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Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provide high-speed internet and $50 billion over a decade to help ...

Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans

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Democrat Buttigieg unveils healthcare plan for rural Americans, tribes Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a healthcare plan on Friday to provide coverage to all rural Americans and Native American tribes, where mortality and illness rates are higher than in U.S. cities....
13:16, 08/09/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to fight racism in America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana - whose campaign has been dogged by accusations of systemic racism in his city as he struggles to gain support from African-American voters - on Thursday announced a p...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to raise pay, expand worker protections Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan on Friday to raise wages and strengthen the rights of American workers, including "gig economy" workers such as Uber drivers, and fast-food employees....
05:32, 07/26/2019

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for people who look after them....
05:16, 07/15/2019

Pete Buttigieg plan would invest $50B in rural America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan Tuesday designed to help rural America grow and innovate, with billions of dollars in federal investments....
14:03, 08/13/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases rural economy plan ahead of 7th Iowa trip In a push to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a wide-ranging plan Tuesday aimed at reinvigorating rural America, pledging investments in rural entrepreneurship and technological investments....
05:32, 08/13/2019

Candidate John Hickenlooper unveils plan to strengthen rural U.S. Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper unveiled a plan Monday that seeks to revitalize rural U.S. communities, which includes expanding broadband Internet, increasing funds for the agricultural development....
11:48, 07/29/2019

Democrat Buttigieg announces minority-focused small business investment plan Joining several other Democrats targeting black voters this weekend with economic proposals, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg released a policy on Sunday aimed at helping minorities start businesses....
11:16, 07/07/2019

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
06:00, 07/03/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils "community-based" immigration plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke proposed a new immigration plan on Wednesday that will allow churches and local communities to sponsor immigrants to the United States in becoming American citizens....
08:00, 05/29/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
07:16, 06/05/2019

Buttigieg details ‘Douglass Plan’ for black Americans Named after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Buttigieg’s plan aims to “dismantle racist structures and systems” in the United States, the presidential hopeful said....
05:16, 07/11/2019

Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit' Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue....
03:32, 07/16/2019

Democrat Elizabeth Warren floats plan to empower Native Americans U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday unveiled her latest policy plan, which aims to empower Native American tribes through land protection and law enforcement reforms and boost financial support for chronically underfunde...
14:00, 08/16/2019

2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg unveils plan to support unions, temporary workers Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg rolled out a plan Friday that aims to strengthen unionized workers and those in temporary positions, pay transparency and expand protections for farm workers....
23:48, 07/26/2019

Satellites could save Americans $30 billion on internet bills Upcoming satellite technology could lower prices for internet services, a new report predicts. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink project and Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper could save American households more than $30 billi...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Pete Buttigieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Elizabeth Warren reveals $85 billion rural broadband plan Millions of Americans don't have access to high-speed internet connections and despite efforts to bolster rural broadband, there's still a lot of work to be done. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has the issue in mind, and she reveal...
13:16, 08/07/2019

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar unveils plan for senior Americans Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled her plan for seniors Friday that includes assistance for people with chronic ailments, a strengthening of Medicare and Social Security, and reducing drug prices....
16:16, 07/12/2019

Democratic hopeful Warren outlines $85 billion rural broadband plan Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren outlined on Wednesday her plan to bring high-speed internet to rural and Native American communities through an $85 billion federal grant program....
07:48, 08/07/2019

Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to give Americans more say in trade deals Amid a U.S.-China trade conflict that's more than a year old, Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled a reform plan for trade Monday, which mandates more transparency and more public input....
11:48, 07/29/2019

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine WASHINGTON — The White House on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan. The schem...
12:16, 06/22/2019

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine Amid Doubts WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the economic engine to power its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” ...
15:00, 06/22/2019

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveils $100 billion plan to combat the opioid epidemic Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday unveiled a $100 billion proposal to tackle the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States....
08:48, 05/08/2019

Democrat Pete Buttigieg says he raised $24M in 2nd quarter SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he raised nearly $25 million in the second quarter, roughly quadrupling what he received in the first three months of this year. The campaign for the 37...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
19:00, 06/03/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
22:48, 05/09/2019

Democrat Buttigieg: stop 'endless war,' return to Iran nuclear deal Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless wars" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and vowed to return the United States to the Iran nuclear deal scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Democrat Buttigieg cancels campaign events after South Bend shooting Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, canceled campaign events on Monday to return to his city after a fatal shooting by a police officer, his campaign said....
10:32, 06/17/2019

Canada invests $85 million in internet satellites for rural areas Telesat, the Canadian telecom and SpaceX internet competitor, wants to connect remote regions with its low-earth-orbit satellites. Now, it appears to have the backing of Her Majesty's Government. The company announced today that it is partnering...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Rural America still struggling for access to high-speed internet service As anticipation grows for 5G technology to be rolled out in big cities, nearly 15 million people in rural pockets across the country are still waiting for reliable high-speed internet....
14:48, 05/17/2019

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.        ...
16:32, 06/22/2019

Microsoft strikes deal to expand internet access in rural areas of Midwest COLUMBUS, Ohio — Microsoft Corp. and an Ohio-based provider of telecommunications services announced an agreement Tuesday to extend broadband internet access to underserved rural areas of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois over the next three years. The deal...
05:32, 07/09/2019

Trump’s ban on Chinese telecom giant Huawei could cut off rural Americans’ cell service The Trump administration’s ban on goods produced by a Chinese tech giant would seem to have little to do with rural America. But rural cell service providers across the U.S. are almost entirely dependent on the company, Huawei, which produces i...
10:00, 05/27/2019

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took ...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Pete Buttigieg Enlists a Silicon Valley Vet to Bring in the Money Swati Mylavarapu worked at Square and Kleiner Perkins before pivoting to progressive startups. Now she applies lessons from the tech world to Pete Buttigieg's campaign....
13:16, 06/17/2019

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in March in favor of a resolution broadly disapproving of all forms of bigotry....
22:48, 06/13/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
14:16, 06/18/2019

Buttigieg rips Trump, says white Americans ‘can’t be defensive’ when talking about race White Americans “can’t be defensive” when talking about race, according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg. “I think the challenge for white America is to realize that we can’t be defensive about this,” said the 2020 Democrat...
22:00, 07/15/2019

PA state Democrat offers reward for internet to 'doxx' three teenagers protesting Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat and LGBT activist, offered a $100 reward for anyone who could release the personal information of three young girls protesting outside of a Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood....
17:32, 05/06/2019

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Saturday, citing government officials....
03:32, 06/22/2019

Americans overestimate their understanding of internet security The number of consumers creating a website to have their own online presence is on the rise but a new survey from Google has revealed that many people drastically overestimate their understanding of internet security and online safety.After introduci...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Google Fiber will bring wireless gigabit internet to Austin Austin apartment dwellers will soon get another option for high-speed internet. Google Fiber announced that it is rolling out Webpass to the Texas city, making it the eighth metro area to offer the service. The point-to-point wireless offering is aim...
13:16, 08/07/2019

Democrat Says Bevin Needs More Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky Democrat is questioning whether Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to pass his pension reform plan. Just last week an aide to Bevin said the governor’s plan had enough votes to pass in a special session ...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Pete Buttigieg echoes JFK with service plan Drawing on the idealism of former President John F. Kennedy, Peter Buttigieg is asking Americans what they can do for their country — through national service. Navy vet Buttigieg, one of a number of Democratic presidential candidates stumping through...
02:32, 07/04/2019

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of teachers' unions....
14:16, 07/05/2019

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
08:16, 06/14/2019

Democrat Inslee tries to separate from pack with campaign climate plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday outlined a plan to achieve 100% clean electricity, zero-emission new vehicles and zero-carbon buildings and retire the U.S. coal power plant fleet by 2030, aiming to position himself as the most aggressive Dem...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
05:16, 07/03/2019

2020 Democrat hopeful Rep. Tim Ryan pokes holes into 'Medicare for All' plan Quite a few Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination are latching on to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan, but at least one is pumping the brakes and pointing out the policy's flaws....
12:16, 06/30/2019

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
11:32, 05/22/2019

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
14:16, 07/05/2019

Buttigieg to unveil plan aimed at boosting and incentivizing national service Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will unveil his campaign's plan to boost national service on Wednesday in Iowa, rolling out a proposal that aims to increase service opportunities and tie that service to incentives....
07:16, 07/03/2019

Jason Chaffetz pans Buttigieg national service plan as 'more big government' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg plan to dramatically increase national service opportunities is just another way to enlarge government and spend more taxpayer money, according to Jason Chaffetz....
19:48, 07/03/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
17:00, 06/03/2019

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
00:48, 05/30/2019

Biden unveils plan to strengthen ObamaCare Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Monday to bolster ObamaCare by protecting people with pre-existing conditions, ​adding a “public option” like Medicare and using tax credits to lower premiums. With the announ...
09:16, 07/15/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
10:32, 05/15/2019

