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Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US

Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday...

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US

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Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
05:28, 05/15/2019

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 pregnanc...
20:14, 05/17/2019

Alabama Abortion Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Governor MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing...
05:28, 05/15/2019

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 ...
16:56, 05/15/2019

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 enact...
23:00, 05/17/2019

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 ...
22:56, 05/22/2019

Judge Napolitano: Alabama's restrictive abortion law will go to Supreme Court Fox News' senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano referred to Alabama's recent ruling on abortion "the most extreme pro-life legislation in t...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
14:14, 05/17/2019

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 ...
08:42, 05/16/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepar...
20:14, 05/15/2019

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.    ...
13:28, 05/16/2019

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abo...
22:56, 05/10/2019

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. Wa...
05:56, 05/14/2019

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republica...
23:00, 06/20/2019

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 ...
12:28, 05/01/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions The Alabama state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw virtually all abortions in the state, making an exception only in cases where a m...
07:14, 05/15/2019

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 pus...
02:28, 07/19/2019

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 ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

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 exp...
13:56, 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 o...
07:00, 06/21/2019

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 ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore announces another run for U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing amid misconduct allegations MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore announces another run for U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing amid misconduct allegations....
21:56, 06/20/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian ant...
18:14, 06/01/2019

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 ...
05:00, 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....
19:14, 05/14/2019

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 proc...
13:28, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its la...
07:42, 05/14/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-S...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promise...
09:42, 06/06/2019

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...
22:28, 05/09/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor. ...
20:14, 05/09/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &...
04:56, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one ...
16:28, 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...
19:42, 05/09/2019

Alabama: chaos breaks out in state senate over nation's strictest abortion bill – live Alabama politicians have scheduled a vote on the nation’s strictest abortion bill after a shouting match eruptedSign up to the US briefing and get a ...
20:28, 05/09/2019

| US judge blocks restrictive Missouri abortion law A Missouri court has temporarily suspended a restrictive abortion law that was set to come into effect the following day in the conservative central ...
20:14, 08/28/2019

Klobuchar goes off on restrictive abortion laws: 'This is dangerous' Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., did not mince words when she took aim at new abortion laws in Republican-led states, and promised t...
21:14, 05/19/2019

Planned Parenthood and the ACLU Sue Missouri Over Restrictive Abortion Law (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union are suing the state of Missouri to stop a law that bans abortion...
02:14, 07/31/2019

The Latest: Georgia governor signs restrictive abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the signing of an early abortion ban by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Georgia’s Republican...
22:14, 05/07/2019

Federal judge expected to rule on restrictive Missouri abortion law A federal judge was expected to decide on Tuesday whether to block a Missouri law banning abortion after eight weeks except in cases of medical emerg...
15:56, 08/27/2019

Restrictive Georgia abortion law target of ACLU, Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit challenging the Georgia abortion ban. ...
16:42, 06/28/2019

Sen. Hawley: Restrictive abortion bills are response to 'extremism' of Democrats' policies U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley said many states are adopting more restrictive abortion policies in response to the “extremism” of pro-choice pushes in states ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive ri...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including ...
21:28, 05/28/2019

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 challeng...
13:28, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid It May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also ab...
20:14, 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 see...
20:28, 05/16/2019

Jews, outraged by restrictive abortion laws, are invoking the Hebrew Bible in the debate GOP lawmakers often point to the Bible as proof that abortion should be illegal. But Jews read the same texts, and have different interpretations. &...
23:28, 07/27/2019

Tiffany Haddish cancels Atlanta show over Georgia's restrictive abortion law Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgia’s new restrictive abortion law.  &#...
20:14, 06/16/2019

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...
00:56, 05/16/2019

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 ...
23:42, 07/16/2019

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require voting machines to produce paper ballots and dedicate money to make the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 el...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before t...
19:42, 06/11/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish ...
09:56, 05/15/2019

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 Republic...
18:14, 06/18/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone...
00:56, 05/24/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering ...
19:42, 04/30/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterre...
20:56, 05/23/2019

