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Seventh Australian senator referred to High Court as citizenship crisis deepens

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Seventh Australian senator referred to High Court as citizenship crisis deepens

- MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A crisis engulfing Australia's parliament has widened after a key independent senator became the seventh parliamentarian referred to the High Court to determine if his dual citizenship makes him ineligible to sit in parliament. Senator Nick Xenophon's announcement on Saturday that he holds dual British citizenship comes as the future of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government hangs in the balance, with question marks surrounding the eligibility of key members of his government and crossbenchers threatening supply should it be stripped of its one-seat majority
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Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster

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Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster

- By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated could face an effort to remove her from office. Gov. Eric Greitens and Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, both Republicans, said on Friday that state senators should oust Democratic Sen. Maria Chapelle-Nadal, who has continued to reject calls for her resignation
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Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster

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Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster

- JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated could face an effort to remove her from office. Gov. Eric Greitens and Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, both Republicans, said on Friday that state senators should oust Democratic Sen. Maria Chapelle-Nadal, who has continued to reject calls for her resignation
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Chappelle-Nadal says she would apologize to Trump face-to-face

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Chappelle-Nadal says she would apologize to Trump face-to-face

- ST. LOUIS – Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal told Fox 2/News11 she would apologize to President Donald Trump, but vowed to fight to hold onto her legislative seat, even after Lt. Governor Mike Parson pledged to have her expelled from the senate. Chappelle-Nadal said she had great remorse for a post on her private Facebook account in which she said she hoped President Trump would be assassinated
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Lt. Governor calls on Missouri Senate to expel Maria Chappelle-Nadal

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Lt. Governor calls on Missouri Senate to expel Maria Chappelle-Nadal

- JEFFERSON CITY, MO - Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson says he can and will expel State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal from the Missouri legislature if she doesn't resign following comments made about President Trump on Facebook. Parson, who’s position also makes him president of the Missouri Senate, is calling for the expulsion Nadal under Article 3 of the Missouri Constitution. But he hopes she will do the responsible thing first
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Democratic state lawmaker charged with assaulting Republican activist

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Democratic state lawmaker charged with assaulting Republican activist

- CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire State Police recently charged six-term Democratic state Rep. Katherine Rogers of Concord with misdemeanor simple assault, alleging that she made “unprivileged contact” with a conservative activist during a state Senate recount process last November. Susan Olsen, a long-time pro-2nd Amendment activist, alleged that Rogers struck her on the head while both were observing a recount of election results at the state archives building in Concord on Nov
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Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster

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Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster

- JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated could face an effort to remove her from office. Republican Gov. Eric Greitens and Lt. Gov. Mike Parson both said on Friday that state senators should oust Democratic Sen. Maria Chapelle-Nadal, who has continued to reject calls for her resignation
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Missouri governor joins call for expulsion of senator who hoped for Trump's assassination

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Missouri governor joins call for expulsion of senator who hoped for Trump's assassination

- JEFFERSON CITY • As Lt. Gov. Mike Parson prepared to hold a news conference to call for the expulsion of state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal from the Missouri Senate Friday, Gov. Eric Greitens joined the call for her removal. Greitens d on Friday that if Chappelle-Nadal does not resign, the Senate should expel her. "If she will not resign, the Senate can vote to remove her
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Bill Tracker: Increasing penalties for the "knockout game"

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Bill Tracker: Increasing penalties for the "knockout game"

- Each legislative session thousands of bills and amendments are introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Only a fraction become law, and an even smaller portion receive wide media coverage. These bills impact the lives of people living in Pennsylvania every day. Each week The Sentinel will highlight one bill that has not received widespread attention. About the bill. Beginning around 2013, media reports began cropping up about teens playing the “knock-out game
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Bill calls for Roger Taney statue to be removed from Maryland State House grounds

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Bill calls for Roger Taney statue to be removed from Maryland State House grounds

- Legislation might have had the statue of Civil War-era Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney at the Maryland State House destroyed, but proponents now say they'd be satisfied to see the memorial to the author of the Dred Scott decision removed. Del. Jill Carter of Baltimore, whose original bill called for the state's Commission on Artistic Property to destroy the brooding statue, said she has agreed to a compromise that would pack the Frederick County jurist off to the Maryland State Archives
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Missouri lawmaker posts, deletes Trump assassination comment

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Missouri lawmaker posts, deletes Trump assassination comment

- ST. LOUIS — A Missouri lawmaker says she posted and then deleted a comment on Facebook that said she hoped for President Donald Trump's assassination. Democratic Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal says she didn't mean what she posted Thursday, but was frustrated with the president's reaction to the violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Chappelle-Nadal said she wrote the comment in response to a post that suggested Vice President Mike Pence would try to have Trump removed from office
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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

