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AP FACT CHECK: Some inconvenient truths for 2020 Democrats

Jul. 29, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic presidential contenders have some inconvenient truths to grapple with. It's not easy, for example, to summon foreboding words on the economy — accurately — when the U.S. has been having its longest expansion in history. Health care for all raises questions of...

California OKs benefits to immigrants in country illegally

Jul. 9, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to young adults living in the country illegally. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law on Tuesday that makes low-income adults age 25 and younger eligible for the state's Medicaid program...

Trump, California governor spar over immigrant health care

Jul. 1, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor vowed on Monday to continue expanding taxpayer funded health benefits to adults living in the country illegally next year, ensuring the volatile issue will get top billing in the 2020 presidential election as Democrats vying for the nomination woo voters in...

The Latest: 2nd night of Democratic debates draws to close

Jun. 27, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the second Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Ten Democratic presidential candidates drew the second night of debates to a close with calls for a new generation of elected leadership, pledges to protect reproductive rights and promises to move beyond the...

California Legislature OKs health insurance mandate

Jun. 24, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature voted Monday to tax people who refuse to buy health insurance, bringing back a key part of former President Barack Obama's health care law in the country's most populous state after it was eliminated by Republicans in Congress. The tax now heads to...