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Hawaii bills push 1st state ban on plastics in restaurants

Mar. 19, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean. Dozens of cities nationwide have banned plastic foam containers, but Hawaii's measure targeting fast-food and full-service restaurants...

Schultz apologizes to Gabbard, Buttigieg for military remark

Mar. 14, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, who is considering an independent bid for president, is apologizing for saying he had likely spent more time with the military than the other candidates. Schultz made the comments during an interview Thursday with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. Two...

Sanders tries to convince wary Democrats he's one of them

Feb. 28, 2019 2:04 PM EST

Over nearly three decades on Capitol Hill, Sen. Bernie Sanders has refused to formally identify as a Democrat. His 2016 primary challenge against Hillary Clinton exposed deep divisions among Democrats and fundamentally reshaped the party. But as the Vermont independent seeks the Democratic presidential nomination...

Double duty: Senators juggle presidential bids and day jobs

Feb. 13, 2019 5:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off jumping into the 2020 presidential race, Sen. Elizabeth Warren had plans to meet voters in Las Vegas. The only problem: a government shutdown roiling Washington. The Massachusetts Democrat had to decide whether to keep her plans last month in a critical early voting state or...

PBS' 'Finding Your Roots' looks into political leaders' past

Feb. 11, 2019 4:34 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., hopes this season of his popular PBS series "Finding Your Roots" helps a divided U.S. see how all Americans have unique family links and how those family histories tell the story of the country. Now in its fifth season, the series takes...

Gabbard plans rally after rocky presidential campaign launch

Feb. 1, 2019 4:47 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard expects to kick off her presidential campaign with a rally in her home state of Hawaii this weekend. The Democratic congresswoman's first rally on Saturday comes after she formally launched her effort with an online video and declaration on CNN last month. Her...

Hawaii's Gabbard formally launches campaign for president

Jan. 24, 2019 5:19 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii Democrat known for bucking the party establishment and for criticizing U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, formally launched her campaign for president with a video posted online Thursday. Gabbard joins a growing field of Democrats seeking their party's...

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard officially launches 2020 White House bid, joins crowded field of Democrats

Jan. 24, 2019 4:47 PM EST
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard officially launches 2020 White House bid, joins crowded field of Democrats .

Early 2020 Democratic field puts diversity in spotlight

Jan. 24, 2019 10:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The early days of the Democratic primary campaign are highlighting the party's diversity as it seeks a nominee who can build a coalition to take on President Donald Trump. Of the more than half dozen Democrats who have either moved toward a campaign or declared their candidacy, four are...

2020 Democratic primary field puts diversity in spotlight

Jan. 23, 2019 8:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The early days of the Democratic primary campaign are highlighting the party's diversity as it seeks a nominee who can build a coalition to take on President Donald Trump. Of the more than half dozen Democrats who have either moved toward a campaign or declared their candidacy, four are...