Senate passes massive 2-year budget deal The Senate passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal and sent it to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature, putting an end to the threat of a...
21:00, 08/01/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
13:28, 05/16/2019

Senate Passes Bipartisan Measure to Deliver Aid To the Border (WASHINGTON) — The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the gover...
05:56, 06/27/2019

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state...
22:14, 06/21/2019

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t elimin...
19:56, 05/23/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the H...
02:28, 06/27/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical...
16:42, 05/16/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds t...
23:28, 05/23/2019

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first respond...
22:56, 07/23/2019

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 ...
22:56, 07/16/2019

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 ...
21:28, 07/16/2019

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 Repub...
04:14, 06/21/2019

Roy Moore: hard-right Republican set to run again for Senate in 2020 – live Moore, whose 2017 bid was marred by sexual misconduct scandal, to announce fresh run, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up fo...
20:28, 06/20/2019

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...
15:42, 06/14/2019

Alabama’s Republican governor apologizes for wearing blackface in college, refuses to resign Gov. Kay Ivey joins the ever-growing collection of white politicians to face scrutiny and scorn for their caricatures of black people inspired by min...
04:42, 08/30/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight ...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. T...
23:56, 07/23/2019

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies I...
11:42, 09/11/2019

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside h...
03:56, 05/24/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela'...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the...
20:56, 05/21/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Rea...
01:42, 05/24/2019

Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost co...
17:42, 09/11/2019

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster ai...
01:00, 05/24/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get their hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bill...
21:00, 05/08/2019

West Virginia Senate passes GOP charter school bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has passed a sweeping GOP education bill that would allow the state’s first charter schools. ...
04:14, 06/25/2019

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 Republica...
23:42, 06/22/2019

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 cam...
18:42, 07/09/2019

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to topp...
14:56, 06/06/2019

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative s...
02:42, 05/30/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many ...
07:42, 05/07/2019

Senate passes massive budget deal that lifts the debt ceiling The Senate passed Thursday a massive budget deal that would stave off the looming threat of a potential default on US debt and prevent automatic spen...
06:42, 08/02/2019

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for in...
10:00, 07/02/2019

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a...
09:56, 08/31/2019

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work wit...
11:00, 06/28/2019

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber appro...
07:14, 06/28/2019

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border ...
01:42, 06/28/2019

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border ...
00:00, 06/28/2019

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls tha...
23:28, 06/27/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan me...
02:42, 06/27/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes amendments to controversial energy bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to a controversial energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how the env...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardl...
19:00, 08/01/2019

Senate Passes Two-Year Spending Deal That Suspends Debt Ceiling A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it pa...
21:56, 08/01/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like ...
22:56, 05/17/2019

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environme...
06:28, 06/21/2019

Senate passes bipartisan budget deal hailed by Donald Trump WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a bipartisan budget package Thursday that was hailed by President Trump but sharply criticized by fiscal hawks in his ...
21:00, 08/01/2019

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sep...
05:14, 07/24/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary d...
02:28, 07/26/2019

Dem-led House passes $4.5B bill to aid migrants at border, setting up showdown with GOP-led Senate The House approved a $4.5 billion supplemental spending bill on Tuesday night to address humanitarian issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and to provide...
05:56, 06/26/2019

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than indepen...
16:14, 09/11/2019

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly con...
23:14, 05/29/2019

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own poli...
00:42, 06/21/2019

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....
22:42, 06/24/2019

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, o...
20:56, 05/09/2019

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...
03:00, 07/31/2019

Missouri Legislature passes abortion ban at 8 weeks of pregnancy Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign...
20:28, 05/17/2019

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.“I...
22:14, 05/16/2019

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...
00:14, 05/16/2019

AMC threatens to pull 'The Walking Dead' filming out of Georgia if state enacts 'highly restrictive' abortion bill AMC, the network behind "The Walking Dead," says it will “reevaluate” its activity in Georgia if a new abortion law goes into effect. &#...
20:42, 06/05/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, a...
03:56, 07/18/2019

