The Journal Gazette
Supreme Court The Supreme Court stands on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 6, 2020.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) (Patrick Semansky

Justices rule states can bind presidential electors' votes

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states’ popular vote winner in...

July 6, 2020 10:30 am

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, left, and Vice President Mike Pence walk to a meeting Wednesday in Phoenix to discuss the state's surge in coronavirus cases.  (Ross D. FranklinSTF)

Pence tests role with virus 'spin'

WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence has long played the straight man to Donald Trump, translating the president's bombast into...

July 6, 2020 1:00 am

 In this June 12, 2020, file photo Vice President Mike Pence, waves as he arrives to speak after a tour at Oberg Industries plant in Sarver, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

'People aren't stupid': Pence's virus spin tests credibility

Vice President Mike Pence has long played the straight man to Donald Trump.

July 4, 2020 12:21 pm

Funding long an issue in public health

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources necessary to confront the worst health crisis in a...

July 2, 2020 1:00 am

Trump threatens veto over Confederate names

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is vowing to veto a massive defense bill to keep military bases such as Fort Bragg named after...

July 2, 2020 1:00 am