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Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jun. 27, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

Kokomo Tribune. June 25, 2022. Editorial: Broken system lets down Hoosier family Home. Home is what’s familiar to you. Home is where you grew up, went to school and where your friends live. Home is where your family...

Primary sends mixed signals in heavily Democratic California

Jun. 08, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is a Democratic fortress, but Tuesday’s primary election may have revealed some cracks. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top-tier Democrats emerged safely from contested statewide races in which they will be strongly favored this fall, and the Legislature...

Newsom wins California primary, is big favorite in November

Jun. 08, 2022 10:12 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a year when Democrats across the country have been bracing for a mid-term backlash at the polls, voters in California delivered decisive victories for the party during Tuesday’s primary, led by Gov. Gavin Newsom crushing a field of 25 other candidates less than a...

California's Newsom cruises to easy primary victory

Jun. 08, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom cruised to an easy victory in Tuesday’s primary barely one year after surviving a recall attempt, advancing to the November general election where he will be an overwhelming favorite to defeat a little-known Republican state senator. ...

Democrat Alex Padilla advances to November general election for U.S. Senate in California.

Jun. 07, 2022 23:39 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Alex Padilla advances to November general election for U.S. Senate in California.

Democrat Alex Padilla advances to November special election for U.S. Senate in California. (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert erroneously reported Padilla won the special election; a second candidate will also advance to the special election in November.)

Jun. 07, 2022 23:33 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Alex Padilla advances to November special election for U.S. Senate in California. (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert erroneously reported Padilla won the special election; a second candidate will also advance to the special election in November.).

2022 midterms: What to watch in primaries in 7 states

Jun. 06, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Primary elections in seven states Tuesday will set the stage for U.S. House and Senate races this fall, with many contests shaped by political fissures in both major parties and the lingering shadow of former President Donald Trump. With control of Congress in...

Groundbreaking held for space shuttle Endeavour's LA museum

Jun. 01, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday for a museum that will permanently exhibit the retired NASA space shuttle Endeavour in Los Angeles. Endeavour will be displayed vertically as if ready for launch, complete with a massive external tank and solid rocket...

Judge: California's women on boards law is unconstitutional

May. 16, 2022 22:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California’s landmark law requiring women on corporate boards is unconstitutional. Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis said the law that would have required boards have up to three female directors by this year violated...

California Democratic supremacy tested by crime, inflation

May. 10, 2022 01:29 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats in many parts of the country are facing a potentially grim political year, but in California no one is talking about the liberal stronghold changing direction. California's largely irrelevant Republican Party could field only little-known candidates...