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries...
19:56, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects lik...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Senate passes $4.6 billion bill for border crisis, but key differences with House remain A photo of a father and his young daughter dead in the Rio Grande sparked urgency on Capitol Hill, but the legislation threatened to get hung up in d...
03:42, 06/27/2019

Senate passes massive budget deal hailed by Trump as 'phenomenal' – live Bill, which would lift debt ceiling until 2021, passes 67-28Trump calls Vladimir Putin to ‘offer help on wildfires’Sign up for the US briefing and ge...
19:00, 08/01/2019

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. T...
01:42, 06/07/2019

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and...
21:28, 08/01/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious ...
01:42, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Conservative firebrand Roy Moore of Alabama will announce this week if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore’s w...
21:14, 06/18/2019

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Sena...
22:14, 06/20/2019

Missouri House passes extreme eight-week abortion ban – live State’s Republican-led House joins states such as Alabama by passing sweeping bill, which does not include exceptions for rape or incestSign up for t...
19:28, 05/17/2019

House GOP leader says Alabama abortion law goes too far WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican says Alabama’s new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far. California Rep. Kevin McCart...
20:28, 05/16/2019

What to know about Alabama's proposed abortion ban 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. ...
16:28, 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....
15:56, 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 po...
21:28, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendmen...
01:42, 06/08/2019

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fu...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Arizona measure denouncing porn as public health crisis passes State Senate Pornography consumption has been proclaimed a public health crisis in Arizona. A bill passed in the Arizona State Senate on Monday highlights the pot...
20:14, 05/08/2019

Roy Moore to challenge Doug Jones for Alabama Senate seat Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday announced plans to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 two years after allegations of sexual miscond...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a...
05:42, 05/15/2019

Sessions hasn’t ruled out run for his old Senate seat from Alabama, Shelby says The state’s senior senator spoke out as Republicans braced for an expected announcement by Roy Moore that he is running again for the GOP nomination....
19:42, 06/19/2019

Alabama’s Roy Moore Set to Announce Another Senate Run Over President Trump’s Objection (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore will announce Thursday whether he will make another run for U.S. Senate after failing to win ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that M...
23:56, 05/29/2019

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Repres...
01:00, 05/30/2019

| 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 ...
23:42, 05/17/2019

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 “...
12:28, 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 politi...
00:42, 05/16/2019

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.  ...
06:28, 05/01/2019

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 ...
08:56, 05/16/2019

City says company skipping Alabama due to abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham says a company has decided against moving to Alabama because of the state’s move to outlaw virtu...
23:28, 05/21/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions. &#...
19:00, 04/30/2019

| #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....
13:28, 05/17/2019

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 som...
06:28, 06/07/2019

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 n...
19:28, 05/24/2019

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"...
04:28, 05/20/2019

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...
22:00, 05/15/2019

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...
00:28, 05/20/2019

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....
17:14, 05/19/2019

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 strateg...
14:28, 05/29/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to recons...
23:42, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Protesters to march against Alabama abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Oppo...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Justices won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The mea...
18:28, 06/28/2019

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 d...
12:28, 05/01/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landm...
06:42, 05/17/2019

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 conserv...
01:28, 05/18/2019

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&...
09:42, 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...
18:56, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
05:56, 05/17/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures push laws amid quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ig...
00:42, 05/12/2019

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 abo...
15:28, 05/12/2019

Trump warns Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama Senate race Moore lost to Doug Jones in 2017 after reports of alleged sexual misconduct against teenage girls decades earlier, costing Republicans a Senate seat....
19:28, 05/29/2019

Alabama Senate rejects exception for rape amid debate to ban nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday debated a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, rejecting an exception for rape and incest, part of an effor...
03:28, 05/15/2019

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detect...
05:00, 05/30/2019

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 ...
07:00, 05/30/2019

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...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already cha...
00:42, 05/23/2019

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 u...
22:14, 05/16/2019

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. ...
22:28, 05/16/2019

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 passe...
06:00, 05/18/2019

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 ...
06:28, 05/05/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting ...
18:14, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee ...
08:14, 05/08/2019

