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Today in History: October 1, Las Vegas shooting kills 58

Oct. 01, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2022. There are 91 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire from a room at the Mandalay Bay casino hotel in Las Vegas on a crowd of 22,000...

In Minnesota, abortion key to Keith Ellison's 2nd term hopes

Sep. 29, 2022 07:39 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Keith Ellison gave up a safe seat in Congress to run for Minnesota attorney general, saying it was his best chance to push back against the policies of Donald Trump. Now locked in a tough reelection fight, he's arguing that he's been far less of a partisan warrior than his...

Progressive Democrats frustrated with 2022 primary losses

Sep. 28, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than two months until the midterm elections, progressive Democrats are facing a test of their power. Their party is heading into the final stretch of the campaign with a robust set of legislative accomplishments that include long-term progressive...

Manchin rails against 'revenge politics' on permit plan

Sep. 20, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday railed against what he called "revenge politics,'' as liberals in the House and Senate team up with Republicans to oppose his plan to speed permits for natural gas pipelines and other energy projects. Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 14, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

Greensboro News and Record. September 8, 2022. Editorial: Burr’s suspicious stock maneuvers Greater transparency in government dealings is almost always in the public’s interest. It provides us with more complete information on which to base our judgments — as...

Manchin's big energy deal draws pushback from many Dems

Sep. 10, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats desperately needed the vote of Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia to get their signature legislative priority across the finish. So they did what Washington does best: They cut a deal. To help land his support for a bill hailed by advocacy groups as the...

Debating over debates: Campaign tradition faces skepticism

Sep. 10, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Under pressure from his Republican rival, Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman said this week he would participate in one debate before the November election. In Georgia, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel...

Gloves off, Biden embraces tough tone on 'MAGA Republicans'

Sep. 08, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In recent days, President Joe Biden has sharpened his attacks against Donald Trump and the so-called MAGA Republicans for posing a threat to democracy. He’s likened the philosophy undergirding the dominant strain of the modern-day GOP to “semi-fascism.” And...

Today in History: September 8, Ford pardons Nixon

Sep. 08, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2022. There are 114 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 8, 1974, President Gerald R. Ford granted a “full, free, and absolute pardon” to former President...

Utah's Evan McMullin upends two-party fight for US Senate

Sep. 07, 2022 10:26 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Campaigning at a park filled with 19th-century pushcarts on a state holiday honoring Utah's early Mormon pioneers, Evan McMullin glad hands voters as he strolls past potato sack races and beverage stands selling cold, sugary drinks under a sweltering sun. The...