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Kelly win in Arizona puts Dems 1 seat from Senate control

Nov. 11, 2022 22:42 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly won his bid for reelection Friday in the crucial swing state of Arizona, defeating Republican venture capitalist Blake Masters to put his party one victory away from clinching control of the chamber for the next two years of Joe Biden’s presidency. ...

Sen. Mark Kelly takes early lead in battleground Arizona

Nov. 09, 2022 04:59 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly led his Republican rival, venture capitalist Blake Masters, but the race that could determine which party controls the U.S. Senate was too early to call. Kelly's 2020 special election victory gave Democrats both of Arizona's Senate seats for...

Sen. Mark Kelly takes early lead in battleground Arizona

Nov. 09, 2022 01:41 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly has been fighting to hold on to the seat he won for Democrats two years ago, but he faced a vastly different political environment heading into Tuesday's election against Republican venture capitalist Blake Masters. Kelly took the lead in...

Today in History: November 8, Hitler's "Beer-Hall Putsch"

Nov. 08, 2022 00:36 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2022. There are 53 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 8, 1923, Adolf Hitler launched his first attempt at seizing power in Germany with a failed coup in Munich...

After Pelosi attack, House chair wants answers from police

Nov. 02, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is demanding fresh answers from the U.S. Capitol Police about security failures that led to a brutal attack on Pelosi’s husband last week, questioning the embattled agency about whether it can keep lawmakers and their families safe. ...

AP source: Pelosi attacker carried zip ties, in Jan. 6 echo

Oct. 30, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of attacking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband carried zip ties with him when he broke into the couple's San Francisco home, according to a person briefed on the investigation, in what is the latest parallel to the Capitol riot of Jan. 6, 2021. ...

Pelosi attack shocks country on edge about democracy threats

Oct. 29, 2022 10:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An America that can already feel like it’s hurtling toward political disintegration has been jolted yet again, this time by the violent attack on the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi less than two weeks before Election Day. Seizing a hammer and leaving a...

Intruder attacks Pelosi's husband, calling, 'Where is Nancy'

Oct. 28, 2022 22:09 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was attacked and severely beaten with a hammer by an assailant who broke into the couple's San Francisco home early Friday, searching for the Democratic leader and shouting, “Where is Nancy, where is Nancy?” The...

Waiting period is baked into gun ballot measure in Oregon

Oct. 26, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A waiting and vetting period would be baked into gun purchases in Oregon if a measure on the November statewide ballot passes. If voters approve the measure Nov. 8, buying a gun would first involve the potential purchaser obtaining a permit, which requires a...

Gabby Giffords named grand marshal of 2023 Rose Parade

Oct. 13, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Gabby Giffords will serve as grand marshal of the 134th Rose Parade next year. The former Democratic congresswoman from Arizona will ride down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena on Jan. 2. Giffords will be part of the coin flip for the 109th Rose Bowl game later...