Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib refused to preside over a special joint session of the state legislature because it took place in the state House of Representatives chamber, where citizens can carry concealed weapons in the gallery. "There is no specific threat to me. There is no specific threat we know of, period," he said. "It's about the policy." The joint session, a speech by the governor, was attended by every statewide elected official but Habib.
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The New York Times columnist misconstrues the issues at stake in the challenge to New York's restrictions on houses of worship.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo described his policy as a "fear-driven response," cut by a "hatchet" rather than a "scalpel."
Penguin Random House Employees Broke Down in Tears at Thought of Publishing Jordan Peterson's Next Book
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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Urged People Not To Travel for Thanksgiving Shortly Before Boarding His Flight
The mayor is traveling to Mississippi to spend the holiday with his wife and daughter.