NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch appeared on a CNN Town Hall on guns in Sunrise, Florida and said law enforcement could have done more to stop the Florida school shooting. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Loesch had her facts wrong.
"If you make under $250,000, which is almost everybody in the San Joaquin Valley – the code’s going to be much more simplified, and you’re going to have a lot more money in your pocket," says Rep. Devin Nunes.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and other mayors from a group representing California's 11 largest cities came to the Capitol on Feb. 21, 2018 to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to commit $1.5 billion in state funds to combat homelessness.
Amanda Renteria, a Democrat and former top staff member for Hillary Clinton, running for governor of California, talks about the timing of her candidacy during a visit to The Sacramento Bee Capitol Bureau on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.
Amanda Renteria oversaw the political operation for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign in New York City. Originally from California's Central Valley, Renteria aims to bridge the divide between rural and urban America. As a Mexican-American, she feels a personal responsibility to counter Donald Trump's "demonization" of immigrants.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi set the record for the longest House floor speech Wednesday. She spoke for more than eight hours to oppose the budget deal because the plan doesn't include a permanent solution for undocumented immigrants affected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Homeless people talk about efforts to comply with the city’s no-camping ordinance, and the daily clean-up sweeps enforced by the police. People who are homeless take down their shelters, move, then set them back up.
The stock market is soaring, smashing record after record. The unemployment rate has ticked downward. Some categories of violent crime are down, too. But more U.S. troops are stationed in war zones. More people are dying of drug overdoses. More people think race relations have gotten worse under Trump. A statistical deep dive into the state of the union before President Trump offers his own assessment on Tuesday night.
A tuxedoed man representing American Bridge, a Democratic super PAC, tries to give Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Tulare, a "Corrupties" trophy as the congressman approaches his Washington, D.C. office on Wednesday, Jan. 17.