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Bloomberg gun plan: Permits, assault weapon ban, age limits

Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado’s worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all assault weapons, mandatory permits for gun purchasers and a new position in the White House to coordinate gun violence prevention.

Impeachment fight leaves voters cold in contested Wisconsin

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019

There’s not a lot that Republicans and Democrats in this political battlefield agree on, but the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump may have surfaced one: The public hearings aren’t moving the needle.

Garfield County joins Western Washington transportation players in suing over car-tab initiative

Initiative 976 could shutter the small southeast Washington county’s transportation authority, a lifeline for many elderly and rural residents on fixed incomes who need rides to regional hubs. The Garfield County organization is the only one outside of the Puget Sound which has sued to overturn the $30 car-tab initiative, approved by Washington voters earlier this month.

Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power in Atlanta debate

Four Democrats jumbled at the top of the party’s presidential primary are looking to begin separating themselves in Wednesday’s final debate before Thanksgiving begins sapping voters’ attention – and that may mean sharpest criticism for the one with the most-recent rise, Pete Buttigieg.