Governor McMaster reappointed as Democrats vie to oppose him | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JEFFREY COLLINS – Associated Press COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — Republican South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster won his party’s nomination for a second full term on Tuesday, as five Democratic gubernatorial candidates vied for their party’s nomination. If McMaster wins the general election in November and completes his term, he will become the longest-serving governor … Read more

NY GOP gubernatorial candidates debate crime and the economy | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MARINA VILLENEUVE – Associated Press ALBANY, NY (AP) — Four Republican candidates for governor of New York have pledged to undo years of one-party rule and focus on fighting crime and improving the economy if they were elected in a televised debate on Monday evening. It’s an uphill battle for Republicans vying for governor’s … Read more

Senate negotiators announce gun deal, breaking deadlock | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ALAN FRAM – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate negotiators on Sunday announced a bipartisan framework in response to last month’s mass shootings, a notable but limited breakthrough offering modest gun restrictions and enhanced efforts to improve school safety and programs. of mental health. The proposal falls far short of tougher measures long sought … Read more

Senate negotiators announce outline of gun violence deal | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ALAN FRAM – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate negotiators on Sunday announced a bipartisan framework responding to last month’s mass shootings, a modest breakthrough offering measured gun curbs and strengthened efforts to improve school safety and health programs. mental. The proposal falls far short of tougher measures long sought by President Joe Biden … Read more

Mixed results as South Dakota’s Noem steps into GOP races | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEPHEN GROVES – Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) — Ahead of a potential presidential bid, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem easily won the Republican nomination last week for a second term. However, many of the candidates she hoped to elect to the Statehouse did not have such a good night. She had hoped … Read more

5 Republicans vying for governorship in New Mexico primary | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MORGAN LEE – Associated Press SANTA FE, NM (AP) — Republican voters choose a candidate for governor of New Mexico from a field of five candidates during Tuesday’s primary election campaign dominated by concerns about the economy, violent crime and the United States southern border security. The winner of Tuesday’s GOP contest will face … Read more

GOP hopefuls say guards and sanity key to stopping attacks | Health, Medicine and Fitness

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — There was little difference between Republican gubernatorial candidates during a televised debate Thursday when it came to protecting school children from mass shootings, overturning some of the liberals in the country on access to abortion and ensuring that parents, not bureaucrats, decide what children learn in the classroom. Aside from a … Read more

Traffic Jam Could Delay COVID Funds Until Fall — Or Longer | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ALAN FRAM – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is heading for “a lot of unnecessary loss of life,” the Biden administration says, if Congress fails to provide billions more dollars to prepare for the next wave of the pandemic. . Yet the quest for that money is in limbo, the latest … Read more

Block of COVID funds endangers the life of the United States, says the White House | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ALAN FRAM – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is heading for “a lot of needless loss of life,” the Biden administration says, if Congress fails to provide billions more dollars to prepare for the next wave of the pandemic. . Yet the quest for that money is in limbo, the latest … Read more

Ohioans were overlooked as the fight for the political map dragged on | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JULIE CARR SMYTH – Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Accusations have been flying for months over who is to blame for Ohio’s redistricting predicament — a mess of a political mapping fight that has left the state without established political maps and voters without a day to elect party candidates for Statehouse seats. … Read more