Buttigieg releases plan to battle domestic terrorism in wake of shooting massacres In the wake of the dual massacres in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released a comprehensive campaign proposal that he argues will do more to protect Americans from homegrown violence....
17:48, 08/06/2019

Buttigieg, Struggling With Black Voters, Releases Plan to Address Racial Inequities After a fatal shooting prompted scrutiny of his handling of police matters, the South Bend, Ind., mayor put forth new proposals to “dismantle racist structures and systems.’’...
02:48, 07/11/2019

Lyft Loss Widens To $1.1 Billion, Unveils Waymo Partnership Lyft said Tuesday its loss in the past quarter widened to $1.1 billion in the ride-hailing giant's first financial report as a public company, as it announced it was teaming up with former Google car......
07:16, 05/08/2019

SoftBank unveils $108 billion fund to invest in artificial intelligence SoftBank has secured pledges from Microsoft, Apple and other investors of around $108 billion for a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in artificial intelligence. The Japanese conglomerate itself plans to invest $38 billion in the fund, it said in...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils New Plan to Reduce U.S. Gun Deaths by 80% Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren published a new plan on Saturday that pledges to reduce American firearm deaths by 80%, throwing an ambitious new collection of proposals into a Democratic field crowded with p...
07:32, 08/12/2019

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
13:16, 05/23/2019

Germany unveils aid plan to combat regional inequality German officials have agreed to an investment plan that will target economic and infrastructure disparities around the country. The aim is to strengthen regional governments and promote the "homeland."...
16:32, 07/10/2019

Trump unveils new immigration plan, Dreamers left out TUCSON – Dreamer Jaime Tadeo has called Southern Arizona home for 17 years, coming over when he was 9-years-old with his parents and little brother from Guadalajara, Mexico. “I feel like DACA might be canceled and that’s just going ...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Facebook unveils plan to ban misinformation about 2020 census Facebook plans to treat the 2020 US Census “like an election” — with “people, policies, and technology in place” to protect against interference, the company said Sunday. “We’re building a team dedicated to these census ...
20:16, 06/30/2019

The Morning After: Huawei unveils its Android backup plan Hey, good morning! Welcome to your end-of-the-week Morning After. This week included detailed impressions of two divisive new Galaxy Notes from Samsung, Instagram's 'huge booty' problem (it's real and it's pretty serious), a...
07:16, 08/10/2019

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
14:48, 07/03/2019

Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better data Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better dataSee Also:Warren Buffett just announced he's donating $3.6 billion in Berkshire Hathaway shares to 5 foundations. Here's how the notoriously frugal billionaire spends his ...
18:32, 07/01/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end for-profit charter schools....
12:16, 05/18/2019

Jeremy Corbyn unveils plan to stop no-deal Brexit In a bid to thwart a no-deal Brexit, the opposition Labour Party plans to call a no-confidence vote against Boris Johnson's government. With Corbyn as an interim leader, Labour said it would hold a new Brexit referendum....
11:32, 08/15/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils a Plan to Expand Broadband Access The senator and presidential candidate wants to offer $85 billion in grants to nonprofits and municipalities to bring the internet to underserved areas....
21:16, 08/07/2019

White House unveils $50B Peace to Prosperity plan for Palestine The White House offered a $50 billion economic stimulus package to the Palestinian economy that will be contingent upon signing an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, the Trump administration announced....
15:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. Democratic hopeful Inslee unveils second climate change plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 trillion in 10 years in modern manufacturing and green infrastructure to "revitalize America's economy ...
05:48, 05/16/2019

GOP freshman congressman unveils plan to help 'change the narrative' on healthcare President Trump has promised he'll unveil a "phenomenal" healthcare plan in the coming weeks, and Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said he stands ready to be part of the conversation....
14:16, 07/03/2019

DC's Legends of Tomorrow Sneak Peek Unveils a New Evil Plan Well what a mess the Legends are in, though apparently it's slightly more complicated than the mess they thought they were in last week. In the exclusive clip above from Monday's......
17:48, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden unveils healthcare plan casting 'Medicare for all' as 'getting rid of Obamacare' Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a healthcare proposal Monday that cast the "Medicare for all" approach of others running for the nomination as "starting from scratch" and an attack on the signature achievement of his former boss....
08:48, 07/15/2019

Kamala Harris unveils $100B plan for black homeownership WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan she would push for as president to increase black homeownership in the United States. Harris, speaking Saturday at the 2019 Essence Festival in New Orleans, called home ownership “his...
16:48, 07/07/2019

Jay Inslee unveils 5-point plan to fight climate change Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee announced a five-pronged plan Monday that's geared to fight climate change change by ending fossil fuel pollution....
08:00, 06/24/2019

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and institute an entirely clean energy economy within 30 years....
11:16, 06/04/2019

Julián Castro Unveils Education Plan With Focus on Universal Pre-K Mr. Castro’s sweeping plan would also eliminate tuition at public universities and community colleges and overhaul the student-debt repayment process....
11:48, 05/13/2019

This Fourth of July, Americans will shell out $1 billion on beer If spending is any guide, this country's patriotic spirit is alive and well, with Americans coughing up nearly $7 billion on food for the grill this July 4....
07:00, 07/02/2019

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas and Ohio last weekend and killed more than 30 people....
10:48, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package as protests weigh Hong Kong's government announced an economic support package worth $2.44 billion on Thursday as escalating political protests and the Sino-U.S. trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial center....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announces a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
12:00, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong Unveils $2.4 Billion Economic Support Package Amid Protests The Hong Kong government unveiled a HK$19.1 billion ($2.4 billion) package on Thursday to support a slowing economy as escalating political protests and the prolonged U.S.-China trade war weigh......
17:00, 08/15/2019

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before....
06:16, 06/06/2019

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh unveils part of climate plan in motion NDP leader Jagmeet Singh intends to cut Canada's greenhouse-gas emissions almost in half over the next decade as he stakes out a claim to being a climate-change champion in the looming federal election....
18:16, 05/13/2019

Biden unveils plan to end racial discrimination in U.S. criminal justice system Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced....
03:48, 07/23/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that restrict a woman's right to end a pregnancy....
21:32, 05/28/2019

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The former vice presidentR...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to eliminate $1.6tn in student loan debt Democratic presidential candidate proposes to pay for plan, which would cost $2.2tn over next decade, through a tax on Wall Street Bernie Sanders on Monday introduced legislation to eliminate the entire $1.6tn in student loan debt owed by 45 million ...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Immigration Plan That Would Decriminalize Border Crossings Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new immigration plan would decriminalize migration, making it a civil rather than criminal violation, following the lead of a plan by former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. Unv...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Mayoral hopeful Scott Stringer unveils child care plan Another city pol is auditioning to be the next mayor while Bill de Blasio is out-of-town kicking off his pipe-dream presidential bid. Comptroller Scott Stringer – who is also planning a 2021 mayoral run – rolled out a plan to expand affordable childc...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotlight on an issue that has been at the center of his political identity for more than two decades....
08:48, 06/05/2019

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign unveils plan to prevent sexism among staff The Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign has implemented policies that are the ‘gold standard’ after claims its culture in 2016 was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has unveiled sweeping new guidelines to combat sexual misco...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to wipe out college debt, tuition In perhaps the boldest plan yet on tackling college debt, 2020 Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan Monday to wipe out all $1.6 trillion in college student debt, regardless of income status....
21:16, 06/24/2019

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in part using revenues from reversing Trump administrati...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
07:48, 06/04/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
12:48, 06/03/2019

Kamala Harris unveils 'Medicare for All' plan that won't kill private insurance Sen. Kamala Harris released a health-care plan on Monday that will transition every American into her version of a "Medicare for All" system within 10 years....
11:48, 07/29/2019

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green technologies....
19:16, 06/19/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Plan for Getting Women of Color Paid More Fairly Sen. Elizabeth Warren—who in this muddled primary has definitely distinguished herself as the Candidate with Plans—on Friday unveiled a proposal to close the gender pay gap, with a particular focus on women of color....
13:00, 07/05/2019

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in exchange for service....
10:48, 07/03/2019

Rumor has it there’s a cunning plan to bring back Blackadder for fifth season Enlarge / Rowan Atkinson is Capt. Edmund Blackadder and Hugh Laurie is the dimwitted Lt. George in Blackadder Goes Forth, the fourth season set during World War I. (credit: BBC) The BBC's quirky-yet-classic 1980s comedy series, Blackadder, might fi...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Buzz Aldrin is looking forward, not back—and he has a plan to bring NASA along Enlarge / Buzz Aldrin wants NASA to go somewhere. (credit: Hubert Vestil/Getty Images) Just after Memorial Day this year, I began talking regularly with the pilot of the first spacecraft to land on the Moon. We had spoken before, but this was diffe...
05:16, 07/09/2019

Canadians worried by plan to let Americans import drugs A U.S. plan to let Americans legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada is causing concern among Canadians that it could cause shortages of some medications...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Biden won't promise Americans they'll keep their doctor under his healthcare plan LAS VEGAS — Joe Biden struggled to answer whether he could promise the American people that they could keep their doctors under his healthcare proposal....
05:16, 07/21/2019

