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

AP Sources: Biden to Sign Policing Executive Order | Political News

By MIKE BALSAMO and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order on policing on Wednesday, the second anniversary of G eorge Floyd’s death, according to three people familiar with the matter. The order would require federal law enforcement to review and revise policies on use of … Read more

Dr. Scott Jensen Wins GOP Endorsement for Minnesota Governor | Political News

By STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Dr. Scott Jensen, a skeptic of the government’s response to COVID-19, won the Minnesota GOP’s endorsement after a wild ride on Saturday to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election, going over the top on the ninth ballot with 65% of the vote. Jensen, … Read more

US Grappling With Native American Boarding School History | Political News

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Deb Haaland is pushing the US government to reckon with its role in Native American boarding schools like no other Cabinet secretary could – backed by personal experience, a struggle with losing her own Native language and a broader community that has felt the devastating impacts. … Read more

US Reckoning With Role in Native American Boarding Schools | Political News

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Deb Haaland is pushing the US government to reckon with its role in Native American boarding schools like no other Cabinet secretary could – backed by personal experience, a struggle with losing her own Native language and a broader community that has felt the devastating impacts. … Read more

Minneapolis Vote Fraud Trial Spotlights Absentee Ballots | Political News

By STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis man is on trial on charges of lying to a federal grand jury about abusing a process for submitting absentee ballots for other voters during Minnesota’s primary election in August 2020. Muse Mohamud Mohamed, 34, is accused of falsely telling the grand jury last fall … Read more

North Dakota Legislator’s Home Searched After Inmate Texts | North Dakota News

By JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, ND (AP) – Police and federal agents in Grand Forks seized video discs and other items from the home of North Dakota’s longest-serving state senator after he had traded scores of text messages with a man jailed on child pornography charges. According to a police report obtained by The … Read more

Minn. GOP Candidate Wants Democratic Elections Chief Jailed | Political News

By STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A leading Republican running for Minnesota governor has suggested that the state’s Democratic secretary of state should go to prison for his running of the state’s election system, without providing any evidence that he’s done anything illegal. Scott Jensen, a doctor and former state senator … Read more

Biden to Speak at Memorial Service for Former VP Mondale | Political News

By STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – President Joe Biden plans to gather with other dignitaries in Minneapolis on Sunday to remember former Vice President Walter Mondale at a memorial service that his family delayed for a year due to the pandemic. Mondale died in April 2021 at age 93. White House press secretary … Read more

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