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With Black Lung Fund in Jeopardy, Taxpayers Could Fit the Bill

With Black Lung Fund in Jeopardy, Taxpayers Could Fit the Bill

By Dylan Lovan | Mar 21
The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding.

Mississippi Governor Set to Sign 'Hearbeat' Abortion Law

Mississippi Governor Set to Sign 'Hearbeat' Abortion Law

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Mar 21
Gov. Phil Bryant says he's not worried about lawsuits as Mississippi prepares to enact one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.

Centrist or Liberal? Beto O'Rourke's Political Splits

Centrist or Liberal? Beto O'Rourke's Political Splits

By Will Weissert | Mar 21
At a packed eastern Iowa house party, a staffer for Democrat Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign tried to clear enough space for the candidate to reach the kitchen, where he would need to climb a stepladder to address the crowd.

Trump Keeps a Sharp Focus on Ohio for the 2020 Campaign

Trump Keeps a Sharp Focus on Ohio for the 2020 Campaign

By Zeke Miller | Mar 20
President Donald Trump is returning to the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort.

Beto O'Rourke Says Nothing in His Past will Hinder 2020 Run

Beto O'Rourke Says Nothing in His Past will Hinder 2020 Run

By Scott Bauer and Will Weissert | Mar 19
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke told supporters Sunday that he's never taken LSD and there's "nothing" he hasn't already revealed about his past that could come back to hurt his run for office.

Bernie Sanders' Opening Argument: I Am Electable. Really.

Bernie Sanders' Opening Argument: I Am Electable. Really.

By Juana Summers and Hunter Woodall | Mar 19
Bernie Sanders spent much of 2016 talking of revolution. In 2019, he's turned to a subject that's a bit more pragmatic: electability.

Warren Embraces Underdog Role as She Faces 2020 Challenges

Warren Embraces Underdog Role as She Faces 2020 Challenges

By Steve Peoples, Elana Schor and Hunter Woodall | Mar 18
Elizabeth Warren has spent much of the last decade as a leader of the Democratic Party's liberal wing.

Beto O'Rourke Says He Raised $6.1M Online in 1st 24 Hours

Beto O'Rourke Says He Raised $6.1M Online in 1st 24 Hours

Mar 18
Beto O'Rourke's Democratic presidential campaign says he raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after he announced his White House bid last week.

Rep. Louie Gohmert Makes Controversial Statement Regarding Christchurch Attacks

Rep. Louie Gohmert Makes Controversial Statement Regarding Christchurch Attacks

Mar 17
Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) — long a source of vitriolic rhetoric — scored again with his comments on the New Zealand mosque attack.

Other 2020 Dems Begin Sharpening Criticism of Beto O'Rourke

Other 2020 Dems Begin Sharpening Criticism of Beto O'Rourke

By Will Weissert | Mar 17
Back when he was still just teasing a presidential run, Beto O'Rourke told "Vanity Fair" he was "born to be in" the race.

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