Imelda Marcos, the mother of electoral frontrunner Ferdinand Marcos Jr, votes in the Philippine presidential election. The 92-year-old family matriarch is the widow of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
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Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastCongresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) has the “worst luck in American retail politics ever,” declares host Molly Jong-Fast on this episode of The New Abnormal. She’s referring to Stefanik’s past “replacement theory” rhetoric that resurfaced very quickly after the “screed” of the Tops shooter Payton Gendron had been reported to contain the same kind of views.“People have died because an 18-year-old used those theories as the basis of his worldview,” adds co-host
- Raleigh News and Observer
A Republican challenger to Rep. Madison Cawthorn has the early lead.
- Good Morning America
The next seven days could be the most consequential stretch of the primary season -- particularly for Republicans, who have a series of Senate races coming up where President Donald Trump's endorsements are prompting worries about the types of candidates the party will put forward this year. On Tuesday, voters in Pennsylvania will sort through a wild Senate GOP race. Trump's choice of Dr. Mehmet Oz for Senate has opened an unlikely lane for Kathy Barnette, a Black veteran with an inspiring personal history but a long history of controversial statements and actions -- including the revelation Monday that she marched with protestors toward the Capitol last Jan. 6.
- The Week
On the dissatisfying — and revealing — choices at the polls this Tuesday
Oz and McCormick forgot to look downstream and Pennsylvania Republicans could pay the price.
The lawsuit accuses 10 Trump supporters of engaging in fraud and conspiracy for filling out paperwork claiming to be “duly elected.”
- Associated Press
A group of voters who challenged U.S. Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene's eligibility to run for reelection said Monday they have filed an appeal of the Georgia secretary of state's decision that she can appear on the ballot. The five voters from Greene's district in March filed a complaint with Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Georgia Administrative Law Judge Charles Beaudrot last month held a daylong hearing that included arguments from lawyers for the voters and for Greene, as well as extensive questioning of Greene herself.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
Suzie Jaworowski a former Trump administration official said Monday that she plans to file a petition for a recount of the primary race for HD 32.
Once a moderate Republican, Elise Stefanik is now at the center of the anger over the Buffalo shooting
Stefanik, the No. 3 House Republican, lashed out at Democrats and accused the party of using illegal immigration to eventually register more voters.
- Associated Press
A Republican congressman whom Donald Trump once called a “third rate Grandstander” and a “disaster” for Kentucky coasted to victory Tuesday in his primary election. Rep. Thomas Massie had angered Trump by opposing a massive COVID-19 relief package in 2020 when he was in the White House.
- USA TODAY
Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Idaho, Kentucky and Oregon hold GOP and Dem 2022 midterm primaries. John Fetterman won the Penn. Democratic Senate primary.
- Fox News
Photos published by NBC News appear to show Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Kathy Barnette in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021.
(Reuters) -A former Republican minority leader of the Colorado legislature is among the recipients of a trove of sensitive voting data leaked by a county official working with activists seeking to prove President Donald Trump's false stolen-election claims, according to court records reviewed by Reuters. The revelation indicates the breach of ballot data in Elbert County was wider than previously understood. The case, now being investigated by the Colorado secretary of state, is one of at least nine unauthorized attempts to access voting-system data https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-election-breaches around the United States, at least eight of which involved Republican officials or activists seeking evidence to delegitimize Democratic President Joe Biden's election victory.
Elon Musk says he'll vote Republican in 'this election' despite 'overwhelmingly' voting for Democrats in the past
Musk described himself as a moderate who is "neither Republican nor Democrat," and said his purchase of Twitter wouldn't be a "right-wing takeover."
A Republican congressional candidate in Florida paid her home energy bill using campaign funds, potentially violating federal law
An attorney for the campaign said they thought they were allowed to use the funds based on a "good faith" understanding of the "highly confusing" rules.
- CBS News
A first-time candidate whose top priority is pandemic prevention wants to be the first effective altruist in Congress.
- The Hill
Democratic hopes are on a knife-edge in the U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania, where both parties hold their primaries Tuesday. On one hand, Democrats believe Republican voters could do them an unintentional favor in whomever they choose as their nominee. The top tier of the GOP field is comprised of TV personality Mehmet Oz, conservative…
- The Daily Beast
Real America’s Voice/TwitterSomeone finally grilled Dr. Mehmet Oz about his views on the 2020 presidential election. And if Donald Trump was watching, he might not be too pleased with his chosen candidate’s response.During a Monday appearance on David Brody’s Real America’s Voice show The Water Cooler, Oz committed the cardinal sin of both admitting he hasn’t seen Dinesh D’Souza’s misinformation-filled “documentary” 2000 Mules and refusing to use the words “rigged” or “stolen” when referring to
Four members of Nigeria's cabinet, including the junior petroleum minister, said on Tuesday that they will not run in next year's elections as planned after President Muhammadu Buhari gave them a Monday deadline to resign from their posts. The information minister said last Friday ten cabinet members had resigned in order to stand in ruling party primaries which decide who from the All Progressives Congress will run for the presidency, state governorship and senate. But junior petroleum minister Timipre Sylva and the ministers of justice, labour and women's affairs, said on Tuesday they had decided to stay in their jobs to help the president deliver his policies.
With the latest SCOTUS decision to further deregulate campaign finance, the Texas senator will be able pay himself back with fresh donor money.