Tag: Political organizations

Kansas tax-cut fight revives memories of past GOP experiment

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Republican lawmakers in Kansas are struggling to contain their impulses to slash state income taxes, conjuring memories of a past, nationally...

GOP’s Tenney, who won House seat by 109 votes, is sworn in

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Republican Claudia Tenney of New York was sworn in Thursday as a member of Congress, reclaiming a seat she lost two years ago and...

Populist party backs Draghi as Italy’s new PM in online vote

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MILAN — Grassroots members of Italy‚Äôs populist 5-Star Movement, the largest political force in the Italian Parliament, signaled their approval Thursday for a new...

Amid COVID shutdowns, GOP’s McCarthy attended son’s wedding

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MORRO BAY, Calif. — At a time when California residents were being urged to avoid social gatherings because of the risk of spreading coronavirus,...

GOP bill would force yearly teacher action on union dues

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INDIANAPOLIS — Republican lawmakers are advancing a bill that would require Indiana teachers to renew requests every year for automatic deduction of union dues...

AP-NORC poll: Few in US say democracy is working very well

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WASHINGTON — Only a fragment of Americans believe democracy is thriving in the U.S., even as broad majorities agree that representative government is one...