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Colorado judge resigning after censure for racial slur

Apr. 19, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado judge will resign after being censured for repeatedly saying a racial slur in a conversation with a Black employee, expressing her views on racial justice while on the bench as well as using court employees to work on personal business. The...

Republicans talk unity in Georgia but censure Kemp, others

Apr. 17, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Kelly Loeffler had a warning. The former U.S. senator from Georgia, defeated in a January runoff amid Republican infighting, told her hometown GOP committee Saturday that only a unified party can avoid a repeat in the 2022 midterms. ...

U of Richmond board to resume talks on renaming buildings

Apr. 13, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The board of trustees at the University of Richmond says it will reset its review of the controversial names of two campus buildings, while faculty members seek the resignation of a board member for comments he made during a meeting. After earlier...

Dutch lawmakers set to resume stalled coalition talks

Apr. 07, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch lawmakers appointed a veteran negotiator Tuesday to kickstart stalled talks to form the country's next ruling coalition following last month's general election and a subsequent motion of censure against the leader of the winning party — caretaker Prime...

Michigan board censures GOP regent for 'witches' comment

Apr. 02, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan's governing board on Friday censured a Republican regent who called the state's female Democratic leaders “witches” whom the GOP would prepare for a “burning at the stake” in the 2022 election. Ron Weiser, who...

Dutch coalition building must reboot after Rutte rebuke

Apr. 02, 2021 07:04 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte needs a political reboot only two weeks after a major election victory because new questions about his trustworthiness are undermining the process of forming a new coalition government. Rutte, who has been in...

Lawmakers censure Dutch PM Rutte over coalition talks

Apr. 01, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Caretaker Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s political future was in doubt Friday after lawmakers passed a motion of censure against him that was filed by two parties in his own outgoing coalition. The politically damaging move came at the...

Judge weighing motion to dismiss Chase lawsuit over censure

Apr. 01, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge heard hours of arguments Thursday but did not immediately rule on whether to dismiss a lawsuit over the Virginia Senate's decision to censure firebrand conservative Amanda Chase. Chase, who is a Republican candidate for governor,...

Maine GOP rejects censuring Collins over impeachment vote

Mar. 27, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Maine Republican Party State Committee decided Saturday against censuring GOP U.S. Sen. Susan Collins over her vote to convict former President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial. The state GOP rejected the motion by a...

Impeachment? Vindication? What comes next in Cuomo probe

Mar. 04, 2021 17:23 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general has promised a thorough investigation of allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed at least two women. But if the investigation finds evidence of wrongdoing, what then? Who gets to decide what discipline, if...