[DIGEST: Yahoo, Washington Post] Bernie Sanders says that his support for Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee is “totally dependent” on whether she incorporates a progressive agenda into her campaign against the eventual Republican nominee. While Sanders intends to continue campaigning until California’s primary on June 7, he signaled awareness that he will likely … Continued
[DIGEST: Politics USA, Mic] Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta, says Clinton has not ruled out the possibility of a female running mate. There is speculation that Clinton could choose Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, a favorite among progressives. Podesta fed the excitement with comments made during an interview with The Boston Globe. “We’ll start with … Continued
[DIGEST: Politico, The Independent] Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will announce plans to replace President Andrew Jackson with famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. This is not the only change: leaders of the women’s suffrage movement will be featured on the back of the $10 bill and there are plans to feature civil rights … Continued
[DIGEST: USA Today, FiveThirtyEight, CNN] Results as of 10:37 PM EST. With the polls now closed after 9 PM in New York, exit polling indicates that New Yorker Donald Trump will win the New York State Republican primary. The questions remains, by how much and in which districts, as this will affect how many delegates … Continued
[DIGEST: CNN, NY Daily News] Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) plans to sign two pieces of legislation to combat “a sexually toxic environment” caused by pornography; the signing will take place at the Utah State Capitol at 10 AM Tuesday. H.B. 155 Reporting of Child Pornography is a measure requiring any computer technicians who find … Continued
[DIGEST: NBC, CBS, 28Pages.org] A push to declassify 28 pages of an 838-page congressional report may reveal if the hijackers responsible for the September 11 attacks received financial support from Saudi Arabia. These pages are reportedly locked away in the basement of the Capitol; members of Congress can read them, but the pages remain classified. … Continued
Indiana is imposing harsh restrictions on women who learn they are carrying a fetus with abnormalities.
[DIGEST: Huffington Post, New Civil Rights Movement] Monday evening, the Tennessee legislature passed HB 1840, a measure that will allow therapists and counselors to legally refuse service to the state’s LGBT residents. But lawmakers did not pass the bill before agreeing to a change demanded when the measure was introduced last Wednesday; the bill’s original … Continued
SUMMARY: A growing disenchantment for Donald Trump fuels speculation that the GOP might mount a third party counteroffensive should he win the presidential nomination.