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 retali...
01:42, 05/17/2019

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama’s new abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. The America...
15:56, 05/24/2019

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 p...
06:42, 05/17/2019

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 ...
20:42, 05/17/2019

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 ...
23:14, 05/19/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chant...
00:42, 05/20/2019

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 ...
19:14, 05/23/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives'...
04:42, 05/16/2019

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 afte...
02:28, 06/29/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to b...
21:42, 06/07/2019

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 ...
09:14, 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” the...
12:00, 05/16/2019

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...
19:56, 05/24/2019

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 n...
01:56, 05/25/2019

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 w...
17:28, 06/28/2019

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...
22:28, 05/15/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump, Jr., on Thursday, calli...
05:42, 05/03/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the is...
20:28, 05/16/2019

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 change...
13:00, 05/15/2019

California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new rideshare bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces...
15:28, 09/11/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the...
18:42, 06/21/2019

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces...
18:00, 09/11/2019

Trump 'not on board' with Jeff Sessions running for Alabama Senate seat: report President Donald Trump is reportedly opposed to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions trying to reclaim his old Alabama Senate seat, according to com...
04:42, 07/12/2019

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill....
20:14, 06/29/2019

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...
19:28, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next The Alabama Senate passed a bill late Tuesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an o...
00:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
12:42, 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 decrie...
06:42, 05/17/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  ...
17:56, 05/24/2019

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 leftSubscr...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies...
10:14, 05/22/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state'...
19:42, 05/16/2019

'​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...
22:00, 05/15/2019

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 in...
22:00, 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 sai...
19:56, 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 sough...
07:42, 05/15/2019

‘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 abo...
23:00, 05/17/2019

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 exc...
01:14, 05/17/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive r...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors wh...
20:14, 05/15/2019

‘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...
22:14, 05/19/2019

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 abortio...
20:28, 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 late...
19:28, 05/24/2019

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-backe...
17:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. 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-backe...
16:00, 06/28/2019

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...
20:28, 06/28/2019

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...
18:56, 06/28/2019

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 ...
22:14, 06/28/2019

Alabama US Senate candidate says Americans are 'preoccupied with homosexual activities,' 'wife swap shows' Alabama’s secretary of state who is running for U.S. Senate told supporters over the weekend that America’s culture is in decline because people are ...
07:56, 07/16/2019

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" aborti...
16:56, 05/22/2019

‘Heartbeat’ abortion ban to be debated in Missouri Senate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators are set to take up one of the nation’s most restrictive proposed abortion bans. The Republican-led...
09:42, 05/15/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
20:14, 05/15/2019

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 h...
06:42, 05/03/2019

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 beyon...
04:00, 05/21/2019

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 aga...
05:56, 06/16/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night...
11:00, 05/19/2019

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...
02:14, 05/20/2019

'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 nationwide...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The presid...
23:14, 05/18/2019

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 call...
04:28, 06/08/2019

'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 ...
05:28, 05/21/2019

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 exc...
03:14, 05/25/2019

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 f...
17:00, 05/18/2019

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 ...
15:56, 05/22/2019

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 abort...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in ot...
17:00, 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 ...
17:28, 05/15/2019

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 protectin...
23:42, 06/01/2019

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 an...
09:14, 05/16/2019

#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 ...
07:14, 05/21/2019

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 crit...
03:42, 05/03/2019

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 abort...
05:28, 05/17/2019

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.  &#...
19:28, 06/07/2019

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 Co...
02:14, 05/18/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit to block Alabama abortion ban – live Organizations filed a lawsuit on behalf of abortion providers in the state challenging the extreme law passed earlier this monthSign up for the US br...
17:28, 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...
03:42, 05/03/2019

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. &...
18:56, 06/08/2019

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 exemp...
23:00, 05/17/2019

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 beco...
18:56, 05/24/2019

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 abortio...
20:28, 06/28/2019

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 ...
14:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
06:00, 08/11/2019

