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17m ago

DeSantis faces pushback with yet another divisive appointment

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
1h ago

Dems hope to ‘help’ key GOP candidates by meddling in primaries

A decade ago, Claire McCaskill persevered after boosting her preferred GOP rival in Missouri. Some Democrats are borrowing from her playbook this year.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Visits Berks County Council On Chemical Abuse To Announce Expansion Of Law Enforcement Treatment Initiative
Pennsylvania Attorney General Visits Berks County Council On Chemical Abuse To Announce Expansion Of Law Enforcement Treatment Initiative
2h 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
3h 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
4h 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
18h 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
22h ago

Why Tuesday's primaries will answer many important questions

Tomorrow 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.
Donald Trump Holds Pennsylvania Rally With GOP Senate Candidate Mehmet Oz
Donald Trump Holds Pennsylvania Rally With GOP Senate Candidate Mehmet Oz
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
1d ago

Vote on NATO expansion poses key test for Senate Republicans

Mitch McConnell is on board with quickly expanding NATO and adding Nordic allies. But will other Republicans be equally quick to agree?
Senators Mitch McConnell, Susan Collins, John Cornyn and John Barrasso met with Swedish media at Grand Hotel in Stockholm after a meeting with Swedish Prime Minister and Minister of Defense on Sunday, May 15.
Senators Mitch McConnell, Susan Collins, John Cornyn and John Barrasso met with Swedish media at Grand Hotel in Stockholm after a meeting with Swedish Prime Minister and Minister of Defense on Sunday, May 15.
1d ago

Why did Trump change his mind about Kentucky’s Thomas Massie?

Two years ago, Donald Trump wanted Thomas Massie thrown out of the GOP. Now, the former president is endorsing the Kentucky Republican.
Rep. Thomas Massie
Rep. Thomas Massie

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