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Jan 30 2024
CHICAGO — (AP) — Illinois' election board on Tuesday kept former President Donald Trump on the state's primary ballot, a week before the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on whether the Republican's role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol disqualifies him from the presidency. The board’s unanimous ruling comes after its hearing officer, a retired judge and Republican, found thatWHIO 7
Jan 29 2024
CHICAGO — (AP) — Illinois' election board on Tuesday is scheduled to consider whether to keep Donald Trump on the state's primary ballot after a recommendation that he be removed over the Constitution's insurrection provision. The meeting of the Illinois State Board of Elections, which is split evenly between Democrats and Republicans, comes a little more than a week before the U.S. SupremeBoston 25 News
Jan 18 2024
Missouri abortion rights supporters on Thursday formally launched a campaign to overturn the state’s near-total ban on the procedure, following an intense legal effort by Republicans to render the proposal politically toxic. Missourians for Constitutional Freedom announced it is backing a measure that would enshrine the right to an abortion in the state constitution but also give lawmakersThe Kansas City Star
Jan 30 2024
Trump will remain on Illinois' ballot as election board turns back challenge under Constitution's insurrection amendmentSan Diego Union-Tribune
Mar 12 2020
White House Officials Allege Speaker Pelosi Pushed To Include Hyde Amendment Loophole Into Coronavirus Stimulus Plan
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sought to include a potential way to guarantee federal funding for abortion into the coronavirus economic stimulus plan, according to multiple senior White House officials.
Speaking to the Daily Caller, those officials alleged that while negotiating the stimulus with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Pelosi tried to lobby for “several” provisions thatThe Daily Caller
Jan 03 2024
Decisions kicking former President Trump off the ballot in two states — Colorado and Maine — are amping up the pressure on the Supreme Court to resolve questions about Trump’s eligibility under the 14th Amendment.
The Trump campaign appealed the Maine ruling Tuesday and is expected to do the same in Colorado, the latter of which especially puts the spotlight on the Supreme Court and itsThe Hill
Jan 02 2024
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3 to amend the campaign finance ordinance. The amendment prohibits candidates from accepting political contributions from foreign and domestic corporations and limited liability companies in the City of Wichita elections. Other entities, such as sole proprietorships, professional associations, partnerships and PACs wouldKSN TV
Oct 23 2023
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WLBT) - U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) issued a short statement Monday about an incident that occurred on Sunday at her Brookhaven home. “An incident involving a shooting occurred near the home of Senator Hyde-Smith early Sunday afternoon. The Senator and her family were not harmed. Senator Hyde-Smith is grateful for the concern shown by many and the good work ofWLBT 3
Jan 17 2024
Democrats in the Virginia Senate succeeded in stopping several bills advanced by Republicans and postponed discussion of proposed constitutional amendments to later in the year, according to a new report. The Associated Press reports that the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee voted to postpone consideration of proposed amendments to the state constitution that would repeal Virginia'sThe Messenger
Jan 06 2024
In a move to protect marriage equality, Virginia Democrats are spearheading efforts to amend the state constitution to abolish its ban on same-sex marriage. Richmond NBC affiliate WWBT reports that this initiative aims to cement the legal status of same-sex marriages in Virginia, a right currently upheld by federal law but contradicted by the state’s constitution. The Richmond Times-Advocate