Ryan's announcement on Friday came the same day the Buttigieg campaign said it will be removing former attorney Steve Patton as a sponsor of a Chicago fundraiser scheduled for later that day, The Associated Press reported.Patton led an effort to block the release a video depicting the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager in Chicago whose death by a police officer prompted months of protests that eventually ended in the officer's conviction.“Transparency and justice for Laquan McDonald is more important than a campaign contribution,” Buttigieg campaign spokesman Chris Meagher said in a statement. “We are returning the money he contributed to the campaign and the money he has collected. He is no longer a co-host for the event and will not be attending.” … [Read more...] about April Ryan backs out of Buttigieg interview: Campaign didn’t mention ‘venue would be a fundraiser’
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High winds took down trees and utility poles across the state, which sustained a direct hit from the storm, leaving more than 25 percent of the state without power. It could take days to restore electricity in some areas, state officials warned on Tuesday afternoon, as crews can’t get to work until the winds from the back end of the storm die down. … [Read more...] about Isaias Wreaks Havoc on Northeast, Leaving Millions Without Power
Three teams – North Carolina State, Syracuse and Virginia Tech – host Liberty. Nine teams kept one of their previously scheduled nonconference opponents at the originally planned venue, while Wake Forest flipped a season-opening trip to Old Dominion into an Oct. 9 home game with the Monarchs of Conference USA. … [Read more...] about Notre Dame opens ACC play against Duke, won’t play Navy
The act prohibits: running for office in partisan elections, sending or forwarding a partisan political email while on duty or in a federal workplace, engaging in political activity while wearing an official uniform or while using a government vehicle, using official authority to interfere with or influence an election, soliciting or receiving political contributions, wearing or displaying partisan political buttons, T-shirts or signs. … [Read more...] about AP Explains: Is a Trump White House acceptance speech legal?
There was zero cell service and we couldn't get a WiFi signal. Not great generally for reporting purposes, but especially bad when that's how you transmit your signal for television. Just moments before with minutes to go before we were supposed to be live, the Biden embed, Sarah Mucha, had to pull off a window screen from the barn, climb through said window and drop our LiveU (responsible for transmitting our signal) down the side in hopes of getting a signal. It worked, thankfully. And we're pretty sure we put that window back together correctly. … [Read more...] about 10 photos that capture the intensity of 2020’s campaign trail