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Dick Cheney, the 46th Republican vice president (as well as a former Wyoming congressman and CEO of Halliburton), attacked Donald Trump in a new ad for his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney on Thursday. “In our nation’s 246-year history, there has never been an individual who is a greater threat to our republic than Donald Trump,”…

Harriet Hageman is a deep-rooted Wyomingite, a constitutional attorney, a former Republican National Committeewoman from Wyoming, and a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Wyoming. Ms. Hageman spoke with KODI Radio about Ted Cruz’s campaign endorsement, her race against incumbent Liz Cheney, and her work on Wyoming’s water. In terms of Cruz’s endorsement,…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a restrictive New York gun law in a major ruling for gun rights. The justices’ 6-3 decision is expected to ultimately allow more people to legally carry guns on the streets of the nation’s largest cities — including New York, Los Angeles and Boston —…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Capitol insurrection heard from election workers and state officials on Tuesday as they described President Donald Trump’s pressure to overturn his 2020 election defeat. On Thursday, the nine-member panel will hear from former Justice Department officials who refused Trump’s entreaties to declare the election “corrupt.” The committee’s…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Academy Award–winning actor Matthew McConaughey took center stage at the White House briefing Tuesday to call on Congress to “reach a higher ground” and pass gun control legislation in honor of the children and teachers killed in last month’s shooting rampage at an elementary school in his home town of Uvalde, Texas.…

With a critical U.S. House race already getting contentious and expensive, incumbent Liz Cheney stands firms while Harriet Hageman gains financial momentum. The effort to unseat U.S. Representative Liz Cheney has been a “hot race” for nearly a year. Arguably, it began less than a month after she was reelected in the 2020 Election after…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested Wednesday that inflation, which has been surging as the recovery strengthens, “will likely remain elevated in coming months” before “moderating.” At the same time, Powell signaled no imminent change in the Fed’s ultra-low-interest rate policies. In written testimony he will deliver later Wednesday to the House…

Representative Liz Cheney could have 2021 defined by her reactions to two presidents: a thumbs down to Donald Trump and a fist-bump with Joe Biden. Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney continues to stand strong against her opposition, outside and within the Republican Party during a year of substantial controversy and outrage. Despite numerous attacks and censures,…

By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion plan to transform America’s infrastructure includes $16 billion to plug old oil and gas wells and clean up abandoned mines, a longtime priority for Western and rural lawmakers from both parties. Hundreds of thousands of “orphaned” oil and gas wells and abandoned…

Robinhood and other retail brokerages are taking steps to tamp down the speculative frenzy surrounding companies such as GameStop, but the actions only sparked more volatility and an outcry from users of the platforms and some members of Congress that small investors are being treated unfairly. GameStop stock has rocketed from below $20 earlier to…


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