Minnesota DFL Gov. Tim Walz has nearly nine times as much cash in his campaign bank account than Republican rival Dr. Scott Jensen, giving Democrats an advantage as they seek to continue their long winning streak in statewide elections.
- ABC News
Perhaps no midterm primary is getting more attention than that of Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, whose race next week could be the highest-profile test yet of the voter backlash -- or lack thereof -- to a Republican participating on the House Jan. 6 committee and whether anti-Trump conservatives have a path forward within their own party. As it stands, Cheney's chances for reelection are slim: Her opponent, Wyoming attorney Harriet Hageman, bests her in past head-to-head polling match-ups, according to FiveThirtyEight, helped in part by a blessing from former President Donald Trump. On Thursday, Cheney released an ad crystalizing her closing argument: The "big lie" about the 2020 election -- and Trump's embrace of it -- is ruining democracy.
Attorneys for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors are seeking sanctions against lawyers representing GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake and GOP Secretary of State candidate Mark Finchem, over what county lawyers claim are 'false and misleading statements' about election procedures.
- Associated Press
Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader on Friday ended a 14-month, taxpayer-funded inquiry into the 2020 election by firing his hand-picked investigator. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos' firing of Michael Gableman came just three days after the lawmaker narrowly survived a primary challenge from an opponent endorsed by former President Donald Trump and Gableman. While Gableman found no evidence of widespread fraud during his inquiry, he had joined Trump in calling for lawmakers to consider decertifying the 2020 election — something Vos and legal experts say is unconstitutional and impossible.
- Erie Times News
Farmers across Pennsylvania were outraged to learn Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz got $50,000 in a farming tax rebate program for his new PA home.
(Bloomberg) -- Almost immediately after federal authorities executed a search warrant at Donald Trump’s Florida home on Monday, former White House adviser Steve Bannon and other aides called for the former president to expedite an announcement for a third White House bid. But there are reasons for him to put off a declaration. Trump has been teasing for months that he has decided to run again and that the only question is whether he announces before or after the November midterm elections. He ha
- Business Insider
Trump's new lawyer is famous for representing Atlanta rappers like Gucci Mane and Migos and has called the former president 'racist' and 'pathetic'
Trump has hired #BillionDollarLawyer Drew Findling to represent him in an ongoing criminal investigation into 2020 election interference in Georgia.
- KFRON San Francisco
Alexandra Grayner said she was demoted days after Jenkins fired 15 staffers who had worked under recalled predecessor Chesa Boudin. She also pointed to reports that Jenkins was paid by the recall campaign and did not disclose it.
Clinton's attorneys said Trump's tweets prove his RICO lawsuit against her was filed beyond the statute of limitations, court documents show.
- NBC News
The Republican Party’s post-FBI-raid rally around former President Donald Trump could provide an inadvertent boost to another politician: President Joe Biden.
Liz Cheney's Final Primary Campaign Ad Warns That 'America Cannot Remain Free' if Trump's Ideology Continues
"It is a cancer that threatens our great republic," Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said ahead of the Wyoming Republican primary election on Aug. 16
Trump's legal troubles are piling up as the Justice Department and the January 6 committee are looking at potential laws he could have violated.
- Fox News
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke unleashed a profanity-laced outburst Wednesday, breaking his previous pledge to no longer use the F-word.
- The Guardian
Her leadership role on the January 6 panel makes her a martyr for democracy to some – and an apostate to others
- USA TODAY Opinion
Republicans might one day move Trump along, but they will be damned if they are going to let Biden, Garland, the FBI or the news media do it for them.
- The Daily Beast
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastYou’ve got to stand for something, or you’ll fall for anything (at least according to the great country and western philosopher Aaron Tippin). But it also happens to be true.Take the Republican Party.Instead of turning on Donald Trump following the devastating revelations in the Jan. 6 hearings (or, at least, exercising strategic silence), the party’s reaction was to immediately fall in line. Again.The Banned ‘OK Groomer’ Guy James Lindsay Is Not
- Idaho Statesman
“I’m non-tribal. I think this office should be nonpartisan.”
- York Daily Record
How did little-known Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Perry become so central in Trump's push to overturn the 2020 election?
- Associated Press
Kansas’ elections director says the state will go along with a request for a hand recount of votes from every county after last week’s decisive statewide vote affirming abortion rights, even though there was a 165,000-vote difference and a recount won’t change the result. Melissa Leavitt, of Colby in far western Kansas, requested the recount and declined to comment to reporters Friday evening, citing work obligations. Baseless election conspiracies have circulated widely in the U.S., particularly among supporters of former President Donald Trump, who has repeated false claims that he lost the 2020 election through fraud.
- Associated Press
Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman acknowledged he was lucky to be alive as he officially returned to the campaign trail Friday, more than 90 days after the Democrat suffered a stroke that threatened his life and political prospects in one of the nation's premier Senate contests. Fetterman spoke for nearly 11 minutes, haltingly at times, as he addressed several hundred voters packed inside a convention center on the shores of Lake Erie. “Tonight for me, it’s about being grateful — just grateful," said Fetterman, who stood for the duration of his remarks.
- Erie Times News
Fetterman is running against GOP candidate Mehmet Oz, a heart surgeon and celebrity television talk show host, for the seat of Republican Sen. Pat Toomey.