Democrat-Backed Darren Bailey Wins Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois Democrats got the opponent they wanted for incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday, when state Sen. Darren Bailey won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The race was called by Bailey with about 33% of the votes counted. She got 53.5% of the vote with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan getting 16.9% and former Aurora Mayor Richard […]

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Trump Tried to Join Jan. 6 Armed Mob Despite Threat of Violence, Former Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. at the Cannon House office building in Washington on June 28. .Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Donald Trump was […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for Secret Service testimony, “own J6” hearing

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, said Tuesday that she could soon hold her “own” committee hearings on Jan. 6. Greene appears during a news conference in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2022. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia said she could hold her “own” hearings on Jan. […]

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Drought in northern Mexico threatens livelihoods

SANTIAGO, Mexico (AP) — Restaurant owner Leticia Rodríguez celebrated the construction of a new lakeside boulevard in this northern Mexican city late last year that she hoped would draw more people to her business. But now, with the La Boca reservoir nearly empty, tourists have stopped coming by boat, water skiing, or just eating. Rodriguez […]

There are only 100 days left until the Toronto municipal elections. This developer may be John Tory’s highest-profile challenger.

A prominent developer has joined the Toronto mayoral race, telling that “the city is falling apart” and needs a shakeup in its leadership. Gil Peñalosa, who is the founder of the nonprofit organization 8 80 Cities, officially submitted his paperwork to run this week. He is the 12th candidate to throw his hat into […]