State governments

May 30, 2018 - 10:25 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a May 29 story about the resignation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, The Associated Press erroneously reported the amount of time Greitens spent fighting to stay in office after his affair became public. It was nearly five months, not nearly six months. A corrected...
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May 30, 2018 - 10:16 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut prosecutors plan to appeal the dismissal of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction in a 1975 bludgeoning death to the U.S. Supreme Court. State prosecutor James Killen notified the Connecticut Supreme Court of the planned appeal Tuesday. He said the...
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May 30, 2018 - 12:59 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A powerful teachers' union will be holding rallies at Republican state Senate district offices across New York to push for approval of legislation that would reform the state's teacher evaluation system. New York State United Teachers is organizing rallies for Friday at the...
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U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., delivers her signatures to the Arizona Secretary of State's office Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix. McSally is officially running as a Republican for U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake. Women running for office have crossed another threshold with a record number of candidates for the U.S. Senate. Actually winning those seats and changing the face of the chamber are a different matter. Many of the women jumping into Senate races face uphill campaigns. (AP Photo/Matt York)
May 30, 2018 - 12:49 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Women running for office are due to hit another threshold with a record number of candidates for the U.S. Senate, but actually winning those seats and changing the face of the chamber are a different matter. Many of the women jumping into Senate races face uphill campaigns. Two...
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U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., delivers her signatures to the Arizona Secretary of State's office Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix. McSally is officially running as a Republican for U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake. Women running for office have crossed another threshold with a record number of candidates for the U.S. Senate. Actually winning those seats and changing the face of the chamber are a different matter. Many of the women jumping into Senate races face uphill campaigns. (AP Photo/Matt York)
May 30, 2018 - 12:45 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Women running for office have crossed another threshold with a record number of candidates for the U.S. Senate. Actually winning those seats and changing the face of the chamber are a different matter. Many of the women jumping into Senate races face uphill campaigns. Two female...
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May 30, 2018 - 12:13 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers from upstate New York say a portion of the state's legal settlement with Volkswagen over its diesel emissions cheating should go to purchase electric buses for upstate transit agencies. Democratic Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy of Albany and other lawmakers are...
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Utah Senate candidates, state Rep. Mike Kennedy, R-Alpine, left, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shake hands at the beginning of a Senate Republican primary debate, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in Provo, Utah. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, Pool)
May 30, 2018 - 12:10 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney defended himself at a debate Tuesday from attacks on his status as recent Utah transplant who has previously criticized President Donald Trump. Romney parried the criticism from his opponent, state Rep. Mike Kennedy, and praised the president'...
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May 30, 2018 - 12:09 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A powerful teachers' union will holding rallies at Republican state Senate district offices across New York to push for approval of legislation that would reform the state's teacher evaluation system. New York State United Teachers is organizing rallies for Friday at the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, left, talks to Lt. Gov. Mike Parson during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. Greitens abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday, May 29, 2018, after a scandal involving an affair with his former hairdresser led to a broader investigation by prosecutors and state legislators. The resignation takes effect Friday. His departure elevates fellow Republican Parson to the governor's office. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
May 29, 2018 - 9:00 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' resignation announcement Tuesday will elevate another military veteran and conservative Republican to the state's top job, and his experience working with legislators could smooth his transition to power. Mike Parson will automatically ascend...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, left, talks to Lt. Gov. Mike Parson during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. Greitens abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday, May 29, 2018, after a scandal involving an affair with his former hairdresser led to a broader investigation by prosecutors and state legislators. The resignation takes effect Friday. His departure elevates fellow Republican Parson to the governor's office. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
May 29, 2018 - 8:05 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Greitens' planned resignation as Missouri governor has elevated another Republican military veteran to the office, but one with more experience in working with state lawmakers. Mike Parson will automatically rise from lieutenant governor to governor on Friday when...
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