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Bowing to Trump? GOP brings leaders, donors to his backyard

Apr. 09, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — There will be no reckoning at the Republican National Committee. Three months after former President Donald Trump helped incite a violent attack against Congress, the GOP is bringing hundreds of donors and several future presidential prospects to...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Apr. 09, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media Editorial Board. April 8, 2021. Editorial: CT must catch up with times on voting There shouldn’t be anything partisan about voting rights. In an ideal world, expanding the franchise would be seen as a basic political goal of...

Hagerty talks elections with Trump after affirming Biden win

Apr. 08, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In his first week, Tennessee's freshman U.S. Sen. Bill Hagerty watched in horror as the Capitol riots unfolded around him and decided to back down from his plans to oppose the electoral college results that affirmed President Joe Biden's win despite then-President...

Indiana panel drops contentious requirement from voting bill

Apr. 08, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A legislative committee has overhauled a contentious proposal to require Indiana voters to submit identification numbers with mail-in ballot applications. Changes to the bill approved Thursday by the House elections committee will only require...

Arrested lawmaker vows to keep fighting Georgia voting law

Apr. 08, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state lawmaker who was arrested at the state Capitol after the governor signed a sweeping new election law urged people on Thursday to continue fighting that law. Rep. Park Cannon, an Atlanta Democrat was arrested March 25 after knocking on the...

Georgia Lt. Gov. unlikely to run again after taking on Trump

Apr. 08, 2021 12:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s lieutenant governor is unlikely to run for a second term, his chief of staff said Thursday, after he was among the most high-profile Republicans to openly contradict former President Donald Trump’s false claims about fraud in the November election. ...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Apr. 07, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ April 7 The Index-Journal on the outcry surrounding ‘vaccination passports’: Do you have a driver’s license? If so, do you keep it handy, especially...

Kentucky governor signs bipartisan early voting measure

Apr. 07, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Wednesday expanding early voting in Kentucky, a rare display of bipartisan cooperation in the heart of Trump country at a time of national conflict over restrictive election measures. The Democratic governor...

Nevada court hears dispute over 15-vote margin in Vegas case

Apr. 07, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An attorney for a Republican candidate who lost a Las Vegas-area election by 15 votes asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to order a revote, citing a finding by the county elections chief that the discovery of 139 unspecified “discrepancies” made it impossible...

Georgia voting fight sets the stage for Kemp's 2022 run

Apr. 07, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A controversial new election law may help Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp rebuild his relationship with a broad swath of Republicans as he prepares to run for a second term next year. The governor was narrowly elected in 2018 as a strong conservative and staunch...