Kentucky clerk Kim Davis appeals ruling that sent her to prison

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis appeals ruling that sent her to prison

International Business Times

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who gained nationwide attention for denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples, filed an appeal asking a court to dismiss rulings that landed her in jail. Davis was jailed in September after being found in contempt of court for defying the Supreme Court’s June ruling that legalized gay marriage across the U.S. In…

Rebooting Jeb Bush apologizes to France for mocking country’s work ethic during GOP debate

Rebooting Jeb Bush apologizes to France for mocking country’s work ethic during GOP debate

Reuters Jeb Bush’s rebooted campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination included an apology to the French on Tuesday for making a joke about their work ethic. “I made the mistake of saying that the Congress operates on a French workweek,” Bush told reporters in a deadpan voice while campaigning in New Hampshire, according to

Michigan Republicans forced out of state legislature over extramarital affair lose GOP primary races

Michigan Republicans forced out of state legislature over extramarital affair lose GOP primary races

Reuters Two former Michigan representatives forced out of the state legislature for their extramarital affair and its subsequent cover-up lost their respective bids to regain their seats in a special Republican primary on Tuesday, results showed. Cindy Gamrat, who was removed from her Allegan County seat, and Todd Courser, who resigned from his seat in

GOP keeps control of Virginia state Senate despite gun control spending

GOP keeps control of Virginia state Senate despite gun control spending

Reuters Republicans kept control of the Virginia state Senate on Tuesday despite millions from billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s gun control advocacy group backing Democrats. The victories mean that the Republicans retain control of both houses of the state legislature. The party remains an obstacle to Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe as he tries to tighten gun laws

Marco Rubio on the defensive as his personal finances face renewed scrutiny

Marco Rubio on the defensive as his personal finances face renewed scrutiny

Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Wednesday tried to dismiss attacks on his personal finances as “discredited” as opponents on both left and right cast new doubts over his use of an official Republican party credit card. Rubio, on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, found himself facing fresh questions about

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