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Business faces tricky path navigating post-Trump politics

Apr. 11, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a half-century, the voice emerging from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s monolithic, Beaux Arts-styled building near the White House was predictable: It was the embodiment of American business and, more specifically, a shared set of interests with the...

Ex-GOP leader confirmed as University of Missouri curator

Apr. 07, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Republican-led state Senate on Wednesday confirmed a former state Republican party chairman to the University of Missouri System governing board. Senators voted 19-13 to confirm Todd Graves as curator, with one Democrat joining most Republicans...

Florida governor rebuts vaccine 'pay-to-play' report on CBS

Apr. 07, 2021 14:12 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed back aggressively Tuesday against a “60 Minutes” report that suggested he initially made a deal to distribute COVID-19 vaccines in a South Florida county at Publix Super Markets pharmacies because the company made a donation to his...

Rep. Greene agrees not to block critics from Twitter account

Mar. 25, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and a Los Angeles-based political action committee have reached a settlement that bars the Georgia Republican from blocking anyone from her public Twitter account or other social media while she's in office. Greene...

Nevada lawmaker who survived massacre pushes ‘ghost gun’ ban

Mar. 18, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A proposal to ban build-your-own weapons known as “ghost guns” is sparking passionate for-and-against arguments in the Nevada Legislature, just over three years after Las Vegas experienced the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. ...

Ex-Kansas Gov. Colyer signals he'll make 2022 governor bid

Mar. 05, 2021 16:41 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer signaled Friday that he’ll make a comeback bid in 2022 by bringing a granddaughter of President Dwight Eisenhower onto his team for the Kansas governor's race. Colyer stopped short of formally announcing his...

Trump rips McConnell as GOP divide deepens post-Capitol riot

Feb. 16, 2021 20:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the most caustic sign yet of deepening GOP divisions, former President Donald Trump blistered Mitch McConnell as a “political hack” on Tuesday, days after the Senate’s top Republican denounced him as the inciter of U.S. Capitol attack. “The...

Barnes fined for accepting too much from a PAC

Feb. 12, 2021 13:46 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes' campaign was fined more than $1,600 for taking too much in-kind contributions from a political action committee, a fine the campaign inaccurately stated as a payment for legal fees to the state Elections Commission, according to a published...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Feb. 03, 2021 14:00 PM EST

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ Jan. 31 The Miami Herald on a push by lawmakers to remove public notices from Florida’s newspapers: If anything should persuade misguided lawmakers in the...

GOP Rep Kinzinger starts PAC to resist party’s Trump embrace

Jan. 31, 2021 13:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump, is launching a political action committee to push back against a House GOP leadership team and party that he says have become too closely aligned to the former president. The...