Salt Lake City, Utah, Mayor Erin Mendenhall said on Tuesday she and the city council have signed a joint resolution declaring racism a public health crisis.
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Minnesota gov, other Dems call for embattled state lawmaker’s resignation after abuse allegations surface
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and other state Democrats called on state Rep. John Thompson to resign Saturday after past allegations of domestic abuse surfaced Friday, according to reports.
Caitlyn Jenner denies reports campaign has been paused amid Australia trip 2 months before recall election
California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner denied reports that she has paused her campaign to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom in the September recall election.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday that progressives will “tank” the bipartisan infrastructure bill if Democrats don’t also pass a spending package that includes provisions on climate change, jobs and other liberal priorities.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick vowed Friday to never let the state turn Democratic, calling himself the “last man standing” electorally against future Democratic presidential candidates.
John Kerry, the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, will travel to Russia next week to discuss global collaboration to fight climate change with officials in the country, the State Department said in a statement.
Biden defends Sha’Carri Richardson suspension as progressives, some in GOP balk: ‘Rules are the rules’
President Biden gave a muted response Saturday to sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension due to a positive marijuana test that will cut her from the Tokyo Olympics later this month.
Texas Democrats may consider another walkout during the state’s special legislative session this month after the outnumbered lawmakers’ walkout in May derailed the Republicans’ controversial voting bill by a midnight deadline in the GOP-led legislature.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey admitted the city has a shortage of police officers Friday, a day after a judge ruled the city needs to hire more by June of next year.
Roman Catholic church frequented by Biden will let anyone receive Communion amid abortion controversy
A Washington, D.C., church frequented by President Biden says it won’t get involved in what it describes as “a political issue” over Communion.
Two top aides for Vice President Kamala Harris announced their plans to leave in the coming weeks as she readies for her first visit to the U.S.-Mexico border since being tapped to study the crisis, according to a report.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Bishop William Barber II were both arrested Wednesday while protesting outside the U.S. Capitol against the filibuster and Republican opposition to a federal minimum wage increase.
Former Democratic Sen. Al Franken will open a 15-date comedy tour starting this September, he announced this week.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Republicans’ successful filibuster of the Democrats’ sweeping voting rights bill on Tuesday, saying she doesn’t think a minority of senators should be able to block the majority.
Sandra Day O’Connor omission noted as North Carolina Board of Ed OKs controversial teaching documents
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman ever appointed to the nation’s highest court, was unjustly omitted from a list of remarkable women in American history, critics of new grade-school teaching guidance in North Carolina claimed this week.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the “Back the Blue” bill into law on Thursday, increasing penalties for protest-related crimes.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed an order that will lift most pandemic-related restrictions in the state, allowing it to officially reopen on Tuesday.
New Mexico’s Dem governor defends $62,500 settlement of crotch-grab case: ‘I was focused on the pandemic’
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham defended her decision to settle with a former campaign staffer who accused her of sexual harassment in 2018, speaking to reporters about it for the first time Friday.
A charter flight for White House press corps, who will follow President Biden on his first overseas trip to the United Kingdom, has been delayed by cicadas, Fox News has confirmed.
Texas GOP Chairman Allen West announced his resignation Friday as he considers a run for elected office, according to reports.
An effort to recall Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón appears to be gaining some momentum with at least 17 cities in the county issuing “no confidence” votes over his progressive criminal justice policies, according to a report.
Three Tacoma police officers have been charged in the death of Manuel Ellis, a 33-year-old Black man who died in police custody in March 2020, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Thursday.
Biden pick for ATF opposed by 20 Republican AGs over his views on weapons, ties to gun control groups
Attorneys general from 20 states sent a letter to the Senate on Tuesday, calling on lawmakers to reject David Chipman, President Biden’s nominee for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), over his affiliations with gun control organizations.
California’s Newsom ordered to pay $1.35M in settlement with LA-area church over coronavirus restrictions
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has been ordered to pay $1.35 million in a settlement reached earlier this month with a Los Angeles-area church over a lawsuit related to the state’s coronavirus restrictions.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., underwent emergency surgery in Washington, D.C., on Friday and was recovering, a spokesperson said, according to reports.
Police use of force would be legal only as an “absolute last resort,” the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James said Friday, endorsing a Democrat-sponsored bill in the state Legislature.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s anti-recall campaign received a $3 million donation from Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings, a Thursday filing to the California secretary of state said, according to reports.