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Ex-Massachusetts Governor to Challenge Trump for GOP Nod

Ex-Massachusetts Governor to Challenge Trump for GOP Nod

By Holly Ramer and Bob Salsberg | Feb 15
William Weld, a former Massachusetts governor who ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket in 2016, became the first Republican to take a serious step toward challenging President Donald Trump in 2020.

As Democrats Lean Left, Will Voters Follow?

As Democrats Lean Left, Will Voters Follow?

By Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples | Feb 15
What is happening to the Democrats?

Mississippi Advances Ban on Abortion After Fetal Heartbeat

Mississippi Advances Ban on Abortion After Fetal Heartbeat

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Feb 14
Mississippi is working toward enacting one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, in a race with other states to push a legal challenge to the more conservative U.S. Supreme Court.

Watch: Out Presidential Hopeful Buttigieg Slams Mike Pence Over Anti-LGBTQ Views

Watch: Out Presidential Hopeful Buttigieg Slams Mike Pence Over Anti-LGBTQ Views

Feb 14
South Bend, Ind. mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is openly gay and is exploring a run for president, stopped by CNN's "News Day" program about his possible 2020 campaign as well as his thoughts about Vice President Mike Pence.

California Governor to Rebut Trump in 1st State of State

California Governor to Rebut Trump in 1st State of State

By Kathleen Ronayne | Feb 12
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is preparing to deliver his first State of the State address a day after declaring he wouldn't participate in the Trump administration's "political theater" over border security.

In Texas, Trump Backs Wall While O'Rourke Rallies Opponents

In Texas, Trump Backs Wall While O'Rourke Rallies Opponents

By Jill Colvin and Will Weissert | Feb 12
President Trump charged ahead with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers' tentative deal that would give him far less than he's been demanding.

As Democratic Field Expands, Biden Waits on the Sidelines

As Democratic Field Expands, Biden Waits on the Sidelines

By Julie Pace and Thomas Beaumont | Feb 11
Former Vice President Joe Biden will headline his first public event in about three weeks on Saturday— in Munich, Germany, nearly 5,000 miles from Iowa, site of the presidential campaign's first contest.

Watch: One of the Trump Supporting Musicians at the Grammys is a Bisexual LGBTQ Activist

Watch: One of the Trump Supporting Musicians at the Grammys is a Bisexual LGBTQ Activist

Feb 11
Following in the steps of singer Joy Villa, musician Ricky Rebel made headlines this week for wearing a pro-Donald Trump outfit to the 61st Grammys Sunday evening.

West Virginia State Lawmaker: Gays Today's Version of the KKK

West Virginia State Lawmaker: Gays Today's Version of the KKK

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 11
It seems someone in the West Virginia House of Delegates has his linens both mixed up and in a twist: State lawmaker Eric Porterfield claimed that America's LGBTQs are today's equivalent of the Ky Klux Klan. As if we'd treat bedsheets that way.

Could Roe v Wade be Overturned?

Could Roe v Wade be Overturned?

By B. Jessie Hill, Case Western Reserve University | Feb 11
If you care about the future of abortion rights, now is a good time to worry.

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