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Conservatives eagerly await Supreme Court abortion arguments

Dec. 01, 2021 00:07 AM EST

It's the moment conservatives have been waiting for. Oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Wednesday represent the best opportunity leaders on the right have had in decades to gut the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which codified a woman's constitutional right to an...

Costumed Jan. 6 rioter plans to appeal conviction, sentence

Nov. 30, 2021 13:32 PM EST

The Arizona man who stormed the U.S. Capitol while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns plans to appeal his felony conviction and nearly 3 1/2-year prison sentence. A notice filed in court Tuesday on behalf of Jacob Chansley said he was going to make...

Chris Christie aims to shape future for GOP and for himself

Nov. 27, 2021 08:22 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Christie is everywhere. The former New Jersey governor and onetime Republican presidential candidate denounced “conspiracy theorists” during a September appearance at the Ronald Reagan Library in California. He followed up with a speech this...

Trump photo book 'Our Journey Together' coming next month

Nov. 19, 2021 16:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's first post-White House book will be, like so much else about him, a departure from other former presidents. Trump is publishing a hardcover collection of hundreds of photographs from his administration, featuring his own captions, some...

GOP McCarthy's 'angry' rant stalls, does not stop Biden bill

Nov. 19, 2021 14:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Part political performance, part stall tactic, Republican leader Kevin McCarthy unleashed a long, rambling and vitriolic speech overnight, seizing control of the House floor and preempting for a time the vote on President Joe Biden’s big domestic policy bill. ...

Review says Pentagon reacted appropriately to Jan. 6 riot

Nov. 17, 2021 18:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent review has concluded that the Defense Department and its top leaders acted appropriately before and during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, despite sharp criticism from some local and congressional leaders that the military did not respond quick...

Jan. 6 rioter who carried spear, wore horns, draws 41 months

Nov. 17, 2021 14:37 PM EST

Jacob Chansley, the spear-carrying Jan. 6 rioter whose horned fur hat, bare chest and face paint made him one of the more recognizable figures in the assault on the Capitol, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison. Chansley, who pleaded guilty to a felony charge of...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 15, 2021 13:21 PM EST

Kansas City Star. November 10, 2021. Editorial: Questioning Josh Hawley’s sexuality is not OK, even if it is Josh Hawley Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, as we’ve maybe said a time or two, is an elitist who never stops complaining about the elites and...

EXPLAINER: Who has the Jan. 6 panel subpoenaed — and why?

Nov. 12, 2021 16:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has issued almost three dozen subpoenas as it aggressively seeks information about the origins of the attack and what former President Donald Trump did — or didn’t do — to stop it. ...

GOP leaders say little to condemn violent political rhetoric

Nov. 12, 2021 10:10 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In the past week, Republican Rep. Paul Gosar tweeted a video showing a character with his face killing a figure with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's face. Several of the 13 House Republicans who backed a bipartisan infrastructure bill said they faced threats after their...