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3h ago

New lawsuit aims to ‘hold accountable’ fake, pro-Trump electors

"Thus far ... none of the fraudulent electors has been held accountable," new litigation in Wisconsin asserted. "This lawsuit seeks to change that."
The Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison
The Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison
4h ago

Why today's primaries will answer many important questions

Tuesday will be the biggest day for primaries so far in 2022, and the results will likely answer several questions — including those about Trump's power.
Image: Senate candidate Mehmet Oz and former President Donald Trump shake hands at a rally in Greensburg, Pa.,  on May 6, 2022.
Image: Senate candidate Mehmet Oz and former President Donald Trump shake hands at a rally in Greensburg, Pa.,  on May 6, 2022.
4h ago

Tuesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 5.17.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Rep. Madison Cawthorn, a Republican from North Carolina, speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, TX, U.S.July 9, 2021.
Rep. Madison Cawthorn, a Republican from North Carolina, speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, TX, U.S.July 9, 2021.
5h ago

DeSantis put a Proud Boy defender on Florida's education board. Then he hired her husband.

Among Ron DeSantis' most glaring controversies are his personnel appointments. Take Florida's new secretary of state, for example.
Florida Governor, Ron DeSantis holds a press conference
Florida Governor, Ron DeSantis holds a press conference
5h ago

How Democrats are taking a page from Claire McCaskill's election meddling playbook

A decade ago, Claire McCaskill persevered after boosting her preferred GOP rival in Missouri. Some Democrats are borrowing from her playbook this year.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., talks to supporters during a campaign stop on Oct. 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., talks to supporters during a campaign stop on Oct. 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo.
7h ago

Jan. 6 connection binds Pennsylvania Republicans (in a bad way)

In Pennsylvania, a Republican candidate for governor, lieutenant governor, and Senate were all in the nation's capital for Jan. 6, 2021.
Image: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Doug Mastriano Holds Campaign Rally Before PA Primary
Image: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Doug Mastriano Holds Campaign Rally Before PA Primary
7h ago

Liz Cheney has some excellent advice for the GOP

GOP leaders have "enabled white nationalism, white supremacy, and anti-Semitism," Cheney said. Republicans could respond constructively, but they won't.
Liz Cheney
Liz Cheney
8h ago

As Ted Cruz wins at the Supreme Court, common sense loses

After Ted Cruz’s victory at the high court, Justice Elena Kagan wrote, “The politician is happy; the donors are happy. The only loser is the public.”
Image: Ted Cruz
Image: Ted Cruz
23h ago

Monday’s Mini-Report, 5.16.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Mass Shooting in Buffalo New York Leaves 10 Dead
Mass Shooting in Buffalo New York Leaves 10 Dead
1d ago

Monday’s Campaign Round-Up, 5.16.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
PA Democratic Senate Candidate John Fetterman Campaigns Ahead Of Primary Election
PA Democratic Senate Candidate John Fetterman Campaigns Ahead Of Primary Election
1d ago

State-level GOP radicalism becomes even more unavoidable

It’s a mistake to think the radicalization of Republican politics is limited to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Scott Jensen at his clinic in Minnesota
Dr. Scott Jensen at his clinic in Minnesota

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