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GOP lawmaker joins recall race targeting California governor

Jul. 06, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California lawmaker on Tuesday joined the growing list of Republican candidates hoping to oust Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a September recall election. Assemblyman Kevin Kiley — one of Newsom’s most vocal critics at the Statehouse, and a...

'Hillbilly Elegy' author JD Vance joins US Senate campaign

Jul. 01, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

The venture capitalist and author of “Hillbilly Elegy” officially joined the crowded Republican race for the Ohio U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Rob Portman. JD Vance, whose book was widely seen in 2016 as helping explain Republican Donald Trump's appeal to...

Republicans vie for Trump's blessing in Ohio Senate primary

May. 19, 2021 00:53 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — One candidate has been circulating a who's-done-more-for-Donald Trump scorecard. Footage of a waving Trump was dropped without context into a TV ad for another. A photo posted to Twitter gushes over the ex-president and his wife stopping by a third candidate's fundraiser...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 17, 2021 09:44 AM EDT

(Elyria) Chronicle-Telegram. May 14, 2021. Editorial: A new stage in the pandemic If you still needed a reason to get the coronavirus vaccine, a good one arrived Thursday. Fully vaccinated Americans can safely stop wearing masks...

'Fetal heartbeat' in abortion laws taps emotion, not science

May. 14, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dr. Michael Cackovic has treated his share of pregnant women. So when Republican lawmakers across the U.S. began passing bans on abortion at what they term “the first detectable fetal heartbeat,” he was exasperated. That's because at the...

Today in History

May. 13, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2021. There are 232 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 13, 1607, English colonists arrived by ship at the site of what became the Jamestown...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 10, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

Akron Beacon Journal. May 9, 2021. Editorial: $20 million can’t reduce Akron’s gun violence without innovation, clear plan Guns remain at the heart of America’s political divide. On the streets of Akron and most large...

Stefanik's political evolution mirrors story of today's GOP

May. 08, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a time, not long ago, when Elise Stefanik would not say Donald Trump's name. He was simply “my party's presidential nominee,” she would say. The pragmatic New York congresswoman was far more focused on welcoming a new generation of voters...

Whose 'Big Lie'? Trump's proclamation a new GOP litmus test

May. 04, 2021 08:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and his supporters are intensifying efforts to shame — and potentially remove — members of their party who are seen as disloyal to the former president and his false claims that last year's election was stolen from him. On Capitol...

Today in History

May. 04, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 4, the 124th day of 2021. There are 241 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 4, 1961, the first group of “Freedom Riders” left Washington, D.C. to challenge...