Constitutional amendments

January 08, 2019 - 2:47 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York are unveiling new measures intended to address chronic corruption problems in a state where 30 lawmakers have left office facing criminal or ethical allegations since 2000. Democratic Sen. Liz Krueger on Tuesday announced a proposed constitutional amendment...
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December 28, 2018 - 9:31 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's president has urged parliament to reject a deal with Greece under which his country would amend its constitution and change its name to North Macedonia in return for being able to join NATO. Gjorge Ivanov, a longtime critic of the name deal, spoke Friday in his...
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In this Dec. 18, 2018 photo, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson speaks to The Associated Press during an interview in his Capitol office in Jefferson City, Mo. Parson told The Associated Press that he opposed the "Clean Missouri" initiative approved by voters in the November elections. He specifically wants to repeal a section requiring state House and Senate districts to be drawn by a demographer to achieve "partisan fairness" and "competitiveness" based on past statewide elections. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb)
December 23, 2018 - 11:23 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When then-Missouri state Sen. Mike Parson didn't agree with a voter-approved law imposing tough regulations on dog breeders, he led a legislative effort to repeal the measure and replace it with a tamer version. Now eight years later as governor, Parson believes a similar...
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Republican Florida Governor-elect Ron DeSantis, center, waves to the supporters with his wife, Casey, left, and Republican Lt. Governor-elect Jeanette Nunez, third right, after thanking the crowd Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. DeSantis defeated Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum. (Chris Urso/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 7:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Democrats tried something new and got the same result, losing the sixth straight governor's race, possibly losing all three statewide offices on Tuesday's ballot and winding up with a Senate race that's too close to call. In short, the Democrats' blue wave hit...
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Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp waves before speaking to supporters Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 07, 2018 - 3:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's elections for governor and other state offices (all times local): 3:05 a.m. Republican nominee for Georgia governor Brian Kemp says he is "confident victory is near" but is waiting on final results in the close race. Kemp told supporters at his election...
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Elwood Caudill, Jr, right, celebrates winning the Rowan County Clerk office Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Morehead, Ky. (AP Photo/John Flavell)
November 07, 2018 - 1:59 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky clerk who went to jail in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples lost her bid for a second term on Tuesday. Kim Davis, the Republican incumbent, was defeated by Democrat Elwood Caudill Jr . in the election for clerk of Rowan County in...
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Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, speaks before a crowd of supporters at a get out the vote event on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 in Houston. (AP Photo/John L. Mone)
October 30, 2018 - 9:39 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke suggested Tuesday night that President Donald Trump floated the idea of using an executive order to end birthright U.S. citizenship to sway next week's midterm elections, saying the White House wants to play on the country's "...
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Vice President Mike Pence rallies for Republicans in Oakland County, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at the Oakland County Airport in Waterford, Mich. (Tanya Moutzalias/Ann Arbor News-MLive.com via AP)
October 30, 2018 - 2:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's effort to end birthright citizenship (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says potentially changing birthright citizenship is part of the Trump administration's broad look at U.S. laws that draw people into the country...
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Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev arrives on a session of the Macedonian Parliament, in the capital Skopje, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Lawmakers in Macedonia have backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
October 19, 2018 - 5:52 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Lawmakers in Macedonia on Friday backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO. The session was delayed for more than 10 hours amid a heated confrontation. Parliament eventually voted in favor of the proposal — a...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias arrives at a cabinet meeting at the Greek Parliament in Athens. Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has resigned, on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, following a disagreement with the defense minister over the handling of a recent deal which would change Macedonia's name in exchange for Greece dropping its objections to the country joining NATO. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
October 17, 2018 - 10:56 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The foreign minister of Greece resigned Wednesday following a disagreement with the defense minister over the handling of a deal for Greece to drop its objections to neighboring Macedonia joining NATO if the small country's name is changed. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...
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