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Virginia Senate panel advances Northam gun restrictions

Virginia Senate panel advances Northam gun restrictions

A group of seven measures to restrict gun rights in Virginia was advanced by a state Senate committee on Monday. The Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee voted to pass legislation ranging from a measure that would provide for expanded background checks on any gun sales or purchases to one that would create an order allowing for…MORE

What is Elizabeth Warren’s endgame?

What is Elizabeth Warren’s endgame?

With Bernie Sanders emerging as the clear favorite to be the Democratic presidential nominee, Elizabeth Warren has trained her fire on — wait, Michael Bloomberg? Odd, right? Beginning five days ago at the ninth presidential debate — this one in Las Vegas ahead of the state’s caucuses last Saturday — Warren has made it her…MORE

Here’s how Bernie Sanders in 2020 differs from Bernie Sanders in 2016

Here’s how Bernie Sanders in 2020 differs from Bernie Sanders in 2016

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is the prohibitive frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. It’s not just that he had more people cast a ballot for him in each of the first three contests. It’s how Sanders is doing it compared to his last run in 2016. Sanders is putting together a multiracial coalition, adding…MORE

Federal appeals court allows abortion-referral restriction to go into effect

Federal appeals court allows abortion-referral restriction to go into effect

A block on clinics in the federally-funded Title X family planning program from referring patients to abortion providers will take effect as challenges play out in the lower courts, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday in a win for the Trump administration. Lower courts have consistently opposed the Department of Health and Human Services’…MORE

Democratic lawmaker’s reaction to Sanders’ comments on Fidel Castro policy: ‘Absolutely unacceptable’

Democratic lawmaker’s reaction to Sanders’ comments on Fidel Castro policy: ‘Absolutely unacceptable’

A Democratic congresswoman from Florida said Monday that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ partial defense of Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolution was “absolutely unacceptable.” “As the first South American immigrant member of Congress who proudly represents thousands of Cuban Americans, I find Senator Bernie Sanders’ comments on Castro’s Cuba absolutely unacceptable,” Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell wrote in a pair…MORE

The 1 thing that might slow down Bernie Sanders is a very, very long shot

The 1 thing that might slow down Bernie Sanders is a very, very long shot

The 48 hours since Bernie Sanders rolled to an across-the-board victory in the Nevada caucuses have been filled with skittish Democratic establishment types coming to this realization: Not only is stopping the Vermont democratic socialist going to be very difficult, the time may have already passed when it was even possible. “If no one drops…MORE

Bernie Sanders’ disastrous answer on ’60 Minutes’

Bernie Sanders’ disastrous answer on ’60 Minutes’

Bernie Sanders, the clear front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, was asked over the weekend how much his various plans would cost if implemented. He didn’t know. Here’s the exchange between Sanders and Anderson Cooper on “60 Minutes”: Cooper: Do you know how all — how much though? I mean, do you have a price…MORE

Trumps cherish an iconic moment — touring the Taj Mahal

Trumps cherish an iconic moment — touring the Taj Mahal

It’s the most popular tourist attraction in India, but for a few moments on Monday evening, all was still while the first couple of the United States took a romantic, sunset stroll outside the Taj Mahal. President Donald Trump, joined by first lady Melania Trump and at times a tour guide, spent more than an…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving ‘Riverdale’

Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving ‘Riverdale’

Both Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving “Riverdale” at the end of its current fourth season, a rep for the CW tells CNN. Ulrich played Jughead’s dad (played by Cole Sprouse). He tells CNN in a that while he will miss everyone, it’s time to move on. “I’m incredibly grateful for the friendships I’ve…

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Hollywood was at the forefront of the Harvey Weinstein trial and on Monday many in the industry reacted to his verdict. The disgraced film producer was found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman. A New York jury acquitted…

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up has applauded the conviction of disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, saying the moment “marks a new era of justice” in a statement released following Monday’s verdict. “This trial — and the jury’s decision today — marks a new era of justice, not just for the Silence Breakers, who spoke out at great personal…