In an interview, Dhillon insisted that the overwhelming majority of Republican voters want a leadership change at the RNC. The race for RNC chair will be decided on Friday by secret ballot as Republican officials from all 50 states gather in Southern California. Current RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel is fighting for reelection against Dhillon, one of former President Donald Trump’s attorneys. While they are not attending specifically on McDaniel’s behalf, Trump’s team is making clear in private conversations that he backs McDaniel. Dhillon has unleashed a torrent of attacks against McDaniel in recent weeks that have resonated across Trump’s MAGA movement.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 30-Nov. 5:Oct. 30: Songwriter Eddie Holland of Holland-Dozier-Holland is 83. Country singer T. Graham Brown is 68. Country singer Kassidy Osborn of SHeDAISY is 46. Country singer Darryl Worley is 58. Country singer Kim Forester of the Forester Sisters is 62.3 months ago WNYT.com
Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist greets a supporter at a campaign event in Pinecrest, Fla., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Ron DeSantis, left, speaks during a debate with his Democratic opponent Charlie Crist in Fort Pierce, Fla., Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. (Crystal Vander Weit/TCPalm.com via AP, Pool) Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS/Crystal Vander Weit Casey DeSantis, right, wife of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, arrives for a debate between DeSantis and his Democratic opponent Charlie Crist in Fort Pierce, Fla., Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. “Charlie Crist has voted with Joe Biden 100% of the time,” DeSantis said, referring to the Crist-Biden agenda.3 months ago WNYT.com
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Max Duggan and the TCU Horned Frogs are learning to play with a perfect record that makes them playoff contenders. 7 TCU pulled away in a 34-24 victory over Texas Tech. Texas Tech quarterback Behren Morton (2) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against TCU, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. TECH QBSFreshman Behren Morton started strong for Texas Tech, going 7 of 10 with a 47-yard touchdown to Jerand Bradley. They lost to the Longhorns for just the second time in the past eight meetings last year in Fort Worth.3 months ago WNYT.com
DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki stood with his son Max, both ready to push the lever that would unveil the statue of the retired Dallas Mavericks star outside the team’s arena. “That jump shot, just going up to the sky, creating all type of rain,” said Los Angeles Lakers coach Darvin Ham, whose team was playing the Mavericks in the Christmas Day game that followed the Nowitzki ceremony Sunday. Nowitzki was the face of the franchise then, opening defense of the club’s only NBA title in the lockout-delayed 2011-12 season. He was a ball hog.”Sculptor Omri Amrany has created statues of other retired NBA stars in Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Shaquille O’Neal. Nowitzki’s title came the year James and Chris Bosh joined Wade and the Heat, who went on to win the next two multiple championships.1 month ago WNYT.com
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian warplane slammed into a residential building in the Siberian city of Irkutsk on Sunday, killing both crewmembers, authorities said. It was the second time in less than a week that a combat jet crashed in a residential area in Russia. Firefighters work at the scene after a warplane crashed into a residential area in Irkutsk, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. (AP Photo) Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS Firefighters work at the scene after a warplane crashed into a residential area in Irkutsk, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. Sunday’s crash was the 11th reported noncombat crash of a Russian warplane since Moscow sent its troops into Ukraine on Feb. 24.3 months ago WNYT.com
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration’s initiative to spur prevention and treatment of cancer got a dose of celebrity support Monday when singer Mary J. Blige joined Jill Biden and the American Cancer Society to announce national meetings on breast and cervical cancer. The program provides more money for research to, as Jill Biden said, “help us end cancer as we know it. She has promoted breast cancer screening, especially among Black women who are disproportionately affected, through the Black Women’s Health Imperative. Walking behind Biden are cervical cancer survivor Tamika Felder and singer Mary J. Blige. Her cancer advocacy began in the 1990s, after four of her friends were diagnosed with breast cancer.3 months ago WNYT.com
DUSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Taylor Swift won big at Sunday’s MTV EMAs. Taylor Swift, is congratulated, after winning the award for 'Best Video' at the European MTV Awards 2022 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS/Martin Meissner Taylor Swift receives the award for 'Best Video' at the European MTV Awards 2022 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS/Martin Meissner Taylor Swift is embraced by David Hasselhoff as she receives the award for 'Best Artist' at the European MTV Awards 2022 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS/Martin Meissner Previous NextThis year’s show was hosted by newlyweds Rita Ora and Taika Waititi.2 months ago WNYT.com