Juana Summers and Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedJun 26th - 4:39pm
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, demanding "structural change" in the economy and the government as Democrats met on the debate stage for the first time in the 2020 presidential season.
John O'Connor, Associated Press | PostedJun 26th - 4:09pm
For decades, getting caught with a small amount of marijuana could put Illinois residents in jail for up to six months and perhaps worse. The criminal record would follow them for the rest of their lives. Gov. J.B. Pritzker's signature this week on a law legalizing recreational cannabis includes a provision for nearly 800,000 people caught in that snare to clear their records.
The family of a 54-year-old black man fatally shot by a white officer is suing the officer and the city of South Bend, Indiana, where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) is mayor.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | PostedJun 26th - 10:47am
The House Oversight Committee approved a subpoena Wednesday to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the panel as it looks into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by government workers.
With most of the two dozen Democrats running for president in 2020 set to hold their first debates this week, former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign released new endorsements from four states on Tuesday, including Utah.
Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press | PostedJun 25th - 9:48pm
It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedJun 25th - 7:56pm
Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday.