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After abortion ruling, critics renew blasts at Sen. Collins

Jun. 24, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins was blasted Friday for the overturning of Roe v. Wade, as opponents targeted her votes to confirm two justices to the Supreme Court who were in the majority opinion allowing states to ban abortion. Critics of the Maine senator haven’t...

Appalachian Regional Commission funds 4 projects in WVa

Jun. 22, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded more than $340,000 for four projects in West Virginia. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding Tuesday. It will help provide upgrades to lighting infrastructure in Charleston,...

Takeaways from AP interview: Biden on inflation, US psyche

Jun. 17, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden sat down with The Associated Press to discuss the state of the economy, his concerns about the national mood and his commitment to standing up to Russia's aggression in Ukraine. Takeaways from Biden's first news media interview since February:...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jun. 16, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

Parkersburg News and Sentinel. June 15, 2022. Editorial: Bureaucracy: Bungling of disaster relief must not repeat It has taken six years, and West Virginia is just now nearing the finish line in keeping up its end of the bargain to the hundreds of families whose homes...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jun. 14, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 10 The New York Times says that Americans must fully confront what happened on Jan. 6 On Thursday night, a congressional committee began an unflinching conversation with the citizens...

Tentative Senate gun deal has surprises, and loose ends

Jun. 13, 2022 21:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outline of a bipartisan Senate agreement to rein in gun violence has no game-changing steps banning the deadliest firearms. It does propose measured provisions making it harder for some young gun buyers, or people considered threatening, to have weapons. And...

Vulnerable Dems run against Washington — and their party

Jun. 13, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Just like endangered Democrats in other states, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is running against Washington. The Nevada Democrat, nearing the end of her first six-year term, ignores the fact that her party controls both chambers of Congress and the White House as she...

Biden tells Democratic donors "we need two more senators"

Jun. 11, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a pair of fundraisers here on Friday, President Joe Biden urged Democratic donors to send him reinforcements on Capitol Hill to keep Republicans out of power and help dislodge his agenda from the current gridlock. “We need two more senators,” Biden said at...

Senate panel backs Michael Barr, Biden pick as Fed regulator

Jun. 08, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nomination of Michael Barr, President Joe Biden's choice to be the top regulator on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, was approved Wednesday by a congressional committee and sent to the full Senate. Barr, who served as a top Treasury Department...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jun. 08, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 3 The New York Times calls for an independent investigation into the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh In her 25 years as a journalist for Al Jazeera, Shireen Abu Akleh covered...