Arizona Republicans censure Cindy McCain, GOP governor

Arizona Republicans censure Cindy McCain, GOP governor

PHOENIX – Arizona Republicans voted Saturday to censure Cindy McCain and two prominent GOP officials who have found themselves crosswise with former President Donald Trump. The censures of Sen. John McCain’s widow, former Sen. Jeff Flake and Gov. Doug Ducey are merely symbolic. But they show the party’s…
Georgia's GOP governor under fire after US Senate losses

Georgia’s GOP governor under fire after US Senate losses

ATLANTA – Even though he wasn’t on the ballot, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has been painfully bruised by the 2020 elections. In a state long dominated by Republicans, Democrats won Georgia’s electoral votes for president in November and two U.S. Senate seats in runoff elections Tuesday, defeating Kemp’s…
Biden to add Boston mayor, RI governor to economic team

Biden to add Boston mayor, RI governor to economic team

WILMINGTON, Del. – President-elect Joe Biden is set to introduce the governor of Rhode Island, the mayor of Boston and a small-business advocate from California as the newest members of his economic team. Biden on Thursday announced Gov. Gina Raimondo as his choice to become commerce secretary, Mayor…
1 dead, several others injured in Starrville church shooting, Governor Abbott says

1 dead, several others injured in Starrville church shooting, Governor Abbott says

WINONA, Texas – One person was killed and several others were injured in a shooting at a Starrville church, Governor Greg Abbott confirmed on Sunday. According to a statement released by the governor’s office, the shooting happened at the Starrville Methodist Church in Winona. The suspect has been…
New governor sworn in as a wary Puerto Rico demands changes

New governor sworn in as a wary Puerto Rico demands changes

SAN JUAN – Pedro Pierluisi vowed to achieve statehood for Puerto Rico and fight against poverty, corruption and COVID-19 after he was sworn in Saturday as the U.S. territory’s new governor. Pierluisi, a Democrat who previously served as Puerto Rico’s representative in Congress for eight years, also promised…
Governor projects 1 million Texans will be vaccinated by end of year

Governor projects 1 million Texans will be vaccinated by end of year

By the end of December, roughly a million Texans will have already taken the COVID-19 vaccine, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said during a vaccine distribution update on Thursday morning. Doses of Pfizer’s vaccine began arriving at Texas hospitals earlier this week. The doses were reserved for frontline health…