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Kemp wins Georgia GOP gov’s race in stinging rebuke of Trump

May 25, 2022

By STEVE PEOPLES and JEFF AMY ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia easily dispatched with Donald Trump’s hand-picked challenger on Tuesday in a Republican primary that demonstrated the limits of the former president and his conspiracy-fueled politics in a critical swing state. Kemp will face Democrat Stacey Abrams this fall in what will…

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Texas school shooting kills 18 children, 3 adults

May 24, 2022

Photo: Youtube Screenshot Associated Press By EUGENE GARCIA and DARIO LOPEZ-MILLS UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 18 children, officials said, and the gunman was dead. The death toll also included three adults, according to state Sen. Roland Gutierrez, who said he was…

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Grand jury indicts gunman Payton Gendron on first degree murder charges

May 20, 2022

AP–Gunman Payton Gendron, 18, appeared briefly in court to hear that he was indicted on first degree murder in the killings of 10 people at the Tops Supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Most of the victims the killer targeted were African Americans. “Payton, you’re a coward!” someone shouted the courtroom gallery as he was led…

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Mastriano wins PA GOP gov nod; Dems Shapiro, Fetterman win races

May 18, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —John Fetterman wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania primary. Josh Shapiro wins Democratic nomination for PA govermor. Donald Trump’s preferred candidate in Pennsylvania’s Senate Republican primary was essentially tied with a more traditional rival, while his pick for governor notched a commanding victory Tuesday as the former president worked to…

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10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack police call hate crime

May 15, 2022

Photo: YouTube screenshot/AP channel By CAROLYN THOMPSON, JOHN WAWROW, MICHAEL BALSAMO and DAVE COLLINS BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A white 18-year-old wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday in what authorities described as “racially motivated…

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Lawmakers navigate Pennsylvania primary with unfamiliar maps

May 13, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf delivers his budget address for the 2022-23 fiscal year to a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) By Mark Scolforo ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa. — It’s been two months since the contentious, once-a-decade process to redraw Pennsylvania…

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Conservative groups go against Trump, Oz in Pa. Senate race

May 13, 2022

In this photo combination of images taken in 2022, are Republican candidates for U.S. Senate, Kathy Barnette (top left), Carla Sands (top right), Mehmet Oz (bottom left), Jeff Bartos (bottom center) and Dave McCormick (bottom right). The five are scheduled to meet in Harrisburg, Pa., for a debate on Monday, April 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt…

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Mail ballots, office hours and dropbox locations for 2022 Primary Election

May 6, 2022

The initial mailing of requested ballots for the 2022 Primary and Special Elections began April 23 and will continue until all ballots are mailed out. The Philadelphia County Board of Elections office in City Hall Room 140 opened for in-person mail-ballot voting on April 25. Voters should enter through the south gate of City Hall….

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Former state AG back in jail for alleged probation violation

May 6, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: This image provided by the Montgomery County, Pa., shows Kathleen Kane. The former Pennsylvania attorney general who served jail time for leaking grand jury material and lying about it was taken into custody Friday, April 29, 2022, on an alleged probation violation, more than a month after she was charged with drunken driving,…

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