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Father's Nazi past haunts Chilean presidential frontrunner

Dec. 08, 2021 12:18 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — The German-born father of Chilean presidential frontrunner José Antonio Kast was a member of Adolf Hitler's Nazi party, according to a recently unearthed document obtained by The Associated Press, revelations that appear at odds with the far-right candidate's own statements about...

Transplant bill would protect patients with disabilities

Dec. 05, 2021 10:54 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire has helped introduce a bill that would prevent discrimination against patients with disabilities who are in need of an organ transplant. The bill is named after Charlotte Woodward, of Virginia, an advocate...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 24, 2021 14:14 PM EST

South Florida Sun Sentinel. November 18, 2021. Editorial: Three days in Tallahassee we could easily have lived without The show’s over. It was brief, three days. The plot was predictable. It played to a near-empty house with as...

DeSantis appoints new Florida chief resilience officer

Nov. 20, 2021 11:05 AM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Florida's third chief resilience officer, a position aimed at tackling climate change that has been vacant for months. The Republican governor announced Friday that Wesley Brooks would take over the resilience job...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 10, 2021 16:49 PM EST

Palm Beach Post. November 6, 2021. Editorial: Public must have a say in redrawing political districts In 1812, Massachusetts Gov. and American Founding Father Elbridge Gerry signed a bill that created a Boston legislative district in the shape of a...

Legislative push for permanent daylight saving time renewed

Nov. 06, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Members of Congress are renewing the push to make daylight saving time permanent as most of the nation prepares to turn back the clocks one hour this Sunday. U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, said the bipartisan Sunshine...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Nov. 03, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

The (Charleston) Post and Courier. Nov. 2, 2021. Editorial: You don’t have to be a pothead to support SC hemp; in fact, it’s best not to be We’ve been talking a lot about cannabis at the national and state levels in recent years, but there are...

Rubio takes Big Business to task a year before election

Nov. 01, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is taking Big Business to task. In an op-ed published Monday, the Republican from Florida called corporate America “the instrument of anti-American ideologies." Rubio bemoaned what he described as corporate America’s...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Oct. 27, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

Palm Beach Post. October 26, 2021. Editorial: Florida Senate must reject Dr. Ladapo confirmation In Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Gov. Ron DeSantis not only hired a hardline sycophant but found a miscreant of a medical professional who apparently doesn’t care...

Embattled Nevada Democrats outraise midterm election foes

Oct. 18, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada politicians are loading their campaign coffers with millions in contributions in preparation for next year's midterm elections, setting the stage for a costly election year with advertising bombarding television, radio, social media and mailboxes. ...