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Deal's final stab at criminal justice overhaul takes aim at cash bail in Georgia   

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Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled the final phase of his criminal justice overhaul on Wednesday, outlining a plan that would give judges more leeway to forgo cash bail for poor defendants accused of low-level offenses.
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House Votes To Condemn White Supremacy, And Thus Rep. Steve King

House Votes To Condemn White Supremacy, And Thus Rep. Steve King

Meanwhile, there are two pending measures in the House to censure the representative from Iowa. Read more ...

WATCH: Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces she's running for...

WATCH: Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces she's running for president in 2020 on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced her widely-expected candidacy for the presidency on CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Tuesday. Asked why she was... Read more ...

Trump's AG Nominee Vows Not to Be 'Bullied'

Trump's AG Nominee Vows Not to Be 'Bullied'

Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had... Read more ...

Republicans Traditionally Get Blamed For Government Shutdowns

Republicans Traditionally Get Blamed For Government Shutdowns

Polls show that the public holds President Donald Trump responsible for this one. Read more ...

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown announces 'dignity of work' tour of 4 key voting...

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown announces 'dignity of work' tour of 4 key voting states, signaling imminent 2020 presidential bid

Ohio. Sen. Sherrod Brown announced he is embarking on a listening tour of the first key voting states ahead of a potential run for the Democratic presidential nomination in... Read more ...

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces 2020 Presidential Run

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces 2020 Presidential Run

Gillibrand joins a growing field of Democratic candidates, telling TV host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday that she's launching an exploratory committee and explaining why she's... Read more ...

Theresa May's historic defeat on her deal means a Brexit delay is almost certain

Theresa May's historic defeat on her deal means a Brexit delay is almost certain

Theresa May's Brexit deal has been defeated by MPs. MPs rejected the Withdrawal Agreement by a record-breaking majority of 230 MPs. With no consensus among MPs and little time... Read more ...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his grandpa's confirmation hearing

William Barr, President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, sat for his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, but Barr wasn't alone - members of his family, including his... Read more ...

McConnell Says He Won't Override Trump To Reopen Government

McConnell Says He Won't Override Trump To Reopen Government

The Senate majority leader believes the president is right to seek funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Yes, Rep. Steve King Is Racist. So Is Donald Trump

Yes, Rep. Steve King Is Racist. So Is Donald Trump

Republicans are finally decrying the Iowa congressman's racism. They should look at the president, too. Read more ...