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Will the government of Wisconsin be able to become functional again?

Politics has become so dysfunctional in Wisconsin that the legislature has begun to simply ignore the things people actually care about, in order to focus on wild conspiracies about how the election was stolen from Donald Trump. Whether it’s removing toxic chemicals from our drinking water, properly funding our schools, or dealing with a completely […]

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Chief minister and hapless governor don’t trust each other: Bombay High Court on deadlock over MLC appointment

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday expressed its dissatisfaction with the ongoing tussle between Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and orally remarked “that it is regrettable that the two most senior officials do not do not trust”. The court was referring to the standoff between the Chief Minister and the […]

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Should the U.S. Supreme Court Adopt the Independent Legislature of the State (ISL) theory? Fifth part of a series | Vikram David Amar | Verdict

In my last four columns, I have analyzed the so-called Independent State Legislature (SIL) theory regarding Articles I and II of the Federal Constitution. The theory holds that because Article I (concerning congressional elections) and Article II (concerning the selection of presidential electors) both refer to state “legislatures”, these elected legislatures are free, when are […]

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Two bills passed in both houses to postpone local polls until OBC quota is reinstated in Maharashtra

The Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council on Monday unanimously passed two bills, which would lay the groundwork for the postponement of local body elections in Maharashtra until the Other Backward Class Reservation (OBC) is reinstated . Pursuant to these bills, the State Election Commission (SEC) will now decide the election schedule for local and civic […]

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Maharashtra Assembly adjourned twice as MVA govt and BJP blame each other over OBC quota issue

On Friday, the MVA government and the opposition BJP blamed each other in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for the Supreme Court’s rejection of the interim report of the state’s Backward Classes Commission, which recommended that a quota of 27% can be awarded to the community in local polls. in the state. Due to chants shouted […]

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Gableman recommends decertifying 2020 election, citing nursing home voting | local government

The former state Supreme Court justice leading the GOP-ordered review of the 2020 election said Tuesday that the state legislature “should look very carefully” at decertifying the election. state president. Speaking before the Assembly Elections Committee, Gableman pointed to the bipartisan Wisconsin Elections Commission guidelines issued in 2020 by the commission directing clerks not to […]

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Biden should disavow racist decisions against Puerto Rico and the territories

WASHINGTON — Civil rights groups on Thursday called on President Joe Biden’s administration to disavow century-old Supreme Court rulings steeped in racist language that have allowed the government to treat people living in Puerto Rico and other other US territories differently from other Americans. The 13 groups, led by the American Civil Liberties Union, said […]

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Comments Requested on Provisional Province Status for GB – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), Khalid Khurshid, has circulated among members of the GB Legislative Assembly and his cabinet a bill to amend the Constitution of Pakistan to grant “status of provisional province” to the strategically located region, asking them to submit their “feedback and views”, Dawn has learned. The Chief Minister wants […]

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Parliament Budget Session 2022-23 India Highlights, Union Budget Highlights, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind Speeches Today Live News and Updates

Mahua Moitra at Lok Sabha on Thursday. The government has written to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat to ban an MP’s Provisionally Accepted Question (PAQ) in the Upper House on ‘India’s position in the Democracy Index’, seeking the reason why the India slipped to 53rd position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy. Index, The Indian Express […]

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Memo: Vos asked if the legislature could change presidential voters after the election | News

MADISON (WKOW) — According to records obtained by a liberal watchdog group, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos explored the possibility of changing the state’s presidential voters two weeks after the 2020 general election. US surveillance based in Washington, DC published a series of notes of leading legislative Republicans in Wisconsin and Arizona considering the legality of […]

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Elections in India’s most popular state are seen as a crucial test for LGBTQ+ rights

NEW DELHI, India — The Indian government has withdrawn a manual to train and sensitize school and college teachers on transgender or gender-nonconforming students after conservative lawmakers criticized it. the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), an Indian government self-governing organization tasked with assisting and advising central and state governments on policies and […]

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Controversial Texas-style abortion law introduced in Arizona Legislature

Published on January 21, 2022 at 2:56 p.m. Gloria Gomez Arizona Mirror Dr. Gabrielle Goodrick has been a source of comfort for women facing unwanted pregnancies in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. But an attempt to replicate Texas’ sweeping new abortion law that allows citizens to control abortion restrictions could tie his hands. […]

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Coronavirus Morning News Brief – January 21: Effective booster shots to fight CDC Omicron findings and mandatory vaccinations in Austria

