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Democrats hope threat to abortion rights will rouse voters

Dec. 02, 2021 17:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Vulnerable Democrats from Nevada to New Hampshire are promising to make abortion a centerpiece of their political strategy heading into the midterm elections, betting that an intense focus on the divisive issue can rally their voters to beat back a red wave and preserve...

Conservatives eagerly await Supreme Court abortion arguments

Dec. 01, 2021 06:20 AM EST

It's the moment conservatives have been waiting for. Oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Wednesday represent the best opportunity leaders on the right have had in decades to gut the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which codified a woman's constitutional right to an...

Youngkin announces lawmakers, others helping with transition

Nov. 24, 2021 20:17 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday he had assembled groups including lawmakers, law enforcement officials, business owners and others to coordinate transition work with outgoing Gov. Ralph Northam's administration. ...

Democrats sell infrastructure bill, push for Biden backup

Nov. 11, 2021 09:50 AM EST

STILWELL, Kan. (AP) — Traffic whizzing behind her, Rep. Sharice Davids gathered reporters at a transportation facility along U.S. 69 in eastern Kansas this week to celebrate the surge of federal money headed in her state's direction. The massive infrastructure package...

Debate over explicit memoir becomes a focus of GOP gov races

Nov. 10, 2021 19:49 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Debate over a memoir that contains explicit illustrations of sexual acts is surfacing in a handful of states where Republican governors are gearing up for reelection next year, foreshadowing a recurring theme for conservative leaders in the coming campaigns. ...

Virginia Gov.-elect Youngkin releases tax information

Nov. 07, 2021 16:48 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin has disclosed what his campaign says are summaries of recent tax returns that show the substantial amounts of income he made and has given away. Summaries of his returns over the past five tax years indicate the...

Virginia Dems concede defeat, say Republicans control House

Nov. 05, 2021 22:05 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic leaders in Virginia conceded Friday that Republicans have won control of the House of Delegates. The Associated Press has not called all of Virginia's House races yet. But the concession means Republicans would complete an elections sweep...

In Richmond, Youngkin to face 'the Senate Democratic Alamo'

Nov. 05, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va (AP) — Republican Glenn Youngkin spent months talking to voters about his plans to roll back Democrats' “left, liberal, progressive agenda." When he takes office in January as Virginia's next governor, he'll need to talk to Senate Democrats about that. ...

Election officials say Youngkin's underage son tried to vote

Nov. 05, 2021 20:53 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A juvenile son of Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin tried twice to cast a ballot in Tuesday's election, officials said Friday. The 17-year-old son presented an ID but was told he was ineligible to vote due to his age and turned away, according to...

Family issues keep California's Newsom out of public sight

Nov. 05, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A week after abruptly canceling plans to attend the United Nations climate summit in Scotland, California Gov. Gavin has receded from public view to deal with with unspecific family obligations. When the surprising announcement was made Oct....