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 controvers...
16:28, 05/17/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
05:14, 05/16/2019

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 passe...
23:56, 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 ...
04:42, 05/02/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.  ...
23:42, 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. T...
21:56, 05/02/2019

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.   ...
18:56, 05/16/2019

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 rest...
13:28, 05/16/2019

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 fe...
02:56, 07/04/2019

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts As was expected, Google is appealing a €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) fine laid against it by the European Commission related to its AdSense adver...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Michael Bennet blasts DNC for restrictive debate rules The first 2020 hopeful to speak at the Democratic National Committee’s candidate forum Friday blasted the Democratic National Committee’s...
00:00, 08/24/2019

Restrictive Mexican visas keep Central American migrants away from U.S. border Mexico has released hundreds of migrants from a detention center near Guatemala's border, but regional visitor visas keep them away from the United S...
15:14, 05/09/2019

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions...
09:56, 07/10/2019

2021 Formula 1 rules made restrictive to prevent racing limitations Formula 1 sporting chief Ross Brawn says it is important the 2021 regulations come down hard on teams in order to stop them designing cars detrimenta...
17:56, 07/18/2019

R Kelly moved from restrictive unit to general prison population despite fear of attack R Kelly has been moved from a restrictive unit to the general prison population of a Chicago jail despite concerns other inmates could hurt him, US p...
05:56, 09/04/2019

Vegan couple jailed for giving 18-month-old child restrictive diet leaving her extremely malnourished A vegan couple from Sweden was sentenced to three months in jail on Thursday for putting their 18-month-old child on a restrictive diet and leaving t...
17:14, 05/24/2019

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 a...
19:28, 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 outsi...
01:14, 05/22/2019

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....
23:56, 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 g...
02:56, 06/26/2019

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 s...
17:56, 06/28/2019

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 Englan...
22:28, 07/02/2019

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursda...
20:56, 07/04/2019

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 enj...
02:14, 07/12/2019

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 ...
22:42, 06/07/2019

Who Are Trump’s Republican Challengers? Joe Walsh, a former congressman, and Bill Weld, a former governor, are long-shot Republican candidates running against President Trump. We look at th...
02:00, 09/07/2019

Now TV's new deal gives you 2 months for the price of 1 on four of its best passes Now TV is giving you an incredible discount on not one, not two but four of its TV passes. So it doesn't matter if you're looking for Enter...
16:42, 09/09/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Bill On Dam Safety A bill seeking to set up an institutional mechanism for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams across the country was ...
22:14, 08/02/2019

UA legend Dick Tomey passes away at the age of 80 _____ TUCSON – After a five-month battle with lung cancer, Univerisity of Arizona legend, Dick Tomey passed away Thursday at the age of 80. The...
01:00, 05/12/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border despite the White House having threatened...
07:14, 06/26/2019

SummerGO Youth Passes now on sale TUCSON – This summer kids and teens can get around Tucson by using a SummerGO Youth Pass which are now on sale. Children between the ages of 6 ...
15:42, 05/02/2019

Chrissy Teigen passes on new mom tips Chrissy Teigen speaks about her experience of parenting and says Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, will handle being a mom "just fine." (April 29)  &#...
15:14, 04/29/2019

Cate Blanchett Always Passes on Ice. Unless It's an Iceberg. The ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ actress and reluctant fashion icon on her fantasy guest list, her most recent binge-watch and her commitment to suns...
23:28, 08/01/2019

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,0...
04:42, 06/05/2019

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge...
01:14, 08/26/2019

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...
15:28, 05/10/2019

'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 ...
15:14, 07/02/2019

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 baseles...
22:42, 06/18/2019

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 nom...
04:00, 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 ...
17:14, 05/22/2019

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 acros...
01:56, 05/23/2019

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...
02:28, 06/21/2019

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social ...
22:00, 07/02/2019

MLB roundup: Pujols passes Beltre in Angels' win Albert Pujols drove in three runs, and Dillon Peters pitched six solid innings to help the Los Angeles Angels post a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh ...
07:28, 08/15/2019

