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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 21, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 20, 2021. Editorial: Fairer Ohio redistricting does not include arming one party at taxpayer expense In two separate constitutional referendums, in 2015 and 2018, Ohio voters overwhelming rejected grotesquely partisan...

Fierce Capitol attacks on police in newly released videos

Jun. 19, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

Videos released under court order provide a chilling new look at the chaos at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including body camera footage that shows a man charging at a police officer with a flagpole and tackling him to the ground. Federal judges ordered the release of the...

Fierce Capitol attacks on police in newly released videos

Jun. 18, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

Videos released under court order provide a chilling new look at the chaos at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including body camera footage that shows a man charging at a police officer with a flagpole and tackling him to the ground. Federal judges ordered the release of the...

Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

Jun. 16, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Members of the Ohio House expelled Rep. Larry Householder, the federally indicted Republican ex-speaker, Wednesday in a bipartisan vote that invoked their powers to remove a member for the first time in 150 years. The GOP-controlled House voted...

Lawyer: US drops lawsuit, grand jury probe over Bolton book

Jun. 16, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

The Justice Department on Wednesday abandoned its lawsuit against John Bolton, former President Donald Trump's onetime national security adviser, over his book that officials argued disclosed classified information, according to court documents and Bolton's representatives. ...

Iowa man sentenced for threatening U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler

Jun. 12, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who threatened to have Democratic U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York assassinated has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. Kenneth Dean Brown, 57, of Waterloo, was sentenced Friday for threatening Nadler in a phone call on...

EXPLAINER: Chauvin's lawyer asks to probe alleged jury bias

Jun. 10, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd is seeking not only a new trial but also a hearing to “impeach the verdict" by investigating potential juror misconduct. Eric Nelson's...

McGahn: Effort to get Mueller fired was 'point of no return'

Jun. 09, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House counsel Don McGahn told lawmakers in a closed-door interview last week that he regarded President Donald Trump's effort to have special counsel Robert Mueller fired as “a point of no return" for the administration if carried out. ...

Florida's Val Demings launches bid to oust Rubio from Senate

Jun. 09, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Val Demings launched a bid for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, raising hope among Democrats of ousting Florida's Republican Sen. Marco Rubio from the evenly divided chamber. With the Senate now split 50-50 between Democrats and...

Albanian Parliament impeaches president for vote comments

Jun. 09, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Albanian Parliament on Wednesday impeached President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution and discharged him from the post. In an extraordinary session, the parliament voted 104-7 to discharge the president. Three abstained. The final...