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Wyoming governor signs bill banning abortion pills
Medication abortions became the preferred method for ending pregnancy in the U.S. even before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
Manhattan DA's office 'asked for a meeting' with law enforcement ahead of possible Trump indictment
The meeting is reportedly to "discuss logistics for some time next week, which would mean that they are anticipating an indictment next week," the source familiar with the planning said.
Donald Trump vs. Ron DeSantis: Rivals' very different styles on display
Donald Trump views Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as his only real rival for the Republican presidential nomination.
California bill to protect doctors who mail abortion pills
Sen. Nancy Skinner's bill would not let California extradite doctors who are facing charges in another state for providing abortion medication
Who will be Trump's running mate in 2024? Some in GOP already lobbying for VP
Donald Trump is seen as the early front-runner for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.
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Biden to put issue of lowering drug costs at center of political agenda
Biden plans to talk up how his administration is rolling out several parts of a law passed last year that cap the price of insulin and allow the government to negotiate deals on pharmaceutical drugs for Medicare enrollees.
Former Rep. Pat Schroeder, pioneer for women's rights, dies at 82
Colorado Rep. Pat Schroeder was best known for getting a family leave bill passed, providing job protection for care of a newborn, sick child or parent.
Man pleads guilty to stalking Washington state lawmaker
Starting in 2021, Isiah Long harassed Republican Rep. Michelle Caldier, of Port Orchard, and the harassment continued after he was warned and then ordered to stop contacting her, according to court documents.
Donald Trump returns to Iowa planning for more disciplined campaign
The former president returns to Iowa Monday as his team focuses on building the data and digital engagement some feel he will need to persuade Iowa voters to participate in state caucuses next year.
West Virginia could ban transgender care
The Republican governor has not taken a public stance on the measure and it's unclear whether he will sign it into law.
Trump invited to testify before New York grand jury on Stormy Daniels payments
The investigation focuses on hush money payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels with whom the former president allegedly had an affair.
Washington state House votes to ban assault weapons
The Washington state House has approved an assault-weapons ban, advancing a measure long sought by gun control advocates. House Bill 1240 passed on a largely party-line 55-42 vote. The action Wednesday moved the assault-weapons ban further than it has advanced in six previous attempts. It now heads for the state Senate for consideration.
Domestic extremism bill would criminalize free speech, create 'Ministry of Truth,' advocacy group warns
Washington lawmakers are taking aim at disinformation, anti-government ideologies and white supremacism, but some critics call it a "dangerous" attempt to police speech.
Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell remains in hospital after concussion
The Kentucky senator, who's 81, was attending a private dinner in Washington when he tripped and fell and remains hospitalized “for a few days of observation and treatment.”
Washington House OKs bill requiring 10-day wait for guns
Washington House Democrats have passed a bill that would require a 10-day waiting period when purchasing firearms.
Changes to Washington police pursuit rules narrowly passes Senate before deadline
A police pursuit bill that would loosen restrictions for chasing criminals has narrowly passed the Washington State Senate before the 5 p.m. deadline.
Federal judge rules Missouri gun law is unconstitutional
The Justice Department says the law wreaked havoc with crime-fighting partnerships with Missouri law enforcement. The state's Republican-led legislature passed the law in 2021.
'Boy Meets World' star Ben Savage announces run for Congress in California
Former "Boy Meets World" star Ben Savage is running for Congress in California's 30th Congressional District to succeed Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff.
Washington House passes bill that would legalize duplexes, fourplexes
The Washington State House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow for the construction of duplexes and fourplexes in most neighborhoods.
'Greater Idaho' movement to absorb rural Oregon counties 'bad for the country,' top Dem warns
A campaign to have rural eastern Oregon secede from the blue state and join more conservative Idaho has "virtually no chance" of becoming a reality, according to Idaho's top state Senate Democrat.