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House panel pushes legislation targeting Big Tech's power

Jun. 23, 2021 21:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel pushed ahead Wednesday with ambitious legislation that could curb the market power of tech giants Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple and force them to sever their dominant platforms from their other lines of business. Conservative...

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...

Democrat says Trump counsel recounted 'troubling events'

Jun. 04, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday that a nearly eight-hour interview with former President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer “shed new light on several troubling events" during his presidency, though it was unclear how Democrats would use...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 24, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. May 23, 2021. Editorial: Widespread 2020 fraud in Ohio jobless claims highlights need for accountability, reforms The acting head of Ohio’s unemployment compensation program said Monday that the state had paid out more than...

Congress OKs bill to fight hate crimes vs. Asian Americans

May. 18, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of the spate of brutal attacks that have proliferated during coronavirus pandemic. ...

In devotion to Trump, House GOP taps Stefanik for a top post

May. 14, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans elevated Rep. Elise Stefanik to a leadership post Friday, highlighting how the party whose lodestar has long been conservative policies increasingly views allegiance to Donald Trump as its indispensable key to electoral success. ...

GOP dumps defiant Trump critic Cheney from top House post

May. 12, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans dumped GOP Rep. Liz Cheney from her House leadership post Wednesday for her persistent repudiation of Donald Trump’s election falsehoods, underscoring the hold the defeated and twice-impeached former president retains on his party. She...

GOP convention moved to Texas to avoid coronavirus rules

May. 11, 2021 21:32 PM EDT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Republican Party is moving their three-day convention and retreat this weekend to Amarillo, Texas, citing speakers' concerns over New Mexico's COVID-19 restrictions. Mass gatherings in New Mexico are limited to 150 people or less...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 10, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

Akron Beacon Journal. May 9, 2021. Editorial: $20 million can’t reduce Akron’s gun violence without innovation, clear plan Guns remain at the heart of America’s political divide. On the streets of Akron and most large...

Stefanik's rise toward leadership job irks conservatives

May. 07, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives in and out of Congress are expressing opposition to Rep. Elise Stefanik ’s rise toward House Republicans' No. 3 leadership job, grumbling that's unlikely to derail her but serves notice that the right wing is battling again to affect the party’s future. ...