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14h ago

Friday's Mini-Report, 9.17.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
18h ago

How one state's GOP created a case study in ugly gerrymandering

In theory, Ohio ended gerrymandering abuses. In practice, Republicans want to make sure the abuses continue.
The Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
The Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
19h ago

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 9.17.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
20h ago

Why it's news when candidates agree to honor election results

"Will you accept election results?" has become an important question voters need to hear the answer to, and which major newspapers feel the need to note.
Glenn Youngkin makes his closing remarks during a GOP gubernatorial candidate forum in Lynchburg, Va., on April 19, 2021.
Glenn Youngkin makes his closing remarks during a GOP gubernatorial candidate forum in Lynchburg, Va., on April 19, 2021.
20h ago

Despite court rulings, South Dakota's Noem pushes for school prayer

The promotion of Biblical values are the responsibility of families and churches. So why does Kristi Noem want to get the government involved?
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem addresses the Legislature, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, at the Capitol in Pierre, S.D.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem addresses the Legislature, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, at the Capitol in Pierre, S.D.
22h ago

Stefanik abandons moderation, warns of a 'permanent election insurrection'

Stefanik's ugly rhetoric about immigration is disheartening, but her willingness to dabble in conspiratorial nonsense didn't come out of nowhere.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., questions former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill on Nov. 15, 2019.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., questions former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill on Nov. 15, 2019.
22h ago

Calling Trump a 'cancer,' prominent Republican to walk away from Congress

The Ohio congressman was a former football star with an MBA from Stanford whose political career appeared to have limitless potential. Now he's quitting.
Image: Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio
Image: Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio
23h ago

Ahead of rally, Trump goes to new lengths to defend Jan. 6 rioters

Eight months ago, Trump said he was "outraged" by the "heinous" Jan. 6 attack. The rioters' "assault" would not be "tolerated." That was then; this is now.
Image: Capitol riot
Image: Capitol riot
2d ago

Thursday's Mini-Report, 9.16.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
2d ago

Why Mitch McConnell is threatening to hurt the economy on purpose

A full decade after the nation's first-ever debt ceiling crisis, Mitch McConnell and his fellow Republicans are gearing up for a dangerous sequel.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks at the Capitol on Aug. 3, 2021.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks at the Capitol on Aug. 3, 2021.
2d ago

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 9.16.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

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