1 in 4 Americans Don’t Plan on Retiring Despite the Realities of Aging, According to a New Poll (CHICAGO) — Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. Experts say illness, injury, l...
21:48, 07/07/2019

SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in $3.8 billion gain on Uber stake Japan's SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a $3.8 billion valuation gain on its stake in Uber....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Huawei says new 4G internet plan in Canada’s north was approved by feds The Canadian unit of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd sought to distance itself from the actions of the Chinese government on Monday, when announcing a new project for Canada's North....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Corey Johnson unveils criminal justice plan amid De Blasio presidential run He’s auditioning to be the next mayor. As Mayor Bill de Blasio headed out of town Thursday to embark on a pipe-dream presidential bid, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson – who is eying a 2021 mayoral run — wasted no time trying to grab th...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Presidential hopeful Inslee unveils plan to reclaim U.S. leadership on climate issue Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a sweeping plan on Wednesday to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change that includes proposals to resettle hundreds of thousands of climate refugees, and raise barriers to fossi...
07:16, 06/05/2019

Factbox: Alphabet unveils Toronto smart city master plan details Alphabet on Monday released details of a proposed smart city development for Toronto, outlining plans in a 1,500 page document. Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff said at a press conference that Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet unit, will not disclose persona...
16:16, 06/24/2019

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands....
10:48, 05/20/2019

2020: Gov. Jay Inslee unveils 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday unveiled a 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence, saying the United States needs a president willing to call out racism....
04:48, 08/07/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Loan Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges....
17:48, 06/24/2019

Branson's Virgin Group unveils plan to fund more female-founded start-ups Virgin StartUp — the Virgin Group's non-profit that offers funding and business support to British entrepreneurs — has pledged to fund companies started by men and women equally by 2020....
00:54, 08/12/2019

Elon Musk unveils plan to build mind-reading implants: 'The monkey is out of the bag' Neuralink startup plans to use small ‘threads’ to detect neuron activityMusk: tests show ‘monkey can control computer with its brain’ Elon Musk’s secretive “brain-machine interface” startup, Neuralink, stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday evening, r...
10:48, 07/27/2019

Biden unveils climate change plan using Green New Deal as framework, after AOC criticism Warning that “we must take drastic action now to address the climate disaster facing the nation and our world,” former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to combat climate change and transform America’s economy....
05:16, 06/04/2019

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as a 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
22:32, 05/28/2019

‘I Have a Plan For That.’ Elizabeth Warren Is Betting That Americans Are Ready for Her Big Ideas Voters encountering Elizabeth Warren on the presidential campaign trail these days often seem surprised. After a packed gathering at an elementary school in Concord, N.H., in April, a 40-something woman told me she had expected Warren to be more like...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Bipartisan Senate plan aims to help more Americans save for retirement Bipartisan lawmakers introduced a new plan Tuesday designed to help more Americans save for retirement -- offering new flexibility and help for low-income citizens who've saved nothing....
12:16, 05/14/2019

Internet joke plan to 'raid' Area 51 gets stern reply from US military What has driven millions of people to sign up to "storm" Area 51, the US government's military base? It's clearly just a bit of fun by internet jokesters, but the US military isn't laughing...
11:48, 07/17/2019

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveils plan to tackle rape kit backlog U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Thursday pledged the nation's backlog of rape kits needing review would be processed by the end of her first four-year term if elected president....
12:48, 07/11/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unrelea...
12:48, 06/22/2019

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law ...
15:00, 06/22/2019

Beto’s Green New Deal? Flagging in polls, O’Rourke unveils $5T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, trailing in the polls despite a high-profile campaign launch, sought to prove his policy chops by unveiling a $5 trillion plan to battle climate change and reach net zero carbon emissions in the U.S. b...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Beto O'Rourke unveils small business plan to address racial wealth disparities Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, unveiled another plan geared toward ending racial inequality on Saturday, pledging that as president he would vastly expand the federal government's investment in women- and minority-owned businesses....
12:48, 06/16/2019

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
08:00, 06/04/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by......
22:00, 05/13/2019

Deal with Taliban that would bring US troops home just the first step of two-stage plan to end war in Afghanistan THE BEGINNING OF THE END?: The United States is reportedly close to announcing a deal with the Taliban under which it would withdraw thousands of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for an end to hostilities, a renunciation of al Qaeda, and, most ...
01:16, 08/03/2019

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
18:16, 08/01/2019

Japanese Americans detained as kids plan Fort Sill protest LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U.S. government during World War II are speaking out against the Trump administration’s plans to house migrant children at an Oklahoma Army bas...
21:32, 06/21/2019

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West...
09:48, 06/22/2019

Harris unveils Medicare-for-all plan that doesn't raise middle class taxes, ahead of debates Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday unveiled a plan to push the country towards a government-backed Medicare-for-all healthcare system over the next decade. But unlike the proposal of one of her key rivals for the Democrati...
09:48, 07/29/2019

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09:48, 07/02/2019

The transformation of London's Northbank: major regeneration plan to bring new homes, shops and bars set to rival the Southbank Westminster council, which is to fund the £28 million transformation scheme for Northbank, is set to reveal plans for underused riverside space at the end of this month....
23:48, 06/05/2019

Trump unveils new 'modern' immigration plan President Donald Trump unveiled his new immigration plan Thursday that would give preferential treatment to high-skilled, "totally brilliant" immigrants. It would also require immigrants to speak English and pass a civics exam prior to admission. (Ma...
14:48, 05/16/2019

PG&E to float $31 billion restructuring plan: Bloomberg Power producer PG&E Corp will propose a $31 billion bankruptcy restructuring plan that will include two funds worth a total of $34 billion to cover past and future wildfire claims, Bloomberg reported https://twitter.com/scottdeveau/status/11421179956...
14:16, 06/21/2019

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain next week....
16:32, 06/22/2019

PG&E Bondholders Propose $30 Billion Turnaround Plan PG&E bondholders have challenged the California utility over control of its bankruptcy proceeding, offering Wall Street’s version of a solution to wildfire liabilities that are estimated at $30 billion or more....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government looked set to secure the required support on Thursday to pass A$158 billion ($110.47 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, a fillip to an economy that is threatening to stall....
18:00, 07/03/2019

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and G...
14:00, 06/22/2019

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
07:32, 06/26/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes $100 Billion Black Homeownership Plan Joining what seems like every black woman in America at Essence Fest, senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan to increase black homeownership that, if implemented, could serve as a major step toward closing the ra...
13:16, 07/07/2019

Warren releases $100 billion plan to combat opioid epidemic WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new version of her plan to combat America’s opioid epidemic, proposing to spend $100 billion over 10 years on battling the public health consequences of addicti...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neig...
07:32, 06/22/2019

LSE's $27 billion Refinitiv takeover plan lifts its shares to record London Stock Exchange shares rose more than 14% to a record high on Monday after it said it was in talks to buy financial data firm Refinitiv, in a deal worth $27 billion including debt....
04:48, 07/29/2019

Australian government close to securing enough votes for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government is close to securing enough votes to pass sweeping tax cuts after independent lawmakers said on Tuesday they were poised to strike an agreement with Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
21:48, 07/01/2019

Facebook pays $5 billion fine, FTC orders new privacy plan Facebook must pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine as part of a settlement with the FTC and also agreed to measures that limit the power of the CEO.       ...
17:16, 07/24/2019

Why India's First $10 Billion Foreign Bond Sale Plan May Falter The fear is that India may tread the well-worn paths of other developing countries such as Argentina and Greece who were saddled with sizable foreign borrowings after they failed to balance their......
23:00, 08/12/2019

Standard Chartered Signals Progress With $1 Billion Buyback Plan Standard Chartered is planning its first share buyback in two decades, in a signal of its return to health after a multiyear restructuring and the settlement of a sanctions probe....
01:32, 04/30/2019

Google rolls out $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area Google has rolled out a $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a part of the U .S. lacking affordable housing.       ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren to Unveil $100 Billion Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis Sen. Elizabeth Warren will unveil a ten-year, $100 billion plan aimed at curbing the abuse of extremely addictive opioid drugs such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and fentanyl. The Massachusetts Democrat, who is seeking the party’s presidential nomi...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of the most difficult issues of the conflict....
04:32, 06/23/2019

Government To Plan $10 Billion Global Bond Sale In October: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the offshore bond sale plan in the annual budget, amid shrinking options to raise funds to boost spending on infrastructure....
06:32, 07/24/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s New $7 Billion Plan Aims to Support Entrepreneurs of Color People of color only own 18% of businesses with paid employees, despite making up about 40% of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, to nobody’s surprise, has a plan to fix that. If elected President, the M...
07:16, 06/14/2019

China's Anbang is said to plan sale of entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has reportedly started a sale of its entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding....
22:32, 08/13/2019

