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Ron Johnson embroiled in controversy over staff handing Pence fake electors list

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Conservative Sen. Ron Johnson , who faces a tough re-election race this year, finds himself embroiled in new controversy after the House Jan. 6 Select Committee revealed Tuesday that his staff attempted to hand a list of fake electors to then-Vice President Mike Pence.
Johnson is facing tough questions about how much he knew of his staff's effort to get Pence to recognize an alternate set of electors for Michigan and Wisconsin, two critical states that helped Joe Biden win the 2020 election.
Johnson on Wednesday declined to say whether he authorized his aide Sean Riley to hand the list...
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UK's Boris Johnson faces test in two special elections

UK's Boris Johnson faces test in two special elections

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LONDON - Polls opened Thursday in Britain for two special elections that could deliver a new blow to scandal-tainted Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Wakefield in northern England and the southwestern constituency of Tiverton and Honiton are both electing replacements for Conservative lawmakers who resigned in disgrace. One was convicted of sexual assault; the other was caught looking at pornography in the House of Commons chamber - an episode he explained by saying he was searching for pictures of tractors on his phone.
Defeat in either district would be a setback for the prime...
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UK's Boris Johnson faces test in two special elections

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Polls are open for two special elections in England that could deliver a new blow to scandal-tainted Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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Court temporarily blocks FDA ban on sale of Juul e-cigarettes

Court temporarily blocks FDA ban on sale of Juul e-cigarettes

A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked the Food and Drug Administration's order banning the sale of Juul e-cigarettes, giving a reprieve to the company while the... Read more ...

Officials: Baby shot in head on South Side

Officials: Baby shot in head on South Side

CHICAGO - A baby was shot in the head Friday evening on the South Side. At around 6 p.m., police responded to the area of 71st and Luella on the report of a shooting. Chicago... Read more ...

Brian Laundrie's notebook reveals confession in Gabby Petito's death

Brian Laundrie's notebook reveals confession in Gabby Petito's death

In the message, Laundrie claimed Petito's death “occurred as an unexpected tragedy.” Read more ...

Democrats saddened, Republicans rejoice: Iowa politicians react to Roe v...

Democrats saddened, Republicans rejoice: Iowa politicians react to Roe v. Wade decision

Political reaction to the Roe v. Wade decisions is falling along party lines Read more ...

Protesters gather at state Capitol after U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Roe v...

Protesters gather at state Capitol after U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, dozens of people took to Capitol Square in Madison - some in celebration and others in protest. Read more ...

Supreme Court decision could lead to influx in abortion patients in Western...

Supreme Court decision could lead to influx in abortion patients in Western Pennsylvania

Abortions remain legal in Pennsylvania, despite the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Read more ...

Pittsburgh Catholics say Supreme Court's abortion decision marks a day of...

Pittsburgh Catholics say Supreme Court's abortion decision marks a day of 'great happiness'

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Clarified: The overturn of Roe v. Wade

Clarified: The overturn of Roe v. Wade

Following the breaking news update of Roe. v. Wade, Clarified breaks down the impact for each state. Read more ...

Cocoa man repeatedly assaulted woman he held captive for 5 days, deputies say

Cocoa man repeatedly assaulted woman he held captive for 5 days, deputies say

He became violent when he learned the victim had a relationship with a Black man, according to the arrest report. Read more ...

Former federal judge explains reasoning behind overturning of Roe v. Wade

Former federal judge explains reasoning behind overturning of Roe v. Wade

John Jones III says it's rare when the Supreme Court overturns law established nearly 50 years ago. Read more ...