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Democrats in Florida seek to win over Latinos on gun control

Sep. 25, 2022 08:24 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Annette Taddeo walked to a podium overlooking Miami’s Biscayne Bay and described to her audience how she had fled terrorism as a teenager in Colombia and now feared for the safety of her 16-year-old daughter at an American public school. A blue and bright orange bus...

US needs to reform efforts to stop enemy spies, report says

Sep. 20, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Senate study warns that U.S. spy agencies’ efforts to stop China and other adversaries from stealing secrets are hampered by miscommunication and a lack of money and staff at the office intended to coordinate those efforts. The report comes amid warnings...

Biden nominates US attorney for Florida Mar-a-Lago district

Sep. 15, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated a Miami litigator and longtime government lawyer to serve as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, the office currently involved in the Justice Department's investigation of classified records at former President Donald Trump's...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 14, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

Orlando Sentinel. September 12, 2022. Editorial: Our schools have problems. Bathrooms aren’t among them In a functioning Florida Legislature, state Rep. Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) would be an outlier. In this Florida Legislature, he’s dangerously...

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...

Not Mar-a-Lago: Congress' secrets in sealed rooms, lock bags

Sep. 10, 2022 08:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Security-sealed rooms. Lock bags. And in the most rare of circumstances, the ability to handcuff a document pouch to a messenger to transport the nation’s secrets. These are some of the ways Capitol Hill keeps classified documents secured, an elaborate system...

Senate to vote on same-sex marriage in coming weeks

Sep. 08, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed Wednesday that the Senate will vote on legislation to protect same-sex marriage “in the coming weeks” as a bipartisan group backing the bill negotiates changes to gain more Republican support. The vote, expected by the end...

Red wave crashing? GOP momentum slips as fall sprint begins

Sep. 05, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The possibility of a great red wave still looms. But as the 2022 midterm elections enter their final two-month sprint, leading Republicans concede that their party's advantage may be slipping even as Democrats confront their president's weak standing, deep voter...

GOP candidates mask rigid abortion stances after Roe ruling

Sep. 02, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — During a primary debate in May, Iowa Republican Zach Nunn and his two rivals were asked to raise their hand if they thought all abortions should be illegal. “All abortions, no exceptions,” the moderator clarified. Nunn's left hand went up. ...

Beasley touts sheriff support, opposes 'defund the police'

Aug. 29, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley pitched herself Monday as a bridge between law enforcement and the Democratic party, appealing to moderate voters in one of the nation's most competitive races for a seat in the narrowly divided chamber. Joined...