Man who plotted to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sentenced to over 6 years in prison

Man who plotted to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sentenced to over 6 years in prison

[ad_1] A Michigan man who admitted taking part in an extremist group’s plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in retaliation for Covid restrictions was sentenced Wednesday to over 6 years in prison. Ty Garbin, 25, is the only person to plead guilty out of the more than a dozen men facing state and federal charges … Read more

N.Y. Gov. Hochul adds 12k deaths to total coronavirus tally in show of ‘transparency’

N.Y. Gov. Hochul adds 12k deaths to total coronavirus tally in show of 'transparency'

[ad_1] New York Gov. Kathy Hochul added more than 12,000 deaths to the state’s coronavirus death count Tuesday following allegations that her predecessor, Andrew Cuomo, had intentionally downplayed those numbers. “We’re now releasing more data than had been released before publicly so people know the nursing home deaths and the hospital deaths are consistent with … Read more

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul inherits Cuomo’s mess — and an historic opportunity

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul inherits Cuomo's mess — and an historic opportunity

[ad_1] At the stroke of midnight, Kathy Hochul became not only New York’s 57th governor, but also its first female governor. And Hochul, the former lieutenant governor, has already announced her intention to run for a full term next year. It’s a strong, gutsy move, showing she is not only ready to take over in … Read more

Covid got California Gov. Newsom into this recall mess. He’s banking it’ll get him out.

10 dead, dozens missing in Tennessee flooding

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — Covid-19 restrictions got Gavin Newsom into this mess. Now he’s counting on them to get him out of it. Amid a contentious national debate over masks and vaccines, California’s embattled Democratic governor is betting his political life on turning next month’s recall election into a referendum on some of the nation’s strictest … Read more

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick blames Covid surge on ‘African Americans who have not been vaccinated’

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick blames Covid surge on 'African Americans who have not been vaccinated'

[ad_1] Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said unvaccinated African Americans — not lax coronavirus precautions in states like his — are responsible for the surge in Covid-19 cases in his state. “The Covid is spreading, particularly most of the numbers are with the unvaccinated, and the Democrats like to blame Republicans on that,” Patrick told … Read more