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Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

Aug. 03, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting pressure Tuesday to resign, including from President Joe Biden and other onetime Democratic allies, after an investigation found he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers. ...

NY Assembly leader says Cuomo can "no longer remain in office," says legislature will expedite impeachment investigation

Aug. 03, 2021 17:28 PM EDT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — NY Assembly leader says Cuomo can "no longer remain in office," says legislature will expedite impeachment investigation.

‘I’m back’: Ex-con Blagojevich sues for right to run again

Aug. 02, 2021 21:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Ex-con and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich sued his home state Monday for booting him from the governor’s seat after his 2008 arrest for corruption and stripping him of his right to run for elective office in Illinois. Before filing the lawsuit, an...

Nevada county bid to honor Trump goes from road to buildings

Aug. 02, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

YERINGTON, Nev. (AP) — Lawmakers in a rural Nevada county who decided 3-2 last month not to name a road for former President Donald Trump now are considering putting his name on their court, jail and sheriff’s office. Lyon County commissioners have scheduled debate...

Trump's kingmaker status faces test in Ohio special election

Aug. 02, 2021 09:46 AM EDT

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — As soon as it became clear last week that a Texas congressional candidate backed by Donald Trump would be defeated in a special election, the former president's allies quickly shifted their attention to Ohio to ward off another embarrassing loss. ...

South Carolina lawmaker to challenge US Rep. Tom Rice

Jul. 30, 2021 06:03 AM EDT

A South Carolina state lawmaker is mounting a primary challenge to U.S. Rep. Tom Rice, saying the five-term Republican broke his constituents' trust by voting to impeach former President Donald Trump earlier this year. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press,...

Conservatives want to boot Cheney, Kinzinger from House GOP

Jul. 29, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative lawmakers made a push Thursday to boot Republican Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger out of the House GOP because the two defied party leaders and joined the chamber's special committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack by supporters of then-President...

DOJ won't defend Brooks in lawsuit over Capitol violence

Jul. 28, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice won’t help defend U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama against a civil lawsuit that claims he helped to incite the Jan. 6 violence at the Capitol. In a court filing Tuesday, the Justice Department...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Jul. 28, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

Newsday. July 24, 2021. Editorial: Planning for a pandemic The early days of the COVID-19 epidemic on Long Island were marked by chaos and confusion in search of a wider plan. Nurses and volunteer EMTs scrounged for sufficient masks and gowns. The...

GOP’s Jake Ellzey wins US House seat over Trump-backed rival

Jul. 27, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Jake Ellzey of Texas won a U.S. House seat on Tuesday night over a rival backed by Donald Trump, dealing the former president a defeat in a test of his endorsement power since leaving office. Ellzey’s come-from-behind victory over...