History Lesson: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Breaks Down Why Her $50 Billion Plan to Fund HBCUs Is Very Necessary Last week, 2020 presidential candidate and U.S Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) outlined a radical education plan that addresses the racial and socioeconomic disparities in our higher education system. Her plan includes tuition and non-tuition-related...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they farm rather than what crops they grow....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Germany agrees €86 billion plan to improve Deutsche Bahn rail network The 10-year-plan is "the biggest railway modernization program" in Germany's history, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer announced. It aims to be a foundation for "active climate protection."...
11:00, 07/26/2019

Stanford proposes $3.4 billion housing plan in high-cost California area Stanford University unveiled a $3.4 billion plan on Monday to build thousands of homes for students and staff to ease a local housing crunch, but some officials expressed concern the project would worsen problems such as street traffic....
23:32, 06/24/2019

Kamala Harris Tackles 'Opportunity Gap' With Plan to Grow Black Wealth by Investing Some $75 Billion in Entrepreneurship and HBCUs With less access to traditional bank loans and often saddled with higher student debt burdens than other racial groups, African Americans are often hard-pressed to come up with the capital needed to start businesses....
13:00, 07/26/2019

China and India account for most internet users, 2019 Internet Trends report says The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona...
01:16, 06/12/2019

The internet has become intelligent and is ready for the internet of things era The Internet Society is an American non-profit organization that provides leadership in internet-related standards, education, access and policy. Salam Yamout is the Middle East Regional Director for the organization and told TechRadar Middle East th...
05:16, 05/30/2019

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from...
10:48, 08/01/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25% this year and up over 1% Tuesday morning....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying The Affordable Care Act was supposed to expand Medicaid nationwide, but the Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to opt out of Medicare expansion has had dramatic, deadly consequences. New data shows that rural hospitals in states that chose not ...
18:16, 07/30/2019

Top 10 queer rural books Sexual freedom is most often associated with the city, but a small but growing canon including EM Forster and Sarah Waters tells a different storyIf the countryside appears at all in LGBT+ stories, it is usually only as somewhere to escape from. For ...
08:16, 07/17/2019

The realities of rural 5G deployment in the US The chairman of the FCC announced approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third megacarrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
02:48, 08/09/2019

Behind the string of rural hospital closures Since 2010, 107 rural hospitals have shut their doors, and many are eager to point the finger at a flawed drug savings program. But healthcare advocacy and public policy groups say it isn’t that simple....
04:16, 07/12/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable story this weekend on the desperate times at a rural hospital in Oklahoma, whose staff worked for we...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Medicare for All would shutter rural hospitals Support for “Medicare for all” — the marketing rebrand of government-run, single-payer healthcare — has become a litmus test for Democratic candidates for president....
13:16, 06/21/2019

Senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan Republican and Democratic U.S. senators blasted President Donald Trump's proposal for a 23 percent cut in the U.S. budget for foreign aid and diplomacy as "insane" and "short-sighted" on Tuesday, and said it would not pass....
13:16, 04/30/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
07:00, 05/03/2019

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 D...
00:00, 06/09/2019

Kitten Found Abandoned On Rural Road POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A kitten is recovering after he was found dumped on a country road. Animal advocates say this happens all too often. Teresa Stidham works part time at the Powell County Animal Shelter. She says her husband just hap...
15:32, 06/09/2019

US cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas US drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common in big cities again, according to a government report issued Friday....
11:16, 08/02/2019

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to move there. Over the past decade, states including South Dakota...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure governm...
13:00, 07/12/2019

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband ...
23:16, 06/10/2019

Pollutionwatch: how farming causes harm to rural air quality Concern grow over ammonia particles from fertiliser and bioaerosol from intensive farmsWe think of the countryside as being a place of fresh air. Each weekend thousands of us leave our cities to hike or cycle in rural areas or simply to enjoy time in...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Which? calls for rural 4G infrastructure sharing deal Consumer watchdog Which? has urged mobile operators and the government to conclude to a network sharing arrangement if a target of 95 per cent landmass 4G coverage is to be achieved.The organisation has published a report that shows 80 per cent of th...
18:16, 08/08/2019

Should Democrats bother reaching out to rural America? Some say the party needs to do better at talking to people in small towns. Others say that’s a waste of time. For now, the 2020 candidates are giving it a shot....
08:32, 05/08/2019

India's rural pain goes beyond farmers, and it may be a problem for Modi Three years ago, brick mason Pundlik Bhandekar was always busy as farmers in his tiny hamlet in western India commissioned new houses and nearby towns were undergoing rapid urbanization. Now, as the rural economy sinks and the pace of construction sl...
04:16, 05/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Rural Nevada not equipped for big ‘storm Area 51’ turnout LAS VEGAS (AP) – The phone hasn’t stopped ringing at a 10-room motel in the remote Nevada desert since a Facebook post invited people to “storm” the mysterious nearby Area 51 site in September. Connie West at the Little A̵...
16:16, 07/28/2019

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
15:16, 07/19/2019

Rural Metro puts out garage fire overnight PIMA COUNTY- Rural Metro Fire crews responded to a garage fire on the north east side early Monday morning. Late Sunday night, crews from Rural Metro responded to a call for a fire near Catalina Highway and Houghton Road. GARAGE FIRE: @RuralMetroSo_...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
04:16, 08/01/2019

Wisconsin coroner: 6 killed in rural house fire PICKEREL, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Wisconsin say six people have died in a house fire in the northeastern part of the state. Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadlick says two adults and four children died in the fire Tuesday in the small town of Pick...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Nonprofit Expanding Resiliency Program To Rural Kentucky JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other trauma. According to a news release, the foundatio...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
05:16, 06/21/2019

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers report in a new study....
14:48, 06/28/2019

Understanding the rising popularity of China’s rural influencers Beginning in 2016, China saw the sudden and meteoric rise of the short video social media platform Kuaishou 快手. The app had been quietly accumulating a following since its launch in 2011, focusing on half-organic, half-algorithm-driven growth and ign...
02:48, 05/28/2019

Rural Metro responds to near drowning involving girl, 4 PIMA COUNTY — Rural Metro firefighters responded to a near drowning involving a child Saturday afternoon. Officials said it happened around 5 PM in the area of Sabino Canyon and River Road. When firefighters arrived, they found a 4-year-old gir...
04:48, 07/28/2019

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by o...
15:48, 06/16/2019

Huawei Ban Threatens Wireless Service in Rural Areas Many small carriers depend on inexpensive equipment from the Chinese company. Now they must rethink expansion plans, and perhaps replace existing gear....
02:48, 05/25/2019

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70...
10:32, 06/16/2019

FCC approves another $137 million to expand rural broadband access The Federal Communications Commission has approved another $121 million in funding to bring broadband access to rural homes and businesses. It's the fourth round of support following last year's Connect America Fund Phase II reverse auction...
15:32, 08/12/2019

Rural Outreach By Bureaucrats Breaks Ice In Jammu And Kashmir It has been a massive public outreach program of the Jammu and Kashmir government. Around 4,500 government officers stayed overnight among people in villages across the length and breadth of the......
08:48, 06/21/2019

Until broadband access improves, telemedicine won't help rural communities (Reuters Health) - Telemedicine has been touted as a solution to the dearth of doctors in rural America. But the same places where residents must drive many miles to see a physician often also have limited broadband access, a new study suggests....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Rural 4G deal can be achieved, culture secretary believes The Culture Secretary reportedly believes a deal between the government and mobile operators to improve rural coverage without the need for a national roaming network is near – despite the ongoing caused by a change in Prime Minister and cabin...
07:32, 07/24/2019

FCC plans broadband expansion to over 100,000 rural homes and businesses The Federal Communications Commission announced today that it will expand broadband internet services to more than 106,000 rural homes and businesses across 43 states. Nine states -- Arkansas, Arizona, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Sou...
12:16, 04/29/2019

Rural Metro Fire rescues cat entangled in car engine Rural Metro firefighters rescuing a cat stuck in a car engine. PIMA COUNTY – Firefighters with Rural Metro Fire helped a cat out of a furry situation Monday. Rural Metro Fire Station 71 received calls of a cat trapped in the engine compartment ...
03:16, 08/07/2019

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing on Wednesday as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
07:32, 06/26/2019

Lightning: Rural Metro Fire provides tips for staying safe While only about 10% of lightning strike victims are killed, 70% can suffer serious long-term effects.  So, staying safe is key. Jaimison Slyter is a wildland firefighter with Rural Metro Fire. This specialized training prepares firefighters for saf...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt....
11:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 4-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
08:48, 08/01/2019

Rural regions outpace urban areas in obesity, researchers say Research drawing on more than 2,000 studies of 200 countries found that more than 55 percent of the global increase in body mass index in the past 30 years has come from rural populations, especially in low- and middle-income countries....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by the Health Ministry showed on Friday....
14:16, 07/12/2019

How will mmWave technology limit deployments of 5G to rural and suburban communities? Early deployments of 5G mobile networks in the US rely heavily on millimeter wave technology, but deployments in Asia are more for sub-6 GHz. How will this impact deployment?...
00:16, 07/03/2019