In breaking news, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the third dose, or booster dose, of vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech is 90% effective in preventing people infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus to be hospitalized. In other news, we cover the rising Covid death toll, a law making Covid […]

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Proposed Congressional map advances in PA Legislature as Wolf and key lawmakers prepare for court battle – Reuters

The governor and key lawmakers face a Jan. 30 deadline to complete Congress’ map or state courts will take over. Spotlight PA’s Kate Huangpu This article is part of a year-long reporting project focusing on redistricting and gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. It is made possible thanks to the support of PA projector members and Votebeat, a […]

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Trial for fraud in BC legislature and breach of trust set to begin next week

Former Clerk of the Legislative Assembly Craig James faces five counts of alleged abuse of power The criminal fraud and breach of trust trial of former B.C. Clerk of the Legislative Assembly Craig James will begin on Monday, following a pre-trial conference that paved the way for access from the public amid the widespread wave […]

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State legislature plans to redistribute the cards | State

Changes are likely to come in the federal and federal electoral districts of Skagit County, according to the state’s redistribution plan. The maps produced by the state redistribution committee place all of Skagit County in US Congressional District 2, which is represented by Representative Rick Larsen. The current maps have the county divided between districts […]

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Did the Speaker of the Meghalaya Assembly ignore the ratio of the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court while acknowledging the merger of 12 rebel congressmen with the TMC?

ohNOT On Thursday, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Meghalaya, Metbah Lyngdoh, rejected the disqualification requests filed by the Indian National Congress (INC) against 12 of its rebel MPs who had recently changed allegiance to the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC ), and formally approved their merger with TMC in the assembly. On […]

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Missouri Redistribution Efforts Run into Problems in Legislature | Politics

“What the Constitution says is clear and clear: one card,” Ellinger said. Former Missouri Solicitor General Jim Layton, who was involved in the last two Missouri redistribution efforts, said he had never heard of a commission proposing two tentative plans before. Still, he said courts could agree to the method if the House committee was […]

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Return the Republican Structure to the New York State Legislature

For the publisher: The following letter has been sent to every Senator and Assembly member in New York State. In 1964, the United States Supreme Court ruled that 49 of the 50 states must abandon the Republican structure of their legislatures and must now reorganize their legislative constituencies based on population. Not only does the […]

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Omicron variant begins to appear nationwide, CDC says

The US system has been relatively slow to accommodate cases of the variant, possibly due in part to travel habits or restrictive entry rules to the United States. But the system is also constrained by blind spots and delays. Last week, the CDC reported that of the 43 known infections detected in the United States […]

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Supreme Court to Hear Plea Against Suspension of 12 Maharashtra BJP MPs for Misconduct with Bhaskar Jadhav

The Supreme Court to hear a petition against the suspension of 12 BJP deputies who were suspended from the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra for a period of one year. The 12 BJP deputies are accused of having misbehaved with President Bhaskar Jadhav in the president’s chamber by the state government. The state’s parliamentary affairs minister, […]

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House still to clear more than two thirds of the 36 listed legislations

our office The winter session of Parliament will conclude on December 23 and there are only nine sittings left. But more than two-thirds of the 36 pieces of legislation, listed by the Center for consideration and adoption, are yet to be taken by the House. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha passed a dozen pieces of […]

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The Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) Regulation Bill fills a long-standing regulatory gap. We must find ways to make it more inclusive

Last week, the Lok Sabha passed the Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation (ART) Bill which sets standards and codes of conduct for fertility clinics and sperm banks nationwide. The bill responds to a long-standing need. Over the past 20 years, the increase in the number of ART clinics in India has been among the highest in […]

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Raj Governor challenges “rubber stamp” positioning with many firsts!

By Archana Sharma Jaipur, December 5 (IANS): The governorship is often referred to as a “rubber stamp” by experts across the political spectrum. However, Kalraj Mishra challenged this positioning by winning with many firsts as governor of Rajasthan. For the first time in the country’s history, Governor Kalraj Mishra started a new tradition by reading […]

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The legislature plans a special session on redistribution, vetoes

By ALLISON MOLLENKAMPCapital Information Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – The Maryland General Assembly plans to meet on Monday for a special session to focus on congressional redistribution and priority vetoes for the 2021 session. The Maryland Congressional redistricting process will come to a head next week when both houses of the Legislature consider congressional maps proposed […]

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How long can the US Coast Guard detain smugglers?

