As of Monday, 367,141 voters in Virginia have either voted early or requested a mail-in ballot for the November election, according to the Virginia Public Access Project.
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'I've lost my joy': Anti-vax Republican, who worked for the Trump campaign and embraced QAnon, says she has COVID-19
Lauren Witzke, the 2020 GOP candidate for US Senate in Delaware, told followers she had "lost all of my senses."
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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick paid out his first voter fraud bounty to a progressive poll worker in Pennsylvania who caught a Republican voting illegally
The poll worker who received the prize said he was told he only received the minimum reward as larger ones were reserved for "bigger fish."
- Washington Examiner
Liberal poll worker proves instance of voter fraud and collects bounty from Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick
The lieutenant governor of Texas cut the check on his first bounty for voter fraud evidence to a poll worker in Pennsylvania, but it wasn't the proof he was expecting.
Meghan McCain Swats Away Trump's Latest Attack on Her and Her Dad: 'Thanks for the Publicity Boomer'
The former president and former View co-host have a long history of bad blood, mostly over his continued attacks on the late Sen. John McCain
- Associated Press
A Las Vegas businessman is facing criminal charges of voting twice in the November 2020 election, including with his dead wife’s ballot, Nevada state Attorney General Aaron Ford announced Thursday. Donald “Kirk” Hartle, 55, faces two felony charges in a criminal complaint filed Oct. 6 and made public Thursday, three days after Hartle’s initial appearance in Las Vegas Justice Court, according to court records.
Right-wing Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick pays out promised $25,000 bounty over illegal voting — by a registered Republican
Pennsylvania poll watcher, a Democrat, reported a 72-year-old Republican casting votes in his own name and on behalf of his son last November.
- Fox News
GOP calls for Fauci investigation, resignation mount after NIH admits funding gain-of-function research
GOP calls for an investigation and the resignation of Dr. Anthony Fauci have escalated following this week’s revelation that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded gain-of-function research on the coronavirus.
Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) squabbled behind closed doors Wednesday, with Manchin using a raised-fist goose egg to tell his colleague he can live without any of President Biden's social spending plan, Axios has learned.Why it matters: The disagreement, recounted to Axios by two senators in the room, underscores how far apart two key members remain as the Democratic Party tries to meet its deadline for reaching an agreement on a budget reconciliation framework by Friday
'She Started Screaming': Controversial Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Spars with Liz Cheney on House Floor
"They got into a back and forth about 'Jewish space lasers,' " Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin told reporters after the altercation — as Greene says she was criticizing the Capitol riot investigation "witch hunt"
"Her behavior suggests somebody that ... is not tethered to reality or basic standards of decent behavior," the CNN host said of her fight with Liz Cheney.
- The Daily Beast
Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via GettyWith a hint of confusion in his eyes and a whiff of failure in the air around him, Joe Biden is watching his approval ratings continue to plummet to the point where just 42 percent of Americans approve of his job performance.Which makes sense, since at least so far Biden really doesn’t seem very good at this whole being president thing despite dreaming of and preparing for it for decades. With his staff trying to hide him from the press, and his pencha
Trump claims the election he lost by 7 million votes was the "insurrection," while the violent attack he incited was merely a "protest."
The Atlanta chapter of the NAACP broke from protocol Wednesday to speak out against former mayor Kasim Reed’s repeat run […] The post Atlanta NAACP speaks out against mayoral candidate Kasim Reed appeared first on TheGrio.
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NEW YORK — Welcome to the Bronx. A heckler interrupted Vice President Kamala Harris' speech Friday as she promoted the Biden administration’s Build Back Better agenda at a YMCA in the borough. Harris was discussing the details of the expansive infrastructure plan before a room packed with New York elected officials and some local families when a man began shouting about families who died in ...
- The Week
J.D. Vance tries to trick the Trump base into eating their vegetables
Traveling around the world is known to be a difficult affair for holders of African passports due to restrictive visa rules. Now a new global passport index is offering a different take on the ranking of passports. The Global Passport Index, released this week by Global Citizen Solutions, a London-based investment migration consultancy firm, looks beyond visa-free access to offer a ranking that gives a more rounded view of life aspects.
The poll worker said it was "extremely ironic" he collected Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's bounty.
- The Guardian
Third-quarter hauls raise hopes of transforming a body in which only 11 African American senators have ever sat Val Demings raised $8.5m in three months for her race against Senator Marco Rubio. There are currently no Black women in the Senate. Photograph: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc/Getty Images African American candidates running for the US Senate smashed campaign fundraising records over the past three months, raising hopes of transforming a body that remains overwhelmingly white. There have
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Data: Iowa Legislature; Map: Danielle Alberti/AxiosIowa's second round of proposed redistricting maps are out and analysts say Republicans should feel more agreeable toward them than the first ones they rejected earlier this month.Why it matters: The map legislators ultimately choose will determine the distribution of political power at the legislative and Congressional levels for the next 10 years.And if these don't pass — legislators will move on to a third round of map proposals that a Republ