The governor emphasized the impact the criminal reform legislation would have on communities of color.
Alabama Senate Republicans, a caucus composed entirely of men, tried to pass a vote that would punish almost all abortions with 99-year prison terms without allowing a traditional roll call requested by Democrats.
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Other democracies around the world—and two U.S. states—already allow prisoners to vote.
Sanders told Iowans Saturday he believed convicted felons should be allowed to vote while incarcerated because "they're still living in American society."
Immigrants with criminal records can be detained by ICE years, or even decades, after being released from prison.
"Makes us all look good and doesn't matter," Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday morning about the House of Representatives vote to make the Mueller report available to the public.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's decision not to back President Donald Trump's national emergency exposed a growing rift in the Republican Party.
Former Republican Maine Governor Paul LePage warned Americans that white people will no longer have a say in presidential elections should states eliminate the electoral college.
"I cannot endorse a precedent that I know future left-wing presidents will exploit to advance radical policies that will erode economic and individual freedoms," Senator Thom Tillis, a North Carolina Republican, has said.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said the defeat of her draft agreement with the EU could spell the end of Brexit.
In a stunning defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposal was overwhelmingly rejected by Parliament.
Members of the 116th Congress will be sworn in on Thursday at noon.
The "Home Alone" actor's other options included "SharkWeek" and "Publicity Stunt."
Senators have for the first time used the powers afforded to them by the 1973 War Powers Resolution to block U.S. support for Saudi Arabia.
"He needs to expand his appeal and do better than break even on the economy if he wants another four years," said Republican pollster Daron Shaw.
"There's a lot of liberal folks in those other schools that maybe we don't want to vote," GOP Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith had said.
A Trump-supporting upstate New York mayor said he doesn't care if his Facebook post calling Democratic voters "retarded" gets him removed from office.
Amid his busy schedule of rallies, when did Trump find the time to vote?
"Well, it's just a report. Hey, fake news, right?" Larry Schweikart told Buzzfeed.
"He represents everything that Donald Trump isn't," said Pamela Aguirre after voting in Beto O'Rourke's El Paso district.
Other survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting have encouraged young people to head to the polls on Election Day.
"I hope everyone back home exercises their precious right to vote," North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor wrote days before his death.
"Pull back the curtains and let the sunshine turn all those bloodsuckers to dust," Jim Carrey wrote on Twitter.