Tonight Esme Murphy takes a look at the Fourth Congressional District Primary Race were incumbent Betty McCollum faces serious challenger in Amane Badhasso. Esme spoke with our political analysts about the challenge and division in the party.
- The Hill
Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes (D) leads incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson (R) by 7 percentage points in their race for Johnson’s seat, according to a poll from Marquette University Law School released Wednesday. The survey found that Barnes received support from 51 percent of respondents, compared to Johnson’s 44 percent. Barnes expanded his lead from…
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Giuliani appeared for 6 hours before Georgia grand jury; Trump attorney is target in inquiry: Live updates
Rudy Giuliani's attorney has said the Trump lawyer would decline to answer questions about any conversations with the former president.
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Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.), a onetime ally of Donald Trump who became one of his most ardent Republican critics, is projected to lose her primary on Tuesday after a long-shot bid to survive defying the former president and his influence over GOP voters. NBC News and CBS News both called the race shortly after 10…
Adam Kinzinger says Liz Cheney's election loss shows the rise of a new GOP generation in Congress who believe Trump's election lies
"This isn't a party that's committed to truth," Kinzinger said. "This is a party that's committed to conspiracy."
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Everyone who participated in attempts to defraud the American people of their elected president, Joe Biden, should be held liable for their actions.
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Marquette poll shows Mandela Barnes with 7-point lead over U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson; Gov. Tony Evers in close race with GOP's Tim Michels
In the race for governor, Democratic incumbent Tony Evers leads Republican businessman Tim Michels, by 45% to 43%
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James Carville is predicting that former President Trump’s alleged mishandling of official documents could be the most significant story in a generation, with the potential to help transform the midterm elections. “This Mar-a-Lago story … might be the biggest story since 9/11,” the Democratic strategist told The Hill in an on-camera interview. “That’s not going…
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There was nothing there! It wasn't important! It was planted! It was auto-declassified! Obama!
- NY Daily News
Donald Trump Jr. got so worked up speaking about the FBI’s search to recover confidential documents from his father’s home last week that it even caused critics of the former president’s namesake to wonder about his well-being. The Atlantic writer Molly Jong-Fast posted the 44-year-old scion’s rapid-fire rant, which included a nonstop stream of loosely connected grievances running the gamut ...
Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows played an early role in convincing Harriet Hageman to run against Liz Cheney
Before Hageman entered the GOP primary, Meadows connected her with Rep. Jim Jordan, who also encouraged her to run against Cheney, per Politico.
Elon Musk does not hide it: He will wield his media influence and financial power in the midterm elections in November and the race for the White House leading to November 2024. Tesla's charismatic and whimsical chief executive has more than 103.3 million Twitter followers, giving him a massive platform and megaphone to sway public opinion and influence potential voters. The serial entrepreneur's fortune is estimated at $268 billion as of Aug. 15, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Liz Cheney converted her House campaign-finance committee to a leadership PAC hours after losing her primary, filing shows
Cheney lost to Harriet Hageman, a candidate who backed Trump's baseless election-fraud claims in the Wyoming primary on Tuesday.
In the liberal county that Cheney calls home, Democrats happily crossed party lines — just this once — to support her in the GOP primary.
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Revelation comes as new GOP polling data finds the reality TV doctor tanking in the polls ahead of November's senate race
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An Oval Office incident from 2019 perfectly illustrates Trump's approach to state secrets, say ex intel officials
What happened in the Oval Office on Aug. 30, 2019, perfectly illustrated President Donald Trump's approach to state secrets, say former intel officials.
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10 House Republicans voted to impeach Trump, drawing his ire and a promise to exact revenge. Here's what those Republicans are doing now.
The right has used this phrase for others, but doesn't think it should apply to them.