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, m...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Maharashtra Widow's Historic Campaign Points To Rural Crises When Vaishali Yede was newly married, her husband walked into these fields one October afternoon and drank pesticide. The crop was poor, and he had debts he could not repay. He became one of tens of......
23:00, 05/15/2019

| WATCH: Rural Afghans bear brutal cost of endless war As 10 children from the same family were walking to school last year, they came across an unexploded mortar bomb - a common sight in Afghanistan, where war still rages between the Taliban and US-backed national forces....
05:16, 06/04/2019

Here’s how we can make STEM classes more accessible to students in rural America More than ever before, there is a high demand in the workforce for an increased emphasis on education in mathematics and sciences for school-age students. After all, two-thirds of all available jobs will require postsecondary critical thinking and pr...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Police investigating after 5 found dead in rural Tennessee homes Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The...
07:48, 06/04/2019

Australia's drought wilts support for government in rural heartlands A conservative stronghold for a century, Australia's hinterland is now cracking like the drought-parched earth, voters say, with once-safe districts in jeopardy ahead of Saturday's election....
01:16, 05/16/2019

Verizon demands $880 from rural library for just 0.44GB of roaming data Enlarge (credit: Verizon) A small library that lends out mobile hotspots is facing a tough budget decision because one of its borrowers accidentally ran up $880 in roaming fees, and Verizon refuses to waive or reduce the charges. The library has an...
17:16, 08/09/2019

Exclusive: FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established delivery firms....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
18:32, 06/12/2019

Obesity epidemic driven by rural communities, study finds The average body mass index of individuals in rural areas increased at a greater rate than city dwellers between 1985 and 2017 -- with rural folks gaining as much as 60 percent more than their city-dwelling counterparts....
09:32, 05/10/2019

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15....
02:48, 06/17/2019

Jail deaths highlight ongoing rural Alaska safety issues ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A spokeswoman for an Alaska regional tribal consortium says the recent deaths of three people at village jails underscores ongoing public safety problems in rural parts of the state. Azara Mohammadi (ah-ZAHR-ah moh-HAH-mah-de...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Prawn to be wild: cocaine found in all shrimp tested in rural UK county The recreational drug ketamine also turned up in samples of wildlife examined in SuffolkResearchers have found cocaine in all samples of shrimp tested in a rural area of eastern England, with ketamine also widespread.Scientists from King’s College Lo...
06:00, 05/02/2019

The obesity crisis is growing faster in rural areas than in major cities You don’t need to look far to find some seriously troubling data regarding obesity in the United States and abroad. Waistlines are growing, and with them comes increased risks of a myriad of diseases. You could point fingers at a number of poss...
19:32, 05/09/2019

Huawei's ban will disrupt rural America's cell coverage, and the new T-Mobile can't save it What's the Chinese international TV station CGTN doing in rural Montana or Kentucky these days? Why, taking interviews from farmers and businesses that are directly affected by the US trade war with China - explicable - and with the general counsel o...
07:32, 05/27/2019

Presidential hopeful Klobuchar woos rural votes, vows help for farmers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday will propose help for American farmers including looser restrictions on biofuels and student loan forgiveness, the latest effort by a Democratic candidate to woo rural voters who backed Republican ...
04:48, 08/07/2019

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that killed over 250 people....
03:16, 04/30/2019

Bikers, military vets mourn 7 killed in rural highway crash RANDOLPH, N.H. (AP) — Motorcyclists and military veterans are mourning seven members of a motorcycle club that includes Marines and their spouses who were killed in a collision with a pickup truck on a rural highway. Authorities say they may begin pu...
00:16, 06/23/2019

Seven people killed in string of rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
14:00, 04/28/2019

SaT5G shows satellite-based 5G services for planes and rural areas A European consortium of satellite and terrestrial communications companies sees high-latency satellites as data augmenters or backups for 5G cell towers.Read More...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday t...
04:48, 06/17/2019

A widow’s pathbreaking election bid highlights a deep crisis in rural India Farmers have struggled under Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, contributing to a grim suicide trend, but they could also hold the key to his political future....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Trump has failed rural America's 'Reagan test' President Donald Trump has failed to deliver for rural America – but Democratic politicians have also let their connection to heartland voters weaken, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D....
14:16, 04/28/2019

India aims to provide clean water to all rural houses by 2024 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean water....
12:16, 06/15/2019

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of hot and sticky supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China....
09:16, 05/20/2019

The Government Opened a New Holding Center for Migrant Children in Rural Texas (CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas) — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of ove...
20:32, 07/10/2019

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
23:48, 07/02/2019

Rural Metro extricates driver from south side crash scene TUCSON – A person was transported to the hospital after they were trapped in a crash near Palo Verde Road and Interstate 10 Friday morning. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, a driver required extricating after they were stuck in their v...
17:16, 06/28/2019

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault, child abuse and other violent crimes....
17:16, 06/28/2019

In push to replace Huawei, rural U.S. carriers are talking with Nokia and Ericsson About a dozen rural U.S. telecom carriers that depend on Huawei for network gear are in discussions with its biggest rivals, Ericsson and Nokia.Read More...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Radio silence: how the disappearance of rural stations takes America's soul with them At a time when local newspapers are vanishing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational deficitWhen I arrive at the radio station, Mark Lucke is standing in the doorway, looking out at the spitting, winte...
01:48, 06/06/2019

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
11:16, 05/07/2019

'All Hong Kongers are scared': protests to widen as rural residents fight back Sleepy town of Yuen Long becomes battleground after suspected gangster attack on commuters Yuen Long, a quiet residential area close to the Chinese border, has become the unlikely next battleground of Hong Kong’s protest movement.Over the last seven ...
23:48, 07/24/2019

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
01:00, 05/30/2019

A sixth person has been found dead in rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
13:00, 04/28/2019

At NITI Aayog Meet, PM Pitches For Clean Water To All Rural Homes By 2024 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean......
13:00, 06/15/2019

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for herself as the choreographer behind one of the most controversial yet critically acclaimed music vid...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Yogi Adityanath Promises Piped Water To Every Rural Home In Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Wednesday held out the possibility of piped water for every rural home in the state within two years, while warning concerned officials of serious......
22:48, 07/03/2019

Demand to remove crosses from county courthouse sparks uproar in rural Texas The Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that four white crosses at the San Jacinto County Courthouse be removed immediately, alleging it violated the Constitution. That demand sparked an uproar....
12:16, 05/08/2019

India's Consumer Goods Growth Slows As Rural Demand Cools: Nielsen Volume growth in India's fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector slowed to 6.2 per cent in the three months to June from 9.9 per cent in the previous quarter....
05:48, 07/18/2019

As rural India develops taste for chocolate, a dominant Mondelez extends its reach Two years ago, Satish P., a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez's Cadbury Silk bars....
04:48, 07/29/2019

Exclusive: In push to replace Huawei, rural U.S. carriers are talking with Nokia and Ericsson About a dozen rural U.S. telecom carriers that depend on Huawei for network gear are in discussions with its biggest rivals, Ericsson and Nokia, to replace their Chinese equipment, sources familiar with the matter said....
12:48, 06/25/2019

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social and economic programs in struggling rural communitie...
17:16, 05/05/2019

Wisconsin coroner: 6 people, including 4 children, killed in rural house fire PICKEREL, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coroner: 6 people, including 4 children, killed in rural house fire....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer, and his ineffectual bids to derail Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The story painted a picture of a congress...
13:16, 05/22/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Drug overdose death rates in cities outpace rural areas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
13:16, 08/02/2019

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) s...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
12:16, 06/25/2019

Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to run for U.S. president Joe Sestak, a former member of the U.S. House from Pennsylvania and U.S. Navy admiral, has become the 25th Democratic to announce he is running for president ....
14:48, 06/23/2019

2020 Democrat: ‘We are well on our way to losing this election’ Presidential hopeful Steve Bullock said that infighting among the more-than 20 Democratic contenders threatens to hand the 2020 election to President Trump....
11:16, 08/08/2019

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
07:32, 07/17/2019

Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone in the Gulf region....
11:16, 06/20/2019

Pete Buttigieg Is Canceled There are a lot of reasons to dislike South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg: his attempt to ruin Lil Nas X, his bad policies, his opportunism...the list goes on! But he’s really done it this time:...
17:00, 08/13/2019

What the Hell Pete Buttigieg Several Democratic presidential hopefuls visited a Miami migrant child detention center together on Friday—but while all of them got a photo-op in, Mayor Pete Buttigieg apparently decided that was enough....
00:00, 06/29/2019

Daily on Energy: Democratic campaign chair pushes for rural America in climate change plans Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:48, 08/07/2019

"China Hoping For A Democrat To Win To Rip Off America": Trump US President Donald Trump on Saturday took a swipe at China saying it wants to "badly" chalk out an agreement with his country in order to end the escalating trade friction between the two countries....
21:48, 08/10/2019

