Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Down Republican Gerrymander of Map

Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Down Republican Gerrymander of Map

This post was originally published on this siteThe congressional map would have given Republicans 12-to-3 advantage in elections for the House of Representatives.

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Republican Rep. John Katko, who voted for Trump’s impeachment, is retiring

Republican Rep. John Katko, who voted for Trump’s impeachment, is retiring

This post was originally published on this site Katko is the third Republican who voted for former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment to announce his retirement. (Image credit: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Who will control Congress? House departures set up uncertain future for chamber’s balance

Who will control Congress? House departures set up uncertain future for chamber’s balance

This post was originally published on this siteWith dozens of lawmakers retiring from Congress this coming year, control of the House could hinge on who else retires ahead of the midterm elections.     

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Former Virginia House candidate becomes latest Republican to challenge Spanberger

Former Virginia House candidate becomes latest Republican to challenge Spanberger

This post was originally published on this siteFormer Virginia House of Delegates candidate Gina Ciarcia jumped into the GOP primary in the commonwealth’s seventh congressional district on Thursday, becoming the latest Republican to challenge Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.). “Public service…

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North Carolina voters file suit to disqualify Cawthorn from running for reelection

North Carolina voters file suit to disqualify Cawthorn from running for reelection

This post was originally published on this siteA group of 11 North Carolina voters filed a legal challenge to disqualify Rep. Madison Cawthorn from running for a second term, arguing his involvement in a rally preceding the Jan. 6, 2021, riot on Capitol Hill constitutionally bars him from waging…

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Clay Aiken launches second bid for Congress

Clay Aiken launches second bid for Congress

This post was originally published on this siteClay Aiken says he wants to change North Carolina’s “backwards ass policies” as the former “American Idol” star launches a second bid for Congress.The performer — who was the runner-up on the second season of the reality TV singing competition in…

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After 30 years in the U.S. House, Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush is leaving

After 30 years in the U.S. House, Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush is leaving

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s A Martinez talks with longtime Illinois Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush about his decision to leave Congress, and his expectations for the Democratic party and democracy.

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Democrats confront rising retirements as difficult year ends

Democrats confront rising retirements as difficult year ends

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Democrats are facing a growing wave of retirements as they close out 2021 and enter what’s expected to be a challenging midterm election year. The string of retirement announcements in recent days cap off what’s already been a…

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Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy will not seek re-election

Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy will not seek re-election

This post was originally published on this siteThe Florida lawmaker’s announcement adds to the growing list of Democratic incumbents opting not to run in next year’s midterm elections.

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Vermont Lt. Gov. launches bid for US House

Vermont Lt. Gov. launches bid for US House

This post was originally published on this siteVermont Lt. Gov. Molly Gray (D) announced on Monday that she is running for the U.S. House, hoping to fill the seat that is being vacated by Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) as he makes a bid for the Senate.“Our workforce is shrinking, housing...

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