast tourism and jobs. President Trump should respect our views....
03:36, 06/24/2019

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been ...
06:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome push...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, says ‘frightened’ by partisan politics “I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Amash said. “I’m asking you to join me in rejecting the partisan loyalties and rhet...
15:48, 07/04/2019

Fewer than half of Republican voters say politicians should disavow racism from their supporters Zach Gibson/Getty Images Just under half of self-identified Republican voters believe that politicians should disavow racist behavior from their supp...
17:24, 07/25/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senato...
13:36, 07/25/2019

Joy Behar says call to throw entire Republican Party in jail just 'hyperbole' "View" hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg were not pleased with President Trump's decision to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testif...
09:48, 05/21/2019

Trump’s Iran Response Underlines Republican Rift Over National Security The rift has rekindled debate over lawmakers’ roles in matters of war and peace and pointed up deep concerns among some Republicans, who are normally ...
16:12, 06/21/2019

David Koch’s Millions Remade the Republican Party. He Didn’t Like the Results David Koch towered over most rooms, both physically and politically. He liked it that way. At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, the professional contrarian and i...
13:00, 08/23/2019

Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant With U.S. military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth s...
12:48, 07/03/2019

'Wonderful man and great Republican': Chris Cline dies in helicopter crash Coal tycoon’s daughter and five others also killedDonald Trump pays tribute to ‘businessman and energy expert’The coal tycoon Chris Cline, a major Rep...
09:37, 07/06/2019

Top Maine Democrat Announces Senate Run Against Veteran Republican Sen. Susan Collins (PORTLAND, Maine) — Maine’s Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon on Monday announced that she’s challenging veteran Republican U.S. ...
12:12, 06/24/2019

Be patient, top Republican senator tells Trump on USMCA trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump should be patient with House Democrats as they work toward approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, Senator Cha...
02:12, 08/01/2019

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti...
18:24, 07/16/2019

America's Mass Shooting Epidemic Is the Result of Republican Minority Rule A clear majority of Americans and Democrats support stricter gun control—the GOP has been blocking it for decades and the results have been murderous....
10:24, 08/05/2019

Senate leaders scramble to lift Republican support for budget deal U.S. Senate Republican leaders, pushing for passage of a two-year federal spending and debt deal, scrambled on Tuesday to pump up support among their ...
04:36, 07/31/2019

Election Fraud in North Carolina Leads to New Charges for Republican Operative L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who was previously indicted over work in other elections, was charged in connection to efforts related to the 2018 general elec...
21:48, 07/30/2019

Pity the Export-Import Bank, caught between warring Republican factions The obscure agency that provides loan guarantees to U.S. companies is poised to get three new board members Wednesday — and then face a fight for its ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Watch a Republican Goon's Brain Short Circuit Over Whether He'd Support a Racist Is Donald Trump a racist? If you are the average person who did not vote for him, the answer is clearly yes. If you are a cable news anchor, however, ...
15:12, 07/17/2019

Republican Leaders Are ‘Ride or Die’ With President Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ There’s literally nothing the President could do to lose the support of of the GOP in Congress, at least according to this week’s Saturday...
13:12, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and f...
19:24, 08/16/2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investi...
16:24, 06/12/2019

U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell backs Saudi arms sales U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged lawmakers on Thursday to vote against resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to ...
09:12, 06/20/2019

Nations must double down on AI R&D — or risk falling behind Artificial intelligence technology is waiting for its Sputnik moment. The Soviet Union put its infamous unmanned probe into orbit around our planet in...
04:36, 07/15/2019

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next wee...
03:36, 06/10/2019

US Says Banding Together With Like-Minded Nations Like India The US is "banding together" with nations like India, Australia, Japan and South Korea to ensure that the sovereignty of Indo-Pacific nations is prote...
17:12, 05/12/2019

The Fiver | The business end of the Nations League Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Fiver readers of a certain age and nationality will remember Turnabout, a daytime BBC TV quiz show ...
10:24, 06/05/2019

EU nations aim high with plan to tax air travel The Netherlands and France are trying to convince fellow European nations at a conference in The Hague to end tax exemptions on jet fuel and plane tic...
06:48, 06/20/2019

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will...
05:36, 06/04/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar v Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winne...
11:00, 06/30/2019

| 'Schoolboys' Namibia not ready for Cup of Nations Namibia coach Ricardo Mannetti conceded his team were "not good enough" to compete at AFCON after their campaign ended with a 4-1 defeat by Ivory Coas...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Sentencing set for Alabama man in $2M scam OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a $2 million scam that sucked in an Alabama town is due in state court to face add...
03:12, 05/28/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the wor...
11:48, 05/16/2019

The battle for Alabama’s soul With the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban and the return of Roy Moore, liberals here worry their state is sliding back toward its heritage of in...
11:36, 07/01/2019

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline...
23:00, 06/23/2019

Useless Republican Group Killing Untold Forests Handing Out the Mueller Report Given the reaction to Robert Mueller’s press conference on Wednesday, it shouldn’t exactly come as a surprise that most members of Congress have not r...
12:12, 05/30/2019

Republican Justin Amash faces party's wrath after call to impeach Trump Congressman was dismissed by fellow Republicans and rebuked by Trump after saying he engaged in ‘impeachable conduct’Follow the latest in US politics ...
10:24, 05/20/2019

GOP launches new fundraising platform to capitalize on Republican small-dollar donor base WinRed, the new tool announced Monday, is designed to rival ActBlue, a dominant fundraising platform on the left that has become crucial to Democrats’...
17:24, 06/24/2019

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling l...
02:36, 07/17/2019

Newest anti-Trump Republican Joe Walsh tries to shed history of incendiary remarks Former Illinois congressman and radio host Joe Walsh is attracting sudden media attention as he floats a possible GOP primary challenge against Presid...
09:24, 08/15/2019

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride M...
20:36, 06/01/2019

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Don...
16:24, 06/29/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of am...
09:24, 05/01/2019

The left is fighting back, even in Republican states, as it attempts to reshape capitalism | Will Hutton As Trump announces his candidacy, forces are already mustering to confront himBehold the new political yobs. The British and American right, once keen...
11:36, 06/23/2019

Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner....
17:00, 05/21/2019

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and Republican mega donor, dies aged 79 Koch and brother Charles championed conservative causesDavid Koch was also a major cultural philanthropistDavid Koch, one half of the double act of th...
16:12, 08/23/2019

Republican members of Congress echoed several of Sean Hannity's suggestions about what to ask Robert Mueller Screenshot via Fox News On July 24, former special counsel Robert Mueller appeared before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees to testify ...
00:12, 07/25/2019

Meet Catalina Lauf, the young Republican congressional hopeful billing herself as the anti-AOC A young Republican who fancies herself as the anti-AOC is running for Congress — with her announcement video mounting a scathing critique of left-wing...
09:24, 08/22/2019

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Tr...
18:12, 07/19/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he...
14:00, 07/04/2019

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts reco...
01:24, 05/09/2019

Pro-Trump Republican aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar charged with felony theft Exclusive: Danielle Stella, reported to support baseless QAnon conspiracy theory, held twice this year over alleged shopliftingA pro-Trump Republican ...
21:00, 07/25/2019