PG Sittenfeld won re-election to city council twice as the top vote-getter and became the favorite to be Cincinnati's next mayor until November 2020 when FBI agents arrested him and charged him with six crimes related to federal corruption.
The impact of Kavanaugh's confirmation on the 2018 elections may reveal how the reversal of Roe v. Wade could impact this year's midterms
40 US House seats flipped to Democratic candidates following Kavanaugh's confirmation, including 27 where GOP candidates were previously leading in the polls.
- Rolling Stone
Trump took a brief respite from talking about his own problems to make sure he got credit for his role in ending bodily autonomy for millions of American women
- Associated Press
A political shift is beginning to take hold across the U.S. as tens of thousands of suburban swing voters who helped fuel the Democratic Party's gains in recent years are becoming Republicans. More than 1 million voters across 43 states have switched to the Republican Party over the last year, according to voter registration data analyzed by The Associated Press. The previously unreported number reflects a phenomenon that is playing out in virtually every region of the country — Democratic and Republican states along with cities and small towns — in the period since President Joe Biden replaced former President Donald Trump.
- The Wrap
"I have not seen any evidence" of widespread voter fraud, the "Fox & Friends" host added
- Greenville News
With a secret ballot where county Republican Party representatives from voting precincts cast votes, the county GOP upheld Joe Dill's protest.
Donald Trump Jr. suggested Roe v. Wade was overturned as a direct result of Obama making fun of his father in 2011
Donald Trump Jr. posted a meme suggesting the overturning of Roe v. Wade was a domino effect result of Obama mocking his father.
- The Wrap
Arizona House Speaker Clarifies Statement That He’d Vote Trump Over Biden in 2024: ‘It’s Like a Sophie’s Choice’
Rusty Bowers testified to the Jan 6. committee that he was pressured by the Trump administration to overturn his state's election results
As the Senate race in Georgia heats up, a recent poll shows that U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) and Republican […] The post Why is Walker tied with Warnock in Georgia senate race despite questions about his credibility? appeared first on TheGrio.
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed 35 bills on Friday, including a law allowing local governments to ban smoking on beaches and in parks, and vetoed five, including legislation that would have made it easier for businesses to sue local governments over ordinances.
- The Daily Beast
Paramount+According to everyone featured in Secrets of the Oligarch Wives, Vladimir Putin is a ruthless, greedy, sociopathic monster who cares only about his own power, wealth, and legacy as a titan who united and restored the glory of Mother Russia. The ongoing war in Ukraine, as well as the continued imprisonment and mistreatment of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, corroborates those claims, although the true hook of the Paramount+ documentary about the Russian president is its insider commen
Officials: Man accused of kidnapping two females in central Florida killed in shootout with deputies
Law enforcement said two females have been rescued and are being treated at local hospitals in Central Florida after they were reportedly kidnapped and held hostage by an armed man late Saturday, who led authorities in pursuit and was ultimately killed in a shoot-out with deputies.
Trump Reportedly Poured $1.3 Million In Political Contributions Into His Own Businesses After Losing Election
Trump once boasted in an interview that he could be the first presidential candidate to "run and make money on it.”
- The New Voice of Ukraine
A column of Russian armored vehicles, including several Uragan multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), has been destroyed by Ukrainian armed forces, Ukraine’s Special Operation Forces (SOF) said in a Facebook video on June 25.
- Associated Press
As television programming goes, expectations were widespread that the Jan. 6 committee hearings would essentially be reruns. The five sessions have revealed a storyteller's eye, with focus, clarity, an understanding of how news is digested in modern media, and strong character development — even if former President Donald Trump's allies suggest there aren't enough actors. As seen during Trump's impeachments, modern congressional hearings tend to produce more heat than light.
- Fox News
Texas GOP Rep. Mayra Flores took to Twitter to accuse House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of pushing her daughter during a photo op at her swearing-in ceremony last week.
Planned Parenthood president slams Liz Cheney over Roe v. Wade tweet: 'This is not about states' rights, this is about power and control
After Friday's Supreme Court decision, Cheney suggested in a tweet that abortion is not illegal, but is now rightfully decided by state legislatures.
Filmmaker Alex Holder Talks About The Making Of His Donald Trump Project And The “Dangerous And Delusional View” That Led To January 6th
Alex Holder said that during the interviews he conducted for his Discovery+ docuseries Unprecedented, Donald Trump never wavered from his contention that the election was stolen from him, while his children, including Ivanka, supported their father’s post-election challenge. Yet Holder’s access to the First Family isn’t the only reason that the January 6th Committee was […]
- ABC News
Rep. Jamie Raskin, a member of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol, said Sunday that criminal charges against the people involved in trying to overturn the 2020 election -- including former President Donald Trump -- were not his "principal interest" compared to understanding how the violence unfolded to avoid it being repeated. "So, for me, I'm principally interested in telling the American people the truth so we can fortify our institution against coups and insurrections going forward," Raskin continued. "But I know that there's a great public hunger for individual criminal accountability, and I've got confidence in the Department of Justice, in Attorney General Merrick Garland, to do the right thing in terms of making all the difficult decisions about particular cases," he said.
- Associated Press
The Alaska Supreme Court on Saturday upheld a lower court’s ruling that will keep Republican Tara Sweeney off the ballot for the August special election in Alaska’s U.S. House race. In a brief written order, the high court said it affirmed the decision of Superior Court Judge William Morse, who agreed with a decision by Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai to not advance Sweeney, the fifth place finisher in the June 11 special primary, to the special election after the third place finisher suddenly dropped out.
- The News-Press
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