What to know about the Trump ‘fake electors’ scheme

What to know about the Trump ‘fake electors’ scheme

This post was originally published on this siteIn the last few weeks, more details about how former President Donald Trump tried to overturn the 2020 election have come to light, specifically about an effort by his campaign to subvert the Electoral College process and install fake GOP electors in seven...

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Gov. Greg Abbott taps into parent anger to fuel reelection campaign

Gov. Greg Abbott taps into parent anger to fuel reelection campaign

This post was originally published on this site Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott made a promise to Texas parents. In the midst of continuing Republican-led political fights over what is allowed to be taught in public schools — namely over race, gender and sex — Abbott has put parental rights...

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Madison Cawthorn retains high-powered GOP attorney for case seeking to disqualify him as an insurrectionist

Madison Cawthorn retains high-powered GOP attorney for case seeking to disqualify him as an insurrectionist

This post was originally published on this site U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) is facing several six challengers to his seat in the House of Representatives this year. Two Democrats will face off, with one becoming their party’s nominee. Four Republicans are primarying the far-right freshman lawmaker, one of those...

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Nancy Pelosi announces if she wants reelection

Nancy Pelosi announces if she wants reelection

This post was originally published on this siteThe party that controls the White House usually loses parliamentary seats in midterm elections, and the Democratic Party defends both constituencies. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced on Tuesday that she would seek reelection, ending speculation that the Democratic Party would retire...

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Cooper becomes latest House Democrat to not seek reelection

Cooper becomes latest House Democrat to not seek reelection

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) announced Tuesday that he will not seek reelection this year, citing new congressional district lines that split up his home city of Nashville, which he’s represented in Congress for decades. Cooper…

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McConnell plots GOP midterm strategy amid Trump’s primary influence

McConnell plots GOP midterm strategy amid Trump’s primary influence

This post was originally published on this siteFormer President Donald Trump has been relentless in his attacks against Senate Minority Mitch McConnell, making Republicans uneasy as they battle for the majority in the November midterms.

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Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Sarah Godlewski rolls out rural policy plan

Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Sarah Godlewski rolls out rural policy plan

This post was originally published on this siteWisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Sarah Godlewski rolled out a plan for the Badger State’s rural communities on Tuesday, with a focus on providing rural residents with greater access to jobs, health care, education, and greater quality of life.&…

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Whitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid: poll

Whitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid: poll

This post was originally published on this siteMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has a 5-point lead over her top Republican rival, former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, according to a new poll released this week. The EPIC-MRA pollWhitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid…

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This Arizona Democrat says some senators want him to challenge Kyrsten Sinema

This Arizona Democrat says some senators want him to challenge Kyrsten Sinema

This post was originally published on this site  Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., speaks during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on July 9, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. | Greg Nash, Associated Press Arizona Rep. Ruben Gallego said he has been called to run against Kyrsten Sinema for 2024 Arizona...

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Republicans Pin National Education Battle to Parents’ Bill of Rights

Republicans Pin National Education Battle to Parents’ Bill of Rights

This post was originally published on this site Republicans are growing increasingly confident they’ll retake the House in 2022—and they’re positioning themselves to make parents’ rights in education a national priority. Rep. Julia Letlow’s (R., La.) Parents’ Bill of Rights was the focus of a Tuesday roundtable discussion among Republican...

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