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Tate Reeves: Biden vaccine mandate an 'attack on hardworking Americans'
Joe Biden's coronavirus vaccination mandate for federal workers is a tyrannical "attack on hardworking Americans", Tate Reeves insisted on Sunday, even as the state he governs reeled under a death rate that if Mississippi were a country would make it the second worst-hit in the world, after Peru.
'Puppet showmen': Hong Kong elite vote in 'patriots only' election process
Hong Kong's political elite begin selecting a powerful committee on Sunday that will choose nearly half the legislature - and later a new leader - under a new "patriots only" system imposed by Beijing.
Taliban Seize Women's Ministry Building for Use by Religious Police
Taliban leaders have turned the Kabul building that housed Afghanistan's Ministry of Women's Affairs into the offices for the religious police, an ominous portent for women's rights.
Gavin Newsom signs two laws to ease California's housing crisis.
With the recall behind him, Gov. Gavin Newsom of California has begun working through the hundreds of bills that piled up on his desk during the campaign.
WATCH: Wisconsin State Rep. asks if Harvey Milk is "a real person?"
A Wisconsin State Rep. demonstrated her own lack of knowledge of LGBTQ history yesterday in a debate about whether parents can withdraw their kids from school LGBTQ-related lessons.
California risks forfeiting millions meant for struggling renters, auditor warns
California must step up its effort to distribute federal funds to renters struggling financially because of the COVID-19 pandemic or the state risks forfeiting millions of dollars in assistance, the state auditor warned Thursday.
The Politics of Mapmaking
It is a tale of two sets of maps that is almost Dickensian in its complexity.
One was the work of the Democrats on New York's new bipartisan redistricting commission.
New supermajority law for historic districts now in effect - Austin Monitor
Thursday, September 16, 2021 by Elizabeth Pagano
The already tough task of creating historic districts in Austin just got a little harder, thanks to new state laws.
2 Parties, 2 Maps: Democrats and Republicans Squabble on Redistricting
Two competing proposals advance, and the failure to compromise may pave the way for Democrats to step in and knock out Republican congressional seats.
Could Navalny's 'Smart Voting' Strategy Shake Up Russia's Election?
Five of the opposition leader's exiled allies are engineering an election campaign that they hope will put dozens of Kremlin opponents into Parliament.