John McCain’s dog passes away after drowning in pipe PHOENIX (AP) – John McCain’s dog, who was always at the senator’s side until his death last year, died after getting stuck in a pip...
20:14, 05/06/2019

UN says death toll from Libya fighting passes 1,000 The U.N. says more than 1,000 people have been killed since April in fighting between rival militias over the Libyan capital, a grim milestone in the...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Newton still getting questioned about lack of deep passes Panthers QB Cam Newton still answering questions about his shoulder after not airing it out in opener against the Rams      ...
04:56, 09/11/2019

Italy’s Government Passes Another Test, Keeping Far Right at Bay Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a confidence vote in the Senate for his coalition of the Five Star Movement and the Democratic Party, his second su...
22:14, 09/10/2019

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percen...
13:42, 07/11/2019

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Flo...
01:14, 09/12/2019

San Francisco Passes Ban on Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, adding to a broad push to regulate a techn...
03:28, 05/15/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Companies (Amendment) Bill Lok Sabha today gave its nod to the Companies (Amendment) Bill which seeks to tighten corporate social responsibility compliance and reduce the load ...
18:56, 07/26/2019

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pa...
10:14, 06/22/2019

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, acc...
03:14, 06/13/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including...
09:14, 06/26/2019

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Einstein was right (again!) as general relativity passes another test By analyzing the extraordinarily strong gravitational pull of the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way on a star near it, astronomers have...
11:28, 07/30/2019

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure ...
02:14, 06/04/2019

After 71 years of marriage, couple passes away on the same day only hours apart The Georgia couple is survived by their six children, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.   ...
20:00, 07/16/2019

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able ...
15:00, 06/23/2019

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 ...
19:56, 06/27/2019

‘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...
21:56, 08/22/2019

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 p...
05:14, 07/26/2019

Fifth Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek ot...
02:42, 09/05/2019

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 ...
22:42, 06/18/2019

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 leav...
16:14, 07/04/2019

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 ...
22:14, 07/31/2019

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 ...
03:56, 06/01/2019

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 s...
18:56, 07/17/2019

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 lawmak...
00:42, 05/23/2019

Republican becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' with flying drink British import appeared to make its debut on Saturday when Matt Gaetz was hit with a ‘red liquid’, Pensacola police sayJust as Donald Trump has arriv...
03:42, 06/04/2019

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 won̵...
17:28, 08/02/2019

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 ...
21:28, 04/30/2019

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....
04:14, 08/03/2019

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 ...
21:56, 06/04/2019

Rep. Will Hurd says he’s retiring to diversify the Republican Party WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, said he’s retiring from Congress to work toward diversi...
02:14, 08/05/2019

Another Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek ot...
15:14, 09/05/2019

Republican Senator Isakson resigning at end of 2019 Republican Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia said on Wednesday he will leave the Senate at the end of 2019, citing his struggles with Parkinson's dis...
20:42, 08/28/2019

Republican Gerrymander Whiz Had Wider Influence Than Was Known Tens of thousands of maps and documents kept on computer files by the Republican redistricting expert Thomas B. Hofeller show his work on a broad ran...
11:28, 09/10/2019

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a former conservative congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to Preside...
17:00, 08/22/2019

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 ...
03:28, 05/20/2019

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...
01:14, 05/31/2019

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, beco...
01:00, 05/29/2019

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 increasing...
22:28, 06/27/2019

Olive Garden serves up never-ending pasta passes Earlier this summer, Dustin & Suzie sang a duet to Neverending Story… Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.     &...
00:56, 08/13/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the...
05:56, 06/04/2019

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective a...
11:14, 07/19/2019

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe o...
14:28, 07/11/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes POCSO Amendment Bill The Rajya Sabha today passed a bill entailing amendments to the POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children, besid...
17:56, 07/24/2019

Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj passes away Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, who most recently served as minister of external affairs, passed away on Tuesday, following a cardiac arrest...
22:42, 08/06/2019

