Stories by Orion Rummler

2020 Democrats bring transgender rights onto the national debate stage

Several Democratic candidates brought the issue of transgender rights to the debate stage on Wednesday night — likely the most prominent national discussion of trans issues and rights in politics to date.

Veteran Tulsi Gabbard calls out Trump’s “chicken hawk Cabinet” over Iran policy

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a veteran of the Iraq war and an active member of the Hawaii National Guard, accused Trump's "chicken hawk Cabinet" of leading the U.S. "to the brink of war with Iran" at the first Democratic primary debate on Wednesday.

Klobuchar shoots back at Inslee for staking claim on reproductive rights

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee claimed he is the "only candidate" at the first primary Democratic debate Wednesday "who has passed a law protecting a woman's right of reproductive health and health insurance," prompting laughter from Sen. Amy Klobuchar.