Mueller appears for testimony; Democrat says Trump not 'above the law' Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appeared on Wednesday for eagerly anticipated testimony at the first of two back-to-back congressional hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald Trump and Democrats who are split between impeachin...
06:00, 07/24/2019

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional decision on funding before any military operation was ...
17:16, 06/20/2019

Joe Sestak becomes the 25th Democrat running for president Then there were 25. Joe Sestak, a former congressman from Pennsylvania and Navy admiral, became the latest Democrat to join the crowd of 2020 presidential hopefuls. The 67-year-old in a statement posted on his website Saturday said he is running to b...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Andrew Yang Becomes 9th Democrat to Qualify for the Next Debate Mr. Yang, an entrepreneur, earned 2 percent support in a new poll, adding him to the group of Democratic presidential candidates who will go to Houston in September....
09:16, 08/08/2019

| Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference....
16:16, 05/30/2019

Fox & Friends Has a Little Meltdown About a Democrat Getting Applause on Fox News Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade suffered some sort of break from reality on Monday morning after Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg received (checks notes) applause at his Fox News presidential town hall on Sunday night, suggesting that something sn...
08:16, 05/20/2019

Top Democrat in U.S. Senate wants hearings before any impeachment effort The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
14:16, 05/07/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet becomes latest Democrat to run for president Sen. Michael Bennet became the latest Democrat to announce he will run for president in 2020. The Colorado lawmaker announced his bid on “CBS This Morning” on Thursday, becoming the 22nd Democratic candidate in the race. Bennet was expect...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Trump slammed over attack on Democrat congresswomen The US president told female Democrat representatives of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
23:32, 07/14/2019

Trump says Squad is 'destroying the Democrat Party' President Trump called out the four freshman congresswomen known as the "Squad," claiming that not only are they bad for America as a whole, they are damaging their own party....
12:00, 07/21/2019

Why Does Pete Buttigieg Never Wear a Blazer? The surprising upstart of the 2020 Democratic Presidential campaign has made going jacket-less his signature. What that’s saying about his electability and his image vis a vis Donald Trump...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Gabbard and Buttigieg on Their Military Service Representative Tulsi Gabbard served two combat tours in the Middle East, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg was deployed to Afghanistan as with the Navy. They often cite their service....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken No one was dying to hear Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s opinion on whether former Sen. Al Franken should have stepped down after allegations that he’d sexually harassed women emerged in 2017. But last night, we got it anyway. And it was pretty dumb!...
06:16, 06/04/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are now pushing to separate the Windy City from the rest of the state. ...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America Rural America encompasses 19% of the United States’ population, generates 99% of its wind energy and cultivates the overwhelming majority of its agriculture. Yet, people who live in rural communities are more likely to fall beneath the federal ...
14:16, 08/07/2019

House Democrat issues subpoenas for Trump tax returns WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat has issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig a deadline of next Friday to deliver them. Ways and ...
14:48, 05/10/2019

House Democrat subpoenas six years of Trump tax returns Committee chair Richard Neal says treasury secretary and IRS commissioner must provide documents by 17 MayA top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and ...
22:32, 05/10/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for use of N-word in committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month. Angela Alioto has apologized but is facing calls for her removal f...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Who's been sitting in Pelosi's chair? Democrat Ocasio-Cortez In another first for rookie congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal Democrat from New York on Friday became the youngest woman to preside over the U.S. House of Representatives....
18:32, 05/10/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on Thursday she is still considering running for president....
19:16, 05/09/2019

2020 Democrat Jay Inslee pledges to cut oil and gas subsidies and to 'end' fracking Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee introduced a plan Monday to end all federal government subsidies for fossil fuel companies and stop production of oil, gas, and coal on federal lands as a step toward banning it everywhere....
08:32, 06/24/2019

North Carolina Democrat in House race not for impeachment RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat running for a still-vacant U.S. House election he seemed to lose last year before signs of ballot fraud were unearthed says he doesn’t favor impeachment hearings confronting President Donald Trump and believes ...
12:00, 05/23/2019

House Democrat subpoenas Mnuchin, IRS for Trump’s tax returns The Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday issued subpoenas to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax return...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Top Democrat says impeaching Trump is 'impossible to rule out' – live Jerry Nadler indicated impeachment is on the table after ‘beyond outrageous’ letter from the White House rejecting request for documentsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.16pm BST Four demonstrators who have been staging a protest...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Latina Border Patrol officer dubbed ‘Ice Bae’ is a Democrat A Latina Border Patrol officer who went viral as #IceBae after being photographed on duty is a registered Democrat from Texas, records show. Kiara Cervantes, 26, identified herself Sunday on Twitter as the internet sensation who was snapped during Vi...
12:16, 07/16/2019

Farewell, Swalwell: As One 2020 Democrat Drops Out, Will Others Follow? In the On Politics newsletter: Some candidates may be starting to realize time spent lingering at the bottom of the polls could come at a cost back home....
18:48, 07/08/2019

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
15:32, 06/15/2019

New poll says Biden is the only Democrat with a comfortable lead against Trump Evan Vucci/AP, NurPhoto via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is the only Democratic contender for the 2020 Election who holds a comfortable lead over President Donald Trump, according to a new poll. Biden led Trump by 10 points, well ah...
12:32, 07/08/2019

GOP candidate for Queens DA says he may not challenge Democrat Tiffany Cabán The Republican candidate for Queens district attorney, who is expected to take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed left-wing Democrat Tiffany Cabán in November, admitted to The Post on Wednesday that he hasn’t raised any money and may not even go thro...
13:32, 06/26/2019

The Trailer: How a moderate Democrat runs for Congress in the age of the Squad In this edition: How 2020 may shape the last congressional election of 2019, the mini-wave of Republican retirements, and whether two climate forums equal one climate debate....
21:16, 07/28/2019

Anti-Abortion Democrat Has Big Fancy Fundraiser Cancelled A fundraiser for the anti-abortion Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski has been cancelled by Rep. Cheri Bustos, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), according to the New York Times. It’s likely that the fundraiser was cancelled...
16:16, 05/22/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
01:00, 06/16/2019

Democrat Andrew Yang wants to be president - and give you $1,000 a month Andrew Yang is ready for his closeup next month at the first Democratic presidential debate, when he knows most Americans will have one question: "Who is the Asian man standing next to Joe Biden?"...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Democrat Presses Treasury Secretary on Trump Tax Returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee pressed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to explain how he reached his decision to not turn over President Trump’s tax returns....
09:32, 05/14/2019

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress' efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Sunday....
10:32, 05/12/2019

Senior Democrat Nadler: No deadline for Trump impeachment A senior lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday rejected the notion that Democrats must decide whether to pursue the impeachment of Republican President Donald Trump before the 2020 election season shifts into high gear....
13:16, 07/28/2019

A Challenger Appears for the Title of Worst Democrat in Congress It is hard to beat Illinois congressman Dan Lipinski for the coveted title of Worst Democrat in Congress, given his positions on abortion and healthcare. But a challenger has emerged: Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, the subject of an extensive In...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
14:48, 06/19/2019

Biden remains the Democrat to beat despite Iowa fumble Biden's rivals remain confident that his fumbles, like the one in Iowa this week, eventually will catch up to him, undermining his electability argument....
12:48, 08/10/2019

Democrat de Blasio apologizes for Che Guevara phrase in Miami Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio apologized on Thursday for unwittingly quoting Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a Marxist revolutionary reviled by many Cuban-Americans for helping Fidel Castro come to power in Cuba....
17:48, 06/27/2019

Biden in his element in Iowa – is he still the Democrat most likely to beat Trump? The former vice-president’s folksy charm went down well at the state fair – but critics say the party needs a bolder 2020 candidateJoe Biden hardly seemed to be sweating.He was standing on a small wooden stage at the Iowa state fair, a large crowd ar...
05:16, 08/10/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/01/2019

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the process. "I have never said he should not be impea...
10:32, 06/02/2019

Stacey Abrams: Georgia Democrat will not run for president in 2020 Former lawmaker who ran for governor in 2018 says she will instead focus on voting rights initiativeStacey Abrams, the former Georgia lawmaker who energized Democratic voters as a candidate for governor last year, will not run for president in 2020 a...
19:00, 08/13/2019

California Democrat says Facebook's currency may do more to endanger America than 9/11 Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency plans....
10:00, 07/17/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams won't run for Senate in 2020 ATLANTA -- Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party's hopes of a Senate majority and renewing speculation about her political future after last year's unsuccessful run for governor catapul...
05:00, 04/30/2019

Georgia Democrat Abrams rules out U.S. Senate run, says not 'best' role Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising Democratic Party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female black U.S. governor, said on Tuesday she would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2020 because it was not "the best role" for her....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Jessica Cisneros on Challenging an Incumbent Democrat: ‘There’s a Lot He Has Never Had to Justify’ Ms. Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration lawyer, is running against a Texas lawmaker who has taken donations from immigrant detention centers. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress....
08:48, 07/04/2019

