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Nation Oct 11California adopts broadest U.S. rules for gun violence restraining orders
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a law that will make the state the first to allow employers, co-workers and teachers to seek gun violence restraining orders against other people.
Nation Sep 26Trump administration proposes historically low refugee limit
A State Department proposal released Thursday would put a cap on the number of refugees at 18,000 for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1.
Politics Sep 17Biden’s abortion shift tests the politics of his faith
So far, Biden has faced little criticism over his shift on abortion funding relative to other aspects of his record…
Politics Aug 19Warren offers public apology over claim of tribal heritage
The Massachusetts senator said at the start of her appearance at a forum on Native American issues that she was sorry for the harm she caused over claims of her heritage.
Politics Jul 29Warren pitches new trade agenda in Midwest swing
The Massachusetts Democrat and presidential candidate proposed nine preconditions U.S. trading partners would have to meet to participate in agreements.
Politics Jul 23Biden’s criminal justice plan reverses part of 1994 crime bill
The former vice president is endorsing an end to the federal death penalty.
Politics Jul 182020 candidate Warren proposes new private equity constraints
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan would hold private equity firms liable for debts and pension promises made by the companies they buy up.
Politics Jul 08Eric Swalwell drops out of 2020 presidential race
Swalwell on Monday became the first major candidate to drop out of the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Politics Jul 08Warren raises $19.1 million, topping Sanders during second quarter
The Massachusetts senator's second-quarter contributions leave her behind only Pete Buttigieg, the South Bend, Indiana, mayor who reported nearly $25 million in donations, and former Vice President Joe Biden, who tallied $21.5 million since his candidacy began in late April.
Politics Jul 02Booker unveils immigration plan that relies on executive orders
The proposal includes a shift away from criminal prosecution of border crossings and a new mandate for migrant detention facilities to meet minimum standards.