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Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson will seek reelection

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, one of former President Donald Trump’s biggest backers, announced Sunday that he will seek reelection in the battleground state, breaking his promise not to seek a third term. Johnson announced his decision via email two days after a pair of Republicans with... go to Article >

Republicans embraced a solution to school violence. Now some are denouncing it as 'woke.'

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ARLINGTON, Texas — In October, after a student opened fire at Timberview High School in North Texas, wounding two classmates and a teacher, parents in the Mansfield Independent School District initially rallied together, praying publicly for the... read more

Jan. 6 hearings chip away at Trump's hold on GOP, as 2024 hopefuls circle

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When Casey DeSantis was introducing her husband, Ron, to Florida voters in an ad during his first run for governor four years ago, she insisted he was "so much more" than a Trump devotee. He was a caring dad who played with their son, read him... read more

One thing voters agree on: Fresh voices needed in politics

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NEW YORK (AP) — As he campaigns for a Manhattan congressional seat against fellow Democrats twice his age, 38-year-old Suraj Patel harnesses the frustration of his generation toward those who have held office for decades.In his telling, Reps.... read more

Schumer blocks bipartisan school safety bill in Senate after deadly shooting

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) blocked a school safety bill introduced by Republicans but supported by members of both parties hours after chastising the GOP for allegedly doing nothing to prevent gun violence in schools. Following... read more

The U.S. Capitol has named two rooms after female senators for the first time ever

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The U.S. Capitol building has more than 540 different rooms, dozens of which are named after distinguished lawmakers from throughout history. But none bore the names of women senators — until this week. On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of... read more

Trump has friends — and foes — in South Dakota Republicans running for reelection

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PIERRE, S.D. - Since the COVID-19 pandemic, South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem's hands-off approach has elevated her national profile and heightened her approval within the state. She's also known as a close ally of former President Donald... read more

House approves 'red flag' gun bill unlikely to pass Senate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a “red flag” bill Thursday that would allow families, police and others to ask federal courts to order the removal of firearms from people at extreme risk of harming themselves or others. It's the... read more

Johnson acknowledges his company, others benefited from law

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Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson told backers at a recent event in Wisconsin that his plastics company benefitted from a key provision he pushed for in former President Donald Trump’s tax bill in 2017, affirming a line of attack being made against... read more

Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson to meet with People's Convoy truckers

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Two Republican senators announced Monday that they will meet with the People’s Convoy truckers. Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Ted Cruz of Texas will meet with the protesting truckers Tuesday “to discuss the harmful effects of President... read more

Video: Watch kids' jubilant reactions after someone tells them they will no longer have to wear face masks

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A video shared online reportedly shows the jubilant glee expressed by young schoolchildren after learning that they would soon not be required to wear face masks. Courtney Holland, whose Twitter bio indicates that she is the vice chair and... read more