- WASHINGTON — A prominent Republican senator delivered a stinging rebuke Thursday of Donald Trump’s short time in office, declaring he has not shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, also said Trump “recently has not demonstrated that he understands the character of this nation.” During comments to local reporters after a speech to the Chattanooga Rotary Club, Corker called for “radical changes” in how the Trump White House operates
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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

- WASHINGTON — A prominent Republican senator delivered a stinging rebuke Thursday of Donald Trump’s short time in office, declaring he has not shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, also said Trump “recently has not demonstrated that he understands the character of this nation.” During comments to local reporters after a speech to the Chattanooga Rotary Club, Corker called for “radical changes” in how the Trump White House operates
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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

- WASHINGTON — A prominent Republican senator delivered a stinging rebuke Thursday of Donald Trump’s short time in office, declaring he has not shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, also said Trump “recently has not demonstrated that he understands the character of this nation.” During comments to local reporters after a speech to the Chattanooga Rotary Club, Corker called for “radical changes” in how the Trump White House operates
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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

- WASHINGTON — A prominent Republican senator delivered a stinging rebuke Thursday of Donald Trump’s short time in office, declaring he has not shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, also said Trump “recently has not demonstrated that he understands the character of this nation.” During comments to local reporters after a speech to the Chattanooga Rotary Club, Corker called for “radical changes” in how the Trump White House operates
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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

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GOP senator: Trump doesn't understand 'the character of this nation'

- WASHINGTON — A prominent Republican senator delivered a stinging rebuke Thursday of Donald Trump’s short time in office, declaring he has not shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, also said Trump “recently has not demonstrated that he understands the character of this nation.” During comments to local reporters after a speech to the Chattanooga Rotary Club, Corker called for “radical changes” in how the Trump White House operates
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  • Seventh Australian senator referred to High Court as citizenship crisis deepens
    Seventh Australian senator referred to High Court as citizenship crisis deepens

    , reuters.com

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A crisis engulfing Australia's parliament has widened after a key independent senator became the seventh parliamentarian referred to the High Court to determine if his dual citizenship makes him ineligible to sit in parliament. Senator Nick Xenophon's announcement on Saturday that he holds dual British citizenship comes as the future of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government hangs in the balance, with question marks surrounding the eligibility of key members of his government and crossbenchers threatening supply should it be stripped of its one-seat majority
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Legislation

  • Cramer: No, Senate bill did not 'rip away' health insurance
    Cramer: No, Senate bill did not 'rip away' health insurance

    , grandforksherald.com

    WASHINGTON — After reading that health care would be "ripped away" from 34,000 North Dakotans as part of the Senate's latest "Skinny Repeal" vote on repealing parts of Obamacare, I'm compelled to set the record straight on this legislation, which failed after three Senate Republicans and all 48 Senate Democrats opposed it.
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Members of Parliament

  • Democratic state lawmaker charged with assaulting Republican activist
    Democratic state lawmaker charged with assaulting Republican activist

    , wmur.com

    CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire State Police recently charged six-term Democratic state Rep. Katherine Rogers of Concord with misdemeanor simple assault, alleging that she made “unprivileged contact” with a conservative activist during a state Senate recount process last November. Susan Olsen, a long-time pro-2nd Amendment activist, alleged that Rogers struck her on the head while both were observing a recount of election results at the state archives building in Concord on Nov
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Speaker

  • After Texas House speaker objects, Senate scales back tree bill
    After Texas House speaker objects, Senate scales back tree bill

    , mystatesman.com

    Voting shortly after midnight Tuesday, the Texas Senate removed two key provisions from a bill that restricted the ability of cities to regulate the removal of trees. House Speaker Joe Straus had returned House Bill 7 to the Senate over the weekend, ruling that senators had improperly added provisions that were not germane to a bill that allowed landowners to plant new trees to offset local tree removal fees
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Legislatures

  • Could another special session of the Missouri Legislature be on tap?
    Could another special session of the Missouri Legislature be on tap?

    , stltoday.com

    JEFFERSON CITY • In his first eight months in office, Gov. Eric Greitens has called two special sessions of the Missouri Legislature. But could the Legislature call one of its own? Two Republican lawmakers told the Post-Dispatch there are murmurs that another special session is possible — even though the scenario is unlikely. Two other Republicans said they did not hear of the possibility, but that talks of a special session could be on the table as House Republicans gather at the Lake of the Ozarks for an informal caucus later this week
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