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South Dakota's top lawmakers release AG impeachment petition

Sep. 17, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota legislative leaders on Friday distributed a petition to lawmakers asking them to support a special session to consider impeaching Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg for a car crash last year that killed a pedestrian. House Speaker...

House Republican who voted to impeach Trump won't run again

Sep. 17, 2021 09:46 AM EDT

One of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol announced he will not seek reelection in Ohio next year. U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, a former NFL player with a once-bright...

Third candidate quits after Trump endorsement in Cheney race

Sep. 14, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming state legislator is no longer among the Republicans challenging Liz Cheney in 2022. Republicans should unite to defeat Cheney, state Rep. Chuck Gray, of Casper, said in a statement suspending his campaign Tuesday. ...

Brazil protests show low street support for impeachment push

Sep. 12, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Turnout at protests across Brazil against President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday was far smaller than rallies the president called earlier this week, underscoring that pressure from the streets remains insufficient to drive efforts seeking his impeachment. ...

Bolsonaro seeks to placate truckers snarling Brazil highways

Sep. 09, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Protesting truckers snarled traffic along highways in many Brazilian states on Thursday as President Jair Bolsonaro asked them to stand down and later published an unusual statement backpedaling his comments that inflamed political tensions. ...

South Dakota House leader renews call for AG impeachment

Sep. 09, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers are being asked to call a special session to consider impeaching Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg for his conduct in a car crash last year that killed a pedestrian. In a joint statement released Thursday, the House...

Trump endorses GOP challenger to Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney

Sep. 09, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump endorsed a Wyoming attorney on Thursday in his campaign to unseat U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, one of his most vocal Republican critics. Trump endorsed Harriet Hageman, who launched a primary campaign Thursday against Cheney,...

Brazil judge claps back at 'undemocratic' Bolsonaro vow

Sep. 08, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Brazilian Supreme Court's Chief Justice Luiz Fux on Wednesday issued a sharp rebuttal to President Jair Bolsonaro, one day after the right-wing leader escalated his feud with the court by vowing to no longer abide by one of its justice's rulings. ...

AP source: Trump to endorse GOP challenger to Cheney

Sep. 08, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has chosen a favored candidate in his bid to unseat Rep. Liz Cheney, one of his most vocal Republican critics. Trump is planning to endorse Wyoming attorney Harriet Hageman, who is preparing to launch a primary campaign...

Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Sep. 08, 2021 07:16 AM EDT

Black Hills Pioneer. September 4, 2021. Editorial: AG Ravnsborg should resign now or Legislature should impeach A tragedy occurred on Sept. 12, 2020 – Joe Boever, walking back to Highmore along side of the road, was struck and fatally killed by...