Videos from political rally show confrontation between Shaprio, protester | News, Sports, Jobs

Videos from political rally show confrontation between Shaprio, protester |  News, Sports, Jobs

Trustee Rich Shapiro, in blue, and Jacob Vennie-Vollrath, in white, are seen here face-to-face as Vennie-Vollrath holds a sign protesting Franklin County Legislator Lindy Ellis, on stage, who is married to Shapiro. (Screenshot from provided video – Neko Jay) SARANAC LAKE – Saranac Lake village Trustee Rich Shapiro could be censured by the village board … Read more

Jasmine Crockett wins race to replace US Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson

Jasmine Crockett wins race to replace US Rep.  Eddie Bernice Johnson

State Rep. Jasmine Crockett on Tuesday defeated Jane Hope Hamilton in the Democratic Party runoff to replace the retiring Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson in Congress. Crockett will meet the winner of the Republican runoff for Texas’ 30th Congressional District. In that contest, James Rodgers defeated James Harris, according to unofficial results early Wednesday. The Dallas … Read more

Biden to Sign Policing Order on Anniversary of Floyd’s Death | Political News

Biden to Sign Policing Order on Anniversary of Floyd’s Death |  Political News

By MIKE BALSAMO, ZEKE MILLER and CHRIS MEGERIAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – With Congress deadlocked over how to address racism and excessive use of force, President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order on policing Wednesday, the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death. The decision reflects Biden’s struggle to use the limited powers … Read more

‘My heart’s breaking’: Utah politicians, officials react to news of Texas school shooting

‘My heart’s breaking’: Utah politicians, officials react to news of Texas school shooting

Law enforcement personnel walk outside Uvalde High School after shooting was reported earlier in the day at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday in Uvalde, Texas. (William Luther, The San Antonio Express-News via AP) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Politicians, public figures and organizations in Utah are responding to a Texas elementary … Read more

Biden: ‘We Have to Act’ After Texas School Shooting | Political News

A grief-stricken President Joe Biden addressed the nation Tuesday night as though he was experiencing the fresh pain of losing two of his own children, a feeling he said was like “having a piece of your soul ripped away.” Appearing near tears, the president talked about the parents of the 18 elementary schoolers shot dead … Read more

California Cuts Grass Watering Down as Drought Dries West | Political News

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Grass in office parks, on college campuses or in some California neighborhoods will go brown this summer after state water officials adopted a ban Tuesday on watering certain green spaces as the state’s drought drags on. The ban adopted by the State Water Resources Control Board … Read more

Ohioans Got Short Shrift as Political Map Fight Dragged On | Ohio News

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Accusations have flown for months over who’s to blame for Ohio’s protracted redistricting predicament – a mess of a political mapmaking fight that’s left the state without settled political maps and voters without a day for electing party nominees to Statehouse seats. Voting rights groups … Read more

Chris Stirewalt, Former Fox News Politics Editor, Joins NewsNation – Deadline

Chris Stirewalt, who was a veteran politics editor at Fox News until he was let go in the aftermath of the 2020 election, is joining NewsNation, Nexstar’s non-partisan news venture. Stirewalt will “provide balanced and accurate political analysis throughout the election season,” NewsNation said in announcing the hire, adding that it also had established a … Read more

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