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McConnell backs post-Jan. 6 revisions to elections law

Sep. 28, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will “proudly support” legislation to overhaul rules for certifying presidential elections, bolstering a bipartisan effort to revise a 19th century law and avoid another Jan. 6 insurrection. The...

Bills would curtail objections at future Jan. 6 vote counts

Sep. 26, 2022 08:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress have officially objected to the results in four of the last six presidential elections, a partisan practice that has been legal for over a century but became much more fraught after a violent mob of then-President Donald Trump’s supporters attacked the U.S....

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Sep. 21, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

Frankort State Journal. September 20, 2022. Editorial: Needed: More conversations about addiction, mental health Our society can be contradictory at times. We celebrate when loved ones finish treatment cancer-free, but yet we don’t usually extend the same...

Congress eyes strongest response yet to Jan. 6 attack

Sep. 20, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are voting this week on changes to a 19th century law for certifying presidential elections, their strongest legislative response yet to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn his 2020 election defeat. ...

Yellen calls for modernized IRS at Maryland field office

Sep. 15, 2022 13:50 PM EDT

NEW CARROLLTON, Md. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen laid out her vision for a modernized, responsive, tech-savvy tax collection agency equipped to manage 21st century challenges at an IRS office in New Carrollton, Maryland, on Thursday. Yellen said the agency plans to hire...

Canada's Conservative party elects populist as new leader

Sep. 10, 2022 21:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s opposition Conservative Party elected its go-to attack dog as its new party leader Saturday. Pierre Poilievre is a firebrand populist who opposes vaccine mandates and blames Canada's inflation on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He won the party...

Republicans notably silent, split as Trump probe deepens

Aug. 31, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At first, Republicans were highly critical of the FBI search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, but as new details emerge about the more than 100 classified documents the former president haphazardly stashed at his private club Republicans have grown notably silent. ...

Fall books a broad mix of literary and commercial favorites

Aug. 25, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipation for one of the fall’s likeliest bestsellers has been growing all year. For months, Colleen Hoover’s millions of fans on TikTok, Instagram and elsewhere have been talking up and posting early excerpts from her novel “It Starts With Us.” By...

Fall books a broad mix of literary and commercial favorites

Aug. 25, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipation for one of the fall's likeliest bestsellers has been growing all year. For months, Colleen Hoover's millions of fans on TikTok, Instagram and elsewhere have been talking up and posting early excerpts from her novel “It Starts With Us." By summer, the...

Panel: Trump staffers pushed unproven COVID treatment at FDA

Aug. 24, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in the Trump White House tried to pressure U.S. health experts into reauthorizing a discredited COVID-19 treatment, according to a congressional investigation that provides new evidence of that administration’s efforts to override Food and Drug Administration...