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Colorado legislator apologizes after leaving loaded gun in Capitol bathroom

The janitorial staff found the gun left by state Rep. Don Wilson, who is running for Congress.
politics political exterior building colorado state capitol
politics political exterior building colorado state capitol

Neo-Nazi Jan. 6 rioter pleads guilty, admits to stealing police helmet as a 'war trophy'

Richard Zachary Ackerman pleaded guilty to two charges: obstructing law enforcement officers during civil disorder and theft of government property.
Richard Zachary Ackerman at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Richard Zachary Ackerman at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Wisconsin Supreme Court justice to retire, putting liberals' majority at stake next year

The retirement of Justice Ann Walsh Bradley is set to trigger another expensive and bitter race for the majority on the battleground state's top court.
Ann Walsh Bradley
Ann Walsh Bradley

Tennessee GOP senators OK criminalizing helping minors get transgender care, mimicking abortion bill

Tennessee is one of two dozen states that have enacted restrictions on transition-related care for minors.
politics political politician tennessee gender affirming care law
politics political politician tennessee gender affirming care law
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Federal appeals court hears arguments on nation’s first ban on transgender care for minors

The 2021 Arkansas law would prohibit doctors from providing gender-affirming hormone treatment, puberty blockers or surgery to anyone under 18.
ACLU attorney Chase Strangio, right, and actor Elliot Page.
ACLU attorney Chase Strangio, right, and actor Elliot Page.

Trump calls for more and earlier presidential debates with Biden

Trump declined to participate in any of the GOP primary debates, and Biden has not yet publicly committed to debating Trump in the general election.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden talk to the moderator
Donald Trump and Joe Biden talk to the moderator

Biden administration seeks to close the 'gun show loophole' to buy firearms

The Justice Department will submit a new 466-page regulation to require more background checks of firearm purchases.
President Biden
President Biden

Maine GOP lawmaker says Lewiston shooting was God's wrath in response to law expanding abortion access

The state Legislature is set to vote on censuring two Republican lawmakers for remarks on the House floor tying the Lewiston mass shooting to an abortion access law.
People light candles during a vigil
People light candles during a vigil

Ex-Ford foundation member defends Liz Cheney after top award snub he says was over Trump

Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly said the organization he resigned from was cowed by fear of retribution from Donald Trump if he wins the presidential election.
Liz Cheney in Jackson, Wyo.
Liz Cheney in Jackson, Wyo.

Sen. Bob Menendez's trial to proceed without his wife due to her health issues

U.S. District Judge Sidney Stein severed Nadine Menendez's case from the others because of a health issue and conflict of interest concerns with her lawyers.
Image: New Jersey Senator Menendez Makes First Court Appearance For Federal Bribery Charges
Image: New Jersey Senator Menendez Makes First Court Appearance For Federal Bribery Charges

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Local officials increasingly targeted for threats and harassment, new data shows

Researchers found that threats against public officials working in elections, education and other fields rose significantly in 2023.
school officials threatened due to the officials' considering gendered bathroom policy.
school officials threatened due to the officials' considering gendered bathroom policy.

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