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GOP Rep who voted to impeach advances in Washington primary

Aug. 05, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican Rep. Dan Newhouse, who voted to impeach Donald Trump, advanced Friday to the general election following days of vote counts in Washington state's primary, but fellow Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler saw her advantage against an opponent endorsed by Trump...

Dick Cheney calls Trump a 'coward' in ad for daughter Liz

Aug. 04, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

Former Vice President Dick Cheney excoriated Donald Trump in a new campaign video for his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney, calling the former president a “coward” and saying there has never been anyone who is a “greater threat to our republic." The video was released Thursday by Rep....

Open primary may save Trump's GOP targets in Washington

Aug. 03, 2022 21:50 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The two Republican members of Congress from Washington who drew interparty challenges due to their vote to impeach former President Donald Trump were leading other Republicans in the state’s top two primary Wednesday. Under Washington’s primary system, all...

Michigan GOP Rep. Meijer loses reelection after Trump vote

Aug. 03, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michigan Rep. Peter Meijer, who witnessed the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection days after taking office and then cast one of the 10 Republican votes to impeach Donald Trump over it, has lost his reelection bid. Meijer was defeated in a primary Tuesday by Trump-endorsed...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Jul. 27, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

Winston-Salem Journal. July 21, 2022. Editorial: We still must fight for marriage freedom So it has come to this? It boggles the mind that in the year 2022, members of the U.S. House, Republican and Democrat, conservative and liberal, from the East,...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jul. 27, 2022 11:53 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 26 The Washington Post on Congress closing the Medicaid coverage gap After months of doing nothing, Democrats in Congress appear poised to achieve something at last — or rather,...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Jul. 26, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. July 22, 2022. Editorial: Fist pumper to fleeing coward: Jan. 6 video shows Missouri who Josh Hawley really is Josh Hawley is a laughingstock. During Thursday night’s televised hearings of the House committee investigating the Jan....

Today in History: July 25, Concorde crash near Paris

Jul. 25, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 25, the 206th day of 2022. There are 159 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 25, 1972, the notorious Tuskegee syphilis experiment came to light as The Associated Press reported that for...

Jan. 6 panel deepens probe to Trump Cabinet, awaits Thomas

Jul. 24, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee said Sunday it will interview more former Cabinet secretaries and is prepared to subpoena conservative activist Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, who's married to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, as part of its investigation of the Capitol riot and...

Jan. 6 hearings traced an arc of 'carnage' wrought by Trump

Jul. 23, 2022 07:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — To understand how Donald Trump’s desperation and lies became a potent danger to democracy, consider the ginger mints. Mints featured in one of the absurdist but toxic episodes fleshed out in the Jan. 6 hearings, which now pause even as the Justice Department...