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Cheney and Murkowski: Trump critics facing divergent futures

Aug. 15, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — They hail from their states' most prominent Republican families. They have been among the GOP's sharpest critics of former President Donald Trump. And after the Jan. 6 insurrection, they supported his impeachment. But for all their similarities, the political...

What to watch: Cheney in trouble while Palin eyes comeback

Aug. 15, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elections in Wyoming and Alaska on Tuesday could relaunch the political career of a former Republican star and effectively end the career of another — at least for now. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney is the vice chair of a U.S. House committee seeking to expose the...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Aug. 14, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

Columbus Dispatch. August 14, 2022. Editorial: Unwelcomed in Ohio. Leaders working to make state less attractive, not more “Ohio. Find it Here” road signs welcome visitors at most of our state’s borders. The slogan developed by Columbus-based Cult...

Physician Green wins Hawaii Democratic primary for governor

Aug. 14, 2022 04:35 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — For their 16th wedding anniversary, Democrats in Hawaii gifted Josh Green and his wife, Jaime, a comfortable margin of victory in the gubernatorial primary Saturday. Green, the state’s current lieutenant governor, handily defeated former first lady Vicky Cayetano...

Bob McDermott wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Hawaii primary election.

Aug. 14, 2022 02:17 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob McDermott wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Hawaii primary election.

Duke Aiona wins Republican nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.

Aug. 14, 2022 02:11 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Duke Aiona wins Republican nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.

Josh Green wins Democratic nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.

Aug. 14, 2022 02:06 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Green wins Democratic nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.

Brian Schatz wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Hawaii primary election.

Aug. 14, 2022 02:01 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brian Schatz wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Hawaii primary election.

Kansas to recount abortion vote by hand, despite big margin

Aug. 12, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ elections director says the state will go along with a request for a hand recount of votes from every county after last week’s decisive statewide vote affirming abortion rights, even though there was a 165,000-vote difference and a recount won’t change the...

Judge: Prosecutor Mosby violated gag order with online post

Aug. 12, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge held Baltimore’s top prosecutor in contempt of court on Friday, finding that she willfully violated a gag order with an Instagram comment about a high-profile murder case involving a defendant set to be tried a fifth time. Circuit Judge John Nugent fined...