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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez says she's engaged to longtime partner

May. 19, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday she's engaged to her longtime partner Riley Roberts, a marketing professional she met over a decade ago while they were undergraduates at Boston University. The pair got engaged last month in her family's hometown in...

Arizona high court tosses push to disqualify GOP lawmakers

May. 09, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court rejected Monday an effort to disqualify three Republican lawmakers from this year's ballot because of their alleged roles in planning or attending the rally that led to the unprecedented attack on Congress on Jan. 6, 2021. The ruling means...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

May. 04, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. May 3, 2022. Editorial: Without Roe v. Wade, it’s up to North Carolina to protect abortion access now North Carolina has 100 counties. You can get an abortion in just nine of them. In 2019, close to...

Evidence mounts of GOP involvement in Trump election schemes

May. 01, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rioters who smashed their way into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, succeeded — at least temporarily — in delaying the certification of Joe Biden’s election to the White House. Hours before, Rep. Jim Jordan had been trying to achieve the same thing. ...

Arizona judge tosses lawsuit against Democratic lawmaker

Apr. 29, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A Yuma court on Friday dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed against a former Democratic state lawmaker by three Republican politicians after she called for an investigation of their roles in the Jan. 6 insurrection. Judge Pro Tem Levi Gunderson found the comments...

Arizona judge nixes suit that wants Trump backers off ballot

Apr. 22, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Phoenix has dismissed lawsuits seeking to disqualify three Republican lawmakers from this year's ballot because they participated in or helped organize the Jan. 6, 2021, rally in Washington that led to an unprecedented attack on Congress. The decision from...

Judge mulls lawsuit seeking to kick Trump backers off ballot

Apr. 20, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys representing two Republican congressmen and a GOP state House member running to be Arizona’s top election official urged a judge in Phoenix Wednesday to dismiss lawsuits that allege they are ineligible for the November ballot because they participated in or helped...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Apr. 13, 2022 07:15 AM EDT

Charlotte Observer. April 8, 2022. Editorial: Trump and his ‘big lie’ are visiting NC. Republicans should move on. It’s ironic that Donald Trump will hold his North Carolina rally at a venue known for hosting weddings. What Republicans and the former president...

CNN: Trump Jr. text shows ideas to overturn 2020 election

Apr. 08, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. texted White House chief of staff Mark Meadows two days after the 2020 presidential election with strategies for overturning the result if Trump's father lost, CNN reported Friday. The text was sent two days before Joe Biden was declared the...

Rep. Gosar shifts residence to Mohave County in new district

Apr. 08, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar says he now lives in Mohave County, putting his residence in Arizona's newly redrawn 9th Congressional District as he runs for a seventh term. Gosar's nomination paper filed March 7 to run in the Aug. 2 primary election...