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US & Canada · Uvalde

Beto O'Rourke Escorted Out Of Uvalde Press Conference After Confronting Gov. Greg Abbott

46% Center coverage: 154 sources
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke gets into heated exchange with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Texas House Speaker Rep. Dade Phelan were holding a press conference in Uvalde, Texas. The outburst came shortly after Abbott spoke to the importance of mental health evaluations in the wake of such events.See the Story
Steve Kerr · Uvalde

Warriors coach Steve Kerr gives impassioned plea on gun violence

45% Center coverage: 80 sources
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr calls on senators to take action. Kerr: "I'm so tired of getting up here and offering condolences to the devastated families that are out there." Kerr's own father was a victim of gun violence. See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Ted Cruz slammed over Texas elementary school shooting comments

48% Center coverage: 42 sources
An 18-year-old man opened fire Tuesday at an elementary school in Texas, killing at least 19 children and two teachers. Governor Kathy Hochul: "It's past time to put an end to these needless tragedies" Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: "We don't have to be a country that lets mass shootings happen at our schools" Rep. Claudia Tenney: "This was a senseless act of pure and unspeakable evil"See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Top Texas Republicans resist gun control and push for more armed teachers and police at schools in wake of Uvalde shooting

43% Left coverage: 40 sources
Several school districts announced extra security and law enforcement will be present at various schools in the wake of the Uvalde school massacre. Grand Prairie police noted community members may have noticed a "high-level police presence" Wednesday afternoon. Mansfield police asked community members for prayers for the city of UValde and took a different course.See the Story
Riots · Washington

Trump Said to Have Reacted Approvingly to Jan. 6 Chants About Hanging Pence

68% Left coverage: 25 sources
The White House chief of staff told colleagues that Trump said, "Maybe Pence should be hanged" It is not clear what tone Trump was said to have used. But the reported remark was further evidence of how extreme the rupture between the president and his vice president had become. A spokesman for Trump criticized the House committee's work.See the Story

Biden asks America: ‘Why are we willing to live with this carnage?’

80% Left coverage: 5 sources
Does it really need to be like this? Should going to school be an occupational hazard for the sake of the Second Amendment?See the Story
Republican Party · Michigan

5 GOP Michigan governor candidates failed to file enough valid petition signatures, officials say

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
Five Michigan Republican candidates for governor failed to file enough nominating signatures. The Board of Elections said thousands of signatures were forged by the people paid to collect the signatures. In late April, Michigan GOP governor candidates were already being challenged due to alleged fraud. Many of the running candidates used the same firm to collect ballot signatures.See the Story
Climate Change · Massachusetts

'A resounding victory': Court rules Exxon must stand trial for lying to the public about climate change

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
The Massachusetts high court on Tuesday rejected ExxonMobil's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the state, meaning the biggest oil giant in the U.S. must stand trial for allegations that it lied to the public about the climate emergency and the fossil fuel industry's role in driving it.See the Story

Betsy DeVos and her school privatization agenda are no match for Michigan parents

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Parents in DeVos’s backyard tell right-wing radicals, “No thank you to divisive, partisan agendas in schools.”Culture war issues dressed as serious K-12 classroom concerns, such as trumped-up battles over critical race theory and gender identity, have become useful campaign fodder for the GOP in several key states.This article was produced by Our Schools.See the Story

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