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Spr...
15:00, 08/15/2019

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome distraction from a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contribu...
11:32, 06/28/2019

Buttigieg outlines his first day as president on The Daily Show Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg appeared on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” Monday and discussed his campaign including what he would do on his his first day as president if he won the general election in 2020....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Sanders scores $18M in donations, but lags behind Buttigieg ​S​en. Bernie Sanders ​raised $18 million for his 2020 presidential bid in the second quarter, putting him behind Pete Buttigieg’s $24.8 million haul during the same period. ​Sanders’ campaign said Tuesday it had also transferred $6 milli...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Pete Buttigieg: white supremacy could be the end of America South Bend mayor says this ‘is the only issue that almost ended this country’ amid controversy over Trump’s racist remarksWhite supremacy “could be the lurking issue that ends this country”, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has said, ...
14:00, 07/21/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases 10 years of tax returns Pete Buttigieg released 10 years of tax returns on Tuesday that show the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is among the lowest earning Democrats in the 2020 field....
08:48, 05/01/2019

Trump mocks Biden, Sanders, Buttigieg President Donald Trump, at a rally in Panama City, Florida on Wednesday night, mocked some of the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. His targets included Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. (May ...
08:16, 05/09/2019

Even Pete Buttigieg is surprised by his surge – can he make it last? Pete Buttigieg’s surge since mid-March from an extreme longshot for the Democratic presidential nomination to one of the leading contenders surprised a lot of people – including the candidate himself....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Buttigieg describes his coming out, need to bridge divides LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) described his public coming out as a gay man and elected mayor in 2015 and how the exclusion he experienced made him conscious of what it means to belong and the need to overcome divisions. The De...
22:16, 05/11/2019

A New Test for Pete Buttigieg: Does He Feel Their Pain? Mr. Buttigieg is a technocrat trained in performance management. But his response to a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Ind., has raised questions about his ability to forge personal connections....
17:48, 06/24/2019

Pete Buttigieg and the South Bend Police From the dawn of his mayoralty, Mr. Buttigieg has wrestled with the sort of complicated issues of race and criminal justice that afflict communities nationwide....
22:48, 06/27/2019

Are we really supposed to believe Pete Buttigieg was never a MAD Magazine dork? There are as many colors in the nerdy rainbow as there are lonely children somewhere out there in the world, greedily collecting useless knowledge about sports, video games, movies, comic books, stamps, or really anything else in lieu of the useless ...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Fox News Was Never Going to Treat Pete Buttigieg Fairly The Buttigieg Fox News town hall showcased the dangers of Democrats appearing on right-wing media: They'll never get fair treatment from opinion hosts....
12:00, 05/20/2019

After shooting, Buttigieg says police must activate cameras SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) is telling officers after a fatal police shooting that they must activate their body cameras during any interaction with civilians. The Democratic presidential ca...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Gay men are signing up for Hinge in droves because of Pete Buttigieg According to Hinge — an app that searches users’ Facebook connections to match them with friends of friends — there has been a 30 percent increase in profiles created by gay men since April 1, after Pete Buttigieg revealed he met his husband on the d...
16:16, 07/06/2019

Buttigieg slams Trump for considering war crime pardons Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump’s willingness to pardon soldiers ‘undermines the very foundations ... of this country’Donald Trump’s willingness to consider pardons for US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes “undermines the very foundat...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s stance on 'Medicare for all' is moderate in name only Thursday night’s presidential debate featured nine Democratic candidates, some guy named Eric Swalwell, and a raucous debate over "Medicare for all." Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential front-runner and longtime advocate of socialized healthca...
21:32, 06/27/2019

Buttigieg to seek outside investigations of police shooting SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he agrees with community members that outside investigations should take place after a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Indiana, where he’s ...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Tax returns indicate Buttigieg among the least wealthy 2020 Dems Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released ten years of tax returns on his campaign website. They show that Buttigieg has earned six-figure salaries the past few years – but his income comes in far behind many of his rivals for the Democratic nomination....
14:32, 04/30/2019

Buttigieg sells out fundraiser at iconic Hollywood gay bar LOS ANGELES — Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) drew a sold-out crowd to a fundraiser at an iconic West Hollywood gay bar, providing an intimate moment with the first Democratic White House contender who is a member of the LGBT community. Attendee...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Pete Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday that his campaign had raised nearly $25 million in second-quarter fundraising. ​ ​That number is substantially higher than the $7 million Buttigieg raised in the first quarter. ​ ​”...
07:48, 07/01/2019

Pete Buttigieg Says There Have Probably Been Gay Presidents. Here’s Why That Theory Is Complicated Pete Buttigieg believes he probably won’t be the first gay president if he’s elected in 2020. In an interview with Axios on HBO, the South Bend, Ind. mayor was asked how he’d respond to critics who call him too young, too liberal an...
20:32, 06/17/2019

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayor raised during the first three months of the year...
10:16, 07/01/2019

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrat...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Key Democrat calls for 'good faith' talks on trade deal The timeline for Congress to consider ratifying the deal depends on the administration's willingness to negotiate in good faith, said U.S. Rep. Richard Neal....
16:00, 07/26/2019

More contempt citations ahead for Trump advisers: senior U.S. Democrat Congressional Democrats, faced with blanket opposition to their oversight probes by President Donald Trump, are considering more contempt citations against administration officials who defy their subpoenas, a leading Democrat said on Friday....
18:32, 05/10/2019

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before additional evidence is developed that could win over a public that has so far been skeptical about ou...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
15:32, 06/10/2019

German government wobbles after Social Democrat leader quits German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results...
10:48, 06/02/2019

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Democrat John Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race Democrat John Hickenlooper on Thursday shut down his campaign for the presidency next year -- potentially to enter a Senate race in his native Colorado....
14:32, 08/15/2019

Charlie Kirk: Ocasio-Cortez 'the most powerful Democrat in office' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., may not be in House leadership, but she is still the most powerful Democratic lawmaker in office, according to Charlie Kirk....
21:32, 06/18/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Former Rep. Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to enter White House race Former Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., became the latest Democrat to challenge President Trump’s seat in the Oval Office when he declared on Sunday he's running for president....
12:48, 06/23/2019

Democrat Ilhan Omar says Donald Trump is a 'fascist' – video Representative Ilhan Omar has responded to Donald Trump’s criticism of her as well as the chanting of ‘send her back’, which was heard at a Trump rally in North Carolina. Speaking at Capitol Hill on Thursday, she said ‘we have said this president is ...
13:16, 07/18/2019

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Key House Democrat says he doesn't anticipate contempt votes this month House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that the full Democratically-controlled House likely won't schedule votes to hold Attorney General William Barr or possibly others in contempt of Congress before the Memorial Day recess....
20:48, 05/15/2019

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results. In a s...
15:00, 06/02/2019

Another Democrat joins AOC in criticizing border patrol agents: 'We were disrespected' Rep. Norma Torres, D-Calif, said she felt unsafe during her visit to a southern border detention facility on "New Day" Tuesday and claimed she was disrespected by the agents on duty. ...
14:32, 07/02/2019

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

America needs to 'be the adult in the room' with Iran, says House Democrat Houlahan As rising tensions between the United States and Iran have prompted American officials to order non-emergency personnel out of Iraq, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D, Pa., argued that the safety of Americans a top priority, but it's crucial not to provoke Ir...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on inv...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Lurching left in toss-up Wisconsin, a Democrat weighs her choices Kim Mahoney listened from her reclining living room couch as Democratic presidential candidates debated economic, trade and environmental policies this week, needing only to look to her backyard to see how lofty political pledges can really play out....
15:48, 08/01/2019

Robert Mueller may testify about Russia investigation on May 15: House Democrat Robert Mueller and the House Judiciary Committee have "tentatively agreed" on a date for the special counsel to testify about the Russia investigation, according to Democrat David N. Cicilline....
12:32, 05/05/2019

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democratic Party presidential debate, a move aimed at turning the bad news into a boost for his candidacy....
08:00, 06/18/2019

Democrat BET founder praises Trump, says party 'moved too far to the Left' Black Entertainment Television founder and Democrat Robert Johnson praised President Donald Trump for the state of the economy and also accused the Democratic Party of going too far to the Left in an interview with CNBC Tuesday....
14:00, 07/09/2019

2020 Democrat promoted anti-vaccination theories in 2012 Democratic White House hopeful and spiritual self-help guru Marianne Williamson gave credence to anti-vaccination theories in a 2012 radio show episode, telling her audience to “do your due diligence” before vaccinating their children....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Joe Biden is only Democrat leading Donald Trump in Ohio: poll Joe Biden leads President Trump by eight percentage points in Ohio, the only Democrat who would top Trump in the Buckeye State, a poll released Thursday found. The former vice president would defeat Trump by 50 percent to 42 percent, according to the...
07:00, 07/25/2019

