Sen. Dick Durbin argued that other senators may see tragedies similar to that of Highland Park in their own states if they don’t work to pass meaningful gun legislation.
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra distanced himself from suggestions that the federal government might build abortion clinics on federal land.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will appeal a court ruling blocking an abortion ban that is set to go into effect on Friday at midnight.
China has invested in South and Central America as part of its Belt and Road Initiative, which has expanded Beijing’s influence by flexing its economic muscle.
Polling indicates the majority of Americans support some increased gun control measures, but Rep. Steve Scalise argued some Americans don’t understand the proposed measures.
Some left-wing strategists and pundits have argued that Beto O’Rourke’s message is more important than any political value from his outburst at the press conference.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says the government should not intrude in conversations about abortion between a woman and her doctor or faith leader. Colorado recently preserved abortion rights in state law.
The protest also featured Mayor Eric Adams, who said he does not support limits on abortion and that “women should have a right to choose for their bodies.”
Finland has historically remained pessimistic about joining NATO despite a hostile and tense relationship with Russia.
Russia has yet to take Kyiv despite indications that Putin expected to succeed in only a few days and to take the whole of Ukraine in 15 days.