Sept. 20 is National Voter Registration Day nationwide.
- The Hill
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke traded barbs and sought to paint each other as inherently out of touch with the state in their first and only televised debate on Friday evening. The debate — hosted by Nexstar Media Group, which also owns The Hill — gave the candidates an opportunity…
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Former President Trump is headed to Michigan on Saturday for the latest in a series of campaign rallies. But the event, to be held in Warren, will only sharpen questions about whether Trump’s influence is backfiring against the GOP in general election campaigns. The most prominent candidate Trump has backed in the Wolverine State, conservative…
- The Conversation
The Supreme Court is back in session, with new controversial cases that stand to change many Americans' lives – here's what to expect
The Supreme Court is set to start its latest term on Oct. 3, 2022. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty ImagesFollowing a dramatic year of controversial rulings, the Supreme Court begins hearing new cases on Oct. 3, 2022, with a full agenda. The court overturned abortion rights and expanded gun rights in June 2022 as the new conservative supermajority began to exert its influence. Some of the court’s most important upcoming cases focus on the future of affirmative action, equal treatment of LGBTQ people, an
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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) holds a 5 percentage point lead over Democratic challenger Mandela Barnes in the Wisconsin Senate race, according to a new poll. An AARP poll commissioned by Fabrizio Ward & Impact Research released on Thursday found Johnson receiving 51 percent support among likely Wisconsin voters, compared to Barnes with 46 percent. Johnson…
And 90% of federal departments should be eliminated, urges Trump's first national security adviser. "Lock 'em up," he says at an Arizona campaign event.
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Ginni Thomas repeated claims the 2020 election was stolen despite a lack of evidence, chairman of the House Jan. 6 committee says.
- The Hill
The nonpartisan election analysis website Cook Political Report is shifting three gubernatorial races toward Democrats with Election Day just under six weeks away. Cook shifted the races in Pennsylvania and Michigan from “lean Democratic” to “likely Democratic” and the race in Oklahoma from “solid Republican” to “likely Republican.” It also shifted the Ohio gubernatorial race…
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GOP Rep. Michelle Steel sends out fliers falsely depicting Democratic rival Jay Chen holding 'The Communist Manifesto'
California GOP Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA) and her campaign reportedly funded and created “red-baiting” fliers targeting her Democratic opponent, Jay Chen. Steel currently represents California’s 48th District in her first term. Born in South Korea, Steel made her mark by being one of the first Korean American women to serve in Congress.
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) support for the Electoral Count Act is renewing the schism between him and former President Trump, setting up a vote likely to divide the GOP caucus. Supporters are hopeful that McConnell’s backing will lead to a majority of the Senate GOP conference backing the legislation, drafted in response to…
Beto O’Rourke gets his lone shot at debating incumbent Texas governor Greg Abbott on Friday. No audience allowed.
Abbott said to have conditioned his participation on there not being an audience in the room for the campaign's lone debate — being held on a fall Friday night, in Texas.
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India’s main opposition party, the Indian National Congress, is set to choose a person who is not a member of its dominant Nehru-Gandhi family as its next president as it struggles to recover before key upcoming elections. Although the party has been led historically by the family, interim party president Sonia Gandhi and her son, Rahul Gandhi, have decided to bring in a new face during a challenging time for the party, which has suffered crushing defeats in national and state elections since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party came to power in 2014. Kharge, a member of Parliament and a former minister of Railways, Labour and Employment, filed his nomination papers on Friday at the party headquarters in New Delhi.
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Two months ago, former President Donald Trump and the Republican establishment joined forces to elevate Tudor Dixon in Michigan’s messy GOP primary for
- The Wrap
Dominion Voting Systems argues that Pirro “help[ed] spread the verifiably false yet devastating lies”
- The Hill
Karl Rove, the former senior adviser and deputy chief of staff for the George W. Bush administration, said he expects GOP gains in the House after November to be smaller than the average for a midterm election. Rove said in a Wall Street Journal op-ed on Wednesday that the average midterm swing since 1934 has…
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Beto O'Rourke dodged a debate question on Friday night asking if he would confiscate AR-15's, as he said in a 2019 Democrat primary debate.
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Experts say Friday’s debate performances unlikely to cause major changes in the race.
- The Oklahoman
Oklahoma is six weeks away from the November general election and we are starting to see an increase in polling.
- USA TODAY
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke face off in a gubernatorial debate as the November elections near.