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but h...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Democrat to force vote on Mexico tariffs if Trump follows through on threat House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said Thursday that he will introduce legislation to block President Trump from imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
10:32, 06/06/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for repeated use of N-word during committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Democrat Cory Booker raised $4.5 million in second quarter for presidential bid Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker raised $4.5 million in the three months ended June 30, nearly a quarter of it in the four days after a strong appearance in the party's first debate, his campaign said Monday....
16:48, 07/15/2019

Democrat O'Rourke proposes 'war tax' on affluent U.S. families without military members Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday proposed taxing affluent American families who do not have members in the U.S. military as a way to fund healthcare for veterans....
07:32, 06/24/2019

Former Democrat judge ordered to jail, dragged out of courtroom in Cincinnati A former juvenile court judge was jailed Monday, taken out of the courtroom with her feet dragging in an end to yearslong legal challenges to her sentence....
20:16, 07/22/2019

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday. “When it comes to American drug policy, I don’t think anyone can look at it and say it’s looking w...
00:48, 07/21/2019

Buttigieg fundraising frenzy could produce eye-popping totals Don’t be surprised if Pete Buttigieg produces an eye-popping fundraising figure when the second quarter campaign cash numbers start pouring in at the beginning of July. Earlier this year the 37-year old South Bend, Indiana mayor surged in the polls –...
18:16, 06/21/2019

As Buttigieg Builds His Campaign, Gay Donors Provide the Foundation In amassing a small fortune, the South Bend mayor has had the backing of an exuberant L.G.B.T. donor base. But relying on wealthy contributors carries political risk....
02:31, 04/30/2019

Trump's new nickname for Pete Buttigieg? 'Alfred E. Neuman' President Trump mocked Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday afternoon, comparing the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., to the longtime mascot for Mad magazine....
05:32, 05/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg Gives Ultra-Cringeworthy Answer on Racism During a raucous first night of the second round of Democratic primary debates, Pete Buttigieg addressed systemic racism in America—an issue he’s struggled with in the past—by insisting that he, personally, embodies the “racial divide.”...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Pete Buttigieg not impressed with Trump’s approval of his same-sex marriage Pete Buttigieg dismissed President Trump’s approval of the Democratic presidential candidate’s same-sex marriage. “That’s nice,” Buttigieg sarcastically said of Trump’s recent remark. “They’re paying lip service to the idea of — lik...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten Democrat hopeful says they could have children in White HouseButtigieg is first openly gay major party presidential candidateThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could h...
10:32, 06/16/2019

Buttigieg wants outside investigations of South Bend police shooting Democratic presidential contender addresses town hall meetingWhite officer shot black man dead earlier this monthThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has faced criticism from angry black residents at an emotional town hall meeting in ...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Bill Maher: Pete Buttigieg is 'too young' to be president "Real Time" host Bill Maher said that while he likes South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg, he's "too young" to be president....
20:32, 06/11/2019

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
12:48, 06/16/2019

Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by police SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a black man in South Bend, Indiana, the city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) is mayor. Buttigieg returned Sunday to South Bend, where he said the death...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Buttigieg triples fundraising haul in last quarter, rakes in nearly $25M Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg hauled in a whopping $24.8 million in fundraising from nearly 300,000 donors the past three months, his campaign announced on Monday....
06:16, 07/01/2019

Pete Buttigieg Raised $24.8 Million in Second Quarter, His Campaign Says Mr. Buttigieg’s total is the latest evidence that he has gone from a long shot to a serious candidate for the Democratic nomination in a matter of months....
03:48, 07/01/2019

Pete Buttigieg is inspiring gay men to find love online Mayor Pete could be influencing fellow millennials to swipe right. The 37-year-old from South Bend, Indiana, is the first openly gay person to make a serious bid for the presidency, bringing greater representation to the LGBTQ community. Like many yo...
12:48, 05/28/2019

Mad magazine, Buttigieg bite back at Trump mockery Mad Magazine got in on the action between President Trump and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg after Trump compared him to a cartoon mascot from the magazine....
20:16, 05/11/2019

Buttigieg aims to find a way to attack Fox without alienating its viewers The South Bend, Ind., mayor is hoping that calling out Trump’s favorite network and how its personalities have misled its viewers may ultimately be more winsome than ignoring Fox viewers altogether....
09:32, 05/20/2019

Angry residents confront Buttigieg at town hall Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor. (June 2...
07:00, 06/24/2019

In Pete Buttigieg, venture capitalists see a campaign to invest in VC support for Mayor Pete seems to top that of other Democratic candidates with strong ties to the industryHe’s young, he’s white, he went to Harvard, and he loves to talk about data.If Pete Buttigieg had a product and a pitch deck, Silicon Valley’s ...
02:48, 07/30/2019

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised eyebrows Friday after reportedly championing an economic system that forces some workers to perform ad...
01:32, 08/17/2019

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the latest to indicate a recovery by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden raises $21.5 million in second quarter, keeps pace with Buttigieg Former Vice President Joe Biden took in $21.5 million in the second fundraising quarter of the year, his campaign said on Wednesday, placing him behind only Pete Buttigieg among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who have reported campaign donat...
11:00, 07/03/2019

Pete Buttigieg's interview on country radio was silenced Blair Garner, host of a nationally syndicated radio program, taped an interview with 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg in Nashville last week....
07:48, 07/22/2019

Watch Pete Buttigieg slow jam with Jimmy Fallon Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg made an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" where he got funky with one of Fallon's skits....
10:16, 05/14/2019

Newt Gingrich: Biden is a 'doofus,' will become 'very radical Democrat' before face-off with Trump Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says former Vice President Joe Biden is a “doofus” who will become a “very radical Democrat” by the time of the general election against President Trump....
09:48, 05/23/2019

Democrat leaders call Mueller testimony 'historic' but shy away from impeachment – video Top Democrat leaders have come out following the Robert Mueller testimony to say they want to have the strongest possible hand before deciding whether to begin impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said: 'If it come...
12:32, 07/25/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
05:48, 05/16/2019

DCCC chief cancels fundraiser in snub to anti-abortion Democrat The head of the House Democrats’ campaign arm has cancelled plans to fundraise for Rep. Dan Lipinski — one of the party’s last remaining anti-abortion stalwarts — after facing fierce backlash from the party’s left flank.Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) ann...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Democrat Warren rejects town hall on 'hate-for-profit' Fox News Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday said she was refusing an invitation to participate in a town hall organized by Fox News, calling the American cable news network popular with conservatives "a hate-for-profit racket."...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday....
20:16, 07/15/2019

| US shooting | Democrat demos: WATCH the top world news videos for today Police say festival gunman probably acted alone | Demonstrations in Detroit before Democratic debate; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
23:48, 07/30/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
15:32, 05/23/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke hires Obama adviser for 2020 U.S. presidential bid Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has hired Jeff Berman, one of the architects of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential victory, as a senior adviser, the campaign said on Thursday....
08:16, 05/09/2019

After Walmart Shooting, Texan Democrat Accuses Trump Of Stoking Racism Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke accused President Donald Trump on Saturday of inciting hatred after a mass shooting in his Texas hometown that police are investigating as a possible hate......
22:48, 08/03/2019

US briefing: border patrol chief quits, Democrat debates and Mueller Wednesday’s top story: Acting CBP head resigns amid outcry over child detainees. Plus, Paul McCartney on his wife Linda’s best photographsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stori...
05:32, 06/26/2019

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect t...
00:32, 06/06/2019

House Democrat weighs subpoena or court case for Trump's taxes U.S. House tax committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday that he will decide by the end of the week whether to subpoena President Donald Trump's tax returns or go to court to obtain the documents, which the administration refuses to hand over....
12:32, 05/09/2019

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. Sen. Susan Collins, whose political future has generated an enormous amount of attention over the la...
02:32, 06/25/2019

Texas Democrat Cuellar declines to give away NRA donation in wake of gun massacres "Why would he do that?" said Cuellar's campaign spokesman, Colin Strother, when asked whether the lawmaker will return an NRA donation or give it to charity....
15:16, 08/06/2019

Joe Biden forced to defend record in onslaught from younger Democrat rivals Former vice president Joe Biden was forced to defend his political record as the Democratic front-runner to take on Donald Trump in next year's election came under fierce attack from his younger rivals in a televised debate....
04:48, 08/01/2019

Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a former public school teacher who is committed to public education."...
11:32, 05/13/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for Social Democrat leadership — reports Olaf Scholz has reportedly thrown his hat in the ring to co-head the SPD. If confirmed, the finance minister and vice-chancellor would be the most prominent candidate running to lead the embattled center-left party....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
14:48, 05/22/2019

Virginia Democrat who was accused of having sex with teen secretary wins in state primary A Virginia Democrat, who was accused in 2014 of having sex with his teenage secretary he later married, won the Democratic primary on Tuesday for the state’s 16th Senate District....
03:00, 06/12/2019

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
17:48, 06/17/2019

Democrat backs British general on Iran over ‘pathological liar’ Trump Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said he lacked trust in President Trump as he backed a top British general’s assessment regarding an increased threat from Iran....
08:16, 05/16/2019

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
13:00, 05/21/2019