Democrats grapple with ‘electability’ question as white men lead diverse field

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set of candidates in history –... Read more »

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions... Read more »

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases

(Reuters) – Alabama’s state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother’s health, as part of a multistate effort... Read more »

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion

(Reuters) – Alabama’s state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure... Read more »

Senate’s McConnell: ‘Case closed’ on Mueller probe, but top Democrat sees ‘cover-up’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring “case closed” after a... Read more »

Senate’s McConnell to declare ‘case closed’ on Mueller report as Democrats eye contempt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The divided U.S. Congress’ fight over the Mueller report intensified on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate’s top Republican sought to shut the door on congressional probes... Read more »

Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon: White House

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again rally at the Resch Center Complex in Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S. April 27, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri... Read more »

Voting starts in Spain with suspense high after tense campaign

MADRID (Reuters) – Voting started on Sunday in Spain’s most divisive and open-ended election in decades, set to result in a fragmented parliament in which the far-right will get... Read more »

Democratic 2020 candidate Moulton says Sanders, Warren too liberal to beat Trump

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. congressman Seth Moulton, one of 20 Democrats running for president, criticized rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Friday, saying they were so liberal... Read more »

U.S. judges order Michigan to revamp Republican-drawn districts in gerrymandering case

(Reuters) – A panel of federal judges on Thursday ordered Michigan’s Republican-controlled legislature to redraw nearly three dozen state and U.S. congressional districts, ruling that the existing lines illegally... Read more »