News 8 is fact-checking campaign ads that you may be seeing in some of the most hotly-contested races on the November ballot.
- Fox News
With 6 weeks to go until Election Day, a new poll in the key battleground of Pennsylvania indicates Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman ahead of GOP nominee Mehmet Oz in the Senate race
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Mitch McConnell is 'proudly' supporting a bill that aims to prevent another Trump-style coup, saying January 6 'underscored the need for an update'
McConnell's support for the Senate bill to reform the Electoral Count Act comes just days after all but 9 Republicans voted against the House version.
- Raleigh News and Observer
At a Wake County GOP event last week, Marjorie Taylor Greene delivered a speech covering several hot-button issues. How accurate were her claims?
- The Root
Privately, Democratic strategists have complained to me for months about something that looked very real but that nobody could prove: that photos of Stacey Abrams, the Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia, were being darkened and then used in negative posts by the campaign and supporters of her opponent, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp.
- The Hill
Two new Arizona gubernatorial polls show Republican Kari Lake and Democrat Katie Hobbs in a tight contest with Election Day six weeks away. A Marist poll of registered Arizona voters released on Wednesday shows Lake, a former TV journalist, with 46 percent support, a one-point edge over her Democratic opponent, who is also Arizona’s secretary…
- Associated Press
Far from shying from his contrarian reputation, Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is leaning into controversy as he runs for his third term. Johnson has called for the end of guaranteed money for Medicare and Social Security, two popular programs that American politicians usually steer clear from.
- The Hill
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) is leading Republican J.D. Vance by 3 percentage points in Ohio’s closely watched Senate race, according to a new Spectrum News-Siena College poll. Forty-six percent of likely Ohio voters indicated support for Ryan, compared to 43 percent who said they would vote for Vance, a gap within the poll’s margin of…
The more than 2,000 text messages cited in a new book include group chats among Cabinet officials, members of Congress, and a U.S. attorney.
Doug Mastriano accepts $500 donation from the founder of Gab, a self-styled Christian nationalist who says Jews are unwelcome in his far-right movement
Mastriano, a Trump-backed Republican running for governor in Pennsylvania, earlier this summer paid Gab $5,000 to promote his campaign.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Results in races led by Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick and Ken Paxton are demonstrating resillient GOP strength. [Opinion]
- Miami Herald
At a GOP event last week, Marjorie Taylor Greene delivered a speech covering several hot-button issues. How accurate were her claims?
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The Republican politicians pushing universal school vouchers in Arizona know it isn't about providing a leg up to the poor but a handout to the rich.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Letters to the Editor: How to join Big Table. Nothing funny about the big lie
- Springfield News-Leader
The News-Leader answered frequently asked questions about the amendment regarding recreational marijuana to be on the Nov. 8 ballot.
At a sentencing of one of the Jan. 6 defendants, a federal judge says Republicans are afraid of contradicting Trump.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Wisconsin's race for U.S. Senate will be one of the most hotly contested elections in the country this fall. Here are the latest developments.
Assembly speaker in Wisconsin sues to block Jan. 6 select committee’s subpoena for testimony on Trump interaction
Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader is suing to block a subpoena that orders him to testify before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection about a conversation he had with Donald Trump about overturning the 2020 election. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos filed the lawsuit on Sunday in federal court in Wisconsin arguing that the subpoena falls outside the scope of the committee’s investigation into last year’s Capitol attack and infringes on his legislative immunity from civil process.
- Miami Herald
For years, Republicans have been making gains with registered voters in Florida, catching up to Democrats last year for the first time, an accomplishment Gov. Ron DeSantis has often touted.
- CBS News
Voters say rights and freedoms are on the ballot, along with finances and the economy.