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Democratic PAC says Laxalt violated campaign finance law

Aug. 19, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A political action committee backing Democratic candidates filed a complaint Friday alleging that Nevada Republican Senate candidate Adam Laxalt violated campaign finance laws by using an annual GOP cookout to promote his campaign while he was president of the PAC that organized...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Aug. 18, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

New York Post. August 17, 2022. Editorial: Gov. Hochul, end your pointless, pay-to-play COVID ‘emergency’ order Gov. Kathy Hochul just reupped her eternally extended COVID “emergency,” though any actual emergency ended months ago at the latest. ...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Aug. 17, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. August 16, 2022. Editorial: Board of Ed must make vague ‘parental rights’ law clear With Florida having opened the school year facing an unprecedented teacher shortage, the Board of Education meets today for the purpose of driving...

Incumbent auditor trails primary challenger in fundraising

Aug. 17, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s incumbent state auditor has raised only about half as much in campaign contributions this year as her Democratic primary challenger has, according to campaign finance reports filed this week. Auditor Kathy McGuiness, who in July became the first...

Ex-Indiana lawmaker sentenced in casino money scheme

Aug. 17, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Indiana state senator and a longtime casino executive were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison terms for their roles in a scheme that illegally funneled gambling company money to the politician's unsuccessful 2016 congressional campaign. The federal...

Ex-congressman from California arrested, charged with fraud

Aug. 16, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A former U.S. Congressman from central California was arrested Tuesday by federal agents on wire fraud, money laundering, and campaign contribution fraud charges stemming from “multiple fraud schemes,” federal prosecutors said. Terrance “T.J.” Cox was...

Norway group wants to erect statue of euthanized walrus

Aug. 16, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A private fundraising campaign is underway in Norway to erect a statue of a walrus that drew crowds of spectators but was euthanized Sunday after authorities concluded the massive marine mammal posed a risk to humans. Known affectionately to fans as...

Sinema took Wall Street money while killing tax on investors

Aug. 13, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the Arizona Democrat who single-handedly thwarted her party’s longtime goal of raising taxes on wealthy investors, received nearly $1 million over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose taxes...

Japan PM purges Cabinet after support falls over church ties

Aug. 10, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reshuffled his Cabinet on Wednesday in an apparent bid to distance his administration from the conservative Unification Church over its ties to the assassinated leader Shinzo Abe and senior ruling party members. The reshuffle,...

Iowa Democratic governor candidate pushes for 3 debates

Aug. 09, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s Democratic candidate for governor pressed Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday to commit to debates ahead of the November election. Democrat Deidre DeJear said she has asked Reynolds for three debates but has received no response to multiple...