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Colorado GOP rejects candidates who back Trump election binds

DENVER (AP) — Republicans in Colorado rejected two prominent candidates whose political profiles were centered on election falsehoods in a fresh reminder that fealty to form President Donald Trump’s lies about mass voter fraud is no guarantee of success with conservative voters. Tina Peters, the Mesa County clerk who became nationally known after being indicted …

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Takeaways from Tuesday’s primaries in Illinois, Colorado and New York

Many Republicans in Colorado were aghast at the prospect of Tina Peters, the indicted Mesa County clerk who has parroted Trump’s falsehoods about vote fraud, taking over the state’s elections machinery. On Tuesday, those GOP voters rejected Peters’ bid to take on Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold. Instead, they nominated Pam Anderson, a former …

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Donald Trump aides left speechless by Cassidy Hutchinson testimony at Jan. 6 hearing

“This paints a picture of Trump completely unhinged and completely losing all control which, for his base, they think of him as someone who is in command at all times. This completely flies in the face of that,” the adviser added. The Trump adviser, who was in a group text chat with several other Trump …

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51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America frantically sought word of their loved ones as authorities began the grim task Tuesday of identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat. It was the deadliest tragedy to claim the …

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Abortions can resume at some Texas clinics after court blocks pre-Roe ban

The order will have the effect of allowing some Texas clinics — at least for a short period — to resume the procedure for up to around six weeks into the pregnancy. A separate Texas law prohibiting abortion, its so-called trigger ban, will go into effect within the next few weeks. Tuesday’s temporary restraining order …

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Former Meadows help Cassidy Hutchinson will testify before January 6 committee on Tuesday, sources say

Her planned appearance was first reported by Punchbowl News. Hutchinson has already been interviewed by the committee behind closed doors and video clips from her deposition have been featured by the panel during earlier hearings. But her live testimony would mark a significant moment in the committee’s series of hearings as Hutchinson has long been …

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Supreme Court’s abortion ruling sets off new court fights

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Judges temporarily blocked abortion bans Monday in Louisiana and Utah, while a federal court in South Carolina said a law sharply restricting the procedure would take effect there immediately as the battle over whether women may end pregnancies shifted from the nation’s highest court to courts around the country. The US …

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Wells Fargo to pay travel, lodging costs for employees who have to travel to have an abortion | Local

Wells Fargo & Co. said Monday it will reimburse transportation and lodging costs for employees who must travel more than 50 miles for an abortion, joining three other major banks in offering such a policy. The policy goes into effect Friday. “Wells Fargo employees have access to a national network of healthcare professionals who provide …

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Roe v. Wade decision and abortion rights news

Twenty two attorneys general reaffirmed their commitment to expanding access to abortion care in their states in a joint statement issued Monday. The coalition – comprised of the attorneys general of New York California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, …

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More than 1 million voters switch to GOP in warning for Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — A political shift is beginning to take hold across the US as tens of thousands of suburban swing voters who helped fuel the Democratic Party’s gains in recent years are becoming Republicans. More than 1 million voters across 43 states have switched to the Republican Party over the last year, according to …

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