Cutting crews often have to hold low-level smugglers on board for weeks, and that’s legal – for now A routine cocaine bust for Cutter Bertholf in the Eastern Pacific (File image courtesy of USCG) Posted on November 24, 2021 at 7:55 PM by CIMSEC [By Thomas “Buddy” Bardenwerper] This article is an excerpt, and the […]

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Onondaga County to Redraw District Maps, Where ‘Racial Cheating’ Could Be Costly

Syracuse, NY – Onondaga County will attempt to redraw the boundaries of legislative districts now that county executive Ryan McMahon has vetoed a first set of maps approved by the county legislature. McMahon’s veto message on Monday cited a technicality of state law. He made no mention of the controversy over what some critics called […]

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Liberal MPs mingle with protesters making death threats on the steps of Parliament

The government announced on Monday evening that it would amend the bill which had drawn strong criticism from lawyers and human rights activists for its overbreadth. However, the amendments did not satisfy civil society opponents or quell the anger of protesters. Tuesday’s crowd included many ordinary Victorians concerned about vaccination warrants and other pieces of […]

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Critics say North Carolina General Assembly “failed North Carolinians,” claim gerrymandering in new state legislative maps

Following the 2020 census, the North Carolina General Assembly approved a controversial set of legislative maps. Critics accuse the General Assembly of partisan gerrymandering – deliberately drawing legislative constituencies to give the ruling party an advantage over others – after Thursday approving new cards for the State Senate, the House of Representatives of the State […]

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Archaic and often racist Supreme Court cases dating back to 1901 still reign over millions of Americans

No American citizen living in any of these places can vote for the president. They also do not have a voting representative in Congress. But this inferiority is inconsistent. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens and can vote in federal elections if they reside in a U.S. state, but not if they live in Puerto Rico […]

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Unofficial 2021 General Election Results Announced – Oswego County Today

Image provided by FutUndBeidl via Flickr. OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Electoral Council has released the unofficial results of this year’s general election. Please note that these results are subject to change due to postal voting. Town of Fulton: Common Council, Ward 1 – Daniel T. Farfaglia (DEM, WOR) with 175 votes. Opponent Steve […]

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Salvadoran trade unionists call for an end to “massive” layoffs in the state

San Salvador, Oct. 31 (EFE) .- Various Salvadoran unions this Sunday demanded an end to the “massive” layoffs in the three state bodies and the alleged “threat” to their job stability by the government. At least 200 people gathered in El Salvador’s capital to march through some of its main streets to claim their rights […]

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Puerto Rico media appeal to Supreme Court over abuse case | News from USA®

By DÁNICA COTO, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Andrea Ruiz has gone to court three times in a week to seek protection for her ex-boyfriend. She was denied each time and several weeks later, at the end of April, the 33-year-old clothing store manager was found beaten, strangled, stabbed and burned alive. […]

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Analysis: to refuse the ballots to the auditors is “probably reasonable”

MADISON, Wisconsin – Denying Wisconsin state auditors access to actual ballots cast in the 2020 presidential election is “arguably justifiable” based on guidelines from the US Department of Justice, said lawyers for the legislature in a note released Wednesday. The Legislative Audit Bureau’s non-partisan report released Friday said election clerks for the City of Madison, […]

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Editorial: Courts cannot solve SC Magistrate’s problem. It is the job of the Legislative Assembly. | Editorials

It seems obvious that a magistrate who has already had to be suspended from office for a year for presiding over more than 100 cases brought by MPs who worked for her sheriff husband should also not preside over cases brought six years later by deputies who were to testify in the federal corruption trial […]

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Colorado Legislature Final Cards Are Transferred To State Supreme Court After Redistribution Commission Goes Forward

Members of the Colorado Independent Redistricting Commission speak with community members at a hearing July 31 in Frisco. The hearing allowed the Coloradans to express their opinion on the preliminary cartographic drawings.Ashley Low / For the Daily News Summit It appears Summit County remains in State House District 61. Earlier this week, Colorado’s independent constituency […]

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As Puerto Rico’s electricity crisis worsens, lawmakers investigating blackouts seek answers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Hundreds of thousands of residents of Puerto Rico have experienced widespread power outages, longer service restore times, poor customer service, and voltage fluctuations that often damage home appliances and other appliances home electronics since Luma Energy partially took over the island’s electricity grid in the summer. Lawmakers in Congress and […]

