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Ohio Governor Signs Ban on Abortion After 1st Heartbeat

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A bill imposing one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation was signed into law in Ohio on Thursday, banning abortions after a detectable heartbeat in a long-sought victory for abortion opponents that drew an immediate consti...
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Cal GOP Loses Another Lawmaker. He’s Now a Democrat.

SACRAMENTO — A moderate California Republican state lawmaker switched parties Thursday while criticizing the policies and leadership of President Donald Trump, whom he said has led the party "to the extreme." Assemblyman Brian Maienschein said he and the Re...
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Trump Plans To Reveal Supreme Court Pick on Monday

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is closing in on his next Supreme Court nominee, with three federal judges leading the competition to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump's top contenders for the vacancy at this time are federal appeals judge...

‘Bump Stocks’ is Term of the Day. Even for NRA and GOP

The National Rifle Association says it's open to new regulations on "bump stocks," Time.com reports. That gun accessory reportedly was used by the gunman in the Las Vegas mass shootings. Bump stocks can greatly increase a weapon's rate of fire, enabling a semi...