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Gillibrand 'open to improving' opioids bill after criticism

Mar. 20, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says she's "open to improving" a Senate bill that would limit opioid prescriptions for acute pain. The senator from New York was addressing criticism she received last week when she tweeted that she and Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of...

Presidential hopeful Castro isn't ruling out reparations

Mar. 10, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro isn't ruling out direct payments to African-Americans for the legacy of slavery — a stand separating him from his 2020 rivals. "If under the Constitution we compensate people because we take their property, why wouldn't you...

The Latest: Buttigieg questions Pence support for Trump

Mar. 10, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) says he and Vice President Mike Pence have different views of their Christian faith and that he doesn't understand Pence's loyalty to President...

Lawmakers, first responders sound alarm on 9/11 fund

Feb. 25, 2019 8:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 17 years after the 9/11 attacks, first responders and their advocates were back at the Capitol Monday urging Congress to ensure that a victims' compensation fund does not run out of money. Members of the New York delegation, joined by first responders, survivors and family...

GOP senators to watch on Trump's emergency declaration

Feb. 22, 2019 9:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall is heading to the GOP-controlled Senate, putting Republicans in the uncomfortable spot of deciding whether to back his declaration of a national emergency. Enough Republicans are chewing over whether to support Trump's plan...

Senate backs major public lands, conservation bill

Feb. 12, 2019 7:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday approved a major public lands bill that revives a popular conservation program, adds 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, expands several national parks and creates five new national monuments. The measure, the largest public lands bill considered by Congress in a...

Sen. Cory Gardner endorses Trump re-election

Jan. 30, 2019 6:21 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado is endorsing President Donald Trump, a reversal after he opposed Trump's election in the final days of the 2016 race. Widely seen as the most vulnerable GOP incumbent in 2020, Gardner told a conservative publication in an article published Wednesday...

Senate rejects rival plans for ending shutdown; talks start

Jan. 24, 2019 8:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown on Thursday, but the twin setbacks prompted a burst of bipartisan talks aimed at temporarily halting the longest-ever closure of federal agencies and the damage...

GOP senators try to figure how out closely to run with Trump

Jan. 20, 2019 8:31 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP's midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in Colorado, he's allowing more distance with the not-so-popular president. And he's not alone. Sen. Thom...