Bury and Bolton face EFL expulsion as deadline passes "Bury and Bolton Wanderers both face expulsion from the EFL after the passing of Tuesday\u0027s 5pm deadline for any potential buyers to complete a d...
19:00, 08/27/2019

| Bolton, Bury fans on tenterhooks as deadline passes Fans of former FA Cup winners Bolton Wanderers and Bury are waiting anxiously to hear if their clubs were to be expelled from the English Football Le...
01:00, 08/28/2019

Bury expelled from EFL, Bolton given extension as deadline passes "Bury have been expelled from the English Football League after 125 years of membership due to the financial problems at the club and their failure t...
01:28, 08/28/2019

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed the 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said in a live broadcast as his coalition government seeks...
20:56, 07/19/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. Dav...
20:14, 05/17/2019

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill in...
06:42, 06/05/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence ...
10:00, 06/12/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extr...
11:28, 06/20/2019

Bury on the brink as takeover collapses and EFL deadline passes • C&N Sporting Risk cites mortgage problem and ‘overall state’• Bury and Bolton: two of oldest clubs face expulsionBury are facing expulsion from the...
20:42, 08/27/2019

U.S. military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait The United States sent a Navy ship through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, rekindling one of a growing number of flashpoints in Washington's relationshi...
13:14, 08/23/2019

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and n...
10:14, 09/11/2019

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted ...
21:28, 08/05/2019

U.S. carrier to deter Iran passes through Suez Canal The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln, deployed by President Donald Trump's administration to the Middle East as a warning to Iran, passed throug...
15:56, 05/09/2019

Wolford throws 2 TD passes in Rams' 22-10 win over Texans In the battle for Los Angeles' third-string quarterback job, John Wolford played well and Brandon Allen struggled as the Rams closed out the pre...
05:56, 08/30/2019

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last ye...
00:42, 08/31/2019

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannab...
01:56, 06/13/2019

Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away Paying tribute to the great Cuban Jose Napoles - 'Mantequilla' - who has died at the age of 79 The post Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes awa...
10:28, 08/17/2019

Mexico City passes ban on plastic bags, utensils MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City lawmakers have passed a ban on plastic bags, utensils and other disposable plastic items to take effect at the end of ...
01:56, 05/10/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. ...
06:56, 05/09/2019

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told repor...
17:28, 05/18/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild ...
23:14, 05/10/2019

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition pa...
01:28, 06/29/2019

Bitcoin passes $11,000 on news of Facebook's cryptocurrency plan The original cryptocurrency hits 15-month high as traders bet move will legitimise sectorThe price of bitcoin has surged above $11,000 (£8,600), its ...
19:28, 06/24/2019

Historic Asset Boom Passes by Half of Families The decadelong economic expansion has showered the U.S. with new wealth, driven by a booming stock market. But half of U.S. households have seen litt...
18:42, 08/30/2019

Clayton Kershaw passes Sandy Koufax in one key milestone LOS ANGELES — Rookie Will Smith hit his first career grand slam, and Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax on the Dodgers’ career strikeouts list...
08:42, 08/02/2019

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial g...
21:56, 07/13/2019

Put it away: Texas passes law against dick pics | Arwa Mahdawi The Lone Star state is leading the way with a cyber-flashing act outlawing unsolicited penis picturesSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter...
02:00, 09/08/2019

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for nort...
02:42, 06/17/2019

Brown's 2 TD passes and 1 run leads BC past Va Tech 35-28 Anthony Brown threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Boston College to a 35-28 victory over Virginia Tech Saturday in the schools&apo...
02:56, 09/01/2019

15-Foot Snake Slithers Out Of Car After Drunk Owner Passes Out When firefighters in Denver, Colorado, responded to reports of a man passed out in his car, they arrived at the scene to find something much scarier ...
09:42, 07/17/2019

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’...
18:00, 05/26/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other...
19:56, 05/23/2019

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benef...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Student pilot lands plane after his instructor passes out A student pilot has averted a tragedy by landing a plane single-handed after his instructor passed out at the controls. Australian Max Sylvester took...
18:28, 09/02/2019

