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1/6 chairman: Ginni Thomas reiterates false election claims

Sep. 29, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, stood by the false claim that the 2020 election was fraudulent during an interview Thursday with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, the panel's chairman said. ...

Virginia Thomas agrees to interview with Jan. 6 panel

Sep. 21, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative activist Virginia Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has agreed to participate in a voluntary interview with the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, her lawyer said Wednesday. Attorney Mark Paoletta said Thomas...

House passes election law overhaul in response to Jan. 6

Sep. 21, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed legislation to overhaul the rules for certifying the results of a presidential election as lawmakers accelerate their response to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection and Donald Trump’s failed attempt to remain in power. The bill, which is similar...

Liz Cheney in 2024? Deep skepticism emerges in key states

Aug. 29, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As the sun set in Wyoming, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney described her blowout loss as the beginning of a more consequential step in her political career. She summoned Abraham Lincoln, who lost elections for the House and Senate and still went on to become one of the nation's most...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Aug. 26, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.; NASA Administrator Bill Nelson. __ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — Jaime...

Colorado legislator faces recall after leaving GOP for Dems

Aug. 25, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado recall campaign is targeting a lawmaker who left the GOP and joined the Democratic Party this week, saying he was disgusted with Republicans' widespread embrace of 2020 election conspiracies. Sen. Kevin Priola, who represents a suburban Denver district,...

Colorado GOP senator becomes Democrat, cites vote falsehoods

Aug. 22, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Citing alarm toward the Republican Party’s widespread embrace of 2020 election conspiracies, a moderate GOP Colorado state senator has switched his affiliation to Democrat, enhancing that party’s prospects to retain its majority in the chamber in the November midterms. ...

Trump-aligned challengers ousting GOP legislative incumbents

Aug. 04, 2022 10:46 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As Wisconsin's longest-serving Assembly speaker, Republican Robin Vos has presided over efforts to restrict abortions, weaken unions, expand gun rights and push back against COVID-19 mandates. Despite that, he's facing a primary challenger who claims he's not conservative...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jul. 29, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Post spreads baseless claim about...

Today in History: July 25, Concorde crash near Paris

Jul. 25, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 25, the 206th day of 2022. There are 159 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 25, 1972, the notorious Tuskegee syphilis experiment came to light as The Associated Press reported that for...