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Gavin Newsom, California governor, to veto environmental bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he will buck Democratic legislative leaders by vetoing legislation aimed at stopping the Trump administration from weakening oversight of longstanding federal environmental laws [...]

Hong Kong’s Leader, Carrie Lam, to Withdraw Extradition Bill That Ignited Protests

HONG KONG — Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said Wednesday that the government would withdraw a contentious extradition bill that ignited months of protests in the city, moving to quell the worst political crisis since [...]

Bill would let those in country illegally get licenses

BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts House and Senate are planning to hold a joint hearing on two bills that would let immigrants living in the state illegally get driver’s licenses. The bills – filed by Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier [...]

Trump criticizes North Carolina governor on immigration bill

President Donald Trump has criticized North Carolina’s governor for vetoing a bill that would have required the state’s sheriffs to recognize requests by federal immigration agents to hold jail inmates believed to be in the country illegally. Trump [...]

Murphy says White House still open to background checks bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy says the White House has told him President Donald Trump remains committed to working on expanded background checks legislation for gun purchases, but the Connecticut Democrat is skeptical [...]

Bill Kristol Wants Joe Walsh To Primary President Trump.

Share Tweet reddit Email Print The New York Times reported last night that former GOP Congressman Joe Walsh of Illinois is strongly considering a primary challenge to President Trump. Walsh is being encouraged in this quixotic endeavor [...]

Bill de Blasio tells ‘tiny hands’ Trump to press for gun control

Not only did New York Mayor Bill de Blasio demand that President Trump push gun-control legislation over the weekend, he recycled one of the most stinging insults aimed at Mr. Trump in the 2016 campaign. He said Mr. Trump has small hands. At [...]

Mayors push Senate to return to Washington for gun bill vote

WASHINGTON (AP) – More than 200 mayors, including two anguished by mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, are urging the Senate to return to the Capitol to act on gun safety legislation amid criticism that Congress is failing to respond to [...]

Lindsey Graham to propose ‘red flag’ bill to curb gun violence

Sen. Lindsey Graham will introduce a bill with Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Sen. Lindsey Graham [...]

Bernie Sanders: I’m not happy I voted for ‘terrible’ 1994 crime bill

Sen. Bernard Sanders on Sunday said he’s not happy he voted for a “terrible” 1994 crime bill shepherded by 2020 rival Joseph R. Biden — a piece of legislation that has emerged as a major point of contention in the race for the Democrats’ [...]