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Ilhan Omar faces centrist rival; open House seat in Vermont

Aug. 09, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the biggest stars of the left, is facing a centrist challenger in her Minnesota congressional primary on Tuesday, while Vermont Democrats will choose a nominee for an open House seat who will likely make history as the first woman representing the state...

Ex-Ohio court mediator arrested; allegedly sent feces to GOP

Aug. 08, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is in custody after being accused of sending about three-dozen feces-filled letters to lawmakers around the country, including Ohio’s 25 Republican state senators in early July. Police arrested Richard Steinle, a 77-year-old from Mogadore, Ohio,...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Aug. 01, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. July 29, 2022. Editorial: Gerrymandered board of education districts do not accord with Ohio law and should be revised: editorial Ohio voters created the State Board of Education in 1953. As the law is currently constituted, 11 of the board’s...

House passes bill banning certain semi-automatic guns

Aug. 01, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on certain semi-automatic guns, the first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the crush of mass shootings ripping through communities nationwide. Once banned in the U.S.,...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Jul. 27, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

Winston-Salem Journal. July 21, 2022. Editorial: We still must fight for marriage freedom So it has come to this? It boggles the mind that in the year 2022, members of the U.S. House, Republican and Democrat, conservative and liberal, from the East,...

Hawley, Cruz escape Jan. 6 probe, have no regrets over role

Jul. 27, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The week before the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, Missouri's Josh Hawley became the first Republican senator to announce he would object to the certification of the 2020 election. Texas' Ted Cruz came next, dashing off his own plan on a flight from...

Man pleads not guilty to raping girl, 10, who had abortion

Jul. 25, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man pleaded not guilty on Monday in Ohio to charges of raping a 10-year-old girl who traveled to Indiana for an abortion last month, which became a flashpoint in the national debate over access to the procedure. The 27-year-old defendant is charged with two...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jul. 25, 2022 07:17 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. July 23, 2022. Editorial: Should most Ohio retailers be required to accept cash as payment? A downstate GOP lawmaker has done something that many might consider unusual for a Republican -- introduce a bill in the Ohio Senate that would add a...

Immigration judge union seeks recognition as top judge quits

Jul. 21, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The National Association of Immigration Judges on Thursday asked the federal government to restore its union recognition after the Trump administration stripped its official status and the system's chief judge resigned after two years on the job. The two...

Democrats push for 1st semi-automatic gun ban in 20 years

Jul. 20, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pushed ahead Wednesday with legislation that would ban certain semi-automatic weapons as they considered their most far-reaching response yet to this summer’s series of mass shootings. Democrats hope that the 100-page bill moving through the...