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Arkansas’ Sanders, Cotton promote Trump’s candidacy in RNC speeches • Arkansas Advocate

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders and U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton praised former President Donald Trump’s leadership and compassion in short speeches Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention. Cotton’s remarks in Milwaukee focused on immigration. He criticized President Joe Biden’s immigration policies and said Trump’s policies during his term in office made the United States […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Sanders asks for higher federal cost share for May’s storm damage. | Community

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas Governor Sarah Sanders submitted a letter to President Biden requesting a 100% federal cost share for counties affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in late May. According to the National Weather Service, the disturbance created 17 tornadoes, and tragically, 10 people were killed. The federal cost share currently is […]

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Alaska

Peltola walks back her support for Ambler mine access | #alaska | #politics

Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Mary Peltola Rep. Mary Peltola threw her staff under the bus during a radio interview on Tuesday, saying she did not approving her name being put on a press released that was published by the Alaska delegation, which favors the construction of the Ambler Access Project, a road to a […]

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Arkansas

At least 8 dead after tornado outbreak in Arkansas, Biden tells gov. feds ready to assist

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — At least eight people were killed and many more injured after multiple tornadoes ripped through parts of Arkansas. Gov. Sarah Sanders, R-Ark., discussed the tornadoes and other severe weather with President Joe Biden, signed a state of emergency order, and authorized money to be used in recovery efforts for this […]

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Alabama

Alabama legislature approves measure to include President Biden on state ballot | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Alabama officials on Thursday approved legislation to ensure President Joe Biden will appear on the state’s November ballot, mirroring accommodations the state made four years ago for then-President Donald Trump.The House of Representatives voted 93-0 for the legislation. Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed the bill into law the same day, a spokeswoman said.“This is a […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas teen, attorney general file federal lawsuit over Title IX transgender protections • Arkansas Advocate

(Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified the federal district in which the lawsuit was filed.) Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin on Tuesday filed a lawsuit with five other states against the U.S. Department of Education’s change to Title IX that codifies protections for LGBTQ+ students. The federal rule, announced in April, protects […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas Gov. signs executive order against Biden administration policy on Title IX

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed an executive order Thursday afternoon aimed at fighting a Biden administration policy change to Title IX. Title IX is a 1972 law that forbids discrimination based on sex in education. Several Republican attorneys general have said they’re challenging the change as well. Absent from Biden’s policy, however, is any […]

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Alaska

Biden wins Democratic contests in Wyoming and Alaska | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska —  President Biden has nudged closer to the Democratic nomination for reelection by winning party contests in Wyoming and Alaska. As two of the least populated states, Alaska and Wyoming play minuscule roles in intraparty and general election voting in presidential contests. Biden essentially clinched the Democratic nomination March 12 by winning the Georgia […]

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Alabama

AL Sen. Katie Britt’s response to SOTU could elevate her more on national stage | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Senator Katie Britt is the first lawmaker from Alabama to deliver the response to the State of the Union since the practice began in 1966. The response put Britt in the national spotlight. One political analyst said the Republican party is trying to win over female voters and having Britt in […]

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Alaska

Reactions: Haley drops, Biden welcomes her voters, and Alaska was top Trump state on Super Tuesday | #alaska | #politics

Donald Trump’s win in Alaska’s GOP Presidential Preference Poll on Tuesday invigorated his supporters and infuriated his detractors. Alaska Republicans had the most impressive result in the nation for Donald Trump on Tuesday, with 89% of those participating voting for him. That makes Alaska the top state for Trump among the 15 that participated in […]

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