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Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 5.18.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Lieutenant Governor & Democratic Senate Candidate John Fetterman Holds Campaign Event
Lieutenant Governor & Democratic Senate Candidate John Fetterman Holds Campaign Event
1h ago

Violent extremism on the right described as ‘our biggest threat’

As one observer put it, the American right “has a violence problem that has no equivalent on the left.”
Buffalo, NY shooting
Buffalo, NY shooting
2h ago

Why the Justice Dept. sued former RNC finance chair Steve Wynn

Steve Wynn, the former RNC finance chair, was already a controversial figure. Then the Justice Department accused him of unregistered lobbying for China.
Steve Wynn talks about his proposed Everett casino and unveils a new model at a press conference in Malden, Mass. on March 15, 2016.
Steve Wynn talks about his proposed Everett casino and unveils a new model at a press conference in Malden, Mass. on March 15, 2016.
3h ago

Justice Department seeks transcripts from Jan. 6 committee

We don't yet know when or whether the Justice Department will get transcripts from the Jan. 6 committee. But the fact that it asked is itself important.
Trump Supporters Hold "Stop The Steal" Rally In DC Amid Ratification Of Presidential Election
Trump Supporters Hold "Stop The Steal" Rally In DC Amid Ratification Of Presidential Election
4h ago

Why Mastriano’s primary win is so dangerous, even outside Pennsylvania

What matters most about Doug Mastriano’s gubernatorial campaign — in Pennsylvania and to a national audience — is his dangerous election denialism.
Image: Doug Mastriano
Image: Doug Mastriano
5h ago

The 1 incident largely responsible for derailing Madison Cawthorn's career

It’s difficult to rank Madison Cawthorn’s many scandals, screw-ups, and failures, but one recent incident was largely responsible for derailing his career.
Madison Cawthorn
Madison Cawthorn
19h ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 5.17.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Image: Jill Biden and Joe Biden standing across the street from a supermarket with the sign,"Tops".
Image: Jill Biden and Joe Biden standing across the street from a supermarket with the sign,"Tops".
1d ago

A group of Trump supporters who impersonated electors may finally be held accountable

"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
1d 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.
1d 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.
1d 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

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