Nevada GOP gubernatorial hopefuls debate gun violence, southern border

This post was originally published on this siteFive of Nevada’s Republican gubernatorial candidates came face-to-face on the debate stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday touching on issues ranging from this week’s school shooting in Texas to migrants crossing the southern border. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, former Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nevada), North Las Vegas Mayor […]

Beto O’Rourke confronts Texas governor during update on Uvalde elementary school shooting

This post was originally published on this siteTexas Democratic gubernatorial nominee Beto O’Rourke confronted Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and other officials on Wednesday as they tried to provide updates on Tuesday’s deadly shooting at an elementary school in the state.

FDA chief to detail delays inspecting baby formula plant

This post was originally published on this siteFederal plans to inspect a baby formula factory linked to the nationwide shortage were slowed by COVID-19, scheduling conflicts and other logistical problems,

West Virginia announces $161.5 million opioid settlement with drug companies

This post was originally published on this siteWest Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Wednesday announced a $161.5 million settlement with two drug companies over their role in the opioid epidemic, providing funds for a state hard-hit by the crisis. Morrisey’s office described the settlement with the companies Teva and Allergan as “record-breaking,” saying it […]

Closely watched Democratic primary in Texas’ 28th District remains too close to call

This post was originally published on this site A runoff in South Texas between incumbent Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar and progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros remained too close to call as of Wednesday morning. (Image credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images; Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

Zelensky: ‘Situation in Donbas is extremely difficult’

This post was originally published on this siteUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday said the status of the Donbas region of the country is “extremely difficult” after months of Russian attacks in the area. In a speech marking three months since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began, Zelensky said “all the strength” of the Russian army has […]

Henry Cuellar declares victory, but Jessica Cisneros won’t concede in nail-biter runoff for South Texas seat

This post was originally published on this site By Abby Livingston and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune May 24, 2022 LAREDO —U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, the last anti-abortion Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, boldly declared victory just before midnight in his nail-biter primary runoff race. But his progressive challenger, Jessica Cisneros, refused to […]

Pennsylvania Primary Has GOP Questioning GOP Votes

GOP Primary Vote Mail In Ballot Photo by Tiffany Tertipes on Unsplash

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Reading like a page from the playbook of the 2020 (and even 2000) Presidential elections, but with a new twist, instead of challenging the opposing party’s votes, the top GOP contenders for the Pennsylvania Senate race and national party leadership are fighting among themselves over the validity of their own party’s votes. Two GOP Candidates […]

It’s not just Uvalde, Texas — shootings on school grounds is at historic highs in the US

This post was originally published on this siteGunfire on school property is at an all-time high, according to the K-12 School Shooting Database at the Naval Postgraduate School.     

4 takeaways from the primaries in Georgia, Texas, Alabama and elsewhere

This post was originally published on this siteTrump tried to make a statement in Georgia. He got drubbed.