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House Dems reach deal on policing bills ahead of midterms

Sep. 21, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Progressive and centrist Democrats in the House have clinched agreement on a long-sought policing and public safety package that will be brought to the House floor just weeks before the midterm elections. House Democrats announced the deal Wednesday, ending...

In South Carolina, Harris urges students to vote in midterms

Sep. 20, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris visited two historically Black colleges in South Carolina to push for voter registration as she focuses on places and demographics that will be key to Democrats’ chances to hold on to Congress in the midterm elections. In remarks...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 09, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — To be announced. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Vice President Kamala Harris. __ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.; Karen Pierce, British ambassador to the U.S.;...

SC Democrats call on their party's US Senate nominee to quit

Sep. 08, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Democrat vying to oust Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is facing calls from within her own party to fold her campaign, following the publication of additional leaked audio in which she appears to make disparaging remarks about her constituents. ...

CNN management intent on changing perception of the network

Aug. 26, 2022 09:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It was the kind of story that media reporter Brian Stelter would normally sink his teeth into — if only it didn't involve him. CNN said last week it was cancelling “Reliable Sources,” its 30-year-old program on the media, and letting Stelter go, part of a...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Aug. 01, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. July 29, 2022. Editorial: Gerrymandered board of education districts do not accord with Ohio law and should be revised: editorial Ohio voters created the State Board of Education in 1953. As the law is currently constituted, 11 of the board’s...

Senate confirms Michelle Childs to DC appeals court

Jul. 19, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of South Carolina jurist Michelle Childs — recently under consideration for a slot on the U.S. Supreme Court — to sit on the federal court typically seen as a proving ground for the nation’s highest bench. Senators, including...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jul. 14, 2022 14:39 PM EDT

The Times and Democrat. July 12, 2022. Editorial: Bipartisanship works for heirs’ property owners A provision of the 2018 Farm Bill was important in providing “fair access” to U.S. Department of Agriculture programs. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., worked...

How a crowded GOP field could help Trump in 2024 campaign

Jul. 09, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump considers another White House run, polls show he's the most popular figure in the Republican Party. But it wasn't always that way. Competing at one point against a dozen rivals for the presidential nomination in 2016, Trump won only about one-third...

Matthews wins Democratic US Senate nod in South Carolina

Jun. 28, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State Rep. Krystle Matthews on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, a general election campaign that could begin under the cloud of a possible ethics investigation. Matthews, the second-place...