Liberalism

September 16, 2017 - 8:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats, but if any two were going to find their way back to the action it was Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his House counterpart, Nancy Pelosi. Or "Chuck and Nancy," as President Donald Trump now calls them. After...
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September 15, 2017 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats, but if any two were going to find their way back to the action it was Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his House counterpart, Nancy Pelosi. Or "Chuck and Nancy," as President Donald Trump now calls them. After...
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September 14, 2017 - 3:48 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley has ramped up security as it braces to host conservative commentator Ben Shapiro Thursday night, the latest polarizing figure to raise concerns of violence on the famously liberal campus. Authorities plan to seal off the campus' central...
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September 13, 2017 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and health care legislation (all times local): 11:47 a.m. Four Republican senators are introducing a long-shot attempt to roll back much of former President Barack Obama's health insurance law. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says the bill "is the best...
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In this July 9, 2017 photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a "Care Not Cuts" rally in support of the Affordable Care Act in Covington, Ky. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is declining to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders' universal health care bill saying that while she has long supported the idea the bill captures, of everybody getting health coverage, "Right now I'm protecting the Affordable Care Act." (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 12, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders rode his impassioned liberal army of supporters through a tumultuous 2016, fighting to snatch the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton. Now he's disrupting the party anew, forcing Democrats to take sides over his plan to provide government-...
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In this July 31, 2017 photo, Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba expresses his support for a intimidation free union election during a Jackson, Miss., news conference, Monday, July 31, 2017. Lumumba won in Jackson, Mississippi, promising to make the city “the most radical ... on the planet.” (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
September 04, 2017 - 3:03 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates. The Arizona attorney general's office. Atlanta City Hall. Seats of power unaccustomed to intense political attention are the focus of liberal groups as they try to turn the Trump resistance movement into tangible victories. Long-established...
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In this July 31, 2017 photo, Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba expresses his support for a intimidation free union election during a Jackson, Miss., news conference, Monday, July 31, 2017. Lumumba won in Jackson, Mississippi, promising to make the city “the most radical ... on the planet.” (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
September 03, 2017 - 8:16 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates. The Arizona attorney general's office. Atlanta City Hall. Seats of power unaccustomed to intense political attention are the focus of liberal groups as they try to turn the Trump resistance movement into tangible victories. Long-established...
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In this Aug. 19, 2017 photo Georgia state Sen. Vincent Fort speaks before an anti-racism march that started in Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Fort, long a liberal voice in the Georgia General Assembly, has the backing of Our Revolution and Working Families. Fort said the ideas he and other candidates on the left are offering have been around long before Trump’s election. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
September 03, 2017 - 8:14 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Several groups that make up the Trump resistance movement are focusing their energies on state and local races that they say could help reshape the Democratic Party and advance a more liberal agenda. The loose coalition ranges from established groups such as MoveOn.org to newer...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:10 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Three weeks before a general election, the dramatic rise of New Zealand opposition leader Jacinda Ardern was highlighted by an opinion poll that put her liberal party ahead of the ruling conservatives for the first time in more than a decade. The unexpected result...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2016, file photo, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner holds a news conference to announce the release of all available video of the police shooting of Alva Braziel at City Hall, in Houston. Harvey's devastation is testing two Texas leaders whose personal styles are as divergent as their politics. Houston Democratic Mayor Turner is a former state lawmaker who made a career of impassioned defenses of usually doomed liberal legislation. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott sets his conservative state's agenda using a lawyerly demeanor. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
August 31, 2017 - 3:42 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Harvey's devastation is testing two Texas leaders whose personal styles are as divergent as their politics. Houston Democratic Mayor Sylvester Turner is a former longtime state lawmaker who made a career of impassioned defenses of liberal legislation that had no hope of passing...
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