Trainee pilot lands plane after instructor passes out Piloting a plane as it soars above the clouds is a dream for many people, but it quickly turned into the stuff of nightmares for one man in Australia...
12:56, 09/02/2019

Fiat Mechanic Passes Away and Now His Giant Collection Is Up for Sale Tom Dotter, a Denver-area shop owner who specialized in Fiats and Lancias, passed away in May, leaving behind a large field of tiny four-cylinder Ita...
07:00, 07/30/2019

‘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 ...
12:14, 05/24/2019

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 Con...
02:56, 06/18/2019

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 a...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Joe Walsh Confirms He Will Challenge Trump for Republican Nomination Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsesse...
19:14, 08/25/2019

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former congressman is one of president’s most vocal criticsOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congr...
16:56, 08/25/2019

Republican senators push $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks ...
19:42, 08/16/2019

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 Democ...
07:14, 07/25/2019

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 ...
00:14, 08/07/2019

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...
22:28, 05/29/2019

Republican Bishop pulls out narrow win in N.C. House race All attention was focused on the 9th Congressional District contest, which proved surprisingly competitive. A Republican easily won in the state’s co...
12:28, 09/11/2019

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Dem...
21:14, 09/13/2019

Trump 'crazy like a fox' in suggesting Greenland purchase, says Republican Arkansas senator Tom Cotton makes remark in New York TimesSomething rotten? How Trump got in a state over DenmarkDonald Trump was “crazy like a fox” ...
01:56, 08/27/2019

Texas Republican Threatens Beto O'Rourke's Life if He Tries to Take His AR-15 If Beto O’Rourke could be said to have had a decent showing in Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, it’s almost certainly in large part to O’R...
15:28, 09/13/2019

Twitter’s refusal to dox a cow stymies Republican’s $250M lawsuit US Rep. Devin Nunes can’t seem to catch a break. First, despite his memo blaming Obama and the FBI for all the evils in the world, his fellow former ...
20:42, 09/13/2019

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump f...
16:00, 08/25/2019

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...
00:42, 05/21/2019

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 newsle...
23:00, 08/17/2019

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 w...
23:42, 06/19/2019

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Some Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other law...
15:14, 06/14/2019

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 ...
19:56, 06/15/2019

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 r...
23:28, 08/05/2019

Fired by Google, a Republican Engineer Hits Back 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 ...
13:56, 08/01/2019

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 call...
21:56, 08/04/2019

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 leav...
19:28, 06/14/2019

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...
20:42, 08/03/2019

'Squash Amash': how a Republican congressman drew the ire of his party Justin Amash is the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment, and his career – at least in his party – is in questionThe hundreds of Repu...
23:28, 06/14/2019

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 No...
08:14, 07/29/2019

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 ...
16:14, 08/01/2019

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...
10:56, 05/19/2019

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 ...
09:56, 08/07/2019

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...
14:42, 06/19/2019

Trump labels Republican presidential challengers 'the Three Stooges' President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever...
01:00, 09/10/2019

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 natu...
23:56, 04/30/2019

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 “Preside...
02:28, 05/19/2019

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 t...
03:00, 07/26/2019

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 impeachm...
03:42, 05/19/2019

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 ...
04:00, 05/19/2019

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...
18:56, 05/24/2019

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 ...
22:56, 08/23/2019

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 ideologic...
17:56, 08/01/2019

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once ag...
20:42, 05/28/2019

U.S. Representative Amash quits Republican Party on July 4 U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of Republican President Donald Trump, said on Thursday that he was quitting the Republican Party,...
14:56, 07/04/2019

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 ...
03:56, 07/18/2019

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...
23:14, 05/30/2019

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 Repu...
18:42, 07/03/2019

Republican Mark Sanford jumps into presidential race Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, joined the Republican race against President Donald Trump on Sunday. Sanford critic...
17:56, 09/09/2019

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 ...
00:14, 06/05/2019

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 issue...
01:56, 07/17/2019

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 co...
18:14, 06/05/2019