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

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

Alabama Gov. Ivey Seeking to Avoid Runoff in Crowded Primary | Political News

By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Facing eight challengers in Alabama’s Republican primary, Gov. Kay Ivey repeated former President Donald Trump’s false claims about election theft. Then, the white-haired, 77-year-old Ivey sat at her office desk and pulled three things out of her purse for a commercial campaign: a lipstick, a cellphone … Read more

Pennsylvania’s Fetterman Released From Hospital After Stroke | Political News

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee in the state’s high-profile US Senate contest, has been released from hospital after a stay of more than a week following a stroke, his wife and his campaign said Sunday. “João is headed home – time to rest and recover (and annoy me)!” … Read more

Some New Mexico Wildfire Evacuees Worry About Their Future | US News®

MORA, NM (AP) – As more than 2,700 firefighters in northern New Mexico continued to battle the nation’s largest active wildfire on Sunday, many evacuees were growing concerned about their future after weeks away from home The biggest fire in the state’s recorded history has been burning for six weeks now, and some of the … Read more

White House: 78,000 Pounds of Infant Formula Heading to US | Political News

By MIKE CONROY, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles is expected to arrive Sunday in Indianapolis, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said. The formula, weighing 78,000 pounds (35,380 kilograms), is being transported by military plane, Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One as … Read more

US sees the risk of COVID supply rationing without more funds

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is planning for “dire” contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if Congress does not approve more money for fighting COVID-19. In public comments and private meetings on Capitol Hill, Dr. Ashish Jha, the White House coronavirus coordinator, has painted a dark picture in … Read more

Australians vote to determine conservative government future

CANBERRA, Australia – Vote counting started in Australia’s election on Saturday that will decide whether Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s conservative government can defy odds and rule for a fourth three-year term. Opposition leader Anthony Albanese’s center-left Labor Party has been a favorite to win its first election since 2007. But Morrison defied the opinion polls … Read more

Former Ohio Prisons Chief Top Contender to Run US Prisons | Political News

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The former director of the Ohio state prison system has emerged as a leading contender to run the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons, three people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Gary Mohr, who has also worked in the private prison … Read more

Former Ohio Prisons Chief Top Contender to Run US Prisons | Political News

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The former director of the Ohio state prison system has emerged as a leading contender to run the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons, three people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Friday. Gary Mohr, who has also worked in the … Read more

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