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ACLU leads charge against ‘unprecedented restrictions’ proposed for covering Trump impeachment trial

Senate leaders on both sides of the aisle encountered criticism Friday over restrictions proposed for journalists covering the upcoming impeachment trial of President Trump. A coalition of 18 groups including the American Civil Liberties Union [...]

Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration. Hundred showed up [...]

Latino Caucus numbers, influence growing at Colorado Capitol

DENVER (AP) – The Colorado General Assembly’s Latino Caucus is the largest in state history, and its members have ambitious plans for the 2020 session. There are now 13 members in the group that’s only open to Democrats. Their growing [...]

Gun-rights activists gear up for show of force in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Police are scouring the internet for clues about plans for mayhem, workers are putting up chain link holding pens around Virginia’s picturesque Capitol Square, and one lawmaker even plans to hide in a safe house [...]

Group sues, saying Vegas jail wrongly detains immigrants

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Nevada woman and a civil rights organization are accusing Las Vegas of violating the constitutional rights of people held at the city jail by detaining them after they have served their jail time and turning them over [...]

Editorial Roundup: New England

Editorials from around New England: CONNECTICUT Lamont must be open about State Pier deal going forward The Day Jan. 16 Upon finally reviewing the memorandum of understanding that outlines the tentative terms of a public-private deal to overhaul [...]

Migrants, troops slowly build up on Guatemala-Mexico border

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) – More than 200 mostly Honduran migrants rested on a bridge at the Guatemala-Mexico border waiting for the arrival of others and hoping sheer numbers will improve their chances of entering Mexico and continuing [...]

Read the latest Lev Parnas documents released by House Democrats

The House Judiciary Committee on Friday night released more information from indicted former Ukrainian businessman Lev Parnas. Click on the links below to read the information. https://judiciary.house.gov/UploadedFiles/Document_Production_Lev_Parnas_January_17_2020_HPSCI_Transmittal_Letter.pdf https://judiciary.house.gov/UploadedFiles/Document_Production_Lev_Parnas_January_17_2020_Parnas_iMessage_Excerpt_Giuliani_2019-09-30.pdf TOP [...]

Virginia Supreme Court upholds weapons ban for pro-gun rally next week, rejecting appeal from gun-ri

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Supreme Court upholds weapons ban for pro-gun rally next week, rejecting appeal from gun-rights groups. Sign up for Daily Newsletters Manage Newsletters Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC. Please [...]

Court to look anew at health care law birth control rules

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will consider allowing the Trump administration to enforce rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women. The justices agreed Friday to yet another case stemming [...]