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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops bid for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination

Aug 21, 2019 • 9:38 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

The Washington governor announced his candidacy in March, emphasizing the issue on which he staked his campaign: aggressive action to battle climate …

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race

Aug 21, 2019 • 9:22 PM ET Politics Los Angeles Times  

Inslee announced his decision Wednesday night on MSNBC, saying it's become clear he won't win. He did not say whether he intended to seek a third …

Jay Inslee ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid

Aug 21, 2019 • 9:13 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wednesday …

5 Indicted in Identity Theft Scheme That Bilked Millions From Veterans

Aug 21, 2019 • 8:55 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

The defendants obtained Social Security numbers and bank account information from a technician who worked for the military, the Justice Department …

Big Tech, a Conservative Provocateur and the Fight Over Disinformation

Aug 21, 2019 • 8:24 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

A veteran political operative built a potent online disinformation mill with his son. When Silicon Valley changed the rules, they tried to go …

Jews as ‘Disloyal’: The Long, Toxic Back Story

Aug 21, 2019 • 8:17 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

President Trump’s comment this week that Jews who vote for Democrats are disloyal echoes an anti-Semitic trope that has persisted for …

Sen. Bernie Sanders changes Medicare-for-all plan in face of opposition by organized labor

Aug 21, 2019 • 8:02 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the …

Trump: Henry Ford would be 'disappointed' automakers are developing cars with lower emissions

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:50 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

President Donald Trump slammed the Ford Motor Company on Wednesday for reaching an agreement with California to lower emission standards.           …

Gov. Gavin Newsom's first pet? An otter, he tells 2nd-graders in Paradise, Calif.

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:38 PM ET Politics Los Angeles Times  

Gov. Gavin Newsom visited Paradise Ridge Elementary School on Wednesday and told a second-grade class about Potter, his first pet. …

Fusion GPS allegations spur FEC push for NRA-Russia probe

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:57 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

The Federal Election Commission chairwoman wants to start a probe into the National Rifle Association and Russia based on allegations pushed by …

Iceland’s prime minister will skip Pence’s visit. She says it’s not a snub.

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:52 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Iceland Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said that it was “very difficult,” to organize her schedule around the visit, which is planned for Sept. 4, …

Electoral college members not bound by popular vote, court rules

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:43 PM ET Politics Los Angeles Times  

Electoral College members can vote for the presidential candidate of their choice and aren't bound by the popular vote in their states, a U.S. …

Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:27 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to …

Timothy Means, Whose Ecotourism Made a Difference, Dies at 75

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:22 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

He loved the Baja Peninsula and helped preserve it, introducing people to the region and convincing them that it was worth …

Inside the Beltway: Women for Trump stage an 'Empower' rally

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:17 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

An event of note for anyone who might question feminine loyalty to President Trump and his administration. With the blessings of Mr. Trump's …

Where the Titanic Rests, Decay Races On

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:55 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

A recent visit to the world’s most famous shipwreck found it “being consumed by the ocean and returned to its elemental …

Pete Buttigieg: NRA has Donald Trump 'by the… base' on background checks

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:52 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Democrat Pete Buttigieg criticized President Donald Trump Wednesday as the president has seemed to change his stance on background checks multiple …

Deficit, Immigration, Mongol Derby: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:34 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the …

Anti-vaccine activist assaults California vaccine law author, police say

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:21 PM ET Politics Los Angeles Times  

Sacramento Police cited an anti-vaccine activist for assaulting vaccine bill author state Sen. Richard Pan on Wednesday near the Capitol. …

Trump revives suggestion he'd end birthright citizenship

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:13 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was looking "very seriously" at ending the right to citizenship for babies born to …