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Long-awaited Official Recognition by the State of the Alaska Tribes in the Legislature | Alaska Native Quarterly

Check out the electronic edition of the summer issue of Alaska Native Quarterly magazine HERE A bill granting official recognition to the native tribes of Alaska is under consideration in the Legislative Assembly. House Bill 123, sponsored by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky, D-Bethel, is in the State Senate after being approved by the State House on […]

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Poland’s decision raises fears of leaving the EU

BRUSSELS – Senior officials from two founding members of the European Union on Friday expressed fears that a Polish decision challenging the supremacy of EU laws could trigger the country’s exit from the 27-country bloc. France’s European Minister Clément Beaune insisted that the ruling handed down by the Polish Constitutional Court on Thursday was an […]

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Kleefisch: “Premature” to say whether it would allow the legislature to overturn election results | Politics: your voice, your vote

MADISON (WKOW) – The frontrunner to be Gov. Tony Evers’ Republican challenger next fall declined to say on Friday whether as governor she would sign a bill making lawmakers the ultimate decision-maker on election victory . When asked if she would sign such legislation if she held the highest office of state, Rebecca Kleefisch said […]

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Victorian MPs set to challenge ‘antidemocratic’ vaccine mandate as opposition declares support

Loading Mr Limbrick said the government was using the mandate to reduce the number of MPs likely to vote against an upcoming emergency powers bill that would give it the legal capacity to enforce many public health rules. “I think this is one of the most undemocratic things I have ever seen,” he said. “If […]

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As fiscal woes continue, Alaska’s special legislative sessions aren’t so special anymore

A sculpture of a bear holding a salmon stands in front of the Alaska State Capitol, left, and the Dimond Courthouse on Monday, September 13, 2021 in Juneau. The sculpture, titled “Windfall Fisherman,” celebrates the first 25 years of the state of Alaska. (Loren Holmes / DNA) JUNEAU – On Monday, the Alaska Legislature begins […]

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Salvadoran judges ousted seek redress in international tribunal

In El Salvador, the populist president, Nayib Bukele, is dismissing judges by the dozen, including the five members of the Constitutional Court. He says he’s trying to root out corruption. Critics fear he seeks to remove democratic constraints from his autocratic regime. But now that the highest courts are in the hands of President Bukele’s […]

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Legislature’s plan to fund medical marijuana program raises “serious concerns” from MSDH

Mississippi’s top doctor has “serious concerns” about the Legislature’s plan to fund a medical marijuana program. State health official Dr Thomas Dobbs said on Tuesday that the role of the state health department in the proposed program would cost millions of dollars a year, which could reduce care for the necessities provided by the department. […]

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In the shadow of U.S. Supreme Court history, a Puerto Rican family struggles

Highest U.S. court to hear Puerto Rico rights case on November 9 Century-old decisions limited the rights of American territory TOA ALTA, Puerto Rico, September 28 (Reuters) – Emanuel Rivera Fuentes, severely disabled since birth and lying in the bed he shares with his parents in Puerto Rico, recites a list of 14 medications he […]

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Punjab: 15 ministers, 7 new faces: the new Punjab cabinet CM Channi | India News

NEW DELHI: Fifteen congressmen were sworn in on Sunday as ministers to Raj Bhavan in the office of Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi. The Cabinet expansion comes months ahead of state assembly polls. Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit has sworn in lawmakers. Hours before the cabinet was enlarged, a group of ministers from the previous […]

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Demolition of K’taka temple: BJP will face oppn heat in assembly today

Bangalore, September 21 Even though the BJP in Karnataka tabled the Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021 in the Legislature, the issue of temple demolition is expected to dominate Tuesday’s session. Congress is ready to launch an attack on the BJP, questioning its commitment to protect the temples. Congress attacked the government for rising inflation […]

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Federal Court Should Review Constitutionality of Vaccine Warrants in Puerto Rico Case

On Tuesday, a federal court in Puerto Rico will hear arguments over the constitutionality of the territory’s vaccination mandate for public employees. The case, Rodriguez Velez and. Al. V. Pierluisi-Urrutia, represents the first time that a federal court will rule on the constitutionality of a government mandate. And while the outcome of tomorrow’s hearing has […]

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Two New Mexico lawmakers ask state Supreme Court to grant federal funding discretion to legislature

