Politics

  • DeSantis Won’t Move on Masks in Florida

    by - Aug 3, 2021
    By TERRY SPENCER, ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday downplayed a spike in COVID-19 cases that’s shattered state hospitalization records and strongly reiterated...
  • Biden to Announce New Eviction Ban

    by - Aug 3, 2021
    By JOSH BOAK and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration will announce a new 60-day eviction moratorium that would protect areas where 90% of the U.S. population lives, according to three people...
  • Dems Want Biden to Extend Eviction Ban

    by - Aug 2, 2021
    By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday it’s “unfathomable” that Americans will be ousted from their homes during the COVID-19 crisis, and backed by the Congressional Black Caucus...
  • Infrastructure Plan Finally Unveiled

    by - Aug 2, 2021
    By KEVIN FREKING and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After much delay, senators unveiled a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, wrapping up days of painstaking work on the inches-thick bill and launching what is...
  • Harris Releases Strategy to Tackle Migration

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris said Thursday that efforts to address root causes of migrationfrom three Central American countries won’t produce immediate results as she unveiled a broad strategy that expands on principles the Biden administration...
  • Biden to Let Eviction Moratorium Expire

    by - Jul 29, 2021
    By MICHAEL CASEY Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The Biden administration will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing that its hands are tied after the Supreme Court ruled it could only be...
  • Senate Acts to Take Up Infrastructure Bill

    by - Jul 29, 2021
    By LISA MASCARO, KEVIN FREKING and ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to begin work on a nearly $1 trillion national infrastructure plan, acting with sudden speed after weeks of fits and...
  • Rioter Behavior Subject of Jan. 6 Hearing

    by - Jul 28, 2021
    By AARON MORRISON Associated Press It had only been hinted at in previous public examinations of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection: Scores of rioters attacked police officers not just with makeshift weapons, stun guns and fists,...
  • Lawmakers Work to Strip Old ‘Whites Only’ Covenants

    by - Jul 28, 2021
    By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Fred Ware and his son were researching the history of the home he’s owned in the Hartford suburbs since 1950 when they discovered something far uglier than...
  • Restaurant Owner Arrest Rattles Hometown

    by - Jul 28, 2021
    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press KANE, Pa. (AP) — A crank caller ordered an “insurrection pizza” from Pauline Bauer’s restaurant. A profane piece of hate mail addressed her as a domestic terrorist. She even became a...

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