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Biden signs stopgap funding bill to keep government running

Dec. 03, 2021 16:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday signed into law the stopgap spending bill that will keep the federal government running through Feb. 18, after congressional leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates. The White House released a...

Senate passes stopgap funding bill, avoiding shutdown

Dec. 02, 2021 22:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a stopgap spending bill Thursday that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates. The measure now goes to President Joe Biden to be signed into law....

Gov. Pritzker signs new Illinois congressional map into law

Nov. 23, 2021 20:42 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed Illinois' new congressional district map into law Tuesday, formalizing political boundaries drawn to help Democrats in next year's midterm elections, when Republicans are well positioned to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives....

House censures Rep. Gosar for violent video in rare rebuke

Nov. 18, 2021 00:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted to censure Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona for posting an animated video that depicted him killing Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword, an extraordinary rebuke that highlighted the political strains testing Washington and the...

House censures Rep. Gosar for violent video in rare rebuke

Nov. 17, 2021 19:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to censure Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona for posting an animated video that depicted him killing Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword, an extraordinary rebuke that highlighted the political strains testing Washington and...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Nov. 17, 2021 13:43 PM EST

Charlotte Observer. Nov. 16, 2021. Editorial: North Carolina will finally get a budget — but it’s not a good one More than two years after a standoff between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican lawmakers left North Carolina without a...

House to vote on censuring Gosar over video

Nov. 16, 2021 19:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will vote Wednesday on a resolution to censure Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona for tweeting an animated video that depicted him striking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., with a sword. Democratic lawmakers said Gosar's actions...

EXPLAINER: Who has the Jan. 6 panel subpoenaed — and why?

Nov. 12, 2021 16:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has issued almost three dozen subpoenas as it aggressively seeks information about the origins of the attack and what former President Donald Trump did — or didn’t do — to stop it. ...

EXPLAINER: Who has the Jan. 6 panel subpoenaed — and why?

Nov. 11, 2021 19:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has issued almost three dozen subpoenas as it aggressively seeks information about the origins of the attack and what former President Donald Trump did — or didn’t do — to stop it. ...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Nov. 09, 2021 12:18 PM EST

Chicago Sun-Times. November 6, 2021. Editorial: The world needs more trees. Chicago and Illinois must help. Planting and preserving trees takes carbon dioxide out of the air instead of letting it escape into the atmosphere, where it warms the planet...