Democratic Party (United States)
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – More than 600 women’s rights protesters crowded into the Texas Capitol on Sunday to watch Democrats begin a series of parliamentary maneuvers to stop the Republican majority from passing some of […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawmaker wants the state to provide years of relief payments and a free ride to college for three Cleveland women abducted and held in captivity for about a decade. State […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is praising Sen. Frank Lautenberg as a proud citizen of New Jersey who fought to keep America’s promise alive as a senator. Obama says in a statement that […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance companies would be required to pay for fertility treatments for patients battling cancer and other serious diseases under a bill that has passed the state Assembly. Cancer patients can require […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Music and sports fans would have one less obstacle in buying tickets to popular events under a bill advancing through the California Legislature. Legislation by Democratic Assemblyman Richard Pan of Sacramento […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Assembly has approved legislation that would limit when local law enforcement officers could detain someone for an immigration check. The so-called Trust Act by Democratic Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San […]
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn says she struggled in the past with bulimia and alcoholism. Speaking Tuesday at Barnard College, Quinn said her binging and […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House on Wednesday approved a measure that would give private sector workers the option of trading overtime pay for extra time off weeks or months later. The bill, approved on […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation expanding the ability of state agents to seize firearms from nearly 20,000 Californians who are not allowed to have them. They collectively own more than […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will sign a measure approved by Congress today that would end the furloughs of air traffic controllers. But a spokesman says it’s just a “Band-Aid solution” to the problems caused by automatic spending cuts.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers took their first step toward moving a package of gun control bills Tuesday, following tough firearm and ammunition restrictions enacted in several other states .
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is not going away quietly. During his state of the city address, the departing Democrat criticized the two candidates who could succeed him for lacking substance in their plans for education.