In a move that is probably not surprising to political insiders, a New Mexico Democratic state senator who sharply criticized the governor joined one of his fellow Republicans in an attempt to block news federal aid spending. Senator Jacob Candelaria, D-Albuquerque, along with Senatorial Minority Leader Greg Baca, R-Belen, filed a petition over the weekend […]

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VI The government and the bar file amicus briefs in the SSI case

The USVI government and the VI Bar Association filed amicus briefs with the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking judges to uphold an appeals court ruling that banning residents from Puerto Rico to pay the additional security income violates the equal protection clause of the US Constitution. They join more than 20 other entities, […]

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Higdon: court ruling creates opportunity for governor and legislature to cooperate

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday 28 August 2021 – Kentucky has been in a perpetual state of emergency since March 6, 2020. Since the onset of the global pandemic, the voice of the representative branch of state government, the Kentucky General Assembly, has not always been heard regarding the state’s response to COVID-19. […]

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Billions of federal rent assistance not spent by local governments

Eight months after the federal government approved billions of dollars to help people pay their rent, more than 50 counties and cities still haven’t spent a single dime. The figures come from the latest Treasury Department data on the distribution of rent assistance, which Congress first authorized in December 2020. Congress has set aside an […]

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Walters: Will the legislature face the California housing crisis? – GV Wire

California had a huge and growing housing problem before COVID-19 reared its ugly head 18 months ago, falling short of state building targets every year. The pandemic, which continues to escalate, “has exacerbated a long-standing housing shortage, intensified a state-wide affordability crisis and caused housing instability,” the Minister says. new state budget. As unemployed workers […]

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The Senate Judiciary Committee advances the candidate of the 1st circuit Gustavo Gelpi

The United States Capitol in Washington, DC REUTERS / Joshua Roberts Senate panel voted 12-10 to move Senate nomination Gelpi’s criticism of Supreme Court ‘island affairs’ drew opposition from Republicans (Reuters) – The appointment of US District Judge Gustavo Gelpi to sit on the 1st US Court of Appeals was presented to the entire US […]

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Should DeWine be worried about his political future?

The general assumption is that Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has little to fear from a Conservative challenge in next year’s Republican primary elections. But DeWine may think otherwise, given some recent signals. DeWine’s most likely main enemy could be former US Representative Jim Renacci of Wadsworth of Cleveland. Renacci was the 2018 GOP candidate for […]

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Nepalese Prime Minister Deuba calls for vote of confidence today, South Asia News

Newly appointed Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to demand a confidence vote in the House of Representatives (HoR) on Sunday. The first meeting of the restored House of Representatives is expected to be held on Sunday, announced by the president’s office on the recommendation of the newly formed cabinet. With the HoR, […]

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Roberts Court destroys voting rights – only answer is to win back state legislatures

This week, a conservative majority in the U.S. Supreme Court that has dedicated itself to making it harder for Americans to vote has struck again and hammered a nail deeper into the heart of already flawed voting rights law. . As Republican state legislatures nationwide continue to pass restrictive laws that impose additional burdens, especially […]

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Opinion: July 4th is time to remove asterisk from US citizenship

From 1898 to 1917, the United States acquired territories in Puerto Rico, Guam, the American Samoa Islands and the Virgin Islands through peace agreements ending the Spanish-American War, a military conquest and a purchase. of the Kingdom of Denmark. Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam all remain unincorporated territories. The history of American white […]

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Young residents of the territory reject ‘American’, question US citizenship

The United States has five territories: American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. Insider spoke to residents who reject the label “American” and have mixed feelings about their US citizenship. Instead, many residents of the Millennium US Territory choose island-specific or regional identifiers. Visit the Insider homepage […]

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Delta variant brings death toll in South Africa to over 60,000 – latest updates

The new coronavirus has infected more than 182 million people and killed more than 3.9 million. Here are the latest developments related to Covid for June 29: Undertakers wearing personal protective equipment carry a coffin during the funeral of a COVID-19 victim at Olifantsvlei cemetery, southwest of Joburg, South Africa, January 6, 2021 (Reuters) Tuesday […]

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NCAP REAFFIRMS ITS POSITION FOR STRONG POLICE REVIEW BOARDS

June 23, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NCAP REAFFIRMS THE POSITION OF POLICE REVIEW BOARDS CALLS FOR THE NJ ASSEMBLY TO HONOR A HISTORIC MOMENT Following confused and controversial maneuvers around what may be a revolutionary legislative enactment of police reform, Newark Communities for Accountable Policing (NCAP), has clearly reaffirmed its position for “strong” civilian review […]