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EXPLAINER: Why is history repeating itself in Guinea's coup?

Sep. 07, 2021 06:33 AM EDT

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Many hoped that Guinea's landmark 2010 election would finally bring the West African country a democratic leader after decades of corrupt dictatorship. Instead President Alpha Conde decided to stick around for a third term, modifying the...

Duterte confirms he'll run for Philippines VP next year

Aug. 25, 2021 05:38 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Tough-talking Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has confirmed rumblings that he will run next year for vice president, in what critics say is an attempt at an end-run around constitutional term limits. Duterte, who is notorious for his...

State Sen. Williams announces U. of Nebraska regent bid

Jul. 22, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Sen. Matt Williams, of Gothenburg, announced Thursday that he will run for an open seat on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents next year. Williams has served in the Legislature the last seven years, and is ineligible to run again...

Term limits measure approved for signature-gathering

Jul. 17, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A change to the state constitution that would place term limits on the governor and members of the Legislature is a step closer to bringing the matter to a public vote. Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Friday announced he approved for circulation a...

North Dakota conservatives seek term limits for lawmakers

Jul. 01, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A group of ultraconservative North Dakota lawmakers and Republican Party leaders have proposed a ballot measure to place term limits on the governor and members of the Legislature. If Secretary of State Al Jaeger approves the petition, which he...

Ivey, 19 other GOP governors oppose Supreme Court expansion

Jun. 29, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and 19 other Republican governors on Tuesday sent a letter opposing any expansion of the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, a longshot idea pushed by some congressional Democrats. The Republican Governors...