Tag: Congress

  • Pressure mounts after Oregon primary election fiasco

    OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker in Oregon is calling for an investigation into a ballot printing fiasco that will delay Tuesday’s primary results by weeks, with a key race in the United States House at stake in a state that prides itself on voter access and election transparency. Tens of thousands […]

  • Oz and McCormick still neck and neck in Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick Wednesday entered essentially a tie in the hotly contested Republican nomination from Pennsylvania for an open U.S. Senate seat, which is expected to be among the nation’s most competitive races in the fall. The contest was a few […]

  • What Congress Learned From Its First Public Hearing on UFOs Since 1966

    Congress held its first public hearing on unidentified flying objects in decades on Tuesday, centered on investigations into reported military encounters with unexplained objects. By the numbers: A database tracking sightings of unidentified objects grew to about 400 reports. Sightings “are frequent and ongoing,” witnesses said. Hearing follows U.S. government report on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena […]

  • Edwards ousts North Carolina Rep. Cawthorn in GOP primary

    RALEIGH, NC (AP) — First-term U.S. Representative Madison Cawthorn has lost her Republican primary race Tuesday to declare Senator Chuck Edwards, after pro-Donald Trump firebrand personal and political blunders resulted in voter discontent. Cawthorn called on Edwards to concede the 11th congressional district primary to Edwards, Cawthorn campaign spokesman Luke Ball told The Associated Press. […]

  • Supreme Court rules for Senator Cruz in campaign finance case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority sided with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Monday. in his challenge to a provision of federal campaign finance law, in a decision that a dissenting judge said risks “further discrediting” US politics. The justices, in a 6-3 decision that split the court along ideological lines, […]

  • Ukraine: the Russians withdraw from the vicinity of Kharkiv, beat towards the east

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian troops were withdrawing from Ukraine’s second-largest city after shelling it for weeks, the Ukrainian military said Saturday, as forces from Kyiv and Moscow engaged in a fierce battle for the industrial heart of the east of the country. Ukraine’s military says Russian forces are withdrawing from the northeastern city of […]

  • US report details church-state collusion over Indigenous schools

    A new Home Office report on the legacy of boarding schools for Native Americans highlights how closely the U.S. government worked with churches to Christianize them as part of a project to separate them from their culture, identity, and ultimately their land. The Role of Churches Forms a Secondary Part of the Federal Indian Residential […]

  • Growing proportion of COVID-19 deaths are ‘breakthrough cases’

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  • House sets own grave new standard after Jan. 6 attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The committee’s remarkable Jan. 6 decision to subpoena House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other congressional Republicans for the insurgency on Capitol Hill is as rare as the deadly riot itself, deepening acrimony and mistrust between lawmakers and raising questions about what happens next. The outcome is sure to reverberate beyond the […]

  • The AP Interview: US ‘vulnerable’ to COVID without new vaccines

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House COVID-19 coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha has issued a dire warning that the United States will be increasingly vulnerable to the coronavirus. this fall and winter if Congress does not quickly approve new funding for more vaccines and treatments. In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Jha said Americans’ […]