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States file motion to stop immigration rule change

WASHINGTON -- Eleven states, led by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, have filed a motion to intervene in a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case over challenges to a 2018 public charge rule change that required immigrants coming to the…

Gun control bill pops up in Congress

WASHINGTON -- Democratic congresswomen from New York and Texas each introduced several pieces of legislation that they say are aimed at curbing gun violence. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who represents New York’s 12th Congressional District,…

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh dies

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has died. According to an on-air announcement by his wife, Kathryn, the 70-year-old Limbaugh died Wednesday morning from complication of lung cancer. "It is with profound…

Trump acquitted in second impeachment trial

WASHINGTON -- Former President Donald Trump on Saturday was acquitted of an impeachment charge that he incited the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol in Washington D.C. It is the second time in a year the U.S. Senate determined Trump was not…

Wisconsin lawmakers lay blame, look forward on masks

(THE CENTER SQUARE) -- Most people at the Wisconsin Capitol agree there should be a mask requirement for at least some parts of the state. But there’s very little agreement about how to make that happen. Republicans at the Capitol…

Wisconsin lawmakers call lesson on Hammurabi racist

(THE CENTER SQUARE) -- A pair of Democratic lawmakers from the Madison area is calling a lesson on Hammurabi and the code of the cradle of civilization racist because it mentions slavery. Rep. Gary Hebl, D- Sun Prairie, and Sen. Melissa…