Illinois appellate court rejects Democratic governor’s effort to maintain school mask mandate

The court, however, said the ruling does not apply to local mandates, and the Chicago Public Schools district — which was engaged in a bitter dispute with its teachers’ union earlier this year over Covid-19 safety protocols — swiftly said

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Glenn Youngkin, a Republican financier, defeats Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia governor’s race.

It’s highly unlikely, however, that the former president will let other Republicans sidestep him in next year’s midterm elections the way Mr. Youngkin did. The party’s victory in Virginia may only lull Republicans into believing that Mr. Trump no longer

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