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GOP review finds no proof Arizona election stolen from Trump

PHOENIX — A Republican-backed review of the 2020 presidential election in Arizona’s largest county ended Friday without producing proof to support former President Donald Trump’s false claims of a stolen election. After six months of searching for evidence of fraud, the firm hired by ...

Top Dems: We have framework to pay for $3.5T bill; no detail

WASHINGTON — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a “framework” of options to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday, but they offered no details and the significance was unclear. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer ...

NY-21 candidate Watson stumps in Plattsburgh

PLATTSBURGH — New York 21st Congressional District candidate Ezra Watson made his first campaign stop in Plattsburgh Saturday. “If you choose to give me the honor of your vote, I’ll go to work every day fighting to improve your lives, all of your lives, so please join me on the path to ...

Voter registration cutoff coming up

The Franklin County Board of Elections is hosting a voter registration day in Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake ahead of the Oct. 8 deadline to register before Election Day on Nov. 2. Franklin County Republican Election Commissioner Tracy Sparks, who lives in Tupper Lake, plans to be in both ...

House Dems begin moving parts of Biden $3.5T domestic plans

WASHINGTON — House Democrats began pushing plans for providing paid family and medical leave, easing climate change and bolstering education through House committees Thursday as they battled Republicans and among themselves over President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion vision for reshaping ...

Hochul names NYC mayoral runner-up Garcia to top job

ALBANY (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday that she is appointing Kathryn Garcia, the former New York City sanitation commissioner and runner-up in the city’s Democratic mayoral primary, as director of state operations and Neysa Alsina, a chief counsel to the New York ...