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ARCHIVAL VIDEO: 'It's Legalized Bribery,' Senator Says of 2000 Dem Convention
Aug. 16, 2000: ABC News' Brian Ross tries to get answers at Democrats' luxurious parties in Los Angeles.
CDC Monitoring 320 Pregnant Women in US After Zika Infection
Evidence of the Zika virus has been found in at least 320 pregnant women in the U.S. according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden called the virus a “silent epidemic” as it continues to spread across the Americas. While the virus
Book Excerpt: Kimberley Strassel's 'The Intimidation Game'
Excerpted from The Intimidation Game: How the Left Is Silencing Free Speech, by Kimberley Strassel by arrangement with Twelve, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing, Copyright (c) Kimberley Strassel 2016. Cleta Mitchell was sitting in front of her computer in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Mitchell is
Senate Zika Bill Falls Apart Largely Over Planned Parenthood Objections
A billion-dollar bill to help address the Zika virus crisis fell apart on the Senate floor today over perennial partisan squabbles -- namely, about whether to devote funding to the family planning organization Planned Parenthood . Democrats blamed Republicans for using the bill to “whack” the
Senators Introduce Bipartisan Gun Proposal, But Skepticism Remains
Five Democrats and four Republicans: it’s rare to see such a bipartisan press conference in the Senate, especially on an issue as volatile as gun safety. But that was the makeup at an event today (four Democrats and one Democrat-caucusing Independent, to be exact) announcing a bipartisan bill on
4 Senate Gun Measures Fail After Orlando Shooting
The Senate voted down four gun control measures Monday evening, with Republicans and Democrats largely divided along party lines over how best to respond to the Orlando nightclub shooting more than one week ago. The last time a mass shooting spurred senators to action was in December 2015, after
Senate to Vote on Gun Measures That Have Previously Failed
As the Senate gears up for votes Monday evening on four measures to address gun violence, a unifying factor between the bills is that previous versions have all failed before -- and few people expect a different result this time. The last time a mass shooting spurred the Senate to action was in
Senate Already Looking Past Monday's Doomed Votes on Gun Control
As the Senate prepares to vote Monday on four likely doomed measures to stop terrorists from buying guns, the real work will occur off the chamber’s floor as members from both parties try to bridge their still-wide gap on how best to solve the problem. Both sides are resigned to the likelihood that
Senate Inches Toward Possible Vote on Gun Measures After 15-Hour 'Talk-a-Thon'
The Senate could vote as early as today on several measures aimed at keeping firearms out of the hands of suspected terrorists, after a nearly 15-hour “talk-a-thon” led by Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy that lasted through much of the night. The votes would come days after a man who had pledged