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Ducey front and center at Republican governors conference

Nov. 18, 2021 16:38 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey got a turn in the spotlight among some of the Republican Party’s top elected officials, donors and strategists this week as he oversaw the Republican Governors Association annual meeting in Phoenix. Ducey, who is barred by term limits...

Term limits challenge rejected by federal appeals court

Nov. 17, 2021 17:25 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court wasn't swayed Wednesday by a challenge to a Michigan law that restricts how long people can serve in the Legislature. Voters in 1992 added term limits to the state constitution. House members can serve three consecutive...

EXPLAINER: How power and ideology define Xi's rise in China

Nov. 12, 2021 03:59 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping emerged from a party conclave this week not only more firmly ensconced in power than ever, but also with a stronger ideological and theoretical grasp on the ruling Communist Party’s past, present and future. That lays the groundwork for him to take...

Supreme Court commission talks positively of shorter terms

Oct. 14, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A commission tasked with studying potential changes to the Supreme Court released a first look Thursday night at its review, a draft report that is cautious in discussing proposals for expanding the court but also speaks approvingly of term limits for justices. ...

President Biden signs short-term debt limit increase, averting federal default but setting up new standoff in December

Oct. 14, 2021 20:07 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Biden signs short-term debt limit increase, averting federal default but setting up new standoff in December.

EXPLAINER: Why is history repeating itself in Guinea's coup?

Sep. 07, 2021 06:33 AM EDT

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Many hoped that Guinea's landmark 2010 election would finally bring the West African country a democratic leader after decades of corrupt dictatorship. Instead President Alpha Conde decided to stick around for a third term, modifying the...