Kevin Johnson: Court denies death row inmate whose teenage daughter is barred from attending his execution scheduled for today ” Missouri

CNN — The Missouri Supreme Court has denied a death row inmate’s request for a stay of execution after hearing arguments that racial discrimination played a role in his charge of murdering a police officer. Since Kevin Johnson is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday, he will appeal to the United States Supreme Court, his … Read more

The Supreme Court is looking into Texas’ challenge to Biden’s immigration and deportation policies ` Texas

CNN — The Supreme Court on Tuesday will review the Biden administration’s discretion in removing noncitizens in a lawsuit filed by two Republican attorneys general who say the Department of Homeland Security is circumventing federal immigration law. The case brought by Texas and Louisiana is the latest salvo from conservative states that have declared war … Read more

Rural Arizona County is delaying confirmation of interim results as election disputes continue – Arizona

CNN — Officials in a rural Arizona county on Monday delayed certification of the November midterm elections, missing the legal deadline and getting the Arizona Secretary of State’s office to sue over the county’s failure to sign off on the results. With a 2-1 vote Monday morning, the Republican majority on the Cochise County Board … Read more

Early voting begins in some Georgia counties when Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker sprint to the Dec. 6 runoff

CNN — A week-long early voting period begins in some Georgia counties on Saturday, when Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker enter a week-and-a-half sprint to their Dec. 6 runoff after Thanksgiving. Unlike the 2021 runoff, control of the Senate is not at stake as Democrats have already won 50 seats and … Read more

Conscientious objectors have faced defeat, but conscientious objection still reigns in Arizona – Arizona

CNN — Many of the candidates who peddled former President Donald Trump’s lies that the 2020 election was “rigged” and “stolen” were defeated in November, a pattern heralded by Democrats that is already changing the contours of the 2024 election — which prompts the former president to modulate his tone as he recently released another … Read more

President Joe Biden railed against access to assault weapons after recent shooting > Massachusetts

CNN — President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would work with Congress to “try to get rid of offensive weapons”. “The idea that (that) we still allow the purchase of semi-automatic weapons is sick, it’s just sick. It has no social redemption value, zero, none. Not a single, lonely justification for it,” Biden told … Read more

Another mass shooting highlights America’s stubborn split over gun control > Virginia

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. Sign up for free to get it in your inbox here. Washington CNN — America’s shameful tradition of gun violence turned ugly again Tuesday night at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. At least six people were killed at the store, with four other victims, … Read more

Georgia Senate nominee Herschel Walker will receive a 2022 tax break on a Texas home designated as a primary residence ` Texas

CNN — Republican Herschel Walker will receive a tax break this year only for a primary residence at his home in the Dallas, Texas area, despite running for Senate in Georgia. Publicly available tax records reviewed by CNN’s KFile show Walker will receive a homestead tax exemption in Texas in 2022, saving the Senate candidate … Read more

Former Kentucky Governor John Y. Brown dies at age 88

CNN — Former Democratic Kentucky Governor John Y. Brown Jr. has died at the age of 88. Brown may be best remembered as the restaurant magnate who turned Kentucky Fried Chicken into a global fast-food juggernaut, but it was his time as governor that cemented Brown as a respected Kentucky statesman. “Our father, John Y. … Read more

Lindsey Graham is testifying before the Georgia grand jury examining the aftermath of the 2020 election

CNN — South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham appears Tuesday before a Georgia grand jury investigating efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Fulton County prosecutors investigating efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to undermine the results of the 2020 election in the Peach State want to question Graham about post-election calls he made … Read more