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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 23, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. May 20, 2022. Editorial: As deadly fentanyl claims more Ohio lives, evidence-based treatment is among the answers Ohio and the nation are confronted with a drug abuse crisis typified by misuse of the powerful deadly synthetic opioid, fentanyl....

Ginni Thomas' emails deepen her involvement in 2020 election

May. 20, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and a conservative political activist, urged Republican lawmakers in Arizona after the 2020 presidential election to choose their own slate of electors, arguing that results giving Joe Biden a victory in...

Conference of U.S. conservatives opens in Orban's Hungary

May. 19, 2022 12:10 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Dozens of prominent conservatives from Europe, the United States and elsewhere gathered Thursday in Hungary as the American Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, was held in Europe for the first time. The two-day conference reflects a deepening...

Edwards ousts North Carolina Rep. Cawthorn in GOP primary

May. 18, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — First-term U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn lost his Republican primary race Tuesday to state Sen. Chuck Edwards, after the pro-Donald Trump firebrand's personal and political blunders translated into voter unhappiness. Cawthorn called Edwards to concede the 11th...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

May. 18, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer/ Raleigh News and Observer. May 18, 2022. Editorial: In Cawthorn loss, Republicans show they can stand up to one of their own On the eve of Tuesday’s primary, former President Donald Trump asked voters to give U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn a...

House Jan. 6 panel unlikely to call Trump, chairman says

May. 17, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House investigators are unlikely to call former President Donald Trump to testify about his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection, relying instead on interviews with aides, family and others who were close to him at the time. Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, the...

Madison Cawthorn tries to survive primary as slip-ups mount

May. 13, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn's prominent role as the youngest pro-Donald Trump agitator in Congress can rub people on the right and the left the wrong way in his North Carolina district. That's made the 26-year-old culture warrior a social media political...

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas McCarthy, four other GOP lawmakers

May. 12, 2022 22:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel issued subpoenas Thursday to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers in its probe into the violent Jan. 6 insurrection, an extraordinary step that has little precedent and is certain to further inflame partisan tensions over the 2021...

Call Trump or Pence? It's decision time for Jan. 6 panel

May. 09, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has interviewed nearly 1,000 people. But the nine-member panel has yet to talk to the two most prominent players in that day’s events — former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence. ...

AP sources: Donald Trump Jr. speaks with Jan. 6 committee

May. 04, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The oldest son of former President Donald Trump has met with the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, according to two people familiar with the matter. The interview Tuesday with Donald Trump Jr. comes as the...