Legislature

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a fund-raising fish fry for U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Hawkeye Downs Expo Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
November 05, 2019 - 2:04 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders lives 1,100 miles away in Vermont but, sharing a stage with three union leaders and four bales of hay at a racetrack amid Iowa cornfields, he couldn't have been more at home. "Let me thank you all for being here, my union brothers and sisters," the Vermont...
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President Donald Trump walks out of the Oval Office to speak to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Lexington, Ky., for a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 05, 2019 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday that it's not interested in a government shutdown when a temporary government-wide spending bill expires Nov. 21. White House congressional liason Eric Ueland told reporters that President Donald Trump would sign another short-term stopgap spending...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, file photo, Rep. Josiah Magnuson speaks in favor of a bill banning abortion after a heartbeat is detected, in Columbia, S.C. A group of South Carolina senators are expected to take another step toward banning almost all abortions in the state. The Senate Medical Affairs Committee is expected to pass a “heartbeat abortion” bill Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins, File)
November 05, 2019 - 11:49 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina's heartbeat abortion bill (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A bill banning nearly all abortions in South Carolina again has an exception for rape and incest victims. The Senate Medical Affairs Committee was considering the "Fetal Heartbeat Protection...
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Andy Beshear and Governor Matt Bevin greet each other before the final Kentucky gubernatorial debate between incumbent Republican Matt Bevin and Democratic candidate Andy Beshear on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 in Highland Heights, Ky. (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, Pool)
November 05, 2019 - 7:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — While much of the political world is focused on 2020, a handful of states are hosting off-year elections on Tuesday. The stakes are high in the local races, but there are significant national implications as well. President Donald Trump has invested time and energy into...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to reporters in his office at the state Capitol in Juneau, Alaska. A fight is brewing over whether Dunleavy, a Republican who took office in Dec. 2018, should be recalled. Critics say he’s incompetent and has recklessly tried to cut spending while supporters see a politically motivated attempt to undo the last election. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)
November 04, 2019 - 7:55 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Supporters of an effort to recall Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy are vowing to take their fight to court after an election official on Monday rejected their bid to move forward with seeking to oust him from office. Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said she based her...
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Louisiana's Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone greets supporters and talks to media on a campaign stop at New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, La., Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Rispone says a radio ad linking him and President Donald Trump to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is "disgusting." Rispone is blaming Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards for the advertising by the New Orleans-based Black Organization for Leadership Development. There's no evidence Edwards is connected to the effort. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
November 04, 2019 - 6:28 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone said Monday that a radio ad linking him and President Donald Trump to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is "disgusting," and he's using it to rally support from pro-Trump voters. In response to the Duke-themed...
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, accompanied by Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., left, speaks to reporters about the ongoing House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 04, 2019 - 6:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): 6:15 p.m. An associate of Rudy Giuliani who is charged with federal campaign finance violations is willing to cooperate with Congress in its impeachment inquiry. That's according to an...
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In this image made from video, Lindsay Hoyle, center, is dragged to the speaker's chair after being voted the new Speaker of the House of Commons, in London, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Long-serving Labour Party lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle has been elected the new speaker of Britain’s House of Commons. He succeeds the influential but divisive John Bercow. The 62-year-old legislator won 325 of 540 votes cast by lawmakers in a final round of voting on Monday. (House of Commons via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 6:19 pm
LONDON (AP) — Long-serving Labour Party lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle was elected speaker of Britain's House of Commons on Monday, taking up the job with a clear message: I'm not John Bercow. Hoyle was chosen by lawmakers from among seven candidates to replace the influential but contentious Bercow...
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November 04, 2019 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study finds that more than half of seriously ill Medicare enrollees say they face hardships paying their medical bills. Prescription drugs are the leading problem, followed by hospital bills, ambulance rides and emergency room visits. Researchers who wrote Monday's report in...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, on Facebook's impact on the financial services and housing sectors. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 04, 2019 - 12:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's social network in Washington is shrinking. Bipartisan hostility against Facebook has been building for months, fueled by a series of privacy scandals, the site's role in Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign and accusations that Facebook crushes...
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