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  • Former Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

    Former Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

    Saturday, May 30 2015 2:31 PM EDT2015-05-30 18:31:03 GMT
    Saturday, May 30 2015 2:31 PM EDT2015-05-30 18:31:03 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has jumped into the race for the Democratic nomination for president. It'll be a longshot challenge to front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton. But O'Malley is calling for new leadership.>>
    BALTIMORE (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has jumped into the race for the Democratic nomination for president. It'll be a longshot challenge to front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton. But O'Malley is calling for new leadership.>>
  • Democratic lawmakers say Idaho should ditch private prisons

    Democratic lawmakers say Idaho should ditch private prisons

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 1:39 PM EDT2015-05-27 17:39:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 27 2015 1:39 PM EDT2015-05-27 17:39:42 GMT
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Two Democratic state lawmakers want Idaho to sever all ties with private prison companies, and say they'll vigorously pursue legislation on the issue next year. Reps. John Gannon and Mat Erpelding made the request in a letter sent to the Idaho Board of Correction on Wednesday, contending the move is needed in light of Idaho's history with private prison contractor Corrections Corporation of America.>>
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Two Democratic state lawmakers want Idaho to sever all ties with private prison companies, and say they'll vigorously pursue legislation on the issue next year. Reps. John Gannon and Mat Erpelding made the request in a letter sent to the Idaho Board of Correction on Wednesday, contending the move is needed in light of Idaho's history with private prison contractor Corrections Corporation of America.>>
  • Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog

    Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog

    Thursday, May 21 2015 1:11 PM EDT2015-05-21 17:11:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 21 2015 1:11 PM EDT2015-05-21 17:11:04 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats are demanding more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion backlog in repair and replacement projects. They say that backlog compromises safety and service. Democrats say congressional Republicans have starved federal programs that help repair and rebuild passenger rail bridges, tunnels and track.>>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats are demanding more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion backlog in repair and replacement projects. They say that backlog compromises safety and service. Democrats say congressional Republicans have starved federal programs that help repair and rebuild passenger rail bridges, tunnels and track.>>
  • House Democrats to release budget proposal Friday

    House Democrats to release budget proposal Friday

    Tuesday, March 24 2015 2:05 PM EDT2015-03-24 18:05:53 GMT
    Tuesday, March 24 2015 2:05 PM EDT2015-03-24 18:05:53 GMT
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - House Democrats will unveil their budget proposal at the end of the week. The caucus announced Tuesday that the package will be revealed on Friday morning. Lawmakers need to write a new two-year operating budget for the state under the shadow of a court-ordered requirement to put additional money toward the state's education system.>>
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - House Democrats will unveil their budget proposal at the end of the week. The caucus announced Tuesday that the package will be revealed on Friday morning. Lawmakers need to write a new two-year operating budget for the state under the shadow of a court-ordered requirement to put additional money toward the state's education system.>>
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