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Sanders touts $16 trillion climate plan in fire-ravaged town

Aug. 22, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan on Thursday before touring a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire, declaring the setting a "wake-up call for our entire nation" to the dangers of a warming planet. "Climate change is a...

Money crunch after Planned Parenthood quits federal program

Aug. 22, 2019 8:37 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an...

Democratic Party leaders nix calls for climate crisis debate

Aug. 22, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frustrating boisterous climate activists, Democratic Party leaders declined on Thursday to call for a presidential primary debate focused on the climate crisis, but tinkered ever-so-slightly with restrictions on what kind of single-issue events their White House hopefuls can attend....

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces run for 3rd term

Aug. 22, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid, announced Thursday that he'll seek a third term as governor. Inslee sent the email detailing his plans hours before he was to appear at a news conference at Planned Parenthood in Seattle...

The Latest: AP sources: Inslee to seek 3rd term as governor

Aug. 21, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and his 2020 presidential bid (all times local): 7 p.m. Two people close to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee have told The Associated Press that he intends to seek a third term as governor. The news comes after Inslee announced the end of his...

Two people close to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee tell The Associated Press that he intends to seek a 3rd term as governor

Aug. 21, 2019 10:00 PM EDT
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two people close to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee tell The Associated Press that he intends to seek a 3rd term as governor.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces he's ending 2020 Democratic presidential bid, saying it's become clear he won't win

Aug. 21, 2019 9:11 PM EDT
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces he's ending 2020 Democratic presidential bid, saying it's become clear he won't win.

New lawsuit seeks protection zone for Northwest orcas

Aug. 19, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A new U.S. lawsuit filed Monday seeks to establish a whale protection zone for endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance sued NOAA Fisheries in U.S. District Court in Seattle, saying the agency has failed to act on a...

Democrats push for buybacks, new restrictions in gun plans

Aug. 7, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates are releasing new gun control plans and embracing proposals to buy back military-style weapons and ammunition after three high-profile mass shootings killed 33 people last week. Most of the Democrats running in the packed primary have routinely called for...

2020 Democrats to talk gun safety in Iowa after shootings

Aug. 6, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least six Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to attend a forum in Iowa on Saturday organized by gun control advocates in the wake of two mass shootings that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio. Sponsored by the groups Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action and...