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Bernie Sanders details plan to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loan debt for everyone

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced his most sweeping plan yet to tackle the increasing cost of a higher education, introducing a bill Monday that would make public colleges and trade schools tuition free and cancel outstanding student loan debt for everyone, a proposal that goes beyond one introduced earlier…... Read More

Biden says 'Dreamers' should immediately be made citizens in immigration plan

(MIAMI) -- Ahead of the debates in Miami this week, former vice present Joe Biden released his immigration policy plan in a Miami Herald op-ed.In the op-ed, Biden lays out in broad strokes his immigration priorities -- starting with granting immediate citizenship to undocumented immigrants brought by their parents to…... Read More

Kellyanne Conway defends herself against alleged Hatch Act violations

(NEW YORK) -- One of President Donald Trump's senior advisers, Kellyanne Conway, personally defended herself on Monday against the recent accusation from a federal watchdog agency that she violated the Hatch Act and should be "removed from service.""They want to silence me now," Conway, whose formal title is Counselor to…... Read More

Emotions run high at town hall as Pete Buttigieg faces a divided community

(SOUTH BEND, Ind.) -- Mayor Pete Buttigieg is facing the biggest test of his presidential campaign so far: the fallout stemming from an incident in which a white police officer fatally shot a black man in his hometown of South Bend, Indiana.On Sunday afternoon, the presidential hopeful appeared before hundreds…... Read More

President Trump denies sexual assault allegation

(WASHINGTON) --  President Trump is denying that he sexually assaulted advice columnist E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s, calling her claims false and motivated by attempts to sell her forthcoming book. In a New York Magazine article posted Friday, Carroll accuses Trump of sexually assaulting her in a Bergdorf Goodman…... Read More

Doctor compares conditions at immigrant holding centers to 'torture facilities'

(McAllen, TX) -- From sleeping on concrete floors with the lights on 24 hours a day to no access to soap or basic hygiene, migrant children at least two U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities face conditions one doctor described as comparable to "torture facilities." The disturbing, first-hand account of…... Read More

Broad consensus on abortion rights at Democrat's Planned Parenthood candidates forum

(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly all of the Democratic presidential candidates attended Planned Parenthood’s forum on Saturday, and – on the subject of abortion access, at least – presented a united front. The "We Decide" forum, hosted by Planned Parenthood's political arm, showcased the broad support among the 20 candidates in attendance…... Read More

Former top military adviser concerned president is 'running out of options' with Iran

(NEW YORK) -- The former top military adviser to both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama said on Sunday that he's concerned escalating tensions with Iran "could spin out of control," stressing that the last thing the world needs is the United States going to war with the Middle…... Read More

Sen. Cory Booker: Biden showed 'a lack of understanding'

(NEW YORK) -- Days ahead of the first Democratic debates and following a week of back-and-forth with former Vice President Joe Biden over comments he made about finding consensus with Southern Democrats in the Senate who supported segregation, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said Biden did not seem to fully grasp…... Read More

Republican state senators go into hiding as Dems delay climate change vote

(SALEN, Ore.) -- A group of Republican state senators in Oregon remain in hiding after walking out of the state Capitol over refusing to vote on a climate change bill.Eleven Republicans refused to show up to work on Thursday and went into hiding in protest of HB2020, a bill that…... Read More

President Trump to hold off on deportation raids for two weeks

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said on Saturday he will delay plans for a mass removal of undocumented immigrants for two weeks so that he can negotiate with members of congress. "At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks to see…... Read More