Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes’ path: From Yale to jail

PHOENIX (AP) — Long before he assembled one of the largest far-right anti-government militia groups in U.S. history, before his Oath Keepers stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Stewart Rhodes was a promising Yale Law School graduate. He secured a clerkship on the Arizona Supreme Court, in part thanks to his unusual life … Read more

Biden Dismisses DeSantis’ Immigrant Relocation | National News

President Joe Biden on Tuesday dismissed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ latest move to relocate migrants to more liberal states while noting that sending them back to certain countries is “not rational” – a rare acknowledgment of the national conversation on immigration sparked by Republican governors. “He should come visit. We have a beautiful shoreline,” Biden … Read more

Robert Sarver suspended, fined, latest news, Phoenix Suns, reaction

The NBA’s decision to suspend Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver for one year and fine him $10 million dollars after a probe of claims of racism and misogyny has been met with fierce reaction. In announcing the punishment, the league said the independent investigation found that Sarver “engaged in conduct that clearly violated common workplace … Read more

Debating Over Debates: Campaign Tradition Faces Skepticism

By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — Under pressure from his Republican rival, Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman said this week he would participate in one debate before the November election. In Georgia, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker are still working through the details of what a debate … Read more

Gregg Phillips, Dinesh D’Souza Movie Star, Booted From Party for Bringing Gun

Earlier this year, election-fraud conspiracy theorist Gregg Phillips shot to fame on the right as one of the stars of 2,000 mules, conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza’s quasi-documentary attempt to prove the 2020 election was stolen. Since the movie’s release in May, however, Phillips has claimed he has proof of election fraud that was “10 times” … Read more

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Malia Obama steps out with mystery man for the SECOND TIME in a month

Former first daughter Malia Obama was the epitome of laidback LA style on Tuesday when she stepped out for a food and drink run with the same mystery man that she was pictured enjoying a stroll with just last week. The eldest daughter of former President Barack Obama, 24, kept it casual for the outing … Read more

Latest primaries feature deniers for state election posts

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican primary voters in Arizona and Kansas on Tuesday are deciding whether to elevate loyalists to former President Donald Trump who support his false claims that he lost the 2020 election and send them to the general election. The GOP primary elections for secretary of state are the latest this year to … Read more

Arizona Republican resists Trump’s election lies | Latest News

Arizona’s House speaker Rusty Bowers, a Republican, is among a series of state election officials who testified before the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection where Trump backers tried to stop the certification of President Joe Biden’s victory. The committee’s first few hearings focused on Trump’s pressure campaign to wart Biden’s victory – … Read more

World War II-Era Boat Emerges From Shrinking Lake Mead | Nevada News

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A sunken boat dating back to World War II is the latest object to emerge from a shrinking reservoir that straddles Nevada and Arizona. The Higgins landing craft that has long been 185 feet (56 meters) below the surface is now nearly halfway out of the water at Lake Mead. The … Read more

Roe v Wade: More protests expected this weekend amid fury and anguish over the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling

CNN  —  Abortion-rights protesters continued to voice their fury and anguish nationwide Saturday following the seismic ruling by the US Supreme Court to eliminate the federal constitutional right to an abortion. On Friday, the Court overturned the 1973 ruling known as Roe v. Wade, sparking protests that are expected to extend throughout the weekend. Smaller … Read more