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Newsom's spending binge reshapes California recall election

May. 15, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fading coronavirus crisis and an astounding windfall of tax dollars have reshuffled California’s emerging recall election, allowing Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom to talk about an end to most COVID-19 restrictions and propose billions in new spending as he looks to fend...

Rep. Greene's combative behavior could spark ethics review

May. 15, 2021 00:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year before her election to Congress, Marjorie Taylor Greene searched for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at her Capitol office, taunting the New York Democrat to “get rid of your diaper” and “talk to the American citizens,” as shown in video unearthed by CNN. ...

Today in History

May. 15, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 15, the 135th day of 2021. There are 230 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 15, 1970, just after midnight, Phillip Lafayette Gibbs and James Earl Green, two...

Rep. Greene's combative behavior could spark ethics review

May. 14, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year before her election to Congress, Marjorie Taylor Greene searched for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at her Capitol office, taunting the New York Democrat to “get rid of your diaper” and “talk to the American citizens,” as shown in video unearthed Friday by...

House to vote soon on bills to protect Capitol after Jan. 6

May. 14, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is expected to vote next week on two bills aimed at preventing more attacks on the U.S. Capitol, with one seeking to establish a 9/11-style commission to study what went wrong on Jan. 6 and the other allocating $1.9 billion to address the security problems...

$11B for transit would aid bullet train, move Olympic crowds

May. 14, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed spending an additional $11 billion on transportation improvements, much of it for a troubled bullet train intended to eventually link California's major metropolitan areas and for projects supporting the 2028 Summer Olympics in...

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed Space Force Base

May. 14, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base was renamed Friday as a U.S. Space Force Base. The name was changed to Vandenberg Space Force Base during an afternoon ceremony on the parade field at the sprawling base on the state's...

Conservative group boasts of secret role in voting laws

May. 14, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

The head of a national conservative group told supporters it secretly helped draft legislation in Republican-controlled statehouses across the country as part of a coordinated network of organizations pushing to tighten voting laws across the country. Jessica Anderson,...

Biden meets DACA recipients in immigration overhaul push

May. 14, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

President Joe Biden met Friday with six immigrants who benefited from an Obama-era policy that protected those brought to the U.S. illegally as children. The president is trying to turn attention toward overhauling the nation's immigration laws, but it's an issue he has made scant progress on...

In devotion to Trump, House GOP taps Stefanik for a top post

May. 14, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans elevated Rep. Elise Stefanik to a leadership post Friday, highlighting how the party whose lodestar has long been conservative policies increasingly views allegiance to Donald Trump as its indispensable key to electoral success. ...