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Arkansas

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders bans use of term ‘Latinx’ in state documents

CNN  —  Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed an executive order this week barring the use of the term “Latinx” in official state documents, saying the government should use “ethnically appropriate language.” Sanders, a Republican who gained national recognition as White House press secretary in the Trump administration, signed several orders involving government regulations Tuesday […]

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Alabama

Alabama attorney general says people who take abortion pills could be prosecuted | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Alabama’s Republican attorney general said this week that women in the state who use prescription medication to terminate their pregnancies could be prosecuted under a chemical-endangerment law, even though Alabama’s anti-abortion law does not intend to punish women who receive abortions. Steve Marshall made the comments in the wake of a decision earlier […]

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Alabama

Karen Bass, Juan Ciscomani among the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  As midterm results continue to roll in days after Election Day, Democratic and Republican candidates have already been celebrating historic victories. Heading into Election Day, both parties were looking to diversify their ranks of elected officials, both in Congress and beyond, and they appear on track to do so. House Republicans will add […]

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Alaska

A record number of women will serve in the next Congress | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  A record number of women will be elected to Congress this year, CNN projects – but barely. The 149 women who will serve in the US House and Senate in the 118th Congress will expand the ranks of female representation by just two members above the record set by this Congress. Alaska carried […]

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Alaska

Jessica Watkins: Oath Keeper apologizes for going into the Capitol on January 6 | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  In a raw and emotional testimony on Wednesday, Jessica Watkins, a member of the Oath Keepers on trial for seditious conspiracy, recounted being dragged into the conspiratorial underbelly of the internet and how she believed she was acting like an American patriot on January 6, 2021. Watkins made a surprise appearance on the […]

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Alabama

Meet the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  The race for control of Congress, as well as governorships and key statewide positions, has defined the 2022 midterms. In Washington, Republicans have had their eyes on breaking the Democratic trifecta by winning one or both chambers of Congress. In battleground states, Democrats are looking to defend vulnerable governors and win crucial down-ballot […]

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Alaska

When do polls close? An hour-by-hour guide to Election Night poll closings | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  The 2022 midterm elections will decide control of Congress, dozens of statewide positions and ballot measures on key issues in many states. This is a guide by poll-closing time for the notable races – both competitive and not – that are on the ballot. See race ratings for Senate, House and governor by […]

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