Gillibrand reasserts feminist mantle hoping for 2020 bump

2020 Campaign 06/04/19, 18:26

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is trying to reassert her feminist credentials this week, seizing on high-profile moments to revive a campaign that has languished in the polls. The New York senator defended her lead role in pushing for the resignation ...

Harris, Gillibrand offer plans to bolster maternal care

2020 Campaign 05/22/19, 10:25

Two Democratic women running for president unveiled plans Wednesday to improve maternal health care, with Sen. Kamala Harris reintroducing a bill aimed at addressing racial disparities in childbirth care and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand promising to make adoptions and high-tech fertility ...

Gillibrand: As president she’d seek to codify abortion right

Politics 05/16/19, 13:06

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) says that as president she'd seek to write into law the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized abortion. The New York senator is criticizing abortion bans that were passed recently in states where Republicans ...

Home state politics complicate message for some 2020 Dems

Politics 05/05/19, 07:40

Democrat Beto O'Rourke uses his home state as a cautionary tale, ticking through Texas' Republican-backed policies as warning flags for the rest of the country. Mayor Pete Buttigieg mentions once worrying about how coming out as gay in deeply Republican Indiana ...

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike

U.S. 05/02/19, 13:39

Reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members released Thursday suggests the problem is vastly larger.The survey results found that more than 20,000 service members said they experienced some type of ...

Update: Agency that runs Missouri River dams criticized

U.S. 04/17/19, 09:21

The Latest on a U.S. Senate hearing being held in Iowa in the wake of massive flooding in the region (all times local):9:20 a.m.The federal agency that manages dams along the Missouri River received stern criticism from several U.S. senators ...

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