O’Rourke Pledges Reversal of Trump-Era LGBTQ Policies

Promising to undo what he calls an assault on LGBTQ rights under the Trump administration, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke rolled out a new plan Wednesday to strengthen federal protections for gay and transgender people in the United States that calls for the reversal of several Trump policies, including the transgender troop ban.

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Beto O’Rourke Unveils Plan to Boost Voter Turnout

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke released a comprehensive new voting rights plan Wednesday that aims to increase voter turnout, secure U.S. elections from foreign interference and crack down on voter suppression laws, saying the country can’t solve challenges “with half-measures or only half our people – it’s going to take all of us.”

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Kushner to Present Immigration Overhaul to Congress

Hastily written executive orders. Declarations by tweet. President Trump’s White House hasn’t been known for its careful crafting of policy. But Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has spent months drawing up an immigration overhaul plan that the White House began to roll out Tuesday.

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Inslee Rolls Out Climate Policy: All Clean Energy by 2030

Democratic presidential hopeful and Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday released a 10-year clean energy plan that he says would put the country on track to meet the stringent deadline that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a 2018 report was necessary to avoid catastrophe.

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Julian Castro Proposes Immigration System Overhaul

Democratic presidential hopeful Julian Castro grabbed hold Tuesday of the uncertainty over President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border with his own plan to fix the nation’s immigration system, calling for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